ICC News Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Madison Neal
February 19, 2020
(202) 754-1173
The International Code Council names Joan O’Neil Chief Knowledge Officer
O’Neil will help enhance the association’s digital transformation by creating an enterprise-wide digital strategy for products and services

Washington, D.C. – The International Code Council welcomes Joan O’Neil as its new Chief Knowledge Officer. In her new role, O’Neil will help the Code Council enhance its digital transformation by creating an enterprise-wide digital strategy for products and services.

O’Neil brings extensive experience in leading professional learning and Educational Technology (EdTech) Solution businesses. Previously, O’Neil served as Vice President of Skillsoft Corporation, an eLearning provider that delivers professional development to organizations. Prior to that, she was an Executive Vice President for Wiley, where she developed strategies to lead the organization’s digital learning and publishing enterprise.

As an objective set by the Code Council’s Vision 2025 Strategic Plan, the association is focused on increasing value for its members and the building safety community by providing leading solutions that members and customers may access from any digital device. In her role as Chief Knowledge Officer, O’Neil will be responsible for strategy, planning, and development of the association’s knowledge infrastructure and products that meet the needs of Code Council members and customers.

“We are thrilled to welcome Joan to the Code Council family,” said Code Council Chief Executive Officer Dominic Sims, CBO. “I am impressed by the experience and skills she brings to this executive position. With her help, we will continue to elevate our digital products and services to better serve our members and the building safety community.”

O’Neil has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Communications and Theater Arts from Saint Joseph’s College. She earned a Finance for Executives Certificate from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and is the recipient of the Wiley President’s Award for performance and leadership.

A photo is available online here.

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About the International Code Council
The International Code Council is a nonprofit association that provides a wide range of building safety solutions including product evaluation, accreditation, certification, codification and training. It develops model codes and standards used worldwide to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient.