Brian Nairn is currently a Partner at Education Growth Partners a private equity firm focused on funding education businesses. Prior to that Brian was CEO of Elsevier Health, a division of Elsevier, the world’s largest publisher of Scientific, Technical and Medical information products and services from 2001 to 2008. Elsevier Health publishes books, journals, magazines and on-line resources for physicians, healthcare practitioners, pharma professionals, researchers and educators around the globe and in more than 20 language.
Before he joined Elsevier Health, Brian’s career spanned more than 20 years serving some of the most recognized names in publishing in senior leadership positions, including serving as President and COO of Cahners Business information, an $800 million U.S. based provider of magazines, data and online services across widespread geographic locations and multiple, diverse verticals.
Bob has a strong track record of executive leadership with deep expertise leading teams across functional and business segments in myriad industry sectors. Since joining HCI, Bob has refined the firm’s market and brand position as a company dedicated to the education and empowerment of strategic talent management professionals.
Bob previously served Senior Director of Marketing for CEB, where he was responsible for planning and implementing go-to-market strategies for the firm's Talent Management Solutions division. Prior to CEB Bob served as Vice President of Marketing for SMS Holdings, responsible for executive leadership and management of the SMS Holdings’ marketing organization and all related activities.
John is from Denver, Colorado and currently resides in London, UK. John received his B.S. from Colorado State University, his MBA in Entrepreneurship from the University of Colorado, and sits on the advisory board for select start-up ventures.