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Laurence Holt

Chief Product Officer

Laurence Holt oversees product development at Amplify. He is responsible for managing the lifecycle of the company’s products including their design, engineering, and production. While at Wireless Generation, he served as Chief Product Officer and Executive Vice President and successfully oversaw multiple complex projects, including: consulting services; project management, discovery, design and development of New York City’s ARIS system; development of the innovative Burst:Reading intervention solution; and the extension of the mCLASS assessment system into a comprehensive formative assessment platform for large-scale use in Grades K-12.

Prior to joining Wireless Generation, Holt was CEO of Quidnunc, a business and technology consulting firm employing over 300 professionals with clients such as Apple Computer, Sprint, the BBC, and Goldman Sachs. As CEO and later Chairman of Quidnunc, Holt led several major consulting engagements, facilitated more than 100 workshops, spoke frequently at such events as The Economist CIO conference, wrote papers on customer interaction and e-commerce, and ran two private equity rounds raising $30 million. He also became a board director of the Computing Software and Services Association. Holt graduated with honors from Imperial College, London with a Bachelor of Science and Engineering in Computing Science.