We seek to develop comprehensive systems that protect, connect and educate all students, staff and parents
John Vandenburgh, Co-Founder
- Author of multiple award winning program development curriculums, surveys and trainings used nationwide in schools
- Leads the vision, product strategy, marketing, customer support and technology for Vanden
- Awarded the Anande Guruge Lifetime Commitment Award for Violence Prevention in Los Angeles, California, as well as the California Educator of the Year Region X in 2002.
Niki Vandenburgh, Co-Founder
- Secured and oversaw $10 million in federal grant funding projects to enhance the Economic Development and Tribal Education for Indian Reservations
- Author of multiple program development curriculums for schools and tribes
- Leads operations that includes legal, finance, business development and marketing for Vanden
Les Ottolenghi, Senior Advisor
- Serves as business advisor, tech development guidance
- CIO, Las Vegas Sands Corporation International
- Co-Founder and served as Chief Executive Officer of INTENT MediaWorks, Inc. Co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of AgentWare. Vice President of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, where he led a team that built the groundbreaking Mercavia Network, tying more than 5,000 travel agents directly to travel suppliers via the Internet.
- Authored the Web 2.0 strategic plan for the largest music publisher in the world and advises TBS, Turner Studios, Starz and The Discovery Channel.
Dr. Dave Long,
- Serves as educational product development advisor, business development outreach
- Appointed by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Secretary of Education in March 2007
- Former Chairperson of the Federal Education Safe and Drug Free Schools and Community Advisory Committee.
Sergio Castenada, Creative Advisor
- Designs and oversees all print and media production
- Extensive background in coaching clients through marketing process
Don Miller, Media and Web Services
Lee Vasquez Ilaoa, Ph.D. Research Director
- Directs research of data and written materials
- Writer for Direction Survey and Vanden
- Currently adjunct Professor at Texas A&M University