Innovative Technology Leader Rob Millard Joins Chalk & Wire as Chief Information Officer

Ridgeway, Ontario–October 15, 2014–Chalk & Wire, the most trusted higher education assessment platform, announced today that innovative technology leader Rob Millard has joined the company as Chief Information Officer (CIO). As CIO, Millard will be responsible for instituting specific procedures and controls that will help Chalk & Wire cultivate a process-centric culture and continue company growth.

A technology veteran for leading companies, including Halogen Software and Cistel Technology, Millard comes to Chalk & Wire with more than 15 years of experience in building processes and strategies that help organizations meet long-term business goals.

“Rob’s dynamic leadership expertise will help Chalk & Wire implement processes and organization necessary for the company to continue its momentum and further exceed client expectation,” said Geoff Irvine, CEO, Chalk & Wire. “We are pleased that such an innovative individual is sharing his knowledge and talent with our team.”

At Halogen Software, Millard was responsible for the delivery of the company’s SaaS-based software suite, including strategy, architecture, operations and continual technology improvement.

“I was attracted to Chalk & Wire’s vision of building a company, as well as an innovative assessment platform, that could specifically serve higher education institutions and meet their particular needs,” said Millard. “The company is well-positioned to reach significant growth over the next year, and I am enthused to help support that mission.”

Chalk & Wire delivers its assessment platform to leading higher education institutions including the University of Virginia, University of Charleston, Queens College, Nazareth College and Indiana Wesleyan University.

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About Chalk & Wire
With a market-changing, research-based approach to higher education assessment, Chalk & Wire has helped institutions demonstrate student competency and improve the evaluation of learning outcomes for nearly 20 years. To increase the validity of assessment data, Chalk & Wire’s market-leading assessment platform is built on its CoreValidity™ process, which drives alignment between faculty and leadership through a unified assessment language and raises inter-rater reliability earlier in the process. Chalk & Wire takes a consultative approach to helping institutions prove their value and efficacy as well as their ability to prepare students for their post-graduate pursuits. For more, visit