Cathy Zier is a recognized leader in the education sector. Over the course of her career she has successfully developed business strategies, created products and designed solution-based services to support teachers.
Having spent 12 years in Education as a teacher and administrator in Special Education, Cathy understands the challenges educators face. After leaving the classroom, she spent 10 years at Apple in Sales and Marketing roles helping drive technology adoption.
As an entrepreneur, she was CEO of her own company for 11 years, and developed a specialized student information system for creating and managing individualized learning plans and progress reporting. She subsequently sold the assets to Public Consulting Group in 2008 where she continued to manage the GoalView™ business line.
In her current role as Head of Software Sales & Strategic Alliances, Cathy Zier is leading Promethean’s strategy around content integration with interactive surfaces, business to business alliances and managing Promethean’s enterprise software sales initiative. Her knowledge of the industry and experience from the classroom to the boardroom helps drive a number of transformational partnerships across the country focused on designing 21st-century learning environments.
Cathy is also on the NEA Foundation Board and SIIA Education Board.