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Why we like rSmart


rSmart has assembled an outstanding leadership team at the management and Board level, comprising successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders in higher education, open-source software and SaaS. In addition, rSmart is the only commercial enterprise to have Board seats on both the Sakai and Kuali Foundations.

Management Team

John Robinson, Co-Founder and Chairman
Widely recognized visionary in higher education; for more than 35 years he has been serving colleges and universities worldwide with innovative software technology
Chris Coppola, Co-Founder, President and CEO
Spent more than a decade as an entrepreneur designing, engineering and managing the development of e-learning solutions for colleges and universities; has helped build the Sakai and Kuali communities into robust and sustainable organizations
Tony Potts, Co-Founder and CTO
Work on open-source projects has spanned many fronts, from lead developer on OSP 1.5 to architect and development manager on the Kuali Financial System project; author of seven computer books on subjects ranging from Java development to 3D graphics