Ben Roberts, CEO
Ben started and sold Roberts and Company, a STEM publisher, to Macmillan in 2016. Served as VP of STEM at Macmillan for two years after the sale of the company.
Vance Allen, CTO
Vance served as CTO at eCollege, which he helped IPO and sell to Pearson. He then served as SVP of Engineering at Pearson and subsequently CTO at McGraw-Hill.
Jennifer Knight, CAO
Jenny is our chief academic officer and associate professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she develops concept assessments in biology, studies the impact of in-class work on student learning, and measures the impact of curricular changes and teacher training on both students and faculty. She is a founding member and current president of the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER).
Ashley Rowland, Content Director
As a trained molecular cell biologist that now studies pedagogical practices, Ashley is particularly interested in promoting evidenced-based educational strategies that help students persist in their studies and beyond. As a first-generation college student from a low-income household, she hopes to make education more inclusive and equitable. Her goal is to contribute to the creation of a more knowledgeable, thoughtful, and diverse population of students that can move our society toward a better future.