GreyED Solutions is a group of dedicated, innovative edtech professionals who have a desire to ensure that teachers and students have access to the best educational technology products possible in order to learn and thrive.
The members of our leadership team are listed below but our network of educators and education business leaders is extensive. If you’re interested in joining the GreyED Solutions Community, please let us know. We look forward to learning what you can contribute to our mission and our work!
Julie Carter, EdD, Co-Founder and CEO
Julie has a passion for impacting the classroom through effective implementations of technology. Her background in education began as a classroom teacher and media specialist before becoming the Executive Director of Technology for Minnetonka Public Schools. There she oversaw one of the best 1:1 computing efforts in the country, being recognized by the Apple Distinguished Educator Program and the National School Board Association. She was named as Tech & Learning’s Leader of the Year in 2010 for her innovative use of technology and as one of “20 to Watch” by the National School Board Association in 2010. She was recently recognized on The Edvocate’s 2017 EdTech 20: A Ranking of 20 Global Edtech Influencers. Dr. Carter brings several years of successful consulting in both K12 and the EdTech industry to GreyEd Solutions.
Rob Dickson, Co-Founder
Rob Dickson’s technical understanding of how technology should support student learning contributed to his previous district’s ranking among the “top ten” digital districts in the nation four of the past five years. Among Dickson’s accomplishments are leading the first VBlock cloud data center installation in K-12 education and advising many schools across the country with their technology planning and integration. Dickson was named 2014s “20 to Watch” from NSBA for innovation and technology integration work. In 2016 he was recognized as on of the Top 30 Technologists Transformers and Trailblazers, and in 2017 was awarded ISTE’s PLN Administrator Award for Exemplary Leadership. Dickson currently directs the instructional technology program and all of the technology infrastructure work for Omaha Public Schools as the Executive Director of Information Management Systems.
Lisa deRoy, Chief Learning Officer
Lisa draws upon nearly 20 years of experience while navigating the ever changing K-12 landscape as a practitioner, education consultant, policy advisor and integration specialist. In her various roles over the years she has consulted with school districts, education service agencies and various Ministries of Education regarding effective integration of technology and implementation best practices. Lisa guides the work of pilot implementations for GreyED Solutions.