President and CEO
Information Technology leader with over 23 years of experience demonstrating Information Technology group leadership spanning global theatres. Recognized Technology leader focused on driving customer experience and strategic alignment across all value chain functions.
Experienced in delivering innovation and profitable business results through implementation of Products and process capability roadmap with disparate technology solutions. Demonstrated track record in driving alignment and strategic project execution.
Board Member & Advisor
Nitin is a Senior Information Technology Executive and Innovative Software Product & Engineering Leader with 18 years of experience directing cross-functional teams to build and deliver Enterprise and Consumer Software in diverse industries. Proven record developing solutions that improve efficiency of IT and business operations. An Information Technology leader with the ability to establish consensus between diverse groups across all functions, cultures and multiple levels of organization, with exposure in the United States, Europe and Asia. Strong, hand-on results-oriented professional with progressively responsible experience in leading, managing and delivering large complex engineering projects. Possess solid expertise in all aspects of Product Discovery, Definition, Development and Deployment. Entrepreneur with a proven track record for high-tech start-ups in the Silicon Valley.
Board Member & Advisor
Marketing leader with 10+ years of experience who has managed over $35MM in annual spend and $200M in revenues across multiple channels, worked with engineers, product managers and CEOs to design and launch product strategies, created brand partnerships with top CPG brands, conceptualized and managed integrated campaigns and promotions with ROI and LTV thresholds.
Specialties: Customer acquisition and retention, social media, brand strategy, Cross-channel marketing, Loyalty program development, Quantitative marketing, Financial Analysis, Forecasting, Budgeting, Valuations and business strategy.
Board of Advisor
Mr. Bolden has served as the global lead of Customer and Market Analytics since January 2013. In this role, he is responsible for deriving customer insights from HP’s install base and external sources in order to increase revenue, improve marketing and targeting, and enhance our customer experience through the application of advanced and predictive analytics.
Previously Mr. Bolden oversaw Cisco’s Global Business Intelligence group, where he managed delivery and provided oversight of all enterprise data capabilities, including Cisco’s enterprise data warehouse, reporting platforms, enterprise dashboards, and operational reporting capabilities across all major business functions. Prior to joining Cisco, Kevin spent over a decade at Capgemini Consulting (formerly part of Ernst & Young), leading the Systems Integration and Business Intelligence practice in the Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment sectors.
Mr. Bolden graduated with a B.B.A in Business Analysis from Texas A&M University.
Chief Strategic Officer
Bill is an educational leader, community organizer, businessman and writer. Bill has a strong record in the area of social, educational and environmental reform. He has won national recognition in all three areas and has spoken before national and international audiences. He helped to co-write an historic Solar PPA (power purchase agreement) that has become an industry standard. Bill Radulovich brokered the development of the nation’s first “solar school district.” Among his publications is a chapter in Nobel Prize co-winner Woodrow Clark’s upcoming book, Sustainable Communities. Bill is best known for his ability to construct and inspire powerful cause-driven professional teams.
VP of Marketing – US
Philippe has 16 years of international experience spanning North America, Latin America and Europe. A tri-lingual, sales and marketing leader with extensive experience in technology in both Fortune 500 and Silicon Valley based start-ups, Philippe started his career in IT and Operations at Cisco Systems and later managed Investor Relations at the Ministry of Finance of Colombia; Philippe subsequently led global channel marketing for networking and converged products at Dell and currently occupies the role of Vice-President of sales and channel enablement for a technology start up based in Santa Clara, CA.
VP of Marketing Asia Region
More than 18 years of professional experience in IT and education, in USA, UK and in India, Dr Bhooshan is an “IBM Master Inventor” being an inventor of 10 US patents and 20 pending in USA, China, Taiwan and India. Seven of his patents are in the area of Human Resource Management, academics and educational improvement. With 7 years in IBM USA and 6 in IBM India, the last three years he worked as Country Manager, IBM University Relations for India and South Asia and interacted with several top schools. Dr Bhooshan has designed and delivered courses in universities in the USA, UK and in India. Dr. Bhooshan is also the Director of “MoebiuSutra Consulting”, with ’employability and innovation’ as the mission, imparting trainings in applying improved study skills and self-discovery modules for bettering grades and academic performance. In last 10 years he has worked with thousands of students from school to graduate levels in India, USA and Singapore.
Dr. Bhooshan holds a BTech from IIT Bombay and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the UK. Dr. Bhooshan has certifications in Bioinformatics (UCSC), Intellectual Property Law (IBM Watson Research) and Psychometry (CPP, California). Dr. Bhooshan is a writer (author of a Best-seller in India), a newspaper columnist on education, a public speaker and also has been interviewed on multiple TV channels several times in India.
VP Content Management
Archana Sudame (Ph.D.) is an educator and independent college admission consultant based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since earning her Ph.D. in biological sciences, she has mentored undergraduates at UC Berkeley and Santa Clara University, helping them manage their time, energy, and talents to realize their full academic potential. Alongside her role as a mentor and tutor, she has guided hundreds of high school students through the college application process, and considers it her privilege to help young people navigate the increasingly competitive atmosphere to find the best fit for themselves. Archana works with some of the most accomplished high school students in the San Francisco Bay Area and is especially passionate about helping lower-income, minority and underserved students to let their brilliance shine through. She is always looking for creative options and innovative pathways to aid her students in realizing their college dreams.
SAT and ACT Experts
Mindfish co-founders Bill Huston and Ryan Krug both graduated from Stanford University in 2000. After supporting themselves as private tutors during graduate school, Huston and Krug founded mindfish Test Preparation in 2005. Since that time mindfish has written a comprehensive curriculum for the SAT and ACT, developed an innovative adaptive learning website, and helped thousands of high school students around the world reach their standardized testing and college goals.
“We are thrilled to be working with Test Precision,” say Bill Huston. “They’ve assembled an unparalleled team of test prep experts that has the depth and experience to deliver on a vision that we’ve long held dear: making truly innovative and effective test prep tools available to students of all backgrounds.”
SAT and ACT Expert
Steve Warner, a Staten Island (NY) native, earned his Ph.D. at Rutgers University in Pure Mathematics in May, 2001. While a graduate student, Dr. Warner won the TA Teaching Excellence Award.
After Rutgers, Dr. Warner joined the Penn State Mathematics Department as an Assistant Professor. In September, 2002, Dr. Warner returned to New York to accept an Assistant Professor position at Hofstra University. By September 2007, Dr. Warner had received tenure and was promoted to Associate Professor. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Precalculus, Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Mathematical Logic, Real and Complex Analysis, Set Theory and Abstract Algebra.
Over that time, Dr. Warner participated in a five year NSF grant, “The MSTP Project,” to study and improve mathematics and science curriculum in poorly performing junior high schools. He also published several articles in scholarly journals, specifically on Mathematical Logic.
Dr. Warner began tutoring mathematics over 15 years ago. He has been tutoring for standardized tests, the SAT in particular, both individually and in group settings for over 10 years. His SAT prep classes have been extremely effective in raising student math scores, usually well over 100 points, and many of his students have received perfect scores.
Ben Oyemade is a test prep expert with a great depth of experience developing highly effective programming and content for a myriad of standardized tests. A graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in Marketing, Ben worked several years managing and marketing ACT programming and curriculum for several industry leaders. Ben currently is the Executive Director for Great Expectations Academic Tutoring, an educational tutoring and consulting firm based in Chicago, IL.
Mr. Guillermo Jose Chicas was born in San Jose, California when his parents immigrated to the US seeking refuge from the Salvadorian civil war. Being first-generation, he became the first person in his family to graduate from college, in 2003, with a dual degree in Mathematics with Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
While at MIT, Mr. Chicas taught Multivariable Calculus and Differential Equations courses. Upon graduation, he came back to the Bay Area and worked at different magnet schools teaching mathematics and computer science Olympiad courses (USAMO, ACSL). Additionally, he has taught at the University of California, Berkeley.
Mr. Chicas gained experience as a QA engineer when he worked for a software company, Acuitus, developing and deploying a digitalized instructional platform intended to aid US Navel cadets in becoming IT specialists. As an entrepreneur, he has established Empower Educational Services from the bottom up and has helped many students accomplish their hopes and dreams at top tier universities, then at companies such as SanDisk, Google, & Lockheed Martin. He currently enjoys teaching, writing code, & investing in the stock market.
SAT and ACT Expert
Jeanine Benca, a native of Pittsburgh, PA, is a veteran writer, journalist, proof-reader/editor, Language Arts tutor & test prep expert. After graduating with a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2001, she moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, where she worked as a newspaper reporter for more than a decade. In 2005, she also began freelancing as an SAT Verbal instructor for private test prep companies and teaching city-sponsored SAT classes. Two years ago, she left her full-time reporting job to pursue her dream of working with students full-time. Currently, she helps students in elementary school through graduate school improve their writing and critical reading skills, plan and write academic and college admission essays, and prepare for standardized tests. In addition to managing her own busy tutoring practice, Jeanine draws on her lifelong passion for the written word, her scrupulous attention to detail, and her in-depth knowledge of the college entrance exams to design high-quality SAT & ACT Verbal content for Test Precision. She is committed to helping people of every age, nationality, and skill level achieve their fullest potential.