Eric Dirst

Job function
President, Online Services
Company size
5000+ Employees
Higher Education
Years of experience
10+ years
Interesting Projects and Accomplishments
Customer Care Project

I am currently President of Online Services of DeVry Inc. a market funded higher education company. (NYSE: DV) Online Services manages admissions, student services, registrar, financial aid and curriculum development for online students. We provide those services to DeVry institutions and external partners like RealtorU. DeVry Inc. is the parent company of DeVry University, Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Carrington College, DeVry Brasil (Fanor, Ruy Barbosa, Area1, FBV, FAVIP), Advanced Academics, and American University of the Caribbean.

I previously was the SVP & CIO at DeVry Inc.for 5 years, and prior to that I was the VP and CIO at SIRVA where we managed various brands like Allied Van Lines and SIRVA Relocation.

Specialties: Some of my specialties include strategy development, acquisition integration, business turnarounds, leveraging cloud computing for business benefit, mentoring, public speaking, vendor negotiation, business process re-engineering and operational excellence initiatives.