Bethlam Forsa is the chief executive officer of Savvas Learning Company, a global next-generation learning company that combines the power of advanced technology with proven pedagogy to deliver immersive, personalized, and flexible educational solutions that connect K-12 teachers and students with real-world learning experiences.
Under Bethlam’s leadership, Savvas has taken a market-leading position with its innovative and award-winning product lines, highest-quality curriculum, and best-in-class professional services. ...more ›
Senior Vice President, Production and Operations
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Senior Vice President, Head of Sales and Sales Operations
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
As chief financial officer, Paul oversees financial planning and reporting, investment analysis, accounting, treasury, compensation, and facilities functions at Savvas. Paul comes to Savvas from Pearson Education, where he held several senior leadership positions, including president of the School Systems Group and senior vice president of finance for U.S. Learning Services. During his time at Pearson, he led the integration and restructuring of PowerSchool following its acquisition from Apple. He went on to successfully grow PowerSchool to become a market leader in student information systems. Prior to Pearson, Paul spent eleven years at the Intel Corporation where he held various finance leadership roles, across multiple divisions, involving strategy, international manufacturing, organizational development, and business growth. Paul received a Bachelor of Science from UCLA and an MBA from University of California, Davis, where he also served as a member of the adjunct faculty, teaching managerial accounting.
As the chief technology officer, John oversees the software development and operations of all digital curriculum delivery platforms, including the edtech industry’s most versatile learning management system, Savvas Realize. John is a seasoned veteran of the software engineering industry, with expertise in large-scale enterprise architecture, education technology, open source, and agile development methods. He has worked in and around both K-12 education and higher education since 1999. John comes to Savvas from Scholastic Inc., where he served as the chief technology officer for North America. Prior to joining Scholastic, John spent ten years as the chief architect for Unicon, leading the technology strategy of the education-oriented systems integration firm. John has a bachelor's degree from Pepperdine University.
As the senior vice president of Product Technology for Savvas, Michael oversees the software development and operations of all digital curriculum delivery platforms, including the edtech industry’s most versatile learning management system, Savvas Realize™. Michael comes to Savvas from Pearson U.S. Learning Services, where he served in a number of executive leadership roles since joining the company in 2012, including senior vice president of School Product Technology, chief digital officer, and chief learning technology officer. He also previously served as executive vice president of Product Development and Engineering for LeapFrog Enterprises. Michael is a board member of IMS Global Learning Consortium, the world-leading non-profit collaborative advancing edtech interoperability, innovation, and learning impact. He received a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Yale University and a Master of Science in computer science from Stanford University.
As the head of Production and Operations for Savvas, Paul oversees the company’s supply chain, program management office, production, content management, workflow, procurement and supplier management functions. Paul comes to Savvas from Pearson U.S. Learning Services, where he served in the same role since 2014. An experienced leader in publishing operations management, he has held executive positions at leading publishing companies including Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and McGraw-Hill Education. Throughout his career, he has been instrumental in driving the evolution of next-generation publishing solutions as well as executing operational improvements to profitably deliver outstanding and innovative products.
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