OAKLAND, Calif., July 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scientific Learning Corporation (Nasdaq:SCIL), a leading provider of technologies for accelerated learning, today announced the appointment of Chris Brookhart as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Brookhart succeeds Linda Carloni, who plans to retire as of July 26, 2012.
"We are delighted to welcome Chris to Scientific Learning's management team. Chris's breadth of experience and technology expertise makes him a key contributor to our senior leadership team," said Bob Bowen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Learning. "We thank Linda for her many years of service to the company and wish her the best in her retirement."
Prior to joining Scientific Learning, Mr. Brookhart was Associate General Counsel at Ancestry.com, a subscription-based SaaS and content internet company. Previously, he served as Sr. Corporate Counsel at Novell, Inc., an enterprise software company, as a Senior Transaction Attorney at Honeywell Aerospace and as a corporate associate at the law firm of Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, PLLC. Mr. Brookhart holds a bachelor's degree in political science and a law degree from Brigham Young University.
About Scientific Learning Corp.
We accelerate learning by applying proven research on how the brain learns. Scientific Learning's results are demonstrated in over 250 research studies and protected by over 55 patents. Learners can realize achievement gains of up to two years in as little as three months and maintain an accelerated rate of learning even after the programs end.
Today, learners have used over 3 million Scientific Learning software products. We provide our offerings directly to parents, K-12 schools and learning centers, and in more than 40 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.scientificlearning.com or call toll-free 888-358-0212.
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