K12 appoints Robert E. Knowling Jr. to board
Mr. Knowling is Chairman of Eagles Landing Partners, which specializes in helping senior management formulate strategy, lead organizational transformations, and re-engineer businesses.
Earlier in his career Mr. Knowling served as Chief Executive Officer of the NYC Leadership Academy.
He has also held roles as Chief Executive Officer of Telwares, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SimDesk Technologies and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Covad Communications.
Mr. Knowling was awarded the Wall Street Project’s Reginald Lewis Trailblazers Award by President Clinton and the Reverend Jesse Jackson in 1999.
Mr. Knowling serves on the board of directors for Roper Industries in Sarasota, Florida; and Convergys, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in theology from Wabash College and a Masters of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.