• Keep alumni close by helping students go further

    Wisr (pronounced "Wiser") makes it easy for alumni to guide current students toward a fulfilling career path through automated matching, scheduling, and follow up communications. The platform strengthens the work of career services and alumni relations offices for better career outcomes.

  • Fully Mobile & Easy to Use

    30 minutes of coffee with the right mentor can change a student's life. Why make it complicated? We provide an inviting network to receive support, with easy to use mobile technology that students know and trust.

  • Comprehensive Features

    Powerful tools to scale your network and convert thousands of untapped alumni.

    Advisory Session & Scheduling

    • Calendar appointments
    • Agenda builder
    • Integrated conference bridge
    • Automated feedback

    Industry-standard Authentication

    • Automatically create profiles using LinkedIn
    • Shibboleth and CAS single sign-on (SSO)

    Activity Analytics

    • Metrics dashboard
    • User and activity data exports
    • Campaign metrics to target inactive alumni

    Branded and Customized Platform

    • Custom branded web application for every university
    • Branded communications
    • Closed network management
  • Featured Partners

    Learn how our Development partners have assembled a cross functional team of career services, alumni relations and advancement to build something truly unique and powerful for higher education, as featured in the Huffington Post.

  • Who are we?

    Founded by education technology leaders

    Kate Volzer

    CEO, Co-Founder

    EdTech VP; UChicago Enrollment & Student Advancement; Chicago Booth MBA

    John Knific

    President, COO & Co-Founder

    EdTech Exec; DecisionDesk CEO/Co-Founder; Bloomberg BusinessWeek Top 25 Young Entrepreneurs

    Kris Ciccarello

    CTO, Co-Founder

    Beegit CTO/Co-Founder;

    ExchangeBase VP Software; NgageContent Technical Advisor; Sanctuary Software Studio Technical Director 

     

    Lindsey Royer

    Director of Customer Success

    Prospect Research and Information Strategy at UChicago; 6+ years in fundraising

    TJ Breslin

    Engineer

    Full stack engineer; Lockheed Martin, Colign, and the DoD

    Lauren Rich Fine

    Advisor

    MD Gries Financial; Board Member College Now Greater Cleveland; North Coast Angel Fund Member

    Jason Palmer

    Advisor

    Deputy Director Postsecondary Success, Gates Foundation; EIR New Market Venture Partners

    Chris Nyren

    Advisor

    Educated Ventures; Former VP Apollo Group

    Deborah Mills-Scofield

    Advisor

    Co-Creator Business Model Generation; Brown University Visiting Scholar; Venture Capitalist

  • We'd love to hear from you

    Cleveland, OH
    1-216-352-4172