Kajeet® Welcomes Robert Getsy as Vice President of Marketing


Getsy, a specialist in online acquisition and lead generation, will spearhead kajeet’s consumer and education marketing initiatives

Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2012: Kajeet®, the preeminent wireless service platform for kids and those who love them, is pleased to welcome Robert Getsy as Vice President of Marketing to drive the company’s growth within both the consumer and educational marketplace.

“It’s an exciting time for kajeet. The use of mobile and 1:1 technology has broadened substantially and devices have made their way into schools, as a source of information and a way for kids to collaborate and learn together. The new electronic classroom provides a substantial step toward individualizing the educational experience. It’s no wonder that educational institutions are turning to kajeet, a service parents have relied on for years, to enable a safe, secure mobile learning environment. I’m excited to introduce kajeet to both parents and schools alike,” Getsy said.

A leader in acquisition and online marketing, Getsy will leverage his years of extensive experience to grow kajeet’s product line offerings, as well as introduce kajeet’s capabilities to schools, districts and other educational institutions.

“At kajeet, our goal has always been to provide safe, affordable mobile technology for kids. And with the explosion of bring your own device initiatives, we’re working harder than ever to make sure this technology is available inside and outside of the classroom. Rob’s experience and understanding of mobile learning solutions will be a strong asset toward making this possible,” said Daniel Neal, CEO and founder.

Before joining kajeet, Getsy was head of Digital Acquisition at K12 Inc. (LRN), where he led the digital team to grow the company from less than $60M to more than $650M in revenue per year. Prior to his 7+ years at K12, Getsy held several roles at America Online, Inc (AOL). In his latter position at the company, he was able to reduce operational costs by 30% through design and implementation of a new content process. He started his career at NETSCAN iPublishing as a Web Manager. Getsy holds a BCS and MBA from Bentley University.

Kajeet is the preeminent wireless service platform for kids and those who love them. Founded in 2003, kajeet is the creator of the award-winning smart phone for kids™ and Sentinel™, a Global Mobile Award nominee. Kajeet makes products and services that enable mobile communication, education and entertainment at home and at school safe, secure and affordable. For more information, please visit us at http://www.kajeet.com or http://www.kajeet.com/education.

Kajeet products and services are protected by U.S. Patent Numbers 7,881,697, 7,899,438, 7,945,238 and 8,078,140. Other patents are pending.

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