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According to Instructure’s 2022 Study on the State of Student Success and Engagement in Higher Education in the Asia Pacific region (APAC):

82% value skill diversity

value skill diversity

APAC respondents  (82%) are significantly more likely to place greater value on skill diversity than other regions (NORAM 72%, EMEA 71%)

68% Online and hybrid classes

online and hybrid classes

APAC students are significantly more likely to take classes online or hybrid (68% both)

70% technology in the classroom

technology in the classroom

APAC students (70%) and administrators (79%) think increased technology use in the classroom is a positive thing.

92% internet access


Respondents believe socioeconomic factors such as access to the internet (92%), psychological wellbeing (91%), access to technological devices (90%), and access to learning resources (90%) have the most significant impact on student engagement.

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Harrison Kelly

Managing Director

Harrison Kelly

Harrison leads the region's go-to-market strategy and supports the company's growth across Asia Pacific. Besides his vast knowledge of the business side of the LMS field, he brings valuable input regarding edtech trends, challenges, and opportunities in Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, and the rest of the APAC region.


VP of International Strategy

Sidharth Oberoi

Sidharth oversees the product strategy and vision for Canvas and all of our products from an international perspective as well as our Online Programs strategy to identify the needs of our users as they transition their programs to online and hybrid modalities, including attracting new 'non-traditional' learners. You can ask him about edtech trends, micro-credentialing, and the evolution of data and analytics in education.

Sidharth Oberoi | VP of International Strategy
Melissa Loble | Chief Customer Experience Officer

Chief Academic Officer

Melissa Loble

Melissa Loble serves as Chief Academic Officer for Instructure, where she drives the company’s global academic strategy. With extensive edtech experience as an educator in both K-12 and higher education institutions and in edtech executive leadership positions, she advocates for educators worldwide to have the necessary resources as they face ever-increasing educational barriers. Melissa currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the education industry non-profit 1EdTech, is an instructor at the University of California, Irvine, and holds several advisory roles at other organizations.


VP of Global Strategy

Ryan Lufkin

Ryan has over 20 years of strategy, marketing and product marketing experience in the tech and edtech fields. He advocates for the use of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning to enhance the teaching and learning experience. You can ask him all things related to education and AI and ChatGPT.

Ryan Lufkin | VP of Global Strategy