Author Profile

Shaul Kuper | Chief Executive Officer, Destiny Solutions

Current Position and Past Experience
Shaul Kuper is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Destiny Solutions, the leading innovator of lifelong learning business solutions. Kuper is also the Founder of The EvoLLLution, which launched in 2012.

Widely considered one of the foremost experts in reimagining the business of higher education, Kuper conceptualized and built the higher education industry’s first comprehensive business software solution, Destiny OneTM, designed exclusively to meet the divergent needs of non-traditional learners at a time when most schools were still functioning off pen and paper. He also ensured that Destiny One was the first system to utilize a 100 percent multi-tenant architecture. Kuper regularly advises on student engagement strategies with industry leaders in higher education and enterprises around the world and is a frequent speaker on the business of non-traditional education.

Prior to Destiny Solutions, Kuper was President of Destiny Web Designs, a Toronto-based website development firm. Under his leadership, the firm built the world’s first fully-functional web-based e-commerce system for open education.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Kuper holds a Bachelor’s degree in molecular biology and genetics from University of Toronto. While there, he worked at Sick Children’s Hospital as a member of the team that discovered the Cystic Fibrosis gene.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
After having worked closely with the late Dr. Mary Cone Barrie (1945 – 2009), the former director of the School of Continuing Studies at University of Toronto, Kuper became a champion for lifelong learning and continuing education. In 2009, Kuper launched The Mary Cone Barrie Scholarship Award as a tribute to his trusted friend and mentor. The annual scholarship recognizes the efforts of adult learners who are improving their lives through continuing education and workforce development.

A father of five, Kuper enjoys fishing in all seasons and spending time with his wife Jocelyn.

Connect
You can find Kuper on the web through his LinkedIn profile, and can be found on Destiny Solutions’ Twitter @DestinySolution.
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