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Meet Stephen Mefford, U.S. National Sales Manager for Mimio

Posted by Dawn Aguiar on Wed, Sep 26, 2012

Mimio is very happy to announce that Stephen Mefford has been tapped to serve as National Sales Manager for the U.S. market for its interactive classroom products. A seasoned sales executive, Steve has been at Mimio for the past seven years and brings to the position 16 years of diverse experience in business and technology sales. In his new role, Steve will be responsible for leading the team of Mimio Territory Managers as well as the reseller partners throughout the U.S., who supply Mimio’s interactive teaching technologies for K-12 schools and districts.

Stephen Mefford, US National Sales Manager
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Love Mimio? Share your experience with District Administration!

Posted by Dawn Aguiar on Tue, Aug 14, 2012

We hear it all the time from teachers, technology directors, and administrators - you love "your Mimio." Your stories motivate us to continue bringing innovative and cost-effective classroom technology solutions to the market.

DA Top 100 2012
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Topics: Classroom Technology, Education Technology, Interactive Whiteboard, MimioSprout, Mimio

Get your first glimpse of our new Classroom Technology from ISTE 2012

Posted by Dawn Aguiar on Thu, Jul 12, 2012

Hopefully by now you've heard that Mimio launched three new products at ISTE 2012 last month. Here is your chance to see our General Manager, Manny Perez, discuss those new products and demonstrate them for Kurt Eisele-Dyrli from District Administration magazine. 

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Topics: Classroom Technology, Educational Software, Education Technology, Interactive Whiteboard, MimioReading, Reading Software, Mimio

Mimio Introduces Next Generation Fixed Interactive Whiteboard at ISTE

Posted by Dawn Aguiar on Tue, Jun 26, 2012

Mimio is putting a new twist on conventional interactive whiteboards with its MimioBoard™, a fixed whiteboard powered by the award-winning MimioTeach™ interactive technology.

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Topics: Classroom Technology, Education Technology, Interactive Whiteboard, Mimio, MimioTeach

The Evolution of Mimio Educational Technology

Posted by Manuel Perez on Mon, Jun 18, 2012
Manuel Perez Mimio

It is hard to believe that Mimio got its start out of a dorm room nearly 15 years ago. So much has changed over the years, both for me and the company, yet many things have remained, surprisingly, the same. 

From a Personal Perspective

When the company started I was a young college student. I joined the founding team as a software engineer. Now, years later, I am a (mostly) functional adult and have assumed the role of General Manager for the entire business. But what has remained the same is my love for technology, innovation, and product design, and my overall excitement about coming to work each day. While I dearly miss designing software and writing code, I now have a broader view of the business and have had the opportunity to work on many different and exciting things, such as industrial design, web design, and branding.

From a Business Perspective

When the company started, we were focused on solving the problem of digitally capturing notes from a whiteboard, so that students could pay better attention in class. This innovative idea led us to develop our first-generation pen tracking system. Over the years we have grown from being a technology supplier to being a provider of educational solutions. Throughout this transformation we have continued our simple tradition of visiting real classrooms and solving real problems. This process led to the development of our MimioClassroom suite of products and will continue to serve us as we move forward with our purpose of making learning more effective and engaging.

Where We're Headed

I am looking forward to seeing what the next 16 years will bring, both for me personally and for Mimio. We are always adapting and always changing, but some of the more important things remain the same. We still have the goal of making learning more effective and engaging. And I am still as excited as that young college kid to come to work every day.

Have any questions for Manny? Please write them in the comments below.


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Topics: Classroom Technology, Education Technology, Interactive Whiteboard, Mimio


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