Instructure Adds Ossa Fisher and Lloyd “Buzz” Waterhouse to Board of Directors

SALT LAKE CITY, September 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instructure Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: INST), the maker of Canvas, today announced that Ossa Fisher and Lloyd “Buzz” Waterhouse have joined its Board of directors.

“Instructure is privileged to have a passionate team that includes many pioneers in the education and technology industry, and our roster has now grown and distinguished itself,” said Steve daly, Chief Executive Officer of Instructure. “I have the deepest respect for Ossa and Buzz, and I am delighted to have the opportunity to work together to improve the education of schools and students around the world.”

Ossa Fisher has been President and COO of educational technology company Istation, Inc. since 2019, previously as COO and Chief Marketing Officer. She was Senior Vice President of Strategy and Analytics at, a global leader in dating. Fisher has over a decade of experience in the technology, media and telecommunications fields of Bain & Company and Goldman, Sachs & Co, as well as in the IT investment division of the World Bank Group. Fisher holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale University, a master’s degree in education from Stanford University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

As part of his role on the Instructure Board of Directors, Fisher is a member of the Audit Committee. Fisher joined the board of directors at the time of Instructure’s initial public offering.

Lloyd “Buzz” water house is a senior advisor to New Mountain Capital. He was previously Managing Director of McGraw-Hill Education, and before that, Managing Director and President of Harcourt Education Group, a global education company. From 2001 to 2004, he was President and CEO and President of Reynolds and Reynolds Co., a leading provider of integrated solutions to automotive retailers. Of May 2010 To February 2016, Waterhouse served on the board of directors of SolarWinds, Inc. Waterhouse holds a BS in Finance from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Youngstown State University.

As part of his role on the Board of Directors of Instructure, Waterhouse is a member of the Audit Committee. Waterhouse joined the Board on August 31, 2021.

Instructure (NYSE: INST) is an educational technology company dedicated to improving student success, amplifying the power of teaching, and inspiring everyone to learn together. Today, the Instructure learning platform supports more than 30 million educators and learners around the world. Learn more about

This press release contains “forward-looking” statements, which are subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the potential, timing and examples of any strategic alternatives. These statements are not guarantees of future performance, but are based on management’s expectations as of the date of this press release and assumptions which are inherently subject to uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from future results, performance or achievements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include risk factors described in the Company’s initial public offering prospectus filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (the “SEC”) on July 23, 2021, and other documents filed with the SEC and could cause actual results to differ from expectations. All information provided in this press release is as of the date hereof and Instructure assumes no obligation to update such information except as required by law.


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