Jun 13

GuideK12 announces Chuck Amos as CEO

GuideK12™, the only geovisual analytics company serving the education market, is delighted to announce Chuck Amos as the new CEO for the organization.  The company’s geovisual analytics software enables school district administrators to instantly visualize information spatially and make faster, more insightful decisions – from boundary analysis and policy changes to resource planning and forecasting enrollments.

Chuck is a proven industry executive with over 20 years of success in driving growth and creating new opportunities for companies in the educational technology marketplace. For many years he has been an independent consultant with educational technology companies globally, including GuideK12.  Prior to consulting, Chuck Amos served as the CEO of Atomic Learning. Under his leadership, the company grew to become the world’s leading provider of web-based software training serving schools globally. Before joining Atomic Learning, Amos worked as the Central US education regional manager for Apple Computer.

Throughout Chuck’s career he has been involved in creating a variety of programs serving the needs of education including; statewide implementations of programs, professional development offerings, school networking, technology planning and implementation, education technology initiatives at the local, state and national level. He has also been actively involved in national education policy with organizations including ISTE, CoSN, SIIA, SETDA and others.

The company today also revealed that it has received new growth capital to fund ongoing product development, and to increase sales and marketing capabilities.  “This additional funding is a great vote of confidence in GuideK12’s vision, as well as in the long term potential of our company,” said Amos. “We are off to a very fast start in defining a whole new category for the education market. We plan to use this funding to invest heavily in ensuring the success of our customers and to further accelerate our growth with greater functionality.”  This additional investment was made by the private equity fund that owns the company, a private investment group – JEB LLC, and Chuck Amos.

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