|[February 26, 2013]
DreamBox Learning Names Finance Veteran Peter Biere to Chief Financial Officer Post
BELLEVUE, Wash. --(Business Wire)--
DreamBox Learning® (www.dreambox.com),
leading Intelligent Adaptive Learning™ company, today appointed
Peter Biere as its Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. A
former Partner at Gottschalk Hardesty and CFO of GlobalScholar, Mr.
Biere brings deep financial, operations management and K-12 education
market expertise to DreamBox Learning.
Mr. Biere joins the DreamBox Learning leadership team with 30 years of
experience in adding value to public and privately held emerging growth
and middle market companies across a wide range of industries from
educational and traditional high technology to retail distribution and
"We're thrilled to have such an accomplished CFO, proven leader and
talented business partner join the team," said Jessie Woolley-Wilson,
President and CEO of DreamBox Learning. "Together, we will continue to
shape DreamBox Learning's promising future and fulfill our mission to
bring high quality, engaging and effective personalized learning
experiences to all children regardless of their zip code."
In addition to Mr. Biere's prior posts at Gottschalk Hardesty and
GlobalScholar, he also served as CFO at Zones.com and Locate Networks,
COO at Evergreen Collateral Consulting, and CFO and General Manager at
Lumera Corporation (now GigOptix). In these capacities, Mr. Biere
optimized financial structures, drove profitability, shaped corporate
development and strategy and created organizational sustainability.
About DreamBox Learning
Learning was founded in 2006 in Bellevue, Washington and launched
its first online learning product in January 2009. The platform has won
more than 20 top education and technology industry awards and is in use
in all 50 states. DreamBox Learning Math offers a groundbreaking
combination of Intelligent Adaptive Learning, rigorous elementary
mathematics curriculum, and motivating learning environment. The
innovative DreamBox platform captures every decision a student makes
while working in the program and adjusts the student's learning path
appropriately, providing millions of individualized learning paths, each
one tailored to a student's unique needs.
DreamBox Learning closed its Series A round of funding in December 2011
led by private investors Reed Hastings, John Doerr (News - Alert) and Deborah Quazzo,
as well as GSV Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: GSVC).
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