john-gambaA serial entrepreneur, John Gamba has founded, funded, managed and exited several Internet companies in his 20 year career. After forming his own Ed Tech Incubator in 1999, John Co-founded PACE – the Partnership for Academic and Community Excellence. PACE was a school-to-home communications network that connected thousands of K-12 schools to millions of families in all 50 states. Less than eight years after its founding, PACE was purchased by NTI Group, Inc. and then sold to Blackboard, Inc. (nasd: BBBB) for $182 million. At the time of the acquisition, NTI Connect-ED served 20% of America’s K-12 schools and sent over one billion alerts / notifications to households annually. John is a a proud Father of two boys, competitive Ironman Triathlete and graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.