Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Jamie is no stranger to education technology, having launched two successful technology companies in the space. Jamie’s journey from mergers & acquisitions lawyer to social entrepreneur is a living example of how one person can change the world.
Jamie is the Founder and CEO of ClassWallet, an industry leading funds management and tracking platform for school systems which boasts some of the largest organizations in the country as customers. ClassWallet is transforming how education dollars are spent providing more accountability and transparency.
Jamie’s first company, AdoptAClassroom.org, which he launched in 1998, is one of the first crowd funding sites on the Internet, and the first national online platform for education philanthropy. Through AdoptAClassroom.org, Jamie partnered donors with classrooms raising over $25M for teachers in 30% of schools in America, and improving the learning environment for 3.5M students.
Jamie has been featured in numerous publications such as Time and Parade magazines, and newspapers across the country. CBS aired a national program hosted by Vanessa Williams about Jamie’s accomplishments in 2013. He has been a featured speaker or panelist for the Future of Education Finance Summit, Education Industry Association, ASU GSV Conference, Florida International University Center for Social Entrepreneurship (keynote), National PTA Conference, National School Boards Association Conference, National Schools Foundation Association, Social Venture Capital/Social Enterprise Conference, Center on Nonprofit Effectiveness (inauguration keynote), Sustainatopia and Sports Philanthropy Project Conference.
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