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More than 20 years ago, four University of California students built a peer-review application that helped students receive feedback from their classmates. In preparing work for peer review, they identified text similarities across student content and found a new challenge to tackle: ensuring the highest levels of integrity of written work. And thus, Turnitin was founded.
Since then, Turnitin has helped ensure integrity in writing for 40 million students at all educational levels in 15,000 institutions across 140 countries. Today, Turnitin’s purpose is to empower students to do their best, original work across all subjects and assessment types.
Sixteen thousand institutions
Over 40 million students
Over 91 billion web pages in our database
Over 1.4 billion student papers in our database
Over 82 million journal articles in our database
Chris Caren joined Turnitin in 2009 as Chief Executive Officer. Chris led the transition of Turnitin from a company focused on plagiarism prevention to one that provides solutions that promote academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, and improve outcomes across educational levels and content areas. Chris previously worked for Microsoft Corporation as GM of Microsoft Business Solutions. Although his career has focused on software businesses, he comes from a family of scientists and educators. He holds an MBA with distinction from Kellogg School of Management and a bachelor of science in Engineering from Stanford University.
Marissa Farrar is the Chief People Officer at Turnitin. Before joining Turnitin, Marissa held HR leadership roles at Merck, Raytheon, Kimberly-Clark, Mölnlycke Health Care, and AECOM where she oversaw the employee experience, drove attraction, retention, and development of top industry talent, and helped embed diversity, equity and inclusion throughout organizational processes. She comes from a family of educators, who stressed the importance of academic integrity and excellence at an early age, and, in joining Turnitin, returns to her education roots. Marissa is a double-degree graduate of Rutgers University, completing majors in both Labor & Industrial Relations and Communications before earning her masters in Human Resource Management.
Annie Chechitelli has spent the past two decades innovating with educators to expand access to education, meet the quickly changing needs of learners, and empower students to do their best, original work. As the Chief Product Officer at Turnitin, Annie oversees the Turnitin suite of applications which includes academic integrity, grading and feedback, and assessment capabilities.
Prior to joining Turnitin, Annie spent over five years at Amazon where she led Kindle Content for School, Work, and Government and launched the AWS EdTech Growth Advisory team, advising education technology companies on how to grow their product and go-to-market strategies with AWS.
Annie began her career in EdTech at Wimba where she launched a live collaboration platform for education which was ultimately acquired by Blackboard in 2010. At Blackboard she led platform management, focused on transitioning Blackboard Learn to the cloud.
Annie holds a B.S. from Columbia University and an M.B.A. and M.S. from Claremont Graduate University. She lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband and three children and is an avid tennis player.
Hazel-Ann ("Hazel") Mayers is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Turnitin and is responsible for the Company's global legal affairs. Prior to joining Turnitin, Hazel held various roles at Viacom and CBS, including serving as Chief Business Ethics and Compliance Officer at CBS and General Counsel of Simon and Schuster, a CBS subsidiary. She began her legal career as an associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and Proskauer Rose LLP. Hazel holds a B.A., Pre-Law (summa cum laude) from the City College of New York, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a certificate from the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. She is currently an adjunct professor of law at Fordham Law School. An advocate of giving back to her community, Hazel serves on the advisory boards of the Foundation for the City College of New York and the Women in Law Empowerment Forum.
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