December 17, 2020, Las Vegas, Nevada – With Socrates, the creator of the award-winning Socrates Learning Platform, today announced additions and changes to the executive team as the company prepares for growth.
“The need for personalized learning has never been stronger,” stated Brian G. Rosenberg, Chief Executive Officer, and Founder, “Now is the time for us to prepare our company to meet this challenge through a strong, experienced, leadership team.”
The newly announced executive team includes the following members:
- John Emmons (Chief Operating Officer) – Mr. Emmons is a former educator and a tech startup space expert bringing over a decade of extensive experience with scaling start-ups, having helped build companies such as CafePress, Tilt, and Celery. He joined With Socrates earlier in the year as Chief Marketing Officer and now will serve as Chief Operating Officer.
- Abraham Mercado (Chief Technology Officer) – Mr. Mercado brings a long history of creating and scaling software as a service applications. In his new role, he will lead the development team to innovate and improve the groundbreaking education application.
- Zachary Brown (Chief Product Officer) – Mr. Brown’s experience understanding and defining user needs and developing products in healthcare, education, and other industries makes him well suited for this role. He will lead product design and customer service.
- Kathleen Decker (Chief Education Officer) – An award-winning and highly decorated teacher and principal, Ms. Decker leads the development of educational content for the Socrates Learning Platform.
These team members join the Chief Executive Officer, Brian G. Rosenberg, an experienced start-up leader, to form the new leadership team for the company.
“We have a great leadership team, and I am proud to work with each of them to help further our mission to improve education,” stated Brian Rosenberg.
Any questions regarding this announcement, please address Candy Rosenberg at [email protected]ocrates.com.
About the Socrates Learning Platform
The Socrates Learning Platform, created by Education Revolution, LLC in Las Vegas, Nevada, is an award-winning learning platform developed in partnership with the National Science Foundation. Socrates uses artificial intelligence to personalize learning mastery for each student, adjusting in real-time to their needs across over 2000 detailed topics of knowledge. Socrates makes learning fun through 18 gamification elements, encouraging children to learn and progress more. Socrates includes hundreds of learning videos aligned to standards.
Currently, Socrates provides over 2 million questions in Math, English Language Arts, Sight Words, and Science for grades K-6, as well as Math through grade 8. Socrates includes a powerful educator command center that allows teachers or tutors to view where students need help, assign homework, print worksheets, test and benchmark, group students, and more.
Socrates is easy to use, requiring no training for teachers or students, and runs from any internet-connected device. Socrates is in use in hundreds of schools and homes across the United States and around the world.