Co-founder & CEO
Jeffrey Yan co-founded Digication in 2001, and as CEO of the company, he is the co-creator of Digication's award winning e-Portfolio and Assessment Management System for educational institutions. Digication is used by students at over 5,000 K-12 and higher educational institutions nationally, including Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Brown University, Cornell University, Yale University, and Stanford University.
Yan’s company Digication has been featured in Forbes, Christian Science Monitor, Campus Technology C-Level View, Inside the Net, Campus Technology Campus Briefs, Education Week, T.H.E. Journal, and numerous other publications. Yan taught undergraduate and graduate level courses at Rhode Island School of Design. His expertise focuses upon practical implementation of web and mobile technology, with particular emphasis upon enhancing integrative pedagogy and experiential learning.
Yan is a regular speaker at industry events, including the American Association of College & University, Campus Technology, and Educause, drawing upon his experience as an early pioneer developing web technologies and their applications to next-generation education systems. In 2006, Yan was recognized by Rhode Island School of Design, with the prestigious Alumni Award in the Art of Education. Yan currently serves as the a Trustee Member of RISD and the President of the RISD Alumni Council. Mr. Yan holds BFA and BArch (Bachelor of Architecture) degrees from Rhode Island School of Design.
Co-founder & President
Kelly Driscoll co-founded Digication in 2002. As president of the company, Driscoll’s primary responsibilities involve business development and sales.
In addition to Driscoll’s business and leadership experience, she has ten years of experience as an educator, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses at Bryant University and the Rhode Island School of Design. As an educator with extensive background in Web application development and user interface design, Driscoll’s specialty as a teacher was leveraging technology to engage students in active learning and to provide faculty with new opportunities for feedback and assessment of student work.
Driscoll regularly gives lectures and presentations on topics including "Online Communities for Facilitating Teaching and Learning", “Assessment for Learning”, and "Strategies for ePortfolio Implementation"
at conferences including most recently AAC&U, CHEP and Virginia Assessment Group.
Driscoll is an active member of the National Association of Woman Business Owners, and has recently been featured in the following online and print publications: BusinessWeek.com, CareerBuilder.com, MSN Careers, CollegeRecruiter.com, and the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation.
Driscoll holds a BFA degree from Rhode Island School of Design.