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Ms. Jessie Woolley-Wilson

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Chair, President and Chief Execut...

DreamBox Learning Inc
305 108Th Avenue NE 2Nd Floor
Bellevue, Washington 98004
United States

Company Description: DreamBox Learning's team brings an unprecedented combination of experiences. We're entrepreneurs, educators, creative designers, and technologists. We've built...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    The NEA Foundation
  • Board of Trustees Member
    The NEA Foundation

Education

  • bachelor of arts degree , English
    University of Virginia
  • master's degree , business administration
    Harvard Business School
  • BA , English
    The University of Virginia
  • MBA
    Graduate School of Business at Harvard Business School
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Jessie Woolley-Wilson is ...
friendsofwaterfrontseattle.org, 1 May 2014 [cached]
Jessie Woolley-Wilson is Chair, President and CEO of DreamBox Learning, a lauded developer of digital learning platforms. Before joining DreamBox Learning, Jessie held executive positions at companies at the forefront of technology-based education, earning her a reputation as an industry leader. Jessie has served on the boards of such nonprofit organizations as the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL); Editorial Projects in Education; the Education Innovation Network; Camelot For Kids; the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA); and Technology Access Foundation (TAF). Jessie has also served on the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Technology and Education. She was spotlighted as one of the "Best Leaders to Watch" by EdNET as part of their "Best of 2011" peer recognition program, was honored as a "Woman of Influence" by The Puget Sound Business Journal (2011),and appeared on Forbes' "Impact 15" list for being a disruptor of education (2012). Jessie received an MBA from Harvard Business School, a BA in English from the University of Virginia, and is a 2007 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.
Dent The Future
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Jessie Woolley-Wilson President & C.E.O. DreamBox Learning
Jessie Woolley-Wilson is Chair, President and CEO of DreamBox Learning®, the company that developed the Intelligent Adaptive Learning™ platform heralded as a "game changer" in the eLearning sector by nationally renowned academic and technology pundits. Jessie brings nearly two decades of experience in K-12 e-learning and education technology to DreamBox Learning. Throughout her career in the education industry, Jessie has held several leadership roles in general management, sales and marketing, operations, and business development.
Before joining DreamBox Learning, Jessie was President of the K-12 Group at Blackboard where she led the company's growth and development for the virtual and blended online learning market. Prior to Blackboard, she was President of LeapFrog SchoolHouse, the schools division of LeapFrog Enterprises, where she established SchoolHouse as a leader in education technology and one of the fastest growing educational software producers in the United States. \
Jessie has also held leadership positions atcollegeboard.com, the interactive division of the College Board;MyRoad.com, an e-learning company that helps middle school, high school, and college students prepare for college and careers; and Kaplan, the leading test preparation company in the United States.
As an education industry leader, Jessie serves on several boards for nonprofit organizations including the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL); Editorial Projects in Education, which publishes Education Week; the Education Innovation Network; Camelot For Kids; the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA); and Technology Access Foundation (TAF). Jessie has also served on the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Technology and Education. In 2012, she was named to the Forbes "Impact 15" list for being a disruptor of education and honored as a "Woman of Influence" by The Puget Sound Business Journal for making an impact in the education technology industry as well as the community. In 2011, Jessie was spotlighted as a "Best Leaders to Watch" in EdNET's "Best for 2011," a peer recognition program.
Jessie received her MBA from Harvard Business School and her BA in English from the University of Virginia. She is a 2007 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.
The NEA Foundation // Board of Directors
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Jessie Woolley-Wilson CEO & President
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Jessie Woolley-Wilson Chair, President, and CEO Dreambox Learning® SHOW BIO Jessie Woolley-Wilson is Chair, President and CEO of DreamBox Learning®, a company that has been heralded as a "game changer" in the eLearning sector. Jessie has nearly two decades of experience in K-12 e-learning and education technology, and has held several leadership roles in general management, sales and marketing, operations, and business development. Past positions include President of the K-12 Group at Blackboard and President of LeapFrog SchoolHouse. Jessie has also held leadership positions at collegeboard.com, MyRoad.com, an e-learning company that helps middle school, high school, and college students prepare for college and careers; and Kaplan, the test preparation company. Jessie serves on several nonprofit boards, including the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL); Editorial Projects in Education, which publishes Education Week; the Education Innovation Network; Camelot For Kids; the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA); and Technology Access Foundation (TAF). Jessie has also served on the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Technology and Education. Jessie received her MBA from Harvard Business School and her BA in English from the University of Virginia. She is a 2007 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.
DreamBox Learning names Jessie Woolley-Wilson as Chief Executive Officer
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Dreambox Learning names Jessie Woolley-Wilson as Chief Executive Officer DreamBox Learning names Jessie Woolley-Wilson as Chief Executive Officer
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DreamBox Learning names Jessie Woolley-Wilson as Chief Executive Officer
Seasoned Education Technology Veteran to Lead Company Post-Acquisition
Bellevue, WA, September 1, 2010 - DreamBox Learning ( www.dreambox.com), an innovative e-Learning company, today named Ms. Jessie Woolley-Wilson to serve as the company's Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
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Ms. Woolley-Wilson will tap her nearly two decades of leadership experience in education technology and e-Learning in this new role. Most recently, Ms. Woolley-Wilson served as President of K-12 at Blackboard, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBB), where she led the successful expansion of the e-Learning business and was instrumental in the development of K-12 functionality in Blackboard's learning management system. Previously, Ms. Woolley-Wilson was Executive Vice President of LeapFrog Enterprises and the President of LeapFrog SchoolHouse, the schools division of LeapFrog Enterprises (NASDAQ: LF). Leading all business functions in this general management role, she was responsible for establishing LeapFrog SchoolHouse as one of the fastest growing instructional software providers in the K-12 industry. Prior to Leapfrog, Ms. Woolley-Wilson also held executive leadership positions at MyRoad.com, The College Board, and Kaplan.
"Jessie brings an enormous wealth of knowledge and expertise in the area of e-Learning as well as a stellar track record in her ability to lead and execute," said Reed Hastings, DreamBox Learning Chairman of the Board.
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"DreamBox Learning is an exciting and promising company that has the potential to transform learning as we know it for generations to come," said Ms. Woolley-Wilson.
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