Impero Software Announces New CEO Justin Reilly
Impero Software has named Justin Reilly as its new CEO. He takes over for former CEO Richard Fuller who is moving to the position of Executive Chairman. The announcement comes as Impero ends its highest sales month to date and is on track to see record sales in the U.S. this year.
Reilly has been appointed to steer the business through its next phase of growth following Impero’s move to the cloud in January, the opening of a U.S. office in Austin and a series of recent product announcements. He brings with him a wealth of expertise from the global education space, with more than 15 years leading EdTech businesses to success.
With an early career teaching mathematics and information and communications technologies in UK secondary schools, Reilly understands firsthand the challenges associated with digital learning, which has been a driving force in his commercial success. For the past five years Reilly was the CEO of Mwabu Group, one of Africa’s leading EdTech businesses, serving schools and ministries of education in some of the most remote and unstable regions. Prior to that he was Vice President of Technology Delivery and Strategic Partnerships at Pearson Education and CEO of Fronter AS, a provider of learning management systems.
“I am thrilled to be joining the Impero team and very much look forward to hitting the ground running,” said Reilly. “As the number of devices in education continues to grow, and as student safety becomes more and more of a focus for school leadership teams, the Impero product suite has never been more relevant. I am already full of ideas and can’t wait to start speaking with Impero customers, from all markets, to understand more about their priorities and challenges.”
Reilly will work closely with Richard Fuller who was instrumental in integrating Impero into Investcorp Technology Partners following its acquisition of Impero in 2017. “It has been a busy and exciting two years since I came on board to expand our U.S. presence and launch our cloud offering,” said Fuller. “Having delivered these initiatives, I am now keen to add value as Executive Chairman and hand it over to Justin who will shape our growth strategy.”
Reilly starts immediately and will work closely with his new team over the summer to plan and strategize ahead of the new school year.
About Impero Software
Impero Software develops remote monitoring and management, as well as safeguarding solutions, for education establishments around the world. Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by more than 2 million devices in over 90 countries. Impero is used by more than 30% of UK secondary schools and in more than 600 U.S. districts.
Impero’s cutting edge EdTech software consolidates a range of powerful classroom, network and device management features enabling schools and colleges to reduce costs and improve both staff and student productivity. Impero’s sophisticated student safety products are designed to keep students safe and monitor wellbeing in a digital age. For more information visit: www.imperosoftware.com.