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Dec. 1, 2022

63: Where Are They Now? A Conversation with Ross Young, Executive VP of Linewize

63: Where Are They Now? A Conversation with Ross Young, Executive VP of Linewize

Overview

In this episode, I reconnected with my friend, Ross Young, Executive VP of Linewize. Ross, originally appeared on Episode 47 of the show, and now he is back to give us an update on all the things going on at Linewize. Ross discusses acquisitions made by Linewize and how these techs are helping to keep learners safe online. We also have some personal conversations about mental health and health. I hope you enjoy this Where are They Now Update with Ross Young, Executive VP of Linewize. Grab those headphones now and tune into Episode 63!

More About Ross

Ross Young is Senior Vice President and General Manager of North America at Linewize. He helps K-12 school districts meet the challenges of today’s connected learning environment by leading product strategy, sales and customer experience. With more than 15 years of relevant experience, Young has deep expertise in the EdTech and cybersecurity industries, a passion for technology and its ability to drive social impact, and a strong understanding of how to effectively integrate classroom management tools into school districts while complying with security, safety, 1:1 scale and procurement. An experienced SaaS veteran, Young was instrumental in the successful launch of Linewize in the U.S. market and has spent the past three years aiding in the strategic growth and development of the company. Young is also a thought leader who regularly contributes videos and blog posts on a range of topics, including trends in EdTech and remote learning, cyber-safety and mental health in schools, digital citizenship, tech for good, and more. When he’s not busy supporting and protecting every child’s digital journey, Young can be found chasing his kids on bikes, skis, and scooters or across the football field at his home in San Diego, California.

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Ross Young

Senior Vice President & General Manager of Linewize North America

Ross Young is Senior Vice President and General Manager of North America at Linewize where he helps K-12 school districts meet the challenges of today’s connected learning environment by leading product strategy, sales and customer experience. With more than 15 years of relevant experience, Young has deep expertise in the EdTech and cybersecurity industries, a passion for technology and its ability to drive social impact, and a strong understanding of how to effectively integrate classroom management tools into school districts while complying with security, safety, 1:1 scale and procurement. An experienced SaaS veteran, Young was instrumental in the successful launch of Linewize in the U.S. market and has spent the past three years aiding in the strategic growth and development of the company. Young is also a thought leader who regularly contributes videos and blog posts on a range of topics including trends in EdTech and remote learning, cyber-safety and mental health in schools, digital citizenship, tech for good and more. When he’s not busy supporting and protecting every child’s digital journey, Young can be found chasing his kids on bikes, skis, scooters or across the football field at his home in San Diego, California.