Classroom2Classroom is an on-line marketplace designed to meet the unique requirements of classroom teachers. Our marketplace provides teachers, parents, and retailers a unique platform to buy and sell bundles of classroom library books while leveraging the knowledge and experience of educators, specialists, administrators, and parents. Classroom2Classroom eliminates the barriers between the availability and need for reading resources. This allows educators the opportunity to monetize idle resources and foster classroom innovation for both the buyer and seller. Classroom2Classroom is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area and is the collective effort of educators and technologists.
Mr. Serrano has over 20 years of experience in the high tech Marketing. Prior to starting Classroom2Classroom, he was a consultant at Cisco Systems where he worked with both the Service Provider Marketing group as well as the Enterprise Marketing group.
Mike has been the Director of Marketing at O3B Networks a satellite start-up designed to deliver high speed, low latency internet access to the “other 3 billion” on the planet. He has also served as the Director of Marketing at Alloptic, a fiber optic access company, where he launched industry’s first RF over Glass (RFoG) distribution solution. Mike was named a “Distinguished Business Professional” at Lucent Technologies for his work on productizing Mobile Internet Applications developed in Bell Lab’s Wireless Network Research Lab. He started his career at Pacific Bell.
Mike holds a B.S. degree in Information Resource Management from San Jose State University and an MBA from Santa Clara University
To reach Mike please email him: Mike@classroom2classroom.com
Dr. Vincent Bemmel, PhD.
Dr. Bemmel has over 20 years of experience in the Research and Development in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). His work has spanned a variety of industry sectors including E-Commerce/M-Commerce, multi-service multi-protocol networks, location based services, and Smart Grid solutions. Currently he is the Director of Systems Architecture at Trilliant, a leading provider of Smart Grid solutions. Before that he was the Director of Strategy at Solidus Networks, a biometric authentication network for personalized marketing and secure, on-line and in-store payments.
Vincent was the Director of Systems Engineering at Alloptic, a fiber-optic equipment company, where he was responsible for system-level and Network Management System architectures, and was a key contributor to the IEEE 802.3ah GEPON standard. In addition, Vincent has held key leading positions at Arris, AT&T Labs, Alcatel-Lucent and Siemens.
Vincent holds a PhD in Computer Engineering from Florida Atlantic University, and is the inventor of several patents and patent applications.
Co-Founder, Business and Market Development
Mr. Schweitzer has over 32 years of experience in Education. His experience spans both school site administration as well as classroom teaching. He successfully guided Valley View Elementary (Pleasanton Unified School District) to the School of Excellence Award from the California Association of Bilingual Educators (CABE). He is currently an Educational Consultant.
Marc began his career teaching science in the Los Angeles Unified School District. He was instrumental in the development of one of the first after school television shows focused on teaching kids science. The show, ENERGIZE, ran on local Los Angeles TV from 1982-1984. Marc served as an assistant principal in the LA Unified School District and 7 years as a school site principal with the Santa Maria Bonita School District in Santa Maria. Recently, he completed 15 years as principal with the Pleasanton Unified School District. Marc has been active member with the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA).
Marc holds a B.S. degree in Sociology from UCLA and a Masters Degree in School Administration from Cal Lutheran University. He also holds a life teaching credential from San Francisco State and an administrative credential from Cal Lutheran University.