Doug Whiteman
President & Chief Administrative Officer - Harlem, NY

Doug previously served as Chair of Acelero Learning’s Monmouth/Middlesex County Board of Directors for six years before formally joining the organization in January 2014. As CAO, he manages the strategic direction, expansion, and operation of all Acelero Learning and Shine Early Learning support services and systems. His career began in 1982 when he joined the Putnam Berkley Group as a sales representative. He went on to become Senior Vice President and Publisher of the Putnam and Grosset Group and subsequently President of the Penguin Young Readers Group, responsible for the overall publishing program of the $200 million subsidiary which included more than ten imprints. In 2008, he was promoted to head of Business Operations for the company where he led Penguin’s digital transformation.