Member of the Board of Directors
Linda. Zecher has served as the CEO & Managing Director of the Barkley Group, a Boutique Consulting firm focused on Digital Transformation of enterprise organizations since 2016. Prior to founding the Barkley Group, Ms. Zecher served as President, CEO and Director of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), a global education and learning company from 2011 until 2016. After joining HMH, Ms. Zecher led the company through a successful financial restructuring and completed several acquisitions including the Education Technology division of Scholastic. Under Ms. Zecher’s leadership the company completed a public offering and now trades on NASDAQ. Previously Ms. Zecher was Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Worldwide Public Sector organization.
Ms. Zecher currently is a member of the Hasbro Corporation Board where she serves on the Audit Committee and Chairs the Cyber Security Committee; Tenable Inc., a cybersecurity company (NASDAQ: TENB) where she sits on the Compensation and Nominating committees; and the Board of the Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD. She is a former Board member of the John F. Kennedy Library, Cradles to Crayons, The Board of James Madison University, and INSA (The intelligence and National Security Association.)
Ms. Zecher holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio State University and an Honorary Doctorate from Bentley University.