AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- bulb, the emerging leader in digital portfolio software, announced the appointment of Ed Gillispie as Chief Operating Officer, R. Scott Harris as Vice President of Marketing, and Directors of District Partnerships Sarah Greenspan, Wanda Knight, Natasha King, Allison Gosney, Bria Jones. This stellar leadership team brings decades of EdTech experience and corresponds with the recent funding round, bringing the total to more than $6 million raised.
"We are delighted to have Ed, Scott, Sarah, Wanda, Natasha, Allison, and Bria join the bulb team to help build upon our successes and continuing to lead the EdTech industry in digital portfolio innovation," said Eric Goldreyer, CEO of bulb."As results-oriented leaders, these executives have excelled in understanding and delivering on customer needs in the education technologies space and I am confident they will be instrumental in taking bulb to the next level."
With 25+ years experience, Ed Gillispie is a great fit as COO to lead bulb's daily operations with proven general management in sales, marketing, and operations demonstrated by passionate servant leadership, consistent success driving profitable growth and operational excellence. Formerly a Dell executive, Ed has a BBA Marketing and Management from The University of Texas at Austin.
With 20+ years experience, R. Scott Harris is also a great fit for bulb VP of Marketing as Co-Founder/CEO of Social Factor. Scott previously served in marketing leadership with Premiere Global Services, Dell, Austin Ventures, and Merck. He has a BS Engineering and a MBA from The University of Texas at Austin.
With 20+ years experience, Sarah Greenspan is an accomplished EdTech sales leader previously with Absolute Software, Dell, Paradise Valley USD and Wichita Falls ISD. She has a BS in Education from Texas Christian University and a Master of Education from Northern Arizona University.
With 20+ years experience, Wanda Knight is a veteran in EdTech sales leadership. She brings strong technical foundation, business acumen and excellent communication skills to bulb. Previously with Dell, Cisco and Absolute Software, Wanda has a BBA from Loyola Marymount University and a MBA from Pepperdine University.
With 20+ years experience, Natasha King is a star performer in EdTech sales. She has invested her career in delivering Education solutions. Previously with Apple, Spring Branch ISD and Dell, Natasha has a BA from The University of Texas at Austin.
With 20+ years experience, Allison Gosney is a veteran in Education Publishing sales. Her industry experience goes beyond sales, she was a classroom teacher for years and coached several sports. Allison has a BS and MA in Communications from Texas Tech University.
With 10+ years experience, Bria Jones designs and implements innovative EdTech communication efforts alongside excellent training and development initiatives. Previously with Premiere Global Services, Coppell ISD and Engage! Learning, Bria has a Bachelor Degree from Coe College.
bulb is an EdTech company specializing in digital portfolios. bulb is committed to the discipline of learning and the craft of teaching; we believe that technology should enhance and accelerate both rather than detract from them. bulb is the place where students and educators curate and create, share and showcase their smarts. bulb understands that form follows function, so we not only make bulb pleasing to the eye, we also make it super easy to use. At its essence, bulb is where ideas are cultivated into amazing work, which can be shared and refined over a lifetime. For more information, visit bulbapp.com.
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