Rahden Will Lead Course Development for Pluralsight’s Creative
Division, and the Company’s Expansion into 3D Design and Engineering
SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pluralsight, a global leader in
online learning for technology professionals, today announced the
appointment of Andy Rahden as its vice president of creative, design and
engineering. In this newly created position, Rahden will be responsible
for Pluralsight’s creative skills course curation strategy, and the
company’s expansion into 3D design and engineering training.
Rahden will also help grow the company’s 3D design and engineering
author network, with a goal to recruit 300 new expert authors to
actively publish courses on the learning platform within the next six
“We’re thrilled to have an innovative mind like Andy on board as we
continue to democratize professional learning,” said Chad Utley, chief
content officer for Pluralsight. “Andy’s experience leading strategy and
developing globally used products will enhance our ability to deliver
beginner through advanced-level courses that will close skill gaps and
foster advancements in both the design and engineering communities.”
Coming from a mechanical engineering background, Rahden spent time at
drilling contractor Baker Hughes, before moving into leadership
positions in the computer-aided design (CAD) software industry, where he
worked at GoEngineer and most recently, Autodesk. While there, he led
technical teams that supported worldwide marketing and sales initiatives
for Autodesk’s suite of 3D design products.
“Pluralsight has continually shown commitment to quality professional
learning, and I am extremely honored to join this amazing team,” said
Rahden. “With the constant evolution of technology, it’s critical for
individuals and businesses to stay current in their industry, and I’m
excited to help deliver online solutions that will significantly advance
the world’s pool of knowledge in creative, design and engineering
Pluralsight’s expansion into the design and engineering space will
include courses on popular software Autodesk, SolidWorks and others.
Courses will also be taught in manufacturing, architecture, industrial
design and mechanical design. The new content will be available to all
Pluralsight users beginning in October 2015.
For more information, visit http://www.pluralsight.com.
Founded in 2004, Pluralsight is the global leader in online learning for
professional software developers, IT specialists and creative
technologists. As the world’s largest curated professional development
platform, the company offers instant access to more than 4,000 courses
authored by top experts. With customers in more than 150 countries,
Pluralsight serves as a career catalyst, delivering hands-on, practical
training for the most in-demand and understaffed jobs of today. For more
information, visit Pluralsight.com.