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Kasey Gandham'13

Kasey Gandham is the co-founder of Packback. Packback is an education technology startup that enables professors to improve student curiosity through online discussion powered by A.I., all while making it fun, social, and addicting. Over 250,000 students across the United States use Packback as part of their coursework. Packback is an 80 person team in Chicago [MH1] with investors including Mark Cuban and University Ventures.

Kasey founded Packback with his three other co-founders in his junior year of college while at Illinois State University, after starting and growing the professional business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi together. He pursued the generalist approach and chose the general marketing sequence to build a broad marketing foundation for starting his business.

After airing on the ABC-TV show Shark Tank, Packback pivoted away from their initial launch as a textbook company to focus on their current mission of building a more curious generation through facilitating great discussion.

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