NORTH CANTON, Ohio – November 29, 2016 – Squirrels LLC, a pioneer in wireless education software, today announced the addition of Chief Revenue Officer Matthew J. Krise. Krise will merge existing sales efforts and team members into a single sales organization and provide leadership in Squirrels’ continued expansion into the education technology industry.
“Krise has an extensive and successful sales career in education,” Squirrels cofounder Andrew Gould said. “His sales expertise and education industry knowledge will be valuable to Squirrels as we continue to push our presence in classrooms locally, nationally and around the world.”
Krise comes to Squirrels after spending five years as National Director of Sales at Apex Learning in Seattle, where he managed sales of digital course curriculum and interventions. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Field Operations at Collaborative Learning Inc. in Chicago, where he managed field sales, the Professional Services team and business development partnerships.
“I’m excited to join a company that’s committed to creating integral and irreplaceable classroom technology,” Krise said. “Squirrels has big plans for the future of education technology. It’s an honor to be part of the leadership team that will put those plans into action.”
Krise’s education sales career also includes Director of Sales positions at Scientific Learning in Oakland, California, LeapFrog SchoolHouse in Emeryville, California, and Big Chalk in Philadelphia.
Earlier in his career, Krise held various roles at Apex Learning, GALAXY Classroom in Phoenix, and Kendall/Hunt Publishing in Dubuque, Iowa.
Krise graduated from Cleveland State University in Cleveland with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He has served on the Business Advisory Board of the National Superintendents Roundtable since 2005. Krise is also affiliated with Horace Mann League, American Association of School Administrators, National Alliance of Black School Educators, Urban Superintendents Association of America, Mid-American Association of School Superintendents, Suburban School Superintendents of America, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Society for Technology in Education and the Center for Quality Leadership.
About Squirrels LLC
Squirrels is a North Canton, Ohio-based software company that specializes in wireless screen-mirroring technology. Its industry-leading products are used in education, business, gaming, application development and more to stream and mirror content between popular hardware such as Macs, PCs, iOS devices, Android devices, Surface Pros and Chromebooks. Squirrels products include Reflector 2, Reflector Director, Reflector Student, Ditto, AirParrot 2 and AirParrot Remote. More information about these products and Squirrels can be found at https://airsquirrels.com.