Dr. Jill Buban is the Vice President and General Manager of EdAssist Solutions, a division of Bright Horizons focused on providing strategic workforce education solutions to more than 200 of the world’s largest employers.
Before joining Bright Horizons, Dr. Buban was the Vice President, Digital Strategy and Online Education at Fairfield University, where she managed the development of and programming for the University’s online and hybrid learning offerings. Prior to Fairfield University, she was the Chief Academic Officer at Unizin Consortium, a non-profit organization focused on improving student success for adult learners. She has also held additional roles in higher education, including as Senior Director of Research and Innovation at the Online Learning Consortium, Assistant Provost at Post University, and Assistant to the Provost at SUNY Empire State College.
A recognized thought leader, Dr. Buban is a frequent speaker on topics related to innovation, education for adult learners, and workforce trends. She also contributes to multiple initiatives with the Online Learning Consortium and consistently engages in opportunities to mentor young women entering the space.
Dr. Buban received her Ph.D. in Educational Studies, specializing in Adult Learning & Development, from Lesley University. She also holds a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from SUNY Plattsburgh and a Bachelor of Arts in History from University of New Hampshire.