Congratulations! Chaks Appalabattula, CEO of BLOOMZ, is selected 20 global EDTECH influencers!
Chaks is focused on creating a fun, easy-to-use parent-teacher communication tool for a new generation of social media and mobile-savvy parents who have children in schools, child cares and activities. Prior to found Bloomz, Chaks earlier worked as VP of Strategic Partnerships at GlobalScholar and responsible for P&L of the channels. Back in 2007, joined as a founding product management leader at GlobalScholar and identified the business opportunity in the B2B space. He led GlobalScholar’s vision to building comprehensive learning platform to serve end-to-end needs of educational institutions. A parent of two school-aged children, Chaks created Bloomz after he and his wife both fell ill and had communication difficulties with their teachers and school community.
Bloomz is the creator of the Bloomz App, the free mobile and web app connecting teachers with parents, in a secure, private, easy to use environment. With Bloomz, teachers can schedule classroom volunteers, parent-teacher conferences, communicate directly with parents and share pictures of students when they have those awesome learning moments. Now, Bloomz serves over 14,000 schools across the nation.