Manage. Monitor. Know.
NetRef helps educators maximize their EdTech investments by ensuring all tech tools are being used for learning.
Developed with input from teachers, NetRef solves top EdTech challenges by combining unprecedented insight into online activity with easy-to-use, one-click internet management controls. IT teams can use NetRef to manage the increasing number of devices on their networks. Teachers can observe web use on individual devices and lock down or whitelist activity in a click. And administrators can connect student outcomes to usage data collected for students, classrooms, schools, and even districts to inform purchasing and professional development decisions.
NetRef’s patent-pending system requires zero app or device downloads — just register and go! Plus, it’s compatible with any device and every system, making it perfect for 1:1 and BYOD initiatives.
in the Classroom
We strive to ensure a safe, productive online learning environment for the next generation of digital learners to explore, create and grow. We develop outstandingly simple-to-use technology for educators to help students focus their online activities at school and safely use their devices for learning in class.
Ryan brings more than 25 years of IT experience to the NetRef team. His experience with companies large and small aid in his support of our smallest schools as well as our larger districts. When not supporting NetRef, Ryan can be found on his motorcycle supporting the American Legion Riders or running his telescope for some amateur astroimaging.
Specializing in UI/UX design, Robyn transforms complex features into a simple, intuitive interface. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, drawing and playing the oboe.
Creative engineer at heart, George is a successful entrepreneur and leader with more than 12 years of experience building leading-edge technology companies. George is also an Eagle Scout and in his free time continues to volunteer in Scouting.
Capitalizing on his engineering and business background, Andrew spearheaded the inception of NetRef and has led the project from its origin as a four-man team to the pilot launch at a local school and commercial viability. In his free time, Andrew enjoys sports, a good glass of bourbon and indie music.
Lead Software Engineer
Abinav leads NetRef’s software engineering team. He focuses on the underlying architecture of NetRef to ensure time to production is as fast as possible and new features meet our partners’ requests. In his free time, Abinav enjoys hiking, reading and playing games with his co workers and friends.
Director of Engineering
Scott leads the NetRef engineering and operations team and has been instrumental in leading NetRef into the education market. In his free time, Scott loves spending time with his three boys. He enjoys working with them on just about everything, from launching rockets to coaching their basketball and soccer teams.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Harrison manages sales, marketing and support for NetRef’s K-12 partnerships. When he’s not working with schools, he can be found fishing, skiing and traveling.
Senior Software Engineer
Nathan is one of the engineers building the technology that powers NetRef. His education in computer science and experience with networks, security and software design fits well with his passion for building network security tools and discovering ways to solve interesting problems. In his free time he enjoys his family, discussing technology, tinkering, and contributing to open-source projects.
Senior Account Executive
Joe has been providing educational solutions to schools for more than 15 years and has worked in EdTech for 20 years. He is passionate about helping teachers engage students in learning and achieve higher outcomes. When not working, you can find Joe enjoying time with his two teenage sons and finding his Zen on the yoga mat.