About Us

EdCast is a personal knowledge network to enhance human ability to collaborate and learn across educational materials, instructors, students and employers. EdCast Knowledge NetworksTM powers social, mobile and cloud based learning for world class institutions, enterprises, governments and non-profits to enable millions of students to collaborate with each other and learn.
The team has track-record of building large-scale transformational technology and are passionate about the global impact of mobile and online education. EdCast is a Stanford StartX company backed by Tier 1 venture capital firms. The company is based in Mountain View, CA with offices worldwide.


  • Karl Mehta
    Karl Mehta
    Founder & CEO
  • Cathy Casserly
    Cathy Casserly, Ph.D.
    VP Learning Network
  • Afshin Shafie
    Afshin Shafie
    VP Engineering
  • Daniel McKelvey
    Daniel McKelvey
    VP Cloud Services
  • Damian Saccocio
    Damian Saccocio,Ph.D
    VP Strategic Partnerships


  • Jeffrey Sachs
    Prof Jeffrey Sachs
  • Mitch Kapor
    Mitch Kapor
  • Scooter Braun
    Scooter Braun
  • Roger Novak
    Roger Novak
  • Stephanie Tilenius
    Stephanie Tilenius
  • Parag Amin
    Parag Amin


  • Soft Bank Capital
  • Start X
  • Kapor Capital
  • Menlo Ventures
  • New Schools Venture Fund
  • Cervin Ventures
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