DALLAS, June 15, 2017 — Bill Lowrey, CTO of Dallas-based edtech company Istation, selected as official member on exclusive Forbes Technology Council
“Istation is thrilled to have our CTO, Bill Lowrey, selected as one of the members of this elite council,” said Richard Collins, Istation Chairman and CEO. “Bill is an integral part of Istation and is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children and the way they learn.”
Responsible for overseeing engineering departments, working with teams across the globe, and leading efforts to build innovative hardware and software, Forbes Technology Council members play significant roles in their respective companies’ success and growth. From education to software development, Forbes Technology Council members are influencing a number of industries throughout the world.
“It is an honor and a privilege to be selected for this exclusive council and opportunity,” Lowrey said. “I’ve always been driven by a deep passion to provide resources that can transform the way students learn, and with Istation’s educational technology, we’re helping to close the achievement gap in a way that empowers students.”
Lowrey is committed to providing an immersive environment that inspires students to learn while also empowering teachers and supporting their need to differentiate instruction for a broad range of learners. With Lowrey’s vision, Istation’s educational technology provides an interactive, technology-driven program focused on creating smarter, more responsive learning.
Founded in 1998 and based in Dallas, Texas, Istation (Imagination Station) has become one of the nation’s leading providers of richly animated, game-like, educational technology. Istation was named one of 2019’s “EdTech 1000: Companies Transforming Education” by EdTech Digest, and has received numerous national educational technology awards. The Istation program puts more instructional time in the classroom through small-group and collaborative instruction. Istation’s innovative reading, math and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive environment and inspire them to learn. Additionally, administrators and educators can use Istation to easily track the progress of their students, schools and classrooms. Istation now serves more than 4 million students throughout the United States and in several other countries. The company celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018.
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