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Louis Blakely

bpwalker Technology Oversight

Louis serves as Systems Administrator for all Consortium and project servers. In this position, Louis works to research, evaluate, plan, implement, teach, and enforce a variety of policies and procedures related to Consortium-wide information technology needs  while maintaining the highest …

Alexandria Chivers

bpwalker Technology Oversight

Alex is the Administrative Specialist for the Technology team. In this role, Alex organizes and coordinates meetings, manages schedules, and provides daily administrative support. Prior to joining Smarter Balanced, she worked as an Office Manager, implementing new advertisement systems, managing …

Alex Dean

bpwalker Technology Oversight

Alex serves as the Associate Director of Systems Architecture for the Smarter Balanced suite of open source applications. In this position, Alex collaborates with the contracted software developers to ensure that the open source applications are built within the specifications …

Jeff Khoury

Jeff Khoury

bpwalker Technology Oversight

Jeff serves as an Associate Director of Systems Architecture for Smarter Balanced. In this position, he is responsible for infrastructure design and engineering, as well as overseeing production operations of all Smarter Balanced compute resources. Jeff comes to the organization …

Brad Walker

bpwalker Technology Oversight

As Director of User Experience, Brad works with teams across the organization to solve design problems so educators, parents and other stakeholders can better access, use, and understand Smarter Balanced content. Prior to this role, Brad worked as Associate Director …