History of Unifyed
In 2003, a consortium consisting of leading research universities including Kansas State University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Washington State University joined forces to create myCampus, a shared repository of Oracle Portal and uPortal portlets that integrated to commonly used applications such as Blackboard, Banner, Colleague and Peoplesoft so that each institution could avoid reinventing the wheel. In 2006, myCampus introduced a reference higher education enterprise portal implementation, based on Oracle Portal, that included a shared repository of portlets. By 2009, over 250 colleges and universities around the world including Queensland University of Technology, Imperial College London and Indian Institute of Management had implemented the myCampus enterprise portal. In 2008, myCampus was renamed to LookingGlass and was transitioned to a cloud-based service hosted in Amazon’s AWS.
In 2010, a consortium consisting of leading colleges including Boston College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Foothill-De Anza Community College District and Washington State University, joined forces to create Kryptos Mobile, a cloud-based, self-service mobile app platform that enabled colleges to create and deliver apps to an increasing smartphone-savvy students. The Kryptos Mobile platform included an app store that included apps that integrated with applications such as Canvas, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Moodle, Blackboard, Banner, Colleague and Peoplesoft and enabled colleges to share apps with each other. Over 200 colleges had adopted Kryptos Mobile worldwide. In 2015, the Government of India entered into an agreement with Kryptos Mobile to modernize over 25,000 colleges and universities in India.
In 2016, LookingGlass and Kryptos Mobile merged into Unifyed with the vision of providing one cloud-based platform that would deliver a seamless, integrated, and personalized student engagement and student information system on smartphones and web browsers.
Unifyed is the only microservices-based, cloud-native provider of student enrollment, engagement, and management solutions for higher education with over 850 college and university clients worldwide. Unifyed solutions currently address identity and access management, student recruiting CRM and admissions, student engagement, student information system, international recruiting, and campus portal and mobile. All these products are generally available; the student information system – Unifyed Student – Manage has just begun to go live internationally as of summer 2019 and has its first United States release scheduled for fall 2019. Unifyed has partnered with College Board for financial aid, SAP for finance and human resources, and HSBC for tuition payments. Unifyed’s microservices and modular architecture includes integration middleware, which allows institutions to deploy either Unifyed modules or best-of-breed functional solutions.
“To empower higher ed institutions by providing next-gen technology solutions
to increase student engagement and international enrollment.”
Founder & Chairman
15+ years of experience as an edtech entrepreneur. Previously founder of Campus Consortium, a leading higher education technology association.
Chief Executive Officer
27+ years of experience in SaaS enterprise software. Previously Chief Operating Officer of Ramco, a leading SaaS human capital management company.
President – North America
25+ years of experience in higher ed student information systems. Previously founder and CEO of Campus Management where he grew the company from a startup to a $50mn company.
Chief Operating Officer
14+ years of experience in handling P&L, financial restructuring, technology, product management, strategy and financial planning. Previously held executive product and management positions at SAP.
Chief Product Officer
25+ years of experience as a higher education chief information officer and developer. Previously served at Bryant University and Curry College.
SVP – Customer Success
15+ years of experience in customer success. Previously served at VP of Customer Success for Kryptos Mobile (acquired by Unifyed), a higher ed mobile app development platform.
Vice President, Strategic Accounts
15+ years of experience in higher ed student information systems. Previously founder & CEO of one of Asia’s most successful SIS companies where he grew the company from startup to exit.
Chief Financial Officer
25+ years of executive finance and accounting experience. Previously held executive finance positions at Colt Technology Services, Xerox, and Microsoft.
20+ years of general counsel and litigation experience. Previously served as Vice President and General Counsel at Kaplan Higher Education.