Manish Kothari is GM, Institutions at Edmodo. Edmodo is the world’s leading social learning platform for educators, students and parents. He is responsible for adoption, sales and customer success, and is excited about trying to improve learning outcomes at scale.
Prior to Edmodo, he was a co-founder of Root-1, Inc. (www.root-1.com), whose goal was to make learning much more engaging and effective. Root-1 was acquired by Edmodo in March 2013.
From November 1993 through March 2006, he was co-founder and President of AlphaSmart, Inc, an edcation technology company where he was responsible for overall management of worldwide sales, marketing and operations. During his tenure, he helped build and grow the business from a garage startup to AlphSmart’s IPO (NASDAQ: ALSM) in February 2004, and, shepherd it through its acquisition by Renaissance Learning, Inc. (NASDAQ : RLRN, www.renlearn.com) in June 2005.
He is still learning about learning.