Our Leadership Team
Today, Reading Plus meets the increasing need of providing educators with adaptive easy-to-use edtech tools, but our commitment to improving reading proficiency dates back to the 1930s. Reading Plus has transformed the educational experience for teachers and students for nearly 100 years.
We’re a team of passionate and experienced educators, researchers, technologists, designers and support specialists. We love coming to work every day to help educators change students’ lives.
“Strikes and gutters. Ups and Downs.”
— El Duderino
Steven Guttentag, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”
Raquel Whiting Gilmer
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
Peter C. Davis
“Reading is important. If you know how to read, then the whole world opens up to you.”
Chief Education Officer
“To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.”
Janine Caffrey Ed.D.
Chief Research Officer
“Do or do not … there is no try.”
Chief Product Officer
“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
—Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Chief Content Officer
“It takes a village to raise a child.”
Chief Financial Officer
“Leave the place better than you found it.”
—Ted Ochs (dad)
Senior Vice President, Sales
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
—Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Vice President, Customer Success
“If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.”
—Marty McFly (from Back to the Future)
Director, Digital Marketing
“What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.”