Blake is the Founder and CEO of Aceable, a mobile-first education platform that transforms stale institutional knowledge into practical understanding. Since founding Aceable in 2012, the company and it's family of brands has educated over 13 million customers and has raised $100 million dollars from HGGC, Sageview Capital, Silveron, Floodgate, and a slew of other angels. Blake started his career as a systems integration consultant for Ernst & Young. While at EY, Blake developed his passion for education by founding the EY Austin college MAP program that helps high school juniors and seniors get through graduation and into college. After six years at EY, Blake decided to follow his passion for education and his entrepreneurial instincts to start Aceable.
Eric landed in Austin 16 years ago through his first job at IBM. Eric joins us from MyFitnessPal, where he most recently led the Engineering team through their spin-out from Under Armour. At UA, Eric was responsible for Data and Platform Engineering, building the team that helps tens of millions of people live healthier lives. He was also a founding co-chair of UA Unified, UA’s LGBTQ+ employee resource group, where they brought UA into its first Pride parades (in SF, Austin, Baltimore, and World Pride NYC), helped UA launch its first Pride apparel lines, and got UA to 100 on the HRC Consumer Equality Index.
Nancy is responsible for all things Finance and Accounting. She previously spent nearly three years in the Google Finance organization and over 10 years at Ernst & Young, where she was a Senior Manager in Assurance Services. An experienced accounting and finance leader, Nancy has a demonstrated history of working in multiple industries with a focus in tech and real estate.
Peter is responsible for the growth and success of Aceable. Prior to Aceable, he was the Vice President and General Manager of BDX at Builder Homesite Inc. where he led several businesses that attract and engage new home shoppers, including NewHomeSource, the largest demand generating platform in the US for new construction homes. He was VP of Global Digital Marketing for SolarWinds and held executive roles at Kodak Gallery and Intuit in direct-to-consumer marketing. Peter started his career as a management consultant, where he led strategic projects for both Sapient Corporation (now Publicis Sapient) and KPMG Consulting.
As Chief Product Officer, Brooke is responsible for Aceable’s overall end-to-end product and customer experiences while also building a world-class product team that truly listens and learns from our customers. With over 18 years of experience at companies like Dell Technologies and Blackbaud, Brooke embraces all things "As-a-Service", Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Big data and Software/Tech. While she loves to work hard, she is equally passionate about being an authentic leader of great teams, of all sizes and locations, working together on a clearly articulated common set of goals based on one vision. Brooke's background represents a truly unique intersection between software, services, security, technology and business.
Leslie leads the Legal Department at Aceable, Inc. Prior to joining Aceable, she was Senior Counsel for the Houston Astros and Crane Capital Group, Inc. As Senior Counsel, she managed all legal matters related to the team and its parent company. Prior to this position, Leslie was counsel for Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc., a publicly traded restaurant company that operated over 150 restaurants domestically and internationally. She also worked as a corporate associate at three international law firms in New York and Houston.
Kristen ensures that Aceable is a delight for our students! She leads Customer Support and Fulfillment teams responsible for delivering memorable and valuable customer experiences to our students. With over 15 years’ experience leading customer teams in high growth, early-stage companies, Kristen thrives helping organizations anticipate and decode complex growth stages during critical seasons of change.
Erica helps to make strategic decisions around growing the Aceable business, whether it’s pursuing a new educational vertical or buying a company. Erica started her career in Investment Banking, and prior to joining Aceable, spent six years in Private Equity. Throughout her career, Erica has gained corporate finance and operating experience across multiple industries, from financial services to technology, and even from construction services to industrial manufacturing.
Lindsey helps Aceable to shape talent priorities that align with Aceable's business strategy and changing needs. She partners with leaders to think strategically about people and culture, and to develop and implement solutions to achieve business goals. Prior to Aceable, she held the positions of Global Director of Employee Success at A Cloud Guru and Global HRBP at Blue Prism. S