Analytics Experts Enable Education Insights

At Intellify Learning, we believe data-driven insights create pathways in education. Our goal is to enable everyone, from the student to the solution provider, with the information needed to drive success.

About Us

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Intellify Learning is a company whose mission is to transform data into insights and action and open new possibilities in education. Intellify saw the benefits of widespread edtech adoption, but also recognized the analytics issues confronting the education community. In 2013, the company set out to help the community manage and analyze education data more efficiently and effectively so that student success could be front and center.

Today, Intellify serves higher education and K-12 institutions as well as education providers such as publishers and education app companies.

The Intellify Team

Intellify Learning is comprised of experts in education, edtech, and publishing. The leadership team has worked with the education community for nearly 20 years. Together, the Intellify Learning team strives to empower education through analytics.

Gautam Parasnis

Chief Executive Officer

Gautam serves as CEO with a focus on Intellify Learning’s strategic growth and operations. Previously, Gautam has held roles such as Managing Director at Weld North, Chief Technology Officer for Learning House, and Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM’s Global Business Services…   Show More

Gautam serves as CEO with a focus on Intellify Learning’s strategic growth and operations. Previously, Gautam has held roles such as Managing Director at Weld North, Chief Technology Officer for Learning House, and Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM’s Global Business Services. He drove the growth of these businesses through transformation and operational efficiencies.

Gautam graduated with a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India and holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.   Show Less

Chris Vento

Chief Visionary Officer and Co-Founder

Chris is an edtech industry executive who is a visionary, strategist, technologist, product innovator, and open standards leader. Prior to Intellify…   Show More

Chris is an edtech industry executive who is a visionary, strategist, technologist, product innovator, and open standards leader. Prior to Intellify Learning, Chris spearheaded the creation of Cengage’s MindTap (CODiE 2013 award winner) and was responsible for all digital technology and product initiatives. He has also held leadership positions with Blackboard, WebCT, Lotus (IBM) and Avid Technology, as well as early stage software ventures, Centrical and Vertigo.

Chris studied Computer Science at Boston College and received his M.S. in Computer Science from Boston University. In addition to advocating for learning analytics, Chris enjoys watching football with his grandchild, golfing, skiing, and eating the best cuisine that life has to offer.   Show Less

Prashant Nayak

Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder

Prashant serves as Intellify’s Chief Technology Officer after co-founding the company in 2013. As an experienced member in the tech world, Prashant leads…   Show More

Prashant serves as Intellify’s Chief Technology Officer after co-founding the company in 2013. As an experienced member in the tech world, Prashant leads Intellify’s technological vision and oversees the solutions Intellify provides to its clients. Prior to co-founding Intellify, Prashant was the Chief Software Architect at Cengage Learning. Prashant has also served as the Principal and Senior Software Architect at Experience, Inc., Blackboard, and WebCT.

Prashant received his Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and B.S. degree from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka.   Show Less

Mladen Malkovich

Chief Product Officer

As Chief Product Officer, Mladen is responsible for the creation of segment specific solutions, and internal representation of Intellify customers…   Show More

As Chief Product Officer, Mladen is responsible for the creation of segment specific solutions, and internal representation of Intellify customers, users, and partners. With over twenty years of experience within the education technology sector, Mladen continues to strengthen his track record in delivering innovative solutions and products to the industry. Before joining Intellify two years ago, Mladen provided consulting and leadership services to numerous companies, aiding them in areas of product strategy, product and program management, business development, and partnering.

Mladen received his MBA in Project Management from Athabasca University and studied Computer Science while residing in Sarajevo. In his spare time, Mladen will sometimes be found racing a go-kart.   Show Less

Hank Bowman

Vice President of Education Partnerships

Hank is passionate about helping institutions and partners innovate and grow by unlocking learning and life-cycle intelligence. He leads Intellify’s…   Show More

Hank is passionate about helping institutions and partners innovate and grow by unlocking learning and life-cycle intelligence. He leads Intellify’s partnerships with organizations seeking to make analytics part of their operational and learning practices. Hank has worked with the higher education community for over 15 years, holding business development and marketing leadership positions with CogBooks, WebCT, Blackboard, and Campus Management Corp.

Hank graduated from Elon University in marketing. When not meeting with academic leaders, Hank fronts the roots/bluegrass band, the Outliers.   Show Less

Mike Agostino

Vice President of Integration Services

Mike leads Intellify’s Services organization to successfully implement client engagements. Mike joined Intellify after spending three years at Follett…   Show More

Mike leads Intellify’s Services organization to successfully implement client engagements. Mike joined Intellify after spending three years at Follett School Solutions, where he oversaw implementation and training in support of Follett’s industry leading K-12 Education software platforms. Prior to joining Follett Mike spent twelve years at IBM, serving in a variety of Services leadership positions within IBM’s Data Management and Analytics division. Mike is passionate about customer success and has worked directly with hundreds of Fortune 500 clients across his career.

Mike earned his MBA from Bentley University and a BA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Outside of the office Mike is very involved with his kids’ youth baseball programs, and enjoys playing golf.   Show Less

Jean Ku

Vice President of Marketing

Jean is responsible for Intellify’s marketing initiatives. In this capacity, she oversees the marketing strategy, branding and communication programs…   Show More

Jean is responsible for Intellify’s marketing initiatives. In this capacity, she oversees the marketing strategy, branding and communication programs. Prior to Intellify, Jean led marketing and strategy initiatives for education companies, including Rosetta Stone and Blackboard. Jean worked with the D.C. Office of the State Superintendent’s Office as part of Mayor Adrian Fenty’s education reform efforts. Before joining the digital learning movement, Jean advised companies on their corporate strategic plans and customer outreach programs.

Jean received her MBA from the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and her undergraduate degree from American University. In addition to chasing after her two boisterous kids, Jean loves traveling, gardening and running. She currently serves on the board of the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia.   Show Less

Together, the Intellify Learning team strives to empower education through analytics.

Partner Ecosystem

By partnering with Intellify Learning, providers of learning systems, educational apps and content can facilitate the education community’s push to bring education data together and create richer learning intelligence. Intellify is building an alliance ecosystem of open and private sensors that facilitates data sharing between systems. Intellify works with alliance members to seamlessly and quickly address shared education customers’ need for comprehensive learning analytics.

Through the Intellify Alliance ecosystem, members drive and realize:


Greater value to mutual education customers

Alignment with Caliper standards

Data interoperability

Impact on the student experience
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