DreamBox CEO Jessie Wooley-Wilson Named 2016 GSV Innovator of Color

Adaptive learning technology pioneer recognized for innovation in education at annual
ASU GSV Summit April 18 – 20 in San Diego, CA

SAN DIEGO—April 19, 2016—DreamBox Learning today announced CEO Jessie Woolley-Wilson was honored as GSV’s Innovator of Color for her work fostering educational equity and driving innovation for both students and educators. Woolley-Wilson was recognized this week at the 2016 ASU GSV Summit, an annual event that supports education and human capital innovation and catalyzes the entrepreneurial ecosystem. The GSV Innovator of Color Award celebrates the roles of individuals of color in leading critical education and talent innovation. The award honors an entrepreneur who has had a significant impact on advancing innovation at scale, and is an inspiring role model for fellow innovators.

“I am honored and humbled to be recognized by GSV as an innovator in education,” said Jessie Woolley-Wilson, president and CEO of DreamBox Learning. “I am proud to continue breaking down barriers for all students regardless of race, gender, or socio-economic status. When educators are empowered with dynamic, relevant, and actionable information about where each student is in their own unique learning path, we can impact learning at the point of instruction in new and compelling ways. When we engage and empower students, we build competence and confidence while cultivating life-long learners. I believe that to unlock human potential, we must first unlock the learning potential of every student.”

Woolley-Wilson is chair, CEO & president of DreamBox Learning®, Inc., the company that pioneered Intelligent Adaptive Learning™ and is heralded as a “game changer” in the Ed-Tech sector by nationally renowned academic and technology experts. Throughout her career, Woolley-Wilson has been driven by the belief that all children need and deserve high-quality learning opportunities, regardless of who they are or where they live. She has worked in the education technology sector for nearly 20 years, supporting school and district leaders to improve access to quality learning opportunities to improve life outcomes for K-12 students.

“We are proud to recognize Jessie as a true trailblazer in education technology," said Deborah Quazzo, managing partner of GSV Advisors, LLC. "Technology has enabled unprecedented access in education and we are honored to recognize someone who continues to be an inspiration to all who advocate for equality, both inside and outside the classroom.”

About DreamBox Learning
DreamBox Learning was founded in 2006 in Bellevue, Washington, and the company’s pioneering Intelligent Adaptive Learning platform has since won over 40 top education and technology industry awards and is in use in all 50 states and throughout Canada. DreamBox Learning Math® offers a groundbreaking combination of Intelligent Adaptive Learning, a rigorous K–8 mathematics curriculum, and a motivating learning environment. The innovative DreamBox platform captures every decision a student makes and adjusts the student’s learning path and scaffolds support based on the student’s input, delivering millions of individualized learning paths, each one tailored to the student’s unique needs. DreamBox Learning Math is available for Mac, PC, and iPad. For more information, visit DreamBox.com.

RH Strategic for DreamBox Learning
Kara Lundberg