After a number of years in service to public education, Darryl LaGace is joining Lightspeed Systems as Executive VP Global Business Development. Mr. LaGace previously served as Chief information and Technology Officer for the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD), where among other notable achievements he pioneered an Apple iPad one-to-one initiative. LaGace is making the transition to Lightspeed Systems for an opportunity that will allow him to support digital transformation initiatives on a global scale. He shares Lightspeed Systems’ passion for providing equitable access to technology and for working together with schools to use the company’s solutions to improve student achievement and provide for a better personalized learning experience.
Mr. LaGace has presented at major conferences nationwide and is the recipient of numerous awards including the Computerworld Award for Innovative Educational Technology, the Civic Excellence Award for his work in K-12 education reform, Cable in the Classroom Leaders in Learning Award, the National Withrow Award. He has also been honored by and named as a Laureate of the Smithsonian Institute for his work Transforming Education through Technology and was recently honored at the San Diego Information Technology Executive of the Year awards.