Chris joined Monarch Media in 2010 as Director of Business Development, bringing more than 11 years of experience in the software and education industries. In 2012, he was promoted to CEO. He previously managed marketing programs for Saba Software and Sybase, and ran the media services department at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.
He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and an MBA from the University of California, Davis.
Claire founded Monarch Media in 1997 with a vision to create online solutions for training and education customers. Her focus on open-source technology, instructional design best practices, and superior project management has shaped the company and helped it grow as an eLearning leader.
Claire’s insights into online education and her commitment to results-oriented approaches shape Monarch Media’s dedication to providing positive learning and training outcomes. She keeps the company focused on delivering eLearning solutions that allow users to understand new concepts and master new skills.
Claire holds a bachelor’s degree from Smith College and a master’s from Johns Hopkins University.
Nandu joined Monarch Media in 1999 and manages the day-to-day operations of its programming, multimedia, and quality assurance groups. He specializes in building, training, and leading development teams.
Nandu oversees the execution of complex projects involving learning and content management systems. He also heads the company’s iOS development initiatives, including creating and leading the application development team.
Nandu’s other duties include managing Monarch Media’s global partnerships and business development efforts. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Pondicherry Engineering College.
Devta joined Monarch Media in 1999 and leads our corporate training initiatives, as well as company-wide process improvement and skills development programs. She has experience in product concept development and implementation, both on the Web and with complex databases.
Devta's expertise in project management, communications, and training help shape Monarch Media's approach to working collaboratively with our clients. She continues to study traits of exceptional enterprises and holds a master's degree in positive organizational development from Case Western Reserve University.
Prior to joining Monarch Media, Devta held positions as an environmental program analyst, a database engineer, and a general manager.