David Palmer

David Palmer

Sr Regional Sales Executive-DoD/Intel, Blackboard Inc.

David Palmer is the National DoD learning and technology consultant for Blackboard’s Defense and Intelligence business inside of Professional Education.  David has been at Blackboard the past 6 years focusing solely on the Military learner.  He has worked with all of the PME, JPME and Intel schools during this time. In his time at Blackboard, he has helped clients like the US A r my Training and Doctrine Command, Air University, National Defense University, and many others.  

In 2010, he achieved the Army’s maverick award for outstanding leadership in the Army DL program. I n this award, he successfully helped the Army put together a Blackboard configuration that supported over 300,000 soldiers and civilians in the Army DL program at Fort Eustis.  In this program, there are over 40 different TRADOC schools using technology to support blended learning in the Army DL program every single day.  This project has been a very successful component of how the Army handles learning in its DL courses and programs.  

David has over 10 years’ experience, in technology. Prior to Blackboard he spent over 6 years in enterprise data storage focused on State and Local Government. David has a Bachelor’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University in Telecommunications with a minor in Business Administration.

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