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Friday, September 16 • 11:45am - 12:30pm
What’s Behind KC’s Ed Tech Success?

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From the transformations they’ve inspired to the riches they’ve reaped, education technology firms in Kansas City have a history of success. Learn from local startup founders about the driving forces behind education innovation in Kansas City and why this type of tech has realized such local success.

- Alicia Herald, founder & CEO of myEDmatch (acquired by Teachers-Teachers)
- Anthony Noll, founder & CEO of Dewsly (one of Kansas City's most promising startups)
- Brad Sandt, founder & CEO of k12itc (Kansas City's fastest growing company)
- Carlos Antequera, founder & CEO of Netchemia (acquired by PeopleAdmin)
Moderator: Bobby Burch, Startland News Editor-in-Chief 

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Bobby Burch

Editor-in-Chief, Startland News

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Carlos Antequera

Founder & CEO, Netchemia
Carlos Antequera is Chief Corporate Development and Strategy Officer of PeopleAdmin - the leader in cloud-based talent management solutions for education and government. In his role he is responsible for providing strategic leadership, key growth initiatives and developing new business opportunities. Carlos joined PeopleAdmin in 2015 as part of the sale of the company he co-founded, Netchemia, where he was the CEO for 14 years. | Netchemia... Read More →
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Alicia Herald

Founder, myEDmatch
Alicia started her career as a 4th grade teacher as a Teach For America corps member in south-central Los Angeles. She later joined TFA staff as a national recruiter, selector, and most recently the founding executive director of the Kansas City regional office. In that role she managed the regional team of 20, overseeing the development of more than 200 teachers and 150 alumni annually. While in that role and completing her Executive MBA in... Read More →
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Anthony Noll

CEO & Founder, Loop
As the founder of LOOP,  Anthony focuses on the day to day operations of the company while leading the vision of the platform. Innovation is what drives and inspires him to concentrate on making a difference in the education market. For the past five years, Anthony has led and managed teams in the education industry. His primary belief is that education is about a community and not a single individual.
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Brad Sandt

Founder & CEO, k12itc
“We’re always asking ourselves, ‘What have we done to make this school district better?’ If we’re always thinking about how new technology can improve efficiency, we can help elevate the level of education students receive through the services we provide.” | Something special is born when expertise melds with passion. For more than 15 years, Brad Sandt has been relentless in providing K-12 schools with... Read More →

Friday September 16, 2016 11:45am - 12:30pm
Extreme Screen at Union Station 30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108