James aims to help give schools the edge
HCSS Education has appointed a new head of product management to oversee its range of innovative solutions designed exclusively for the education sector.
James Shephard will be heading up the team responsible for ensuring that the Bollington-based firm’s software solutions are tailored to customer needs.
Its software portfolio is designed to give schools the edge when it comes to financial management and strategic planning.
James has over 12 years’ experience in the education sector, both in and out of schools, and fulfils voluntary roles as chairman of an infant school and vice chair of a secondary school.
Prior to his role at the company, based on Springwood Way, James was product manager at XMA Ltd and was responsible for ICT hardware implementation.
Before this he worked as technical project manager for the firm Advanced Learning.
He said: “I bring to the role a thorough understanding of the education sector and a wealth of experience overseeing the launch of large-scale IT solutions.
“I will be working with key stakeholders to gain the clearest picture of what they require from the software.”
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