SOURCE: CleanEdison


June 21, 2010 12:00 ET

CleanEdison Hires New Director of Product Development

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 21, 2010) -  CleanEdison has hired education technology expert Claire Cunningham as its new Direct of Product Development. Cunningham has a successful history in the education industry, and has been an integral part of new multimedia product solutions in the green education world.

"We are thrilled to welcome Claire to the CleanEdison team. She has a well-earned reputation as an innovator and creative thinker in the green education industry, and we know that her expertise will only help to further enhance CleanEdison's position as the leader in our field," said CleanEdison CEO Avi Yashchin. "She will be responsible for all our new product development including our expansion into the digital space. We will be making further announcements about the development of CleanEdison's Green Building Solutions digital content in the upcoming months."

CleanEdison has quickly become a leading solution provider to the green building industry offering consulting services, job training and state-of-the-art classes in a variety of disciplines, from Energy Auditing to LEED exam preparation. As the country's largest training providers for the Building Performance Institute (BPI), CleanEdison has been selected for numerous contracts funded by local, state and federal initiatives. As the nation looks toward energy efficient solutions and commercial retailers such as Walgreens incorporate sustainable practices into their buildings by constructing LEED certified stores, CleanEdison anticipates additional growth and demand for green building professionals. 

"It is a privilege for me to work with such a unique and valuable organization," Cunningham commented. "CleanEdison is poised to enjoy its strongest year to date with continuing innovation and new services, training programs, and platforms that deliver success. Being asked to join the organization at this time is an incredible honor and represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to help reshape the future of green education training at this critical time."

Cunningham has extensive experience in creating products that deliver content through web, mobile, and print media. Her background includes successfully building several start-ups in the publishing and adult education industries. She earned an MBA with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from MIT Sloan. Just prior to joining CleanEdison, she created mobile applications for green sector test preparation for exams such as LEED Green Associate.

About CleanEdison:
CleanEdison, Inc. is the nation's leading green job training provider offering award-winning green education services to individuals, companies, federal, state and local governments. Our mission is to promote sustainability and green building practices by offering best-in-class education and expert advice through our customized consulting services and the largest open enrollment green training program in the nation. Winner of the 2009 CTN Green Excellence Seal for Green Education, CleanEdison is part of the US Green Building Council's Education Provider Program and an approved affiliate of the Building Performance Institute (BPI). Headquartered in New York, CleanEdison offers courses in BPI CertificationEnergy Audit Training, LEED Certification, Solar Training, Geothermal Classes, Wind and Renewable Energy. To learn more about CleanEdison and to sign up for courses, please visit 

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