Istation's exemplary team of content developers, animators, programmers, and advisors is led by a leadership team that is passionately devoted to elevating the standards of US literacy and education.
As chairman and CEO, Collins has led Istation as an innovator in educational technology for over 25 years. He also currently serves on the boards of numerous charitable organizations that empower disadvantaged children through education, mentoring, counseling, and financial assistance.
He began his career in banking and has invested in real estate, energy, and media companies since 1972. Collins has received numerous awards including the SMU Dean’s Award for Personal Achievement, Service, and Leadership, and was named EdTech CEO of the Year in the 2019 EdTech Breakthrough Awards.
With over 18 years of experience in the education arena, Watson has served in leadership roles including the chief revenue officer at Honorlock, as senior vice president of customer success and strategic initiatives at Securly, and as regional vice president of strategic accounts at Amplify.
As the son of K-12 educators, Watson highly values empowering teachers and inspiring students with high-quality, interactive learning experiences. Early on in his career, he had the opportunity to support students with diverse learning needs, and he was inspired to pursue a purpose-driven path in education technology.
He is a graduate of the University of California, Riverside, and a lifelong Lakers fan.
As chief financial officer, Flood directs the general financial business strategy for Istation. She has almost 20 years of business experience spanning finance, planning, strategy, and corporate development.
Flood has held positions in both privately held and publicly traded companies and has served as a management consultant for multiple Fortune 50 organizations. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Lowrey is a co-founder, leader, and innovator in technology for Istation. He brings 25 years of experience in software development with a concentration on developing scalable, reliable technology systems. He was named a finalist in the 2019 Tech Titans awards for chief technology officer.
Lowrey has worked with large and small companies in the telecommunications, banking, insurance, energy, and healthcare industries.
As chief product officer, Jordan leads Istation’s product vision, strategy, design, and development. With a focus on innovation and growth, Jordan drives Istation’s product portfolio to better serve educators and students.
He brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry and previously was the vice president of product management at Flywheel Building Intelligence.
Rubin is one of Istation’s founding members and the original chief architect of Istation’s information systems.
An advocate for software’s ability to automate tasks and make educators’ lives easier, Rubin has been a key contributor in developing the company’s data-collection and reporting features and server infrastructure.
Vice President of Education Expertise
As a former teacher, Whitfield brings over 39 years of education experience and leads Istation’s education expertise teams that provide educators with customized professional development and support.
Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
Blevins brings over 25 years of sales leadership experience and leads Istation’s strategic and government partnership teams to develop new business opportunities.
Director of Audio
Nulf leads audio artistic efforts for Istation’s digital learning products, including sound, voice, and music, and develops audio tool implementations.
Director of Professional Services
Jones has over 25 years of experience in education and leads Istation’s team of professional learning coaches and strategic partnership consultants.
Vice President of Research and Assessment
Dr. Locke develops and implements product research and innovation for the Istation’s Indicators of Progress (ISIP) suite of assessments. She holds a PhD from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Director of Marketing
Bowen leads Istation’s marketing team by providing strategic direction, coaching, and support to a team specializing in branding, social media, marketing automation, SEO, analytics, events, and promotions.
Vice President of Human Resources and Administration
Santana-Carey oversees Istation’s mission-driven people strategy in partnership with executive management and the human resources team.
Senior Vice President of Engineering
White has over 30 years of software development experience and leads engineering efforts to develop award-winning learning programs.
Senior Vice President of Customer Success
Spivey leads the customer support, professional services, and product launch teams in their work to provide classrooms with best-in-class customer support to achieve successful student outcomes.
Director of Customer Support
Bardales leads Istation’s best-in-class customer support teams which include general support, technical success, and onboarding and implementations.
Director of Creative Learning
Mabry is a National Board Certified Teacher with over 20 years of experience in education. She leads Istation’s learning design team to innovate in our digital curriculum and gamification.
Director of Product Operations and Delivery
Robbins leads Istation's Agile practices, product delivery, product operations, and analytics groups. He brings more than 25 years of experience working in technology firms including start-ups, small businesses, and large enterprises.
Lucas is a video game industry veteran with over 15 years of experience and leads Istation’s creative teams to develop engaging learning experiences.
Director of Proposals and Standards
Monroe has over 25 years of experience in leading sales proposals efforts and leads the proposals team to match school, district, and state needs to Istation’s solutions.
Director of Revenue Operations
Kurtz oversees the optimization and maximization of revenue business functions and helps establish efficient education product lines for Istation.
Jackson leads Istation’s art team to develop exciting next-generation art for Istation’s suite of products.