As chief strategy officer at Desire2Learn, Jeremy Auger is directly responsible for corporate strategy development, intellectual property strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and government relations. With a strong commitment to client success and a desire to constantly evolve the state-of-the-art, Auger joined the Desire2Learn team when the company was founded and continues to take a leadership role in driving the organization’s success within the online education industry.
Prior to joining Desire2Learn, Auger came from a strong technical and business background involving work with numerous high-tech companies throughout North America. Specifically, he has been actively involved with eLearning and technology companies for over 15 years.
Auger participates in a number of boards and committees, including serving as chair of the Economic Development Advisory Board for the City of Kitchener and as an elected board member for the IMS Global Learning Consortium – a global technology standards body.
Auger graduated from the University of Waterloo with an honours bachelor of mathematics (computer science), specializing in information systems. He also earned a master of science in management from Wilfrid Laurier University.