Learning®, the company that pioneered Intelligent
Adaptive Learning™ technology used in schools across the U.S., Mexico
and Canada, today announced Alicia Shankland will join the DreamBox
leadership team as Senior Vice President of People. In this role, Alicia
will be responsible for leading DreamBox’s people and culture strategy
to ensure the company’s high-performing teams and mission-driven culture
continue to accelerate growth into new school districts.
“High-impact companies are built by people who believe in a common
mission, love a challenge and feel empowered to make big ideas a reality
– Alicia perfectly embodies this growth mindset, and I am delighted that
she is joining our team,” said Jessie Woolley-Wilson, president and CEO
of DreamBox. “Our mission to bring high-quality education to every
child, regardless of their gender, race or zip code, is only possible if
we continue to recruit, empower and retain the industry’s most
innovative thinkers. Alicia is the perfect leader to drive that
Shankland brings 20 years of experience working with fast-growth,
industry-leading technology companies. Prior to joining DreamBox,
Shankland was the Chief People Officer and Vice President of INRIX, the
global leader in connected car services and transportation analytics.
Before INRIX, Alicia served as Global Chief Human Resource Officer for
Razorfish, a leader in digital transformation. She managed all people
services across markets in the United States, Europe and Asia for more
than 6,000 employees working for Razorfish and other digital agencies
within the Publicis Groupe.
“I look forward to building on DreamBox’s mission-oriented and
innovative culture, and I am excited to have the opportunity to inspire
the industry’s top talent to join in as we reinvent education together,”
The K-8 math digital platform has expanded to support more than 3
million students and over 130,000 teachers, delivering nearly 400
million lessons in both English and Spanish across North America. This
rapid growth along with a recent $130 million investment from TPG’s The
Rise Fund has led DreamBox to expand
its leadership team with three new executives in addition to
Shankland, which include a new Chief Financial Officer, SVP of Marketing
and SVP of Client Experience and Success. DreamBox has also grown its
overall workforce by 20 percent this year.
DreamBox is hiring across the organization, with open roles in sales,
client experience, technology, operations, and more. To see a full list
of open positions, visit https://www.dreambox.com/careers/current-openings.
About DreamBox Learning
DreamBox Learning, founded in 2006 in Bellevue, Washington, is the only
K-8 digital math program powered by students, built by and for
educators, and independently proven to positively impact student
achievement. DreamBox dynamically adapts and differentiates in real time
based not only on students’ answers, but also on how they solve
problems. Along with actionable reporting and tools that empower
differentiation for all learners, DreamBox gives teachers
content-specific professional development and provides administrators
with insights about how all students are progressing. The company’s
pioneering platform has won more than 40 top education and technology
industry awards and is in use in all 50 states and throughout Canada.
DreamBox is available for PC and iPad. For more information, visit http://www.dreambox.com/.