Why we like Learnist (formerly Grockit)
Roy Gilbert joined as CEO in October 2010 after running Google India from 2004-2008. Farbood Nivi is a founder and was formerly with Kaplan and Princeton Review, where he was Master Teacher of the Year. Board members include Jeff Fagnan from Atlas Ventures, Mitch Lasky from Benchmark, and John Powell from Integral Capital Partners.
- Russell Greiff, VP of Business Development
- Previously at Sylvan, Educate, and IAC; launched AmeriCorps
- Chris Bennett, Game Designer
- Formerly at Playdom/Disney, Electronic Arts, Digital Chocolate
- Aaron Burcell, VP of Marketing
- Previously at Outspark, Stata Labs (YHOO), WebTV (MSFT)
% of GSV figures are based upon the fair value of each holding as of December 31, 2013, or the cost basis of the holding (exclusive of transaction costs) if the investment closed subsequent to December 31, 2013. In either case, these values are divided by the net assets of GSV Capital as of December 31, 2013.