VitalSource | Meet the Leadership Team


VitalSource Improves the Learning Experience by Making it Easier to Create and Deliver Effective and Affordable Digital Content

Digital Means Deeper Learning

Our platforms provide students and educators access to immersive, engaging digital content. Interactive study and analytics tools give users experiences and insights that cannot be achieved with print textbooks. And publishers and other content creators can enhance their existing content or create new, customised digital-first products.


Removing Barriers to Success

Cost should not prohibit students from having the required learning materials they need to succeed. With Inclusive Access, we are decreasing the cost of digital textbooks and providing required materials to all students on or before the first day of classes.


A Worldwide Reach

We deliver educational content to students and educators around the world through our website, strategic partnerships, and institution customers.

Meet the Team

Kent Freeman - President

Kent Freeman


Brian Hogue - VitalSource Chief Product Officer

Brian Hogue

Chief Product Officer
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Al Issa - VitalSource Chief Technology Officer

Al Issa

Chief Technology Officer
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Marcio Andrade - VP of Finance for VitalSource

Marcio Andrade

Vice President of Finance for VitalSource

William Chesser - VitalSource VP of Business Development

William Chesser

Vice President of Business Development
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Alice Duijser - Managing Director for Europe, Middle East & Africa and Asia Pacific

Alice Duijser

Managing Director for Europe, Middle East & Africa and Asia Pacific

Michael Hale, Ph.D. - VitalSource VP of Education for North America

Michael Hale, Ph.D.

Vice President of Education for North America
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Sam Herring - Intrepid VP and General Manager

Sam Herring

Vice President & General Manager for Intrepid

Rick Johnson - VitalSource VP of Product Strategy

Rick Johnson

Vice President of Product Strategy
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Jared Pearlman - Verba VP of Product and Operations

Jared Pearlman

Vice President of Product & Operations for Verba

Ryan Petersen - Verba VP of General Administration

Ryan Petersen

Vice President of General Administration for Verba

Jenny Powers - VP of Marketing, VitalSource

Jenny Powers

Vice President of Marketing