Founder / President
A veteran of early-stage entrepreneurship, an inventor, a strategist, and a venture capitalist are a few labels that Jones has earned. In addition, he holds degrees from Indiana University and MIT. He’s founded Boston Technologies, Gracenote, ChaCha, Precise Path Robotics, Powerfile, Escient, Galaxia Lighting, and Eleven Fifty Academy – to name a few. Jones is a quintessential community champion of disruption.
Chief Financial Officer
Megan is a strategic finance professional skilled in forecasting, budgeting, financial reporting, cash-flow predicting and analysis. She loves the energy and fast-paced environment of a scaling operation and has a proven track record of helping companies navigate from start-up to growth stage through creating and implementing processes and financial controls. Megan has over 10 years of experience in the general accounting/finance operations area and is a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington.
Executive Vice President
Proven performer with exceptional operations, communications, and public relations skills only begins to describe Shawn Gardner, who served in multiple high level capacities within the USARMY, a career spanning over two decades. He has an established record of achievement coupled with the ability to build and direct a business to profitability through leadership, creativity, effective management, and motivation.
Vice President of Growth
Innovative Business Professional skilled in Customer Experience, Sales, Operations, Team Building, Management, and Direct Sales. Abi has a strong background in human capital and scaling organizations. She had earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications and Media Studies from Indiana University Bloomington. Abi is an experienced recruiter and operations professional.
Chief Learning Officer
Dr. Jonathan Blake Huer is an award-winning educator, app developer, and filmmaker. His innovative work at the intersection of learning, technology, and media has earned him international recognition. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Adobe Education Leader, twice named a Campus Technology Innovator, and the 2014 Mira Award winner for “Tech Educator of the Year.” Jonathan earned his BA from UCLA in Design, his MFA from USC in Producing, and his EdD in Global Education Leadership from Lamar University as part of an Apple cohort.