Hobsons Announces New Chief Technology Officer

Bobby Tahir Joins Leadership Team

ARLINGTON, VA - October 8, 2018 - Hobsons, the leader in education technology, today announced the addition of Bobby Tahir to the senior leadership team as Chief Technology Officer.

Mr. Tahir will be responsible for driving the overall technology operation and strategy across Hobsons’ portfolio of lifetime student success solutions, including Naviance, Intersect and Starfish. Mr. Tahir will oversee a team of software developers and engineers, lead product delivery and direct technology infrastructure, platform and security efforts.

Mr. Tahir has an extensive background in education technology, serving as Chief Technology Officer of the K12 division of Community brands, as well as serving in various senior level positions at Diamond Mind and the Envictus Corporation. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a BS in Physics.

“It brings me great pleasure to welcome Bobby to the Hobsons leadership team,” said Kate Cassino, Chief Executive Officer of Hobsons. “I am confident that his knowledge and leadership will elevate our approach to technology and innovation.”

About Hobsons

A leader in education technology, Hobsons helps more than 15 million students to identify their strengths, explore careers, match to best-fit educational opportunities, create academic plans, and reach their education and life goals. More than 13,000 K-12 and higher education institutions partner with Hobsons and leverage our expertise and our solutions -- Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish -- to improve college and career readiness, college recruiting and admissions, and higher education student success to support millions of students.


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