Education Market Strategist
"I think 99 times and find nothing. I stop thinking, swim in silence, and the truth comes to me."
~ Albert Einstein
Ann has more than 25 years of experience in the education market. She was president of the educational publisher Ideal School Supply Company and has executive management experience in sales, marketing, and product development. Ann established AWC-Ann Watson Consulting in 1997, focusing on marketing, sales, product development, market research, and trends. Her past clients include Capstone, CDW, Crayola, Dell, Epson, Jeep Chrysler, McGraw-Hill, LeapFrog, Lenovo, Scholastic, Market Data Retrieval (MDR), National Education (NEA), and others.
Ann sees each education company as a unique contributor to a child’s overall learning. She works alongside their managers, providing marketing and PR insights that spark curiosity and interest from educators around the globe. She has a B.S. and M.Ed. in Special Education.
In her spare time, she enjoys time in nature, walking her dog, and spending time with her family.