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SmartsEd

Incentivized learning platform for students to help them succeed in their academic pursuits and reduce ongoing student debt burden.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2010
  • Employees 4
  • Website smartsed.com

Company Summary

The company has patented its Learn to Earn platform, whereby professional student communities from across the globe can participate and collaborate in accredited and customized learning programs geared to helping them achieve their academic and educational objectives and at the same time, become eligible for rewards and cash scholarships through their success and interaction on the site.

Team

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    Omar Taher
    CEO

    Omar Taher has more than 20 years’ experience in supply chain and operations management, spanning a number of industries including technology, telecommunications, new media, entertainment, fashion retail and wholesale operations. Mr. Taher has held numerous management roles in companies such as AT&T International, AMX Studios, Saatchi & Saatchi, Comcast Cable, Time Warner, Disney, GE and NBC Universal. His responsibilities in these companies have

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    Dr. Tony Rockferry
    Director of Business Development - China

    Tony has working for the past 12 years in various roles within a variety of companies ranging from sales, retail, media, product development, language Instruction. Dr. Rockferry is a graduate of Wuhan University Medical School, China. Dr. Rockferry has been involve in over 46 language schools in China. Tony helped thousands of international students prepare and pass their required IElTS and TOFEL exams in order to study in the United States

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    Clive Lewis
    VP Sales

    Clive is a veteran of 40 years in the Pharma Industry. He has also played a ‘brand architect’ role in building such global mega-brands as ’Prilosec’, ‘Flonase’, ‘Augmentin’, ‘Zyprexa’, ‘Prozac’ and ‘Serevent’ - to name just a few! In his last pre-retirement position he was Chairman of Lewis Gace Bozell, based In New York, which at the time was the fourth largest, specialized medical advertising and communications agency in the world.

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    Gigi Elgazzar
    Director of Marketing

    Gigi has over 20 years of experience in Sales and Marketing spanning a number of industries including fashion, retail, media, electronics, and the financial industry, Gigi held management roles in companies such as the luxury conglomerate AL‐Tayer group in Dubai, Hachette Filipacchi USA, Better World Finance, London. Her responsibilities have included sales, operations management, business development, marketing, and purchasing.

Advisors

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    Eric J Wittenberg
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Chea Romine
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Dr. Edward Feinberg, Dr. Carolina Isaacs, Dr. Geera Patel
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    Mr. Edwin Bravo, Mr. Mohammed Batanieh
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