2nd October 2017
Groupcall is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Grazier to the position of Chief Operating Officer; he will assume the role from the start of November.
Richard’s twenty-two-year career in EdTech spans four continents, one hundred and twenty countries, more than twelve curricula and over twenty different applications for academic and administrative performance, including cashless, identity management, online payment and technical integration solutions.
Most recently, Richard was Vice President of Growth and Customer Operations at Pamoja Education where he had responsibility for strategy, business development, sales, marketing and customer service. Prior to Pamoja, he held director level roles at leading companies including Granada Learning, ami Education and Boardworks.
Richard is passionate about the opportunities created through digital learning strategies and technology to support teachers and school administrators in safeguarding the lives of children; re-thinking how students, teachers and schools can work to make a more engaging, intellectual, inquisitive and sustainable environment.
Lawrence Royston, Managing Director of Groupcall, welcomed Richard to the team, saying: “We’re thrilled that Richard has chosen to join Groupcall at such an exciting time for the business. I’m confident he will be instrumental in helping the company go from strength to strength as we enter the next phase of our growth. His considerable senior management experience will provide additional leadership, strategic thinking and business planning to the organisation.”
Richard graduated in Business and Management from Salford University and throughout his career has presented at academic conferences across the globe. He lives in Oxford with his wife Hayley and enjoys music, theatre, travel and history including the Tudor and Medici dynasties.
About Groupcall: Co-founded by Sir Bob Geldof, Groupcall has been pioneering data management and parental communication since conception.
Child safety and data security are at the heart of our business values, and everything we do is focused on making children everywhere safer, from contacting parents in an emergency to tracking attendance over time. With a product portfolio that makes managing and processing data from an MIS quick and easy, we provide the complete teacher dashboard, helping staff, students and parents alike.