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John "Jack" Lynch

President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH
Jack joined HMH in 2017 as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, bringing with him extensive background in the K–12 education and technology space. Prior to HMH, Jack was the CEO at Renaissance Learning, a leader in K–12 learning analytics, owned by Hellman & Friedman and Google Capital. With more than 25 years of management experience in the software and information industry, Jack is highly respected in the field of education technology. He has been active in the K–12 education industry since 1999 and was the founding CEO of bigchalk.com, where he created an education network serving 40,000 schools. He was later president and CEO of the Pearson Technology Group. Prior to joining Renaissance Learning, Jack was a member of the executive board of Wolters Kluwer. Jack holds a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University and was honored with the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year award for his leadership.
 
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Each year, HMH releases the Educator Confidence Report, a barometer for how educators are feeling about the state of their profession. We asked over 1,200 teachers and administrators for their thoughts on generative AI, its potential and their usage.

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President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH

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We can recover and transition into a new post-pandemic instructional model that fuses the power of technology with the tried-and-true social gathering of the classroom.

John "Jack" Lynch
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH

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Students typically experience a "summer slide" when returning to school in the fall, but this year, the interrupted learning could be much deeper.

John "Jack" Lynch
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH

Our annual report brings to the forefront educators' views on the state of K–12 education, their profession, and what their students need.

John "Jack" Lynch
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH

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Whereas “blended” teaching and learning was the 2010s, “connected” teaching and learning will be the 2020s. The coronavirus was the forcing function that made it so.

John "Jack" Lynch
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH

With the 2019 ECR, you can understand the realities facing the teaching profession today, including both the triumphs and challenges.

John "Jack" Lynch
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH

Educational equity was a core topic of discussion for HMH CEO Jack Lynch and a panel of K-12 thought leaders at the 2019 ASU GSV Summit.

John "Jack" Lynch
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH

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Artificial intelligence should allow teachers to remain at the center of the classroom while boosting their superpowers behind the scenes.

John "Jack" Lynch
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH

Too often, through no fault of their own or their teachers’, students who need the most help are being left behind.

John "Jack" Lynch
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH

HMH focuses on evidence-based content with deep and actionable insight and professional learning to improve student outcomes.

John "Jack" Lynch
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH

John "Jack" Lynch
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH