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Magic EdTech Extends its Leadership Team to Provide Impactful Digital Learning for Everyone

Magic EdTech | July 17, 2021

Magic EdTech, a global leader in developing and distributing digital learning products, has just added Annu Singh to its leadership team to expand its global product and technology initiatives.

Annu will head Magic's products group and drive the company's rapid development by leveraging his experience developing cutting-edge enterprise platforms in competitive markets. Magic EdTech's main product, MagicBox, now has over 5 million users.

Annu has over 20 years of experience developing customer-centric platforms that enable organizations to reach their full potential.

Annu formerly worked at Hobsons Inc (acquired by EAB), where he managed product engineering and data science groups for the Higher-Ed Student Success product line and later delivery for all Hobsons product teams. Annu is deeply committed to advancing the noble cause of human capital development and has been a part of assisting over 15 million students in achieving their goals.

About Magic EdTech

Magic EdTech, a Great Place to Work-Certified company based in New York, develops digital learning products and platforms for education companies. Over the past decade, the business has served over 200 clients worldwide and has developed long-term relationships with most of them. Magic's expertise providing learning platforms with analytics to empower students and educators manifests in MagicBox, a cloud-hosted out-of-the-box SaaS platform that serves 5MM students globally.

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ISTE CEO Richard Culatta talks about how the newly launched EdSurge Product Index can help educators select the right tools by providing better data and information to make those choices easier. The index helps educators compare and contrast different tools and apps, and it includes vital information about interoperability as well as safety and privacy safeguards so educators can make the decisions that are right for their students.

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ISTE CEO Richard Culatta talks about how the newly launched EdSurge Product Index can help educators select the right tools by providing better data and information to make those choices easier. The index helps educators compare and contrast different tools and apps, and it includes vital information about interoperability as well as safety and privacy safeguards so educators can make the decisions that are right for their students.

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