Leadership

Judd Rattner, CEO & Co-founder

As chief executive officer, Judd prioritizes product development and oversees all day to day activities within the company. Judd is responsible for many of the business operations including information system planning, and driving technological development through execution at Intellidemia.

Prior to his entrepreneurial success, Judd worked for General Motors in product development and served as a test engineer for Lutron Electronics. Judd’s wide range of experience and expertise is complemented by Bachelor’s degrees in Electrical Engineering and Management as well as an MBA, all from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

Edward Levie, CTO & Co-founder

Ed earned his Bachelor of Science degree from University of California at Riverside. At UCR, Ed was the lead programmer implementing a system in C++, Python, and PostgreSQL intended to teach students fundamental programming skills.

As a programmer for the Aerospace Corporation, Ed developed and deployed a complex system designed to manage corporate human resource functions. Ed then earned a Master of Computer Science degree from Rensselaer. He was then invited to continue at Rensselaer as an MBA student where he added business insight to his deep technical skill sets.

As CTO at Intellidemia, Ed and his team are responsible for all technical aspects of platform management and development of Concourse - from database administration, security, and maintenance. He also leads the build-out of features and ever-expanding functionality desired by clients worldwide.

Jamie Stone, VP of Customer Experience and Engagement

Jamie leads the team that ensures all clients experience successful and effective Concourse implementations and deployments.

Jamie joined Intellidemia after spearheading the system-wide implementation of Concourse at Lansing Community College, a school with over 20,000 students. Her role in Academic Affairs included being her school’s project manager for the system implementation and integration with Desire2Learn and Banner. She worked with administrators to design templates, an audit and reporting process, training, and the migration of data to Concourse from their former syllabus system, CurricUNET.

In the years since, Jamie has managed countless implementations of every imaginable use case and client type around the world. Besides being able to handle any client challenge, she’s the world’s foremost expert on best practices and consulting institutions on successfully transforming syllabi for the better.

She possesses over 10 years of higher education management experience, and is an adjunct faculty member currently using Concourse for her class syllabus!

Brian Hopewell, VP of Sales and Business Development

Exploring an online syllabus service? Brian is your man.

Brian comes to Intellidemia with 15 years of experience in higher education assessment technology sales and business development, following a 25 year career in higher education administration in academic assessment, admissions, financial aid, study abroad, and experiential education. Sometimes all at once.

A New Englander “at the genetic level,” Brian lives during the school year in Northern California with his school principal spouse. When not advancing the cause of sensible syllabus management, Brian studies and plays piobaireachd (Gaelic, pron. PEE-brock), the classical music of the highland bagpipe.