Marty Keast, President, Pearson K12 Canada—About Pearson and the Future of Learning Resources

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Marty started his publishing career in 1971 as a sales representative with Longman Canada. After one year he joined Thomas Nelson and Sons/Thomson Nelson where he remained for 23 years. While at Nelson he held management positions in sales, marketing, publishing, production, operations and management information systems before becoming Executive Vice President responsible for three business units: School, Library and Professional and Reference. For 7 years prior to joining Pearson in 2003, Marty and his wife June had their own company, Forever Learning where Marty was a successful consultant specializing in the development and marketing of e-learning materials. Marty has been President of the School Division of Pearson for the past five years and is currently past chair of the Canadian Educational Resources Council.