25-year strategy veteran joins Dallas-based educational technology organization
DALLAS, April 23, 2019 — Istation welcomes Steve Jordan as the first Chief Product Officer (CPO) at the company. Istation is a Dallas-based education technology provider of computer-adaptive assessments and instruction in reading, math and Spanish literacy.
As CPO, Jordan will be responsible for driving Istation’s product vision, strategy, design and development. He will lead the company’s product management and design teams. Jordan will focus on innovation and growth of the product portfolio, building on the Istation mission of empowering kids and supporting educators.
“We are excited to welcome a visionary leader like Steve aboard our Istation team as Chief Product Officer,” said Richard Collins, Istation CEO and one of the company’s founders.
Jordan brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry. Previously, he was Vice President of Product Management at Flywheel Building Intelligence, a cloud solution optimizing building operations, where he led product strategy, product development and marketing across web, mobile and native applications. Prior to Flywheel, he held product leadership roles at Dealertrack, Mozido, CoreLogic and GHR Systems.
“Steve is amazing at what he does, and I know he will excel in this role as Istation moves forward,” said Ossa Fisher, Istation President and COO. “We are grateful to have his experience and expertise in technology on our team.”
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.