Private Labeled Learning Platform Solutions Learning Management Platform and Tools for your organization
About Us GlobalScholar is the Leading global education technology company focused on providing a complete end-to-end student-centric learning platform for schools, colleges, distance learning and tutoring companies. Currently used by over 10,000 educational institutions and over 3.5 million students worldwide. 4/29/2009 GlobalScholar Overview
Primary Investors <ul><li>Knowledge Universe, Ignition Venture Capital and Peter Neupert </li></ul><ul><li>Board members include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Milken, Lowell Milken </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brad Silverberg(Ignition, formerly Microsoft - ran Windows group) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>David Shaffer (former COO of Thomson) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peter Neupert (VP at Microsoft, former Chairman drugstore.com) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jonathan Stearns (Managing Director of AIG Global Investment Group, New York) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Led by: </li></ul><ul><li>Kal Raman, Senior executive with 16 years experience leading F-500 companies and Former SVP, Amazon.com, Former CEO of drugstore.com </li></ul>4/29/2009 GlobalScholar Overview
Management Kal Raman Kal is the CEO of GlobalScholar.com. Prior to joining GlobalScholar.com, Kal was the SVP of WW hardlines at amazon.com since Aug 2004. At amazon.com, Kal was in charge of the world wide hardlines business and also in charge of retail technology and online marketing for the entire company. Kal held variety of jobs at drugstore.com from 1998-2004. He was the CEO of drugstore.com from 2001-04 and also served as COO and CIO. While Kal was the CEO of drugstore.com, the revenues grew 70% to $246 M and the company achieved EBITDA profitability for the first time in Q4, 2003. Prior to drugstore.com, Kal has served as the CIO of NationsRent and Senior Director of Technology at Blockbuster and as Director of Technology at Wal-Mart. Justin Smith, EDD, ABD Justin is Director of Private Label Services and Technology. Prior to joining GlobalScholar.com he was the Corporate Training Manager for Talyst Corporation, an innovation leader in pharmacy automation, where he served the likes of Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic, the #1 and #3 hospitals in the United States as reported by News Week magazine. Justin was a large high school principal (2000 plus students) for 15 years earning Principal of the Year in 1999. His experience includes schools that were rated #31 and #36 in the nation by PC magazine for technology integration under his tenure. Muru Subramani Muru is the CTO of GlobalScholar.com. Prior to joining GlobalScholar.com, Muru was a Research Software Design Engineer at Microsoft Research. While at Microsoft Research, Muru was involved in a variety of research projects and published numerous research papers as part of the Adaptive Systems and Interaction Group. Muru holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from University of Madras, India. William Zaggle William is President of GlobalScholar's gradebook division. In 1986 William Zaggle co-founded Excelsior which has since established itself as the leading provider of assessment management software. In a prior role he was Vice President of Elite Software Development, Inc. of Bryan, Texas, leading the development and marketing of PC software for Mechanical Engineers worldwide. William built his first computer at age thirteen, and in 1980 graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science with a minor in Electrical Engineering.
Management Hari Verma Hari Verma is General Manager of Consumer Business at GlobalScholar.com . Prior to joining GlobalScholar.com, Hari was the Vice President of Enterprise Solutions at 3i-Infotech. Prior to 3i-Infotech he was the co-founder of G4 Technologies Inc., an Enterprise Integration and Payment Solutions provider. While at G4 Technologies, Hari was instrumental in raising capital, creating alliances, driving sales and creating a strong customer base in over 12 countries. G4 technologies was acquired by 3i-Infotech in June 2006. Hari has also served in several roles spanning project/program management, pre-Sales and account management at Tata Technologies, working for them in India and Singapore. Hari is a PGDIM from National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, India. Laurent Burman Laurent is Vice President of Marketing and Business Development of GlobalScholar.com. Prior to joining GlobalScholar.com, Laurent was the Vice President of Web for Helio, the most advanced wireless service in the U.S., where he helped launch the company and built the online brand, built and managed helio.com, their award-winning website, and managed all e-commerce. Prior to Helio, Laurent served as the General Manager of the Wireless business for Amazon.com. Laurent holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS in Engineering from Queen’s University. Deva Kannan Deva is Vice President of Product Development of GlobalScholar.com. Prior to joining GlobalScholar.com, Deva was at Amazon.com, where he managed the Advantage program, built and supported the loyalty programs for Amazon Japan and led the global rollout of new front end technologies. Prior to Amazon.com, Deva held various positions in Blockbuster including managing program/product teams to roll out key initiatives including subscription programs and revenue sharing programs with the studios. Deva holds an engineering degree from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India. Thomas Boysen, Ed.D Dr. Thomas Boysen is Chief Learning Officer. Dr. Thomas C. Boysen, Vice President for Professional and Institutional Relations of GlobalScholar, has served with distinction as a teacher and administrator in the schools of five states. Dr. Boysen served as a school superintendent for 20 years in Washington State, New York and California, culminating in his work as San Diego County Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Boysen has served on numerous national boards and commissions and speaks and writes on school reform matters. Dr. Boysen received his Bachelor's degree from Stanford University and his Doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Private Labeled Learning Platform Solutions Online/Offline/Hybrid Learning Models with a Voice/Chat Enabled Virtual Classroom Tools
How our Virtual Classroom works for Organizations, Schools, and Colleges. On a GlobalScholar platform Your School area <ul><ul><li>Your curriculum w/ standards mapping & instructional practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Tutoring & Professional development platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessments & Individualized Learning Plans for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communities in Education </li></ul></ul>Your college/ teachers Your students Parents Access the best from your GlobalScholar platform Services <ul><ul><li>Publish (tutoring, self help, curriculum etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search/browse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rating/Community </li></ul></ul>Classroom <ul><ul><li>1:1 or 1:many </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sync/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>async tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul></ul>Other supports – tutors, augmented services, career services, etc Content creators Students Parents Colleges Global Learning Platform Records <ul><ul><li>Transcripts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Progress reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment results </li></ul></ul>
Contact us Justin Smith Global Scholar Director of Private Label Services and Technology (Phone) 425-460-7078 (Internationally) 011-1-425-460-7078 (Fax) 425-977-9727 [email_address] [email_address] 1-425-460-7078