BOSTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a recent move into new company headquarters in downtown Boston, Panorama Education, the fast-growing education technology firm, announced two key executive appointments bringing its total staff number to 18. Megan Costello is now the Director of Client Services, strengthening customer outreach and retention strategies while Jason Larsen has been appointed Director of Engineering, adding to the scale of the group's technology talent. The increase in employee numbers mirrors Panorama's growth in clients, and demand for its services.
"Our entire organization is excited about the capabilities and experience that Megan and Jason add to our team, and to our clients. Their shared passion for technology and service to public education were a great fit," said Aaron Feuer, Co-Founder and CEO of Panorama Education.
Panorama's technology is designed and built to address some of the most difficult problems in public education using feedback surveys for students, parents and teachers and data analytics. More than 1,000,000 students and 5,000 schools and districts across the US and globally are using Panorama's proprietary technology.
"The success and scalability of the Panorama Platform requires robust engineering expertise and an unwavering commitment to providing our schools with exceptional service. The skill sets that Jason and Megan bring to our team are critical as we expand our work," add Xan Tanner, Co-Founder and Director of Operations.
Tanner and Feuer co-founded Panorama during their undergraduate studies at Yale. With roots in Silicon Valley and then Cambridge, MA they are now firmly established with corporate headquarters in Boston. They have secured a number of strategic partnerships including with Harvard's Graduate School of Education. This is the first in a series of announcements for the 3(rd) and 4(th) quarters of 2014 in the lead up to the anniversary of their round of seed funding investment which raised $4M in funding and was co-led by Mark Zuckerberg's Startup:Education and Jeff Clavier's SoftTech VC, with additional participation from Google Ventures, Ashton Kutcher's A-Grade Investments, Yale University and others.
About Panorama Education
Panorama Education is a data analytics company focused on improving K-12 education. We help school districts, charter networks, and state governments conduct surveys of students, parents, teachers, and staff. Panorama supports school systems through the entire survey process, from survey design to administration to reporting and analysis to follow-through.
SOURCE Panorama Education