Steve founded EdIncites® in 2015 and served as CEO focusing on enabling K-12 school districts to harness the advances in information technology to quantitatively improve student achievement and teacher effectiveness.
When EdIncites merged with Acceleration Academies in April of 2021, Steve became COO to manage the integration and operational aspects of the joined organization. In this role, Steve continues to oversee the Technology division and guide the innovation of the organization.
Steve is a visionary for utilizing technology to streamline processes and increase efficiency. He has authored, contributed to or sponsored 13 patents for innovative use of information technology in the areas of advanced decisioning, data warehousing and retail credit. EdIncites was formed to create a set of technology capabilities, beginning with an advanced formative assessment technology platform, that would address the technology shortcomings and disappointing user experiences of the non-integrated “point” solutions in the market today. Over the years, the Incite® Teaching & Learning Platform’s functionality expanded to bring together all the people, tools and resources needed to support the complete teaching and learning process.
Steve has an extensive background, including over 29 years of experience applying technology to solve challenges across diverse industries including K-12 education, technology, finance, banking, e-commerce and telecommunications. He has served as Chief Information Officer for several technology and financial services companies such as ProVest, LendingTree, First Residential Mortgages and Titanium Holdings.
During his time as CIO at LendingTree, Steve served as a member of the executive management team and helped raise over $150 million in capital including an Initial Public Offering, and eventually sold the business to USA Interactive for $733 million.
Campbell has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University.
Campbell was recognized for his leadership and vision by the EdTech Awards 2021, named as a finalist in the “Founder/CEO of a Startup” category.