Board of Directors and Advisors

Gerry Hansen

Board member Gerry Hansen currently serves as Vice President of Cloud Platforms at Granicus (formerly, GovDelivery), the leading provider of cloud-based government software solutions. Before Granicus, Gerry co-founded N'compass Solutions, Inc., a technology consulting and services company. As an accomplished leader with an excellent track record of helping companies reach their goals, Gerry has helped companies through integration of business and technology capabilities and has led efforts through three acquisitions. 



Aimee is a passionate champion for the power of information and, over her 28 years in education, witnessed how data can be used to empower people to make the right decisions opening doors for success of all students in school and beyond. Aimee founded and was CEO of the Data Quality Campaign (DQC) for over 13 years; she changed the conversation in education around data. A respected thought leader in education, Aimee was named one of TIME's 12 Education Activists of 2012, is a Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow


Advisor Scott Burns was the CEO/Co-Founder of GovDelivery for 17 years growing the company in the U.S. and Europe to over 1,200 public sector clients and 240 employees. GovDelivery was sold to Vista Equity Partners and merged with Granicus in 2016. Scott brings expertise in finance, product, marketing, and sales in high growth companies. 


Dr. amanuel Medhanie

Dr. Medhanie is co-founder and data scientist at Parsimony, responsible for the vision and strategy behind Parsimony's services and growth. Amanuel has a Ph.D. and Master’s degree in Quantitative Methods in Education from the University of Minnesota and is an accredited professional statistician (PStat®).

Emily peyer Scott

Emily has helped bring technology solutions to schools for 13 years. As the former Operations Director and General Manager at TADS software company, Emily built healthy business processes, operational efficiencies, and strong cultures. She has first hand experience with acquisitions and mergers in a leadership role. Her knowledge of the market coupled with her small business experience makes her a valuable addition to the team.