To unlock the potential of every human being to become all they were meant to be ... and to do so in the context of relationship.
We are driven by the company mission to power people, organizations and communities to thrive. This is our Priority 1 driver, and is our first consideration.
It is our goal to succeed, providing an innovative growth platform and in a way that is sustainable and scalable to reach our social impact goals.
We grew out of the university and remain committed to transforming how people grow, providing an innovative example and sharing lessons learned.
Sasha Barab is executive Director of the Center, and a Professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. His research has resulted in numerous grants, over a hundred articles and chapters in books, researching knowing and learning in its material, social and cultural context.
Walter’s passion is in building large-scale interactive systems which enable people to connect in a meaningful way. Walter formerly served as the CTO of Texasholdem.com, he designed and architected an interactive system which enabled tens of thousands of players to interact and engage each other on a fun and robust gaming platform
Lisa brings 15 years of strategy and operations experience; she has worked at senior levels at the NYC Department of Education and the College Board and has consulted for numerous start-ups, supporting many from the ground up. Lisa is a graduate of the Broad Residency in Urban Education and she has her MBA from Harvard Business School.
Dr. Anna Arici is Research Faculty in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at ASU. She has been researching learning environments for the past two decades.
Zach uses a variety of skills to tie together our various applications and services. He also spends time mentoring and working through designs/user experience.
Lex has worked on various growth modules with a focus on empowering all voices. Her current work focuses on coding front end views. She also designs political cartoons.
Steven is a game designer and engineer who worked on immersive games, and is now working on the growth platform. He also builds media and does usability on the platform.
Rider manages growth-based curriculum in H5P, lays groundwork for end-to-end testing, oversees sound effects within studio games, and works with the ThriveCast platform development process.
Rona does most usability for the platform, checking new features, designed grows, and making sure the platform runs smoothly and as expected. Also, doing similar work for around brand consistency.