We love what we do

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of experts in our field

Delivering a comprehensive K-12 software platform that meets the curriculum, instruction, assessment, and reporting needs of school districts.

SchoolSpire understands that every implementation is unique, with different wants and needs. Our solution is completely modular, allowing school districts to customize the system as needed.

Wasay / Founder & CEO

Executive Team

A. Zaheer

Chairman and President

Ahmed Zaheer has an educational background in Civil and Structural Engineering. He is a savvy investor with extensive business management experience in multiple industries, including IT, Real Estate, Hospitality, and Healthcare.

Wasay

Founder & CEO

Wasay has been in the educational technology space for over 18 years. As a cofounder of D2SC and after Public Consulting Group (PCG)’s acquisition of IMS, Wasay has been managing Operations and Technology for the product, since inception. Wasay also manages International Business Development, focusing on IMS sales in the Middle East and Asia. 

Rob

SVP, US Sales & Client Services

Rob has over 30 years of experience with technology firms, the last 18 in the education space, working with classroom instructional technologies. As cofounder of D2 Data Driven Software, the OEM of the IMS product, Rob brings a deep experience in business operations and project management. Rob oversees business operations, sales and client relations. 

Hashim

SVP, International Sales and Client Services

Hashim has extensive experience as a global management executive, having worked in numerous public and private industries, including: Wall Street finance, M&A executive with the second biggest chemical company in the U.S. Hashim then moved Pakistan to revolutionize the Pakistan entertainment industry, as CEO of Cinepax. Hashim has been worked as an advisor and business development consultant with SchoolSpire’s executive team for over 10 years.

U.S. Team

Clayton

Data Integrations

Since its inception, Clayton has been integrally involved with the development of the IMS product including original product/client meetings, system-wide product and database design initiatives, sales presentations, client training, and project management. Clayton has overseen the implementation (integration and training) of all IMS modules and manages each data integration with a client’s Student Information System (SIS).

Andrew

Operations

Andrew has over seven years of experience in educational software, and manages and facilitates functionality changes, feature requests, and the product roadmap from submission to deployment. Andrew also manages client implementations, and provides back-end technical and operations support.   

Brad

Infrastructure and Hosting

Brad has over 15 years of experience, with expertise in network design through all layers and hierarchies; access, distribution, core, server farms & WAN, optical networking and fiber rings. Data Center networks, disaster recovery, high-availability and low latency networking.

Rob

Client Implementation

Rob has been with SchoolSpire for 8 years. Prior to that he worked in the classroom in the Plano school district at the middle school level. During his time at SchoolSpire, Rob has been the project/client manager for many of SchoolSpire’s larger clients. His knowledge of both the curriculum and assessment modules of the EMPOWER IMS, and how it is used in the field, in the classroom, make him a highly-valued resource for SchoolSpire and its clients.

Pradeep

Development

As Lead UI Architect, Pradeep ensures quality and scalability of SchoolSpire products, strategically integrating IMS with other educational product offerings. In addition to educational technology, Pradeep has project experience ranging from game development, to self-driving technology.

Ifthekar

Reporting and Analytics

Ifti has 18 years of IT experience in the Educational domain, with extensive experience in relational database management Systems, application development, data warehousing, reporting and BI Analytics. Ifthekar has been involved in the development of IMS product since its inception. 

DeLana

Content Integration

DeLana has been associated with the IMS product from its inception, in virtually every capacity. Currently for SchoolSpire, DeLana focuses on product quality, and is a content specialist. DeLana oversees content integration with strategic partners ranging from standards and objectives, item banks, and pre-built assessments. 

Sudhir

Development

Sudhir has over 9 years of extensive experience in management, architecture, design, coding and development of enterprise software applications for web-based and computer business systems, using agile and full life-cycle development methodologies. Sudhir is instrumental in leading a team of developers for both customer support and development.

Absar

Development

Absar is a meticulous system analyst and developer with almost six years of industry experience. As a member of the team for the last 4 years, Absar has delivered assessment results for over 9 million students in Pakistan under challenging circumstances. He is a specialist in IMS Global QTI and LTI standards and also an active product developer.

Whitney

Business Development

Whitney is an energetic and compassionate educator with over 5 years of public classroom teaching experience, and 5 years of consulting, training, curriculum development, and project management work with education software applications. Her passion for students and educators is the drive behind working with clients to make sure their system will best support their educators in providing the ultimate solution for data driven instruction, assessment and curriculum delivery, and a robust student center to meet the needs of all students and their unique learning styles. 

Glenda

Client Implementation

Glenda loved teaching Science because it was hands on and allowed for a tremendous amount of interaction with her students. The “ah-ha” moments give you a feeling of purpose and success like no other. For those same reasons, she wanted to come to work with SchoolSpire and work with the IMS product. It builds a strong and immediate bond to be able to sit down with a client and share the success that she’s seen with the product, and to talk about the challenges and achievements with technology integration/implementation

Lily

Office Manager

Lily is instrumental in day-to-day operational tasks, with expertise in accounting, billing and executive assistance tasks.

Pakistan Team

Rashid

Rashid is a senior sales engineer for SchoolSpire. Prior to working with SchoolSpire, Rashid worked for NIFT in a joint venture with SchoolSpire to deliver scanning, scoring and reporting solution to the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education in Punjab, Pakistan. Since joining the team, Rashid is instrumental in continuing to build onto product offerings, and providing support to Hashim Raza.

Omar

Omar is a dynamic individual with 10 years of experience in User Acceptance Testing, Hospitality Industry, Procurement of IT Equipment and House Building. He specializes in taking a project and getting the job done. He has recently joined the team and will be a bridge between School Spire’s US and Pakistan office. He also assists the CEO of School Spire, Pakistan Office in Business Development, Implementation and resolving client Issues for the local market.

Adeel

Adeel is a proficient Software Engineer, with strong technical skills and development knowledge. He is am experienced developer with proficiency in java, jsf, java, jpa and other technologies. He is hard-working and works well within a team environment.

India Team

Priya

Quality Assurance

Priya has worked with top educational and IT firms as an SME and an Instructional Designer, with hands on experience in designing, developing K-12 content, curriculum & mind maps. She is a proficient tester, having worked with the Empower IMS product for over 3 years.

Ravishankar

Quality Assurance

Ravi has over 13 years of vast experience in Quality Assurance, Test Management, Project Management and Sales. With expertise in both Manual and Automation Testing, Ravi is passionate for creating new Automation Frameworks. Also a Certified Project Management Professional, he has Project Management experience in various business domains such as Education, Healthcare, Banking and e-Commerce.

Abishek

Development

Abishek works as a UI/UX Developer for Schoolspire. He is an experienced web developer and am proficient in ExtJS, Javascript, HTML/HTML5,CSS/CSS3, AJAX and JSON. Prior to working with Schoolspire, Abishek has worked for Silicon TechLab and Tibco Software India Pvt. Ltd. He has experience in various domains, including Education and Retail, developing web applications since 2013.  Abishek has a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Biju Patnaik University of Technology.