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Explore Interactive utilizes iPads, Chromebooks, laptops, and smartphones with students in K-12th grade to increase standardized test scores. The Explore! platform allows students to touch, move, and experiment with a concept and practice skills, catering to auditory, visual, and tactile learners. Our goal is to ignite a passion for learning in the next generation of students.

Wesley Virt Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Wesley’s main responsibility insures Explore Interactive creates value for students, administrators, and parents from across the nation. To accomplish this goal, Wesley has interviewed over 75 teachers and administrators from across the nation and extensively researched the best pedagogical approaches to include in Explore!’s missions.”

Chris Palermo Marketing Associate

Hailing from Silicon Valley, Chris has an infectious energy and passion for innovation. His role within Explore Interactive involves marketing Explore! to parents, teachers, and administrators.

Dr. Amanda Thompson Advisor

As a Corporate Finance Professor and experienced entrepreneur, Dr. Thompson oversees the strategic and financial planning within Explore Interactive. She also assists in preparing for and understanding interactions with external funders.

Jim Dreher Advisor

With the Silicon Valley experience of founding and launching several startups, Jim integrates his extensive knowledge of startups to advise Explore Interactive on potential emerging markets in the EdTech industry. Jim also serves as an Industry Mentor & Advisor to UCLA’s MedTech Innovations Program.

Dr. Brenda Capobianco Educational Consultant

An esteemed researcher in STEM educational pedagogy, Dr. Capobainco has worked with over 300 teachers across Indiana to pilot a program known as Science Learning through Engineering Design (SLED). This program implements engineering principles in teaching scientific concepts.

Dr. Michelle Pittard Educational Consultant

Dr. Pittard is the Chair of the Education Studies Department at Wabash College and an expert in pedagogical teaching methods. Her most recent research projects include: examining the relationship between liberal arts education and teacher preparation and classroom-based research for pre-service teachers.