TORONTO, ON AND FORT WORTH, TX – March 19, 2018 – KEV Group, a leading education technology company and maker of School Cash Suite software, is pleased to announce that Kobi Ofir has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Ofir will lead the development of new products, software and user-experience enhancements, technical support for our school board partners, and help strengthen our risk policies and procedures.
Mr. Ofir has more than 20 years experience in technology leadership roles across the electronic payments, marketing technologies, and retail industries. Most recently, he was the Director of Inventory Placement at Amazon, leading a team with a global mandate to ensure inventory is positioned for fast delivery at the lowest fulfillment costs. Prior to that, Mr. Ofir was Chief Technology Officer at Vision Critical, where he led a platform transformation for the customer intelligence software leader. For the past five years, he has served on KEV’s advisory board.
“We’re excited to have Kobi joining us full-time at KEV,” said Bram Belzberg, Chairman and CEO. “He’s highly respected in the industry, and his years of experience will help us continue to improve our School Cash Suite of products to drive efficiency in schools and school boards. This is a great time to bring him on, as we scale the business to meet the needs of our partners. As a member of our advisory board, Kobi is already very familiar with our business, so we’re confident he will get up-to-speed quickly and allow us to move forward fast.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining the KEV Group team,” said Mr. Ofir. “The company has done a great job of building the School Cash Suite, and I’m looking forward to helping teachers and administrators spend less time on accounting and collecting fees, and more time on positive student outcomes.”
“We’ve grown KEV Group consistently,” continued Mr. Belzberg. “We’re the industry leader, managing more than $1.5 billion in school funds in the U.S. and Canada every year. As we take the next steps as an organization, we’re committed to bringing in the best talent to drive performance and benefit our partners at the school and school board levels.”
About KEV Group
KEV Group provides industry-leading online payment, accounting and activity tracking solutions to more than 8,500 schools across North America. For more than 20 years, KEV Group’s School Cash suite of products has helped schools and school boards ensure the security and transparency of student activity funds. KEV Group has been recognized on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 as one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies. For more information, visit kevgroup.com and schoolcashonline.com.
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