The team behind the revolution
Curt Allen, CEO
Curt could work just about anywhere (and practically has) based on his success as a serial entrepreneur and leader of great teams. As a husband and father of five, he clearly loves kids and believes technology can make the world a better place when it’s combined with innovative teaching and learning models. Curt’s passion for education and its power to help children achieve their maximum potential has borne fruit in the form of innovative learning programs that have positively affected millions of lives throughout the U.S., China, Africa and Latin America. Prior to Agilix, Curt was the CEO of Ancestry.com and Folio Corporation. Curt and his wife consider themselves truly blessed to watch their children grow and develop in their own unique and amazing ways.
Brian Cropper, CFO
Brian is a numbers guy who believes in the power of K-12 education to change the world. A relentless learner himself, he has built a career in the technology sector on his keen eye for hidden value and knack for raising capital. His strong grasp of finance fundamentals and corporate strategy was honed in a variety of sectors including retail (Macy’s), outdoors (American Skiing Company) and online platforms (Mozy, Cerberian, etc.). His diligent stewardship of Agilix resources ensures maximum return on investment for our customers as we deliver a best-in class user experience.
Dave McGinn, COO
While he is rumored to secretly fear mosquitoes, Dave is fearless when it comes to making the decisions that strengthen a company for the long haul. Working from his belief that education is the pathway to prosperity for children around the world, David has devoted himself to the Agilix model so that quality teaching can be complemented by an empowered student body. His embrace of the blended learning concept and its respect for each individual’s uniqueness aligns well with his approach to building and guiding teams with clear goals, high expectations and honest accountability. Dave and his people get things done.
Neil Bly, VP Product
If you ever wonder what the top tech guy at a high tech company does in his spare time, Neil writes, records and performs incredible music. His diverse technical experience in music parallels his experience in the Ed Tech space where he has applied his skills as a UX designer, product manager, and software developer to creating integrated learning experiences. Building on the passions reflected in his Master of Science degree in Instructional Psychology and Technology, Neil relentlessly pursues the most user-friendly platforms, applications and materials designs, bending technology to serve one of its highest potential purposes: education.
Mark Wolfgramm, VP Software Development
Born into a family of educators, Mark truly believes that the most significant of all professions is teacher. For more than 25 years, he has worked on the cutting edge of technology, leading software teams in creating elegant solutions which delight users. Prior to Agilix, Mark co-founded Folio, an early innovator in search and digital publishing, and was a chief architect at Ancestry.com. He co-founded Agilix as a way to conscript the massive power of technology to serve the highest ideals of education and, ultimately, make the world a better place.