Lloyd (Buzz) Waterhouse joined NMC as a senior advisor in 2015. Mr. Waterhouse was most recently the CEO of McGraw-Hill Education, one of the world’s largest learning sciences companies. He has been a strong proponent of re-imagining learning, leveraging his deep experience in technology with his love for education. These efforts resulted in the transformation of McGraw into the leader in outcomes-based, digital learning solutions. Mr. Waterhouse was responsible for the separation of McGraw-Hill Education from McGraw-Hill Financial, standing up the company and its subsequent sale to Apollo Global Management.
Mr. Waterhouse was also the CEO of Harcourt Education, a provider of instructional materials, e-learning and testing services for the global education market. Under Mr. Waterhouse’s leadership, the company underwent a significant transformation, and was later sold in a $5 billion transaction.
Prior to Harcourt, Mr. Waterhouse was CEO and chairman of The Reynolds & Reynolds Company, the leading provider of automotive retailing solutions. While in Dayton, Mr. Waterhouse started the I-Zone, co-founded the Entrepreneur’s Fund, served as the first chairperson of the Wright Center for Innovation, and founded Mound Street Academies, a highly successful school for at-risk students.
Before Reynolds, Mr. Waterhouse held numerous roles at IBM. He led their strategy and business development functions during Lou Gerstner’s tenure and subsequent turn-around, launched IBM Global Services, and was president of Asia Pacific Services Corporation.
Mr. Waterhouse currently resides in Park City, Utah and serves on the boards of McGraw-Hill Education, Instructure, Blue Yonder, Sparta Systems and Penn State’s Smeal College of Business.