A Social Platform for Deep Learning

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This

document

contains

projections,

plans,

estimates

and

other

information

with

respect

to

future

results,

activities

and

events

(collectively,

“Projections”)
.

The

Projections

are

subject

to

significant

business,

economic

and

competitive

factors,

and

contingencies,

many

of

which

are

beyond

our

control,

and,

therefore,

are

not

necessarily

indicative

of

current

values

or

future

performance,

which

may

be

significantly

less

favorable

than

as

set

forth

in

such

Projections,

and

should

not

be

regarded

as

representations

or

a

guaranty

that

they

will

be

achieved

A Social Platform for Deep Learning


Briefing to the South Australia Department for
Education and Child Development



6

February 2013

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Executive Summary

Success
in the
21
st

Century
requires
Deep Learning
Skills:
Rigorous
content
knowledge and the ability to apply that knowledge through
critical thinking,
complex problem solving, communication, collaboration, and
self
-
directed
learning
.


Demand for
these general capabilities
is growing as governments, communities, and
business redefine their innovation, competitiveness, and equity strategies.


Delivery, assessment, and accreditation
of deep learning skills are untapped
opportunities with potential for both financial
return
and broad social
impact.



Declara

is
a
scalable and modular
platform that provides on
-
demand, data
-
driven,
personalized deep
learning
-
as
-
a
-
service



Declara

serves those seeking to deliver deep learning: Education companies,
Learning Organizations,
and
Governments



Declara
, built by a team of proven learning and technology
leaders,
is uniquely
positioned to
capture
this global
opportunity through its integration of advanced
artificial intelligence, neuroscience, and mobile social technology

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Declara addresses key pain points in the learning pipeline

Formal and
Informal
Learners

Orgs and
Corporations

Governments
and Nations

How can I
develop the skills
to succeed in the
modern
workforce?

Where do I find
tools to facilitate
and assess 21
st

century skills
among my
employees?

How do I
measure
systemic
progress,
forecast
workforce
needs, and
integrate diverse
data sets?

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Declara is an end
-
to
-
end could SaaS social learning platform

Rich media learning apps

integrated into mobile social
network for challenge
-
based
learning

Apps and APIs power predictive
analytics, business intelligence

and badging

Next
-
gen
data architecture
enables learner
-
centered real
-
time
big data analytics

Private zones facilitate
personalized deep learning

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Declara’s platform architecture leverages mobile, social, and big data

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Declara’s mobile apps enable learning
anytime, anywhere

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Declara
personalizes learning through innovative assessment

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Q:
How can I develop
21
st

century skills?
A:
Declara apps and assessments guide my learning journey.

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Declara e
nables companies
/
organizations to leapfrog

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Q:
How can we facilitate
and assess 21st century skills in
our
employees?

A:
Declara forums and badges.

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Declara
provides governments advanced analytics

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Q
:
How do I
measure
progress, forecast
needs
, and
integrate
data
?

A:
Declara predictive analytics.

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Forum
:
Challenges for
Students Around the Global
Water Crisis

Social Studies

Music

Information
Technology

Math

Global Impact

Earth Sciences

World History

Language Arts

Linda Gutierrez

Social ePortfolios

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Patrick Welsh

Kelly Lynch

Linda Guitterez

Elena Olzark

Elena Olzark

Check out this link for some great lesson plan ideas

You should check out the forum on drought and famine
from last year


tons of great content!

I’d love to see what you end up using


please message me
for my contact info!

My students were really interested in the link between the
water crisis and poverty


message me for some content
ideas

Hi Linda! I love this challenge


we did a similar thing with
hunger and food shortage last year.

Linking Poverty and the Global Water Crisis for Level 7s

Collaborative content creation

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Trend analysis

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Example of cross
-
curriculum priority ePortfolio

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Example of cross
-
curriculum priority ePortfolio

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Example of cross
-
curriculum priority ePortfolio

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Global crowdsourcing and mentoring

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CognitiveGraph will define the future of personalized deep learning

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.

Challenge

Create collaboration

platform for teachers to solve problems of practice around
implementation deep learning

Solution

Forums and analytics on
Declara

Platform

Scale

Phase

1: 7k teachers, phase 2: 500k teachers

Australia:

Declara helps teachers drive
deep
learning



through new
national curriculum

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Users

yr1

yr2

yr3

yr4

yr5

Social Learning

Learning Analytics

Predictive Tools


Education Services Australia supports
the entire nation’s technology and
training needs


Together with ACARA and AITSL


the
two other leading national education
agencies


they have outlined a whole
-
country, multi
-
year engagement


Phase one launches in Feb 2013

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Challenge

Develop

learning labs to foster deep learning

Solution

Declara

Platform, Mobile Learning Apps and Badging Assessment Tools

Scale

Phase

1: 100 teachers/3k students; Phase 2: 700 teachers, 20k students

Mexico:

Declara enables challenge
-
based learning labs




for teachers and students across the country


Televisa controls 70% of Mexico’s airways


Declara will be used as a teacher
professional development and badging
platform


Declara’s functionality is being
implemented with little/no customization
in diverse settings, reducing
implementation costs

Recurring Revenue

Expense

Platform Build

Implementation and
Client Acquisition

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Challenge

Moving

from basic IT skills to knowledge application and knowledge creation

Solution

Declara

private and public social networks for training, analytics for assessment

Scale

26

million teachers

Latin America:

Declara
delivers
UNESCO ICT
Competency Framework





for Teachers

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Challenge

Create personalized

deep

learning

and

appropriate systemic analytics

Solution

Declara

Platform, Mobile Learning Apps, Badging Assessment Tools, Analytics

Scale

Four

districts, 120k students

WI, USA:


Declara facilitates challenge based








learning and district
-
wide analytics

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Four districts in WI (including Milwaukee) will use Declara to facilitate challenge
-
based learning
and professional development. The project will expand to up to 37 additional districts, as well
as the state office.



By engaging every level of the Wisconsin school system


state, district and school


Declara is
able to track 12 year learner profiles and data for students. Engaging the platform at every
level results in multiple revenue streams and a constantly refreshing body of users producing
recurring revenue.



State

System
wide
view of
successes
and
failures

District

Learner
profiles
and
analytics

School

Apps and tools for Challenge Based
Learning

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Our team has created, led, and worked in the
most innovative institutions
in the world

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Ramona

Pierson,

Founder

&

Chief

Executive

Officer



With

trai ning

i n

both

neuroscience

and

artificial

i ntelligence,

Ramona

Pierson

brings

deep

experience

in

building

businesses

and

leading

tech

innovation

in

the

PK
-
20

education

and

technology

and

neuroscience

verticals
.


Her

career

began

as

a

neuroscientist

at

the

Palo

Alto

Brain

Center,

and

VA

hospitals,

which

led

to

her

advocati ng

for

students

with

learning

challenges

in

the

public

school

systems
.

She

developed

algorithms

for

the

military,

and

tools

for

diagnostics

and

surgery
.

Her

innovati ve

work

with

education

spurred

her

to

develop

enterprise

level

software

solutions

for

data,

assessment,

and

communication

systems

specifically

for

education
.

In

2005
,

she

developed

The

Source,

an

onli ne

data

warehouse

and

learning

management

system

is

still

the

solution

Seattle

Public

Schools

uses

to

provide

parents,

educators

and

students

access

to

pertinent

data,

learning

solutions,

and

was

a

first

generation

social

learning

solution

designed

specifically

for

students

and

educators
.


In

2007
,

she

founded

and

built

SynapticMash

to

be

a

national

solution

for

end

to

end

learning

solutions

for

districts

and

states
.

SynapticMash’s

platform

along

with

McGraw

Hills’

content

provided

the

first

automated

personalized

learni ng

solution

leveraging

learning

progressions

and

adjusting

modality

of

learning

and

content

based

on

a

learner’s

needs

at

scale

in

a

product

ultimately

called,

Power

of

U

(precursor

to

Knewton)
.

Ramona

grew

SynapticMash

to

a

successful

sale

that

resulted

in

the

platform

becoming

part

of

the

Promethean

global

solutions
.

Ramona

provided

leadership

as

the

Chief

Science

Officer

for

Promethean

for

nearly

two

years,

guiding

Promethean’s

transition

from

a

strictly

being

a

hardware

company

to

becoming

a

software

solution

for

education
.

SynapticMash,

now

called

ActiveProgress,

is

now

the

central

strategic

product

for

Promethean
.


Ramona

has

been

involved

with

building

i nteroperability

and

data

standards

with

other

global

technology

leaders

such

as

Google,

Yahoo,

and

Bing

to

enable

personalization

of

learni ng

to

students

at

scale
.

Ramona

is

also

actively

involved

i n

developing

the

national

levels

strategies

for

personali zation

of

learni ng

at

scale
.

Ramona

also

founded

Learning

without

Borders,

which

provides

technology

and

training

to

educators

and

learners

since

2004
.

Ramona

has

been

a

thought

leader

in

the

United

States

and

around

the

world

in

the

area

of

personali zation

of

learni ng
.

She

has

been

a

leader

in

the

international

community

providing

insights

and

guidance

for

international

ministries

interested

in

transformi ng

education

to

meet

the

demands

required

in

a

global

market

economy
.

As

a

Ted

and

Tedx

speaker,

Ramona

has

achieved

global

recognition

as

a

thought

leader

for

learning
.

Our Executive Management Team brings
d
eep industry experience

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Nelson

González,

Founder

&

Chief

Strategy

Officer


Nelson

González

bri ngs

20

years

of

experience,

across

17

countries,

i n

entrepreneurship,

strategy,

media,

and

education
.


As

an

entrepreneur,

Nelson

founded

and

was

CEO

of

Advent

Strategy

Group,

a

global

innovation

strategy

firm

that

won

more

than

$
1
m

i n

busi ness

its

first

year
.

He

designed

the

investment

portfolio

of

the

Stupski

Foundation,

a

social

impact

investor,

from

the

ground
-
up

to

become

a

national

leader

in

education

i nnovation
.

He

was

also

the

Founder

and

Director

of

the

Royal

Institution

World

Science

Assembly,

which

led

breakthroughs

in

pandemic

preparedness

and

surveillance

with

global

pharma

and

multilateral

institutions
.


As

a

strategist,

Nelson

has

developed

and

implemented

system
-
wide

solutions

for

the

Presidency

of

Colombia

and

the

CEO

of

Burberry

on

innovation

practices

and

infrastructures
.

He

also

developed

the

social

impact

portfolios

for

Charles

and

Helen

Schwab,

Mo

Ibrahim,

Larry

and

Joyce

Stupski,

Walter

and

Elise

Haas,

and

John

Sobrato
.

As

a

media

professional,

Nelson

worked

with

CelTel,

the

largest

cell

phone

provide

i n

Africa,

the

BBC

on

its

global

trans
-
media

strategy,

the

Markle

Foundation

on

uses

of

IT

in

health,

education,

and

governance
;

and

with

the

Gannett

corporation

on

its

international

expansion

and

trans
-
media

strategy
.

As

an

education

expert,

Nelson

advises

EOCD

on

its

Global

Innovative

Learni ng

Environments

work

and

sits

on

the

Board

of

the

New

York

City

InnovationZone
.

Nelson

created

a

seven
-
state

Innovation

Lab

Network

with

the

Council

of

Chief

State

School

Officers
.

He

also

worked

with

the

University

of

Oxford

on

higher

education

innovation

and

on

intelligence

and

military

learni ng

with

Booz

Allen
.

Nelson

has

studied

and

done

research

at

Amherst
,

Oxford,

LSE,

NYU,

Columbia,

Leuven,

and

UC

Berkeley
.

As

a

founder

of

Declara,

Nelson

is

integrating

all

of

these

experiences

to

help

the

team

with

strategy,

partnerships,

and

business

development
.

Our Executive Management Team brings
d
eep industry experience

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Debra

Chrapaty,

Board

of

Director

&

Acting

Chief

Operations

Officer



An

accomplished,

visionary

technology

executive

with

extensi ve

experience

i n

web
-
based

service

deli very,

infrastructure

development,

and

client

relationship

management

initiati ves

for

small

enterprise

and

large
-
scale

organizations
.

Debra

is

currently

serving

as

CIO

of

Zynga
.

Ms
.

Chrapaty,

an

industry

veteran,

was

previously

the

senior

vice

president

for

the

Collaboration

Software

group

at

Cisco,

and

prior

to

that

she

served

as

Corporate

Vice

President

of

Global

Foundation

Services

at

Microsoft

Corporation,

where

she

was

responsible

for

strategy

and

delivery

of

the

foundational

platform

for

Microsoft

Li ve,

Cloud

and

Online

Services

worldwide

including

physical

infrastructure,

security,

operational

management,

global

delivery

and

environmental

considerations
.

Ms
.

Chrapaty

also

served

as

President

and

Chief

Operati ng

Officer

of

E
-
Trade

Technologies,

where

she

was

responsible

for

all

aspects

of

the

i nformation

technology

and

telecommunications

infrastructure

for

the

leader

in

online

investing
.

Ms
.

Chrapaty

has

previously

served

as

a

Board

Director

for

SynapticMash,

LLC
.

She

serves

as

a

Member

of

Advisory

Board

at

Sapias

Inc
.

Ms
.

Chrapaty

served

in

a

variety

of

executi ve

and

management

level

positions

at

companies

such

as

Bertelsmann

AG,

EMI

Records

Group

Inc
.

And

the

Federal

Reserve

Bank

of

New

York
.

A

recogni zed

leader

in

the

i ndustry,

she

has

recei ved

several

prestigious

awards,

i ncluding

Information

Week’s

1998

Chief

of

the

Year

award

for

her

numerous

accomplishments

at

E*Trade
.

Ms
.

Chrapaty

was

also

named

on

the

Top

100

Leaders

for

the

Next

Millennium

by

CIO

Magazine
.


She

holds

an

MBA

from

New

York

University

and

has

a

Bachelor’s

Degree

in

Economics

from

Temple

University
.

Our Executive Management Team brings
d
eep industry experience

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Amund Tveit, Chief Architect


Amund works as chief architect (big data and analytics) on the Declara Platform for Pierson Labs. Previously he co
-
founded Atbrox


a big data and search services company. Amund previously worked as a software engineer and later
as a tech lead/manager for Google, developing cluster software and production monitoring software, measuring and
improving regional search and the quality of Google Maps and launching Google News for iPhone. Other experience:
telecom (IBM), insurance and co
-
founder of Agentus in 2000 (predictive caching and real
-
time web analytics). PhD CS,
Coder (C++/Python/Objective C), Hadoop.


Team

Thomas Brox Røst, Data Architect

Thomas
Brox Røst co
-
founded Atbrox, a company specializing in Big Data applications and cloud computing. While
completing his
Masters
thesis in Computer Science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2000, he
co
-
founded and managed Agentus, which developed predictive caching and real
-
time data analytics services. He has
made a living as an entrepreneur ever since, only interrupted by stints as a research scientist in Norway and Boston,
MA.
Thomas specializes
in large
-
scale applications of natural language processing and information extraction and has
published scientific papers on related topics. In his spare time he hacks on the Eventseer academic event search engine
(http://eventseer.net) and also serves on the board of other start
-
up companies. Thomas is an engineer and a tinkerer
at heart. His primary professional passion is to make things happen.

Kelly Chu, Chief Mobile and UIX Architect

Kelly is the founder and CTO of ISBX and a pioneer in cross
-
platform mobile app software development with 12 years
experience in creating consumer web and mobile apps. In
2003, Kelly co
-
founded Intelliminds, an online marketing
agency with both domestic and overseas operations. Intelliminds provided online marketing and advertising services for
clients such as UFC, TV Guide, American Idol, GlaxoSmithKline, Napster, Carls Jr., Sony Ericsson, CBS, and Cartoon
Network. In
2005 Kelly joined BIG Interactive as the Chief Technology
Officer.
Kelly has lead cutting edge mobile
marketing campaigns for clients such as FOX/FX Networks, Morgans Hotel Group, American Honda Motors, and
Anheuser
-
Busch winning industry awards for unique mobile marketing campaigns.

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Thomas

Squeo,

Chief

Information

Officer



Thomas

is

a

results
-
oriented,

Agile

technology

executi ve

focused

on

enterprise

and

customer

empowerment

and

i nnovation
.

His

contributions

to

both

education

and

human

capital

management

benefit

from

a

grounded

vision

of

enterprise,

consumer

technologies,

and

creative

employment
.

He’s

a

dynamic

thought

leader

and

innovator

with

deep

experience

including

serving

as

CIO

at

Measured

Progress

(high

stakes

assessment),

VP

of

Strategy

for

Roundbox

Global

(Education

Technology)

and

VP

of

Strategy

Consulti ng

(Human

Capital

Development

for

Idhasoft,

focused

on

enterprise

and

education

solutions
.

Julz

Chavez,

Head

of

Creative

Development



Julz

has

been

providing

thought

leadership

and

design

solutions

in

the

creation

and

development

of

product

and

brand

development

for

more

than

20

years
.

Julz

has

created

and

developed

various

intellectual

properties

and

brands

for

companies

such

as

Imagine

Entertainment,

Mattel,

Hasbro

and

Sega

to

mention

a

few
.

Team

Lois

Schonberger,

Chief

of

Staff



Lois

has

acted

as

Lead

Product

Developer

for

hardware

and

software

companies,

rangi ng

from

fi nancial

services,

NGO

management

and

wireless

networking

management

solutions

at

Meraki
.

As

Founder

and

CEO

of

Solar

Network

Solutions

she

developed

and

implemented

data

management

solutions

for

the

solar

industry
.

As

product

developer

at

Meraki

Inc
.

she

worked

on

the

early

teams

developing

industry

leading

software

to

manage

extremely

large

enterprise

wireless

networks
.

As

Director

of

Operations

for

Structural

Wealth

Management

she

built

portfolio

management

and

fi nancial

analysis

algorithms

for

ultra

high

net

worth

clients
.