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Pearson & RocketSpace Present | How to Sell Into Education Without Selling Out


Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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Hear from Pearson, the leading learning provider in the world, how to navigate and sell to different schools as well as to Pearson itself. Gain a better understanding of education procurement and RFP processes as well as what schools (and Pearson) look for in a partner of choice.


6pm-7pm- Registration, Networking, Light Appetizers and Beverages

7pm-8pm- Panel Discussion 

8pm-8:15pm- Q & A

8:15pm-9pm- More networking 


Pearson- Diana Stepner, Head of Future Technologies

Her focus is building prototypes using new digital devices and technologies.  She also helps business units accelerate innovation by working with developer communities, incubators and start ups.


Pearson- Oliver Wreford, Director of Business Development for Pearson K-12 Technology  

Oliver oversees partnership activities for Pearson's open ecosystem of K-12 partners.  These partners (Pearson ISVs) together with Pearson are collaborating to better serve the needs educators, students and parents.   

Pearson- JT Haskins, Strategic Alliance/Partnership Manager Pearson Technology

He works with large OS and OEM companies, such as Microsoft and Hewlett Packard, to develop business relationships that will enhance the learning experience of students all over the world 

GlobalEnglishSam Neff, Senior Vice President, Innovation and Platforms

Sam has extensive experience in the educational software field having previously designed and engineered educational software for Sensei Software and personal investment software for Intuit.

Pearson- Jenna Trabulus, VP of Digital and Strategic Partnerships for Pearson English

Pearson English is focused on creating direct to learner products that are personalized, mobile and contextual. You can often find Jenna on planes traveling around the world learning about the over 2 billions English language learners worldwide.

Hosted By:

Startup.  Blast off.  RocketSpace is an accelerator for high- growth, seed funded tech startups.  We provide the fuel that every startup needs to accelerate:  access to top talent, tier 1 venture capital, and blue-chip brands representing millions of potential customers.  Located in the heart of tech & new media in San Francisco, RocketSpace currently hosts over 130 of the hottest startups in mobile, gaming, and the web 2.0 as well as an alumni network including Uber, Zaarly, PocketGems, Zappos, and Podio. 

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Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, providing educational materials and services, and business information through the Financial Times Group. Pearson serves learners of all ages around the globe, employing 48,000 people in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit and watch our video here. Follow @PearsonLabs to get the most up-to-date news about Pearson Catalyst.
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RocketSpace Studios
340 Pine St
San Francisco, CA 94104

Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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