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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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open quotes 1 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! open quotes 2

Jasmine Wheeler

Sr. Regional Sales Manager

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open quotes 3 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. open quotes 4

Andrew Hausman

Customer Success Team Manager

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open quotes 5 The opportunity to work for an organization that recognizes the power of using Hip-Hop to engage students is one of a kind. open quotes 6

Mervin Jenkins

District Strategy Consultant

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open quotes 7 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. open quotes 8 title=

Rachel Leopold

Senior Product Manager

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open quotes 9 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. open quotes 10

Olivier Rigaud

Regional Manager

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open quotes 10 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. open quotes 11

Kelly Yuen

Senior Product Manager

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open quotes 12 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. open quotes 13

Christopher Camp

Director of Video

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open quotes 14 For me, being a part of a mission-driven company, one that impacts teachers and students is really important. open quotes 15

Jonathan Grider

Sr. Manager, Marketing

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open quotes 16 I love the people, the culture, the environment. We’re making a really big impact here. open quotes 17

Melisa Bebchik

Director of Professional Services

Did we mention we love educators?

Watch our teacher appreciation video to see for yourself.

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Our leadership team is growing

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

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    Pep Carrera

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Jennie Kristoffersen

    Chief Strategy Officer

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    Severine Vieux

    Chief Financial Officer

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    Andrew Parker

    Chief Technology 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.

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    Emiliano Abramzon

    Nearpod Co-Founder

  • Nearpod leader Carolan

    Jennifer Carolan

    Reach Capital

  • Nearpod leader thomas

    Thomas Krane

    Insight Venture Partners

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    Nikitas Koutoupes

    Insight Venture Partners

  • Nearpod leader guido

    Guido Kovalskys

    Nearpod Co-Founder

  • Nearpod leader peter

    Peter Segall

    Insight Venture Partners

  • Nearpod leader felipe

    Felipe Sommer

    Nearpod Co-Founder

Our investors

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

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