We believe teaching is the most important job in the world

Our history is part of our story

We started off in a small warehouse in downtown Hallandale, Florida.

Expert-derived content Step 1

2012 | NEARPOD IS BORN

The introduction of mobile devices begins the shift to 1:1 classrooms. Teachers start using Nearpod to sync lessons on student’s devices and receive real-time student insights.

Highly experiential delivery Step 1

2017 | THE TEAM IS BUILT

Nearpod raises $21M in venture capital and hires a team of former educators and engineers to create a game-changing platform for teachers.

Site-based PD delivered by YOU! Step 1

2019 | NEARPOD ACQUIRES FLOCABULARY

Nearpod and Flocabulary come together to reach and engage millions of students around the world.

Our mission drives our growth

We put teachers and students first in everything we do.

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“For me, being a part of a mission-driven company, one that impacts teachers and students is really important.”

Jonathan Grider

Marketing @ Nearpod

We believe in leaders at every level of the organization

People learn with us, grow with us… and stay with us.

I work with some of the most talented people on the planet! We face challenges, celebrate success, and run at something HUGE every single day!

Jasmine Wheeler

Sr. Regional Sales Manager

I am consistently impressed with the people I work with and their passion for education and making a true difference in the lives of educators.

Andrew Hausman

Customer Success Team Manager

The opportunity to work for an organization that recognizes the power of using Hip-Hop to engage students is one of a kind.

Mervin Jenkins

District Strategy Consultant

I came to Flocab excited by the opportunity to infuse joy into K-12 education and elevate students voices by working on a product that they connect with.

Rachel Leopold

Senior Product Manager

Nearpod has a collaborative atmosphere that we all contribute to daily. It’s hard work, but you see the work you put in through the growth of the company.

Olivier Rigaud

Regional Manager

At Nearpod we like to say that we're "building the plane as we fly it," and the spirit and enthusiasm with which we do is amazing.

Kelly Yuen

Senior Product Manager

We do what we love, infusing our values into everything we do. On a given day I could be in a music session, a video session, or a classroom. That's special.

Christopher Camp

Director of Video

For me, being a part of a mission-driven company, one that impacts teachers and students is really important.

Jonathan Grider

Sr. Manager, Marketing

I love the people, the culture, the environment. We’re making a really big impact here.

Melisa Bebchik

Director of Professional Services

Did we mention we love educators?

Watch our teacher appreciation video to see for yourself.

Our leadership team is growing

We’re running towards something meaningful and adding new faces to support this growth.

  • Andrew Parker

    Chief Technology Officer

  • Blake Harrison

    Head of Content and Co-Founder, Flocabulary

  • Daniel Green

    Vice President, Product

  • Dirk Hamilton

    Vice President, Customer Success

  • Inga Gardner

    Vice President, Marketing

  • Jennie Kristoffersen

    Chief Strategy Officer

  • Jill Ball

    Vice President, Human Resources

  • Karin Simelaro

    Vice President, Sales

  • Pep Carrera

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Sara Romero-Heaps

    Vice President, Product Strategy

  • Severine Vieux

    Chief Financial Officer

We get our best ideas from educators

We tap into our Nearpod educator community to give us product feedback and help us solve new problems.

Our board believes in us

We operate at a significant scale, but we’re still tiny relative to the opportunity ahead.

  • Emiliano Abramzon

    Nearpod Co-Founder

  • Jennifer Carolan

    Reach Capital

  • Thomas Krane

    Insight Venture Partners

  • Nikitas Koutoupes

    Insight Venture Partners

  • Guido Kovalskys

    Nearpod Co-Founder

  • Peter Segall

    Insight Venture Partners

  • Felipe Sommer

    Nearpod Co-Founder

Our investors

We're backed by the best at the intersection of education and technology.

  • INSIGHT
  • Reach Capital
  • Krillion Ventures
  • Storm Ventures
  • Stanford University
  • GSV Acceleration
  • Knight Foundation
  • AGP Miami