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Leann de Leon

Leann de Leon

Leann de Leon is the Senior Vertical Manager for Higher Education, leading VitalSource’s marketing efforts in North and South America. Leann’s work at VitalSource focuses on helping institutions, instructors, and content creators deliver effective, affordable, and accessible learning materials to students.

Prior to joining VitalSource, Leann spent ten years at a large higher education publisher in a variety of roles, including sales, marketing, and program management. Her work focused on transitioning educational content from print to digital and growing market share for digital content.

Leann is a passionate advocate for the important role digital learning materials play in leveling the playing field for students with disabilities. She holds a B.S. from Emerson College and an M.B.A. from Simmons School of Management in Boston.

Recent Posts from Leann de Leon


Accessible Learning Materials Mean Freedom For Many

September 9, 2020 • 2 minute read

A little over thirty years ago, my life—and the lives of tens of millions of Americans—was changed in immeasurable ways by the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act of...

VitalSource's Launch is the first content delivery tool to be LTI Advantage compliant

April 8, 2019 • 1 minute read

VitalSource has long leveraged LTI® to provide students with access to their course materials. LTI enables us to deliver content seamlessly to millions of students and faculty...

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Colorado State University: A shrinking footprint but a growing impact

April 8, 2019 • 2 minute read

What do you get when you combine a declining retail footprint, reduced retail margin on thousands of materials, and lower prices? Would you believe the answer is more affordable...

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Persevering to drive student savings at Kennesaw State University

March 1, 2019 • 2 minute read

Kimberly Holland and her team at Kennesaw State University Bookstore are on a mission to support student learning. If you’re surprised a campus store’s primary goal is student...

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Celebrating Campus Store Success

March 1, 2018 • 2 minute read

After the spring back-to-school rush, our friends in the independent campus store industry come together for two key conferences, the Independent Collegiate Bookstore Association...


eBooks changed my life. No, really.

September 22, 2017 • 1 minute read

Remember the fun of going to the library and picking out books when you were a kid, or spending a relaxing afternoon browsing your favorite bookstore? I don’t. I’ve been legally...


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