Founder and CEO
Murray Goldberg’s relationship with eLearning began as a tenured faculty member in the University of British Columbia’s department of Computer Science where he researched the effects of technology in learning. In 1995, he went on to develop the world’s first commercially successful Learning Management System, WebCT. He grew WebCT to 350 employees serving over 14 million learners at 4,000 large organizations around the world.
Today, Murray is widely acknowledged as one of the key pioneers in the field of Learning Management Systems, and is a regular speaker on the subject around the world. Among other awards and distinctions, Murray was awarded the Killam teaching prize at UBC, the national Manning Award for Innovation, the national Canarie IWay award for his contributions to information technology, the national New Media Hyperion award for his contributions to learning technologies, and an honorary doctorate from the Southern Cross University for his pioneering work in shaping educational technologies.
Murray’s response when asked what he does in his free time: “free time?”, tells us everything.