Strategy, Serendipity, Sleepless Nights: 3 Edtech CEOs on ‘Great Exits’
JUNE 14, 2019
At the time, he was part of PLATO Learning, a school instructional software vendor now known as Edmentum. PLATO had reportedly spent about $50 million to buy another company to expand the school grades it serviced. But according to Brekhus, now chief product officer at Renaissance Learning, PLATO failed to effectively communicate how Lightspan fit into the company’s strategy. We send emails, we have meetings face to face,” he said.