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Worldwise Education (dba Artwise)

The smart way to archive, share and celebrate art

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2006
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary simple, easy-to-use interface that provides parents a way to digitize, archive and share their children's artwork in online galleries, in social media and on personalized products that feature their children's art.


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    Charles Paul
    Founder and CEO

    Founder and CEO of Worldwise Education (dba Artwise) , a rapidly growing, emerging company. In his role at Worldwise, Charles has been instrumental in the financing, strategy, and leadership of the company. Mr. Paul is a former high-school teacher who left the ranks of education for a career in corporate finance in 1980. He has over 20 years of active merger and acquisition experience advising both buy-side and sell-side corporations.

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    Ray Kubit
    SVP, COO

    A seasoned Fortune 500 executive with extensive experience in innovation and operations, Ray Kubit has a rare combination of skills- an understanding of technology, scale and efficiency coupled with an aptitude for emerging markets and business development. His deep expertise includes running the $100 million Office Products Division at Avery Dennison as well as other germane experience.

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    Becky Velasco

    Over eight years experience as a communications professional, most recently having led eHarmony's Corporate Communications function. Specialties Public Relations; Business, Technology and Lifestyle Media Relations; Crisis Communications; Social Media Strategy, Content and Engagement; Thought Leadership; Executive Communications; International Public Relations; Corporate Spokesperson; Media Training; Product Launches and Events; Internal Communica

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    Ron Jenkins
    SVP, Retail Sales

    Ron spent twenty-eight years as a GM and sales executive for Hartz Group and Hartz Mountain Industries, where he worked closely with Leonard Stern, one of the nation’s most prominent businessmen. Ron joined Hartz when it was generating less than a hundred million in revenues, and during his tenure he helped grow the company to four hundred million dollars in annual revenue, spearheading distribution through national retail leaders across all cate

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    Gabriel Richards
    Chief Technology Officer

    Founder & CEO Ender Technology Corporation. B.A., UC Irvine, 2000, 14 years professional IT and business experience, database architecture, software engineering, system administration, business administration
    Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Symfony, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Virtualization, Amazon AWS, Rackspace Cloud.


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    Eric Tanezaki, Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker
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    Blake Christian, Holthouse, Carlin & Van Tight

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