CIW運営者情報

運営者情報

運営主体

CIW資格は、米国発祥の資格試験であり、CIW本部 (米国・アリゾナ州) が世界的に統括、運営しております。

日本においては、CIW 日本支部「CIW-Japan」が業務を担っております。

CIW本部

Certification Partners LLCは、(CP社)は、情報教育に関するカリキュラムと教材を開発し、資格を運営することにより技術者のスキルレベルを認定する活動を行っています。

とりわけ、2008年8月にプロソフト・ラーニング社から引き継いだCIW(Certified Internet Web Professional)資格は、同社が最も力を入れているインターネット&Web技術の資格です。また、通信事業に携わる技術者の能力を認定するCTP(Convergence Technologies Professional) 資格も実施しています。

同社の子会社であるCertPRESSでは、800種類以上の教材を扱っています。マイクロソフト社やシスコシステムズ社といったベンダー資格に対応した教材はもちろん、エンドユーザー向けの教材や、中級者から上級技術者向けの教材もあります。

また、日本においては、完全子会社として株式会社CPジャパンを設立し、CIW-Japanを運営しております。2012年3月、それまで日本国内でCIW事業を行っていた日本法人からCIW-Japan事業資産すべてを完全譲受(買収)し、本格的に日本での事業展開を開始しました。今後は日本を拠点とし、韓国、東南アジアの諸国でCIWの普及を進める戦略です。

Certification Partners ロゴ

本社住所: 1230 W. Washington Street
Suite 208, Tempe, AZ 85281
代表電話: +1-800-228-1027

Barry K. Fingerhut

Chief Executive Officer
Certification Partners, LLC
CP Japan Co.,Ltd.


Barry K. Fingerhut

Barry K. Fingerhut has been the Chief Executive Officer and majority equity owner of Certification Partners, LLC (CP) since fall 2010, moving to Scottsdale, Arizona, from New York City to manage the company. CP is the leading vendor neutral Certification Company for developing requisite IT skills for careers within the emerging markets of the Web, and a Select Partner to a number of Certification Associations in helping to build and maintain their Web presence for their members.

Previously, Fingerhut has been involved in many phases of the investment business. From 1981 to 2004, he served as president of GeoCapital, LLC (a registered investment advisory firm), which was sold in 1997 to Affiliated Managers Group. Prior to that, he served two years at First Manhattan Co. and four years as a Limited, then General Partner at Weiss, Peck & Greer.

Fingerhut has focused much of his career on public and private investing in small capitalization companies (defined primarily as under $1 billion in equity valuation), in the for-profit education and training, publishing, media, consumer services, hydrocarbon and financial services industries. In 1992, he co-founded Wheatley Partners, a Venture Capital partnership, specializing in investments in new technologies and services, serving both corporate and public institutions. Currently, there are five outstanding partnerships.

Since 1992, Fingerhut has served on a number of public and private Boards of Directors, with current private corporate positions at Caregiver Institute LLC, Cypherpath, LLC, Certification Partners, LLC, Tijon.com and YourTango.com, among others, and a current public Board position at Carriage Services, Inc. (He presently serves as Chairman of YourTango.com, Tijon.com and Caregiver Institute, LLC).

In the non-profit sector, Fingerhut has served as President and Board Member of F.E.G.S. Health and Human Services System in New York City through 2012. He also served on the Board of Overseers at the Stern School of Business at New York University, and as a board member of Achievement/First Corp., an extraordinary charter school operation with locations in New Haven and New York City.

Fingerhut earned his B.S. degree with distinction from the University of Maryland in 1967 and his M.B.A. with distinction in Finance/Investments from New York University in 1969.

He currently serves on the Board of the National Forest Foundation.

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