General

First Name

David

Last Name

Harris

Job Title

Editor in Chief, OpenStax

Organization

Rice University

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Biography

David is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and has worked extensively in higher education publishing. During his career David has held a range of leadership positions allowing him to collaborate with the best authors, editorial groups, and media development teams in the industry. Most recently David was the president of WebAssign, the largest independent online homework provider. At OpenStax College David contributes to the team’s effort of improving access to high quality materials by working with authors, developers, and partners to substantially lower costs for students. David has also worked extensively to build an ecosystem model around OER that now includes of 40 profit and nonprofit companies.