“I truly believe that education is one of the best investments you can make. That’s reflective in Classroom24-7’s ethos. We’re as invested in the educational programs and outcomes as our partners and their learners are. We’re not just developing education technology solutions. We’re enhancing educational capabilities and building enduring relationships.”
Mr. Lyden has significant business development and marketing experience in the education, technology, and non-profit sectors.
Currently, Mr. Lyden is President of Classroom24-7, a leading provider of online education technologies and services. Since joining the company, he has helped lead the expansion of the business into the healthcare education market. Under his leadership, Classroom24-7 developed and launched a highly successful online Pharmacy Technician Training program in partnership with the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, a top ranked pharmacy school in the United States. This pharmacy technician training program is now the largest revenue-producing program within the Continuing Education Department at the UF College of Pharmacy.
Mr. Lyden was also integral in building Classroom24-7’s relationship with the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). Among other services, Classroom24-7 provides HSS with its C2 Learning Management System which powers the HSS eAcademy, a premier global destination for online musculoskeletal education including Continuing Medical Education, surgical videos, and residency training.
Prior to Classroom24-7, Mr. Lyden worked for Legacy Connect, a leading online fundraising platform for charitable organizations. During his time at Legacy, Mr. Lyden helped to identify strategic partners in the corporate and non-profit spaces. He also helped to develop innovative technologies to drive awareness for charitable causes through the integration of social media and other marketing platforms.
Prior to Legacy, Mr. Lyden worked in American Express’ Global Merchant Marketing Department as well as in Fox News’ Digital Marketing Department.
Mr. Lyden received his B.A. in History from Trinity College and his M.B.A from Fordham Gabelli School of Business.