Our Team

Who’s Who

Mark Ewart

Managing Director Software

Mark Ewart has had the good fortune to work with literally hundreds of companies to understand their business and provide software solutions to fill their technology needs.  Many of those companies were ed-tech companies and higher education institutions.   The last 10 years of his career, Mark has spent consulting with a wide variety of organizations to deliver world class software solutions.  Mark has a breadth and depth of professional experience that gives him a unique competitive edge when providing the right solution for his customers.  Hence the slogan "We Do Software Right".

Elizabeth Weir

Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

Liz Weir is the Founder and CEO of Lightbox Labs. Liz began her career at one of the big publishers working directly with faculty. After that, she moved into the edtech startup world where she ran the Learning Content division for Flat World Knowledge (now Flat World Education), and led the sales, marketing teams. She also led product for both their editing and authoring platform as well as their ground-breaking Competency Based Education (CBE) platform. With her deep experience in everything from Open Education Resources to CBE, faculty relations, sales management, strategy, program development, platform builds, program management and more, Liz has become a sought-after expert for her unique ability to see the unseen in complex situations and apply all of that knowledge to every marketing effort.

Karl Stone

Vice President of Operations

Karl is a seasoned IT professional whose experience includes managing IT and Operations teams across the globe, including teams in India, Europe, and Asia.  He is PMP certified, Agile certified, and Lean Six Sigma certified.  His expertise is in leading teams to deliver complex custom software solutions and Enterprise System Integrations (ERP and CRM systems).  Karl focuses on combining business acumen with technical capabilities to accomplish stellar customer satisfaction.  He is passionate about delivering amazing value to clients and improving processes to increase efficiency.

Ryan Sorenson

Director of Software Engineering

Ryan is an innovative, dedicated IT professional. His wealth of experience leading complex custom software development efforts as well as enterprise level network monitoring solutions makes him a wizard in the board room and a leader to his peers and subordinates.   Ryan has a talent for promoting positive cultures with diverse technical teams and establishing constructive working environments. Ryan's has a passion for creating solutions and implementing new more efficient team processes.

Shaleen Freeman

Managing Director CRM

Shaleen has expertise in directing highly complex projects that build and optimize organizational processes, measurement systems, and infrastructure. She has a keen ability to design solutions that maximize customer-centric business results within all industry verticals. With the ultimate goal of making work enjoyable for the teams she partners with, Shaleen is dedicated to expanding educational access and career opportunities to underserved populations, and works hard to motivate and inspire others to excel beyond their own limitations.

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Mo Regalado

Social and Digital Media Director

Mo Regalado is a subject matter expert in social and digital marketing with over 10 years of experience in both worlds. She has worked for radio stations, non-profits, and direct to consumer corporations throughout the United States. She eats, breathes, and lives social and digital media marketing. She can be trusted to be on the cutting edge of whatever is up and coming in the digital world and how to use those platforms to their utmost potential.

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Mariana Monteiro

Solution Consultant

Born and raised in Brazil, Monteiro moved to the United States to pursue her higher education. She is a result-driven woman and thrives in challenging environments. Monteiro has worked as a Project Management Specialist at The Office of Information Technology at BYU, where she helped with the development and implementation of a strategic plan to push forward a $300,000 project. Monteiro has been described as being honest and ethical by her coworkers and company directors. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communications, a minor degree in Business Management, and a minor degree in Graphic Design.


Spalding Jugganaikloo

Charmain and Chief Operating Officer

Originally from Mauritius, Jugganaikloo is an executive leader with years of experience in Information Technology in higher education. He is an innovative and creative thinker in the use of technology to increase efficiency and enhance teaching and learning. He is a visionary and strategic planner with a rich cultural background and a broad educational foundation. Jugganaikloo has a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems from BYU-Hawaii, a master’s in Business Administration from Arizona State University, and a master’s in Educational Technology from Idaho State University. He is currently completing a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Idaho State University.