Modern Campus Leadership Bios


Brian Kibby | Chief Executive Officer

Brian Kibby joined Modern Campus as CEO in 2020. He has deep expertise in personalized learning and an exceptional record of growth and digital transformation, including 23 years at two of the world’s largest EdTech and content companies, McGraw-Hill and Pearson. At McGraw-Hill Education, Brian helped turn personalized learning into a global movement to increase student performance, while making education more affordable. Recently, as CEO of Knewton, he led the creation of Alta, a SaaS personalized learning platform for STEM, which led to the acquisition of Knewton by John Wiley & Sons. Brian holds a B.S. in Finance and is a U.S. Army Veteran.



Peter DeVries | President & Chief Operating Officer

Peter DeVries provides operational leadership for Modern Campus. He has over 25 years of enterprise software company operations experience in CTO and COO roles. Peter holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree with joint honors in Computer Science and Economics from the University of Waterloo. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Project Management Professional (PMP), Risk Management Professional (RMP), and an Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP).



Gordon Dyer | Chief Financial Officer

Gordon Dyer is responsible for reporting, business planning and analysis, treasury, tax and M&A. Gordon has over 20 years of finance leadership experience and has successfully led M&A activities and integrations across multiple businesses. Gordon holds an MBA from Syracuse University and an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University. He is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).



Mark Triest | Chief Business Officer

Mark Triest joined Modern Campus in December 2018 as Chief Business Officer, with 30 years of industry experience. He is a passionate and experienced education technology executive, advisor, and investor, and has held senior executive positions at leading EdTech companies including Ellucian, Ex Libris, and DIGARC. Mark is also an advisor at LearnLaunch, the Boston-based EdTech accelerator, where he mentors education start-up companies. Mark received his Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University.



Jason Fiorotto | Chief Marketing Officer

Jason Fiorotto joined Modern Campus as CMO in January 2021. He is responsible for all marketing and communications activities, including digital marketing, demand generation, product marketing, content marketing and THe EvoLLLution, a top thought-leadership publication for higher ed. In his 27-year career in technology marketing at IBM, BEA Systems, Micro Focus, Keyfactor and others, Jason has developed expertise in translating customer insights into messaging that resonates with technology and business buyers, and creating an engine for company growth across primarily digital channels. Jason received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from McMaster University and an Honours Certificate in Communications from Seneca College.



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