Our belief in our products is surpassed only by our belief in our people who make Adaptive Curriculum a forward-thinking, visionary company.
Chief Executive Officer
Jim joined Adaptive Curriculum as Chief Executive Officer in January 2010 to lead the company's mission of using digital-age tools to engage students and improve math and science achievement. Jim has extensive industry and education experience having previously served as CEO of Epsilen, a global eLearning company; President of Harcourt Connected Learning, an online professional development company; and CEO of Classroom Connect. Prior to that Jim served as Senior Vice President of Marketing for Computer Curriculum Corporation, a division of Pearson Education. Jim also spent over 15 years in K-12 education as a math educator, academic dean, secondary school principal, and school president.
Vice President, Marketing
Javier joined AC with a proven background in building marketing cultures and programs that are seen through the customer lens. He asks what brands can do for customers, not the other way around. He believes an organization needs to work towards a greater good, enjoy life, and success will follow. Javier started his career in banking, took a detour through telecommunications, and landed where his passions lie: education. Prior to joining AC, Javier worked at Pearson, where he developed marketing and product programs that met stated and unstated needs of the K-12 market. He took the best K-12 learning tools and launched a homeschool business to help parents become better teachers. At AC, Javier leads all branding & marketing, professional development, and product journey initiatives. Most importantly, he is often called the ambassador of fun.
Director of US and Latin America Business Development
With over 13 years of experience as an educator and department head for Math and Science, including seven years as a teacher in Costa Rica, Patricia is uniquely suited for her role at Adaptive Curriculum directing, managing, and seeking out new business throughout Latin America. Patricia also pursues and develops strategic partnerships with multinational companies and global educational organizations. Patricia is fully bilingual in English and Spanish as well as being bicultural and holds degrees in both preschool and elementary education from institutions in Costa Rica and Arizona.
Content Development Manager
As a former math teacher, Alpay uses his knowledge of the classroom and technology to develop highly effective and engaging educational content for Adaptive Curriculum's product suite. Alpay has been an instructional designer since 2000 for RtB Education Solutions, SEBIT Education and Information Technologies, and Arizona State University Technology Based Learning and Research. Alpay has been a presenter and speaker at national and international conferences, such as NCTM.