EdTechup brings together leaders in education and entrepreneurship who are interested in community building, idea sharing, and fostering better learning through technology. Special guest Ogden Morse, Chief Executive and Managing Director of AcademicMerit, will speak about his experience building his education technology company and the state of education technology today. AcademicMerit is based in Portland, Maine and is the developer of an award-winning suite of online professional development, assessment, instruction and learning solutions solely focused on reading and writing in grades 6-12.
There will be drinks and pizza.
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Chief Executive and Managing Director, AcademicMerit
Ogden is both an educational entrepreneur and a teacher, one who finds that his respective passions inform and strengthen each other. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Ogden is the former Founder and CEO of Lyceum Communications, where he was responsible for the development of Get a Clue®, the Web-based vocabulary program named one of the top four educational software programs in the U.S. in 2000. As chief executive at AcademicMerit, he is responsible for insuring that the respective strategies for product development, marketing, sales, and operations are consistent with his vision for the company.