duckduckmooseAlan Shusterman has joined the Duck Duck Moose team as the new Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Shusterman will lead the team with more than 20 years of experience developing, building and managing profitable start-ups and businesses including Edusoft, LinkExchange, Inc. and Jobnob, Inc.

“I joined Duck Duck Moose because I believe I can help further the mission to create high-quality products for children that are educationally-rich and offer a fun learning experience that children love and parents can trust,” said Alan Shusterman, CEO, Duck Duck Moose. “It’s an honor to be a part of this amazingly talented team that has achieved much success thus far. I am excited for the future and look forward to leading the company through its next chapter.”

Founded five years ago, Duck Duck Moose has made an impact in the children’s educational mobile app industry, generating 16 successful Educational Apps. In September 2012, the company received $7M in its first round of Series A funding from two leading Silicon Valley venture capital firms, Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners.

Co-Founders, Caroline Hu Flexer and Michael Flexer will work alongside Alan and remain involved in the day-to-day business and operations of Duck Duck Moose.

Caroline will continue leading the Product Management team as Chief Product Officer and Michael will maintain his role as Chief Technology Officer leading the U.S. and Shanghai-based engineering efforts.

To garner insight from Flexer’s success in educational apps, register for our September 18th Digital Kids Edu day in San Francisco, where she will be speaking and sharing her insights on digital media technology as an educational tool for kids.

 

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