Deborah Serri

VP Simulation Sciences

Ascend Learning

Deb brings more than 15 years of professional experience to Ascend Learning in product strategy and designing & managing simulation learning experiences. She’s worked on an array of projects and products, including multi-faceted and complex instructional products for education institutions, Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and nonprofits. With her master’s degree in Digital Media and Design for Learning from New York University, Deb’s perspective is dominated by the instructional technology and element of her work. She brings that passion to her team of 30+ who strategize and produce all of Ascend’s business’ simulations: for Kognito, ATI Nursing Education, National Healthcareer Association (NHA), Public Safety Group (PSG), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and Jones & Bartlett Learning (JBL). Prior to joining Ascend, Deb’s work was focused instructional design, media production and management, and television production. When she’s not working, Deb can be found practicing and teaching yoga, experimenting with new recipes, or hanging out with her husband, kindergartner, and baby.