Maria is vice president, learning solutions for Aptara Inc. She oversees interactive ebook design and development across multiple platforms and devices. She has a wide range of experience in educational publishing, e-learning, and digital technology. After graduating from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2005, Maria spent her first several years helping big publishers such as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Pearson grow sales with leading-edge e-book production and digital solutions. Having driven the development of a highly skilled team of 250 interactive ebook specialists, she has a significant amount of experience managing onshore and offshore resources. Over the past five years, she has led the development of unique workflows and scalable production models to produce over 10,000 advanced digital solutions for tablets, mobile devices, and web browsers for leading clients in both publishing and enterprise.