– USA, GA – Boxlight Corporation (NASDAQ: BOXL), a leading provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, today announced that Michael Pope has been named as its Chairman and CEO.
Harold Bevis, previous CEO and Chairman has stepped down as an officer and director.
“We are thrilled that Michael has accepted the offer to assume leadership of the Company at this critical time,” said Mark Elliott, Director. “Michael’s intimate understanding of the company’s history, along with his solid grasp of the education technology landscape and keen business intellect, position Michael as a clear fit. Boxlight’s board of directors has complete confidence in Michael’s ability to navigate the Company through its next chapter.”
About Michael Pope
Prior to accepting the role of CEO and Chairman, Mr. Pope served as the company’s President since July 2015 and has been a director of the Company since September 2014. Mr. Pope served as Managing Director at Vert Capital, a private equity and business advisory firm, and its affiliates from October 2011 to October 2016, managing portfolio holdings in education, consumer products, technology and digital media. From May 2008 to October 2011, Mr. Pope was CFO and COO for the Taylor Family in Salt Lake City, managing family investment holdings in the consumer products, professional services, real estate and education sectors.
“As I step into this new position, I am optimistic and ready to work alongside our tremendous employees, channel partners and other stakeholders to grow our footprint in the education technology marketplace, and further the Boxlight mission to improve student outcomes,” Michael Pope said. “I’m committed to strengthening our supply chain, improving our product suite, fueling our sales channel, and delivering growing revenues and a plan for profitability.”
Mr. Pope holds an active CPA license and earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting from Brigham Young University.
About Boxlight Corporation
Boxlight Corporation is a leading provider of technology solutions for the global education market. The company improves student engagement and learning outcomes by providing educators with the products they need for the 21st-century classroom. The company develops, sells and services its integrated, interactive solution suite of software, classroom technologies, professional development and support services. Boxlight also provides educators with thousands of free lesson plans and activities via MimioConnect, an interactive teaching community.
For more information: https://mimio.boxlight.com
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