RocketU Graduation - Demo and Hiring Day!
- Science & Technology
- RocketStudios at RocketSpace, San Francisco CA
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
GlobalEnglish- Sam 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.
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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