• Keep alumni close
    by helping students go further

    Wisr partners with select universities by providing a software platform helping students to explore and discover their ideal career destination

  • Elegant, Effective, Campus-Wide Solution

    We simplify scaling alumni, student, and staff engagement for
    student and post-graduate success initiatives

    One-Click Profile

    LinkedIn Integrated


    Students and Alumni join with LinkedIn creating directory of advisors

    Intelligent Advising

    AI-Driven academic and career advisor recommendations


    Our matching algorithm connects students and automates the scheduling of alumni, staff, and faculty advisory sessions

    Fully Supported

    Dedicated engagement experts


    Our Partners work with a dedicated launch team to ensure a critical mass of student and alumni adoption is established

  • Capture real-time data from thousands of constituents...

    ...including updated alumni contact information from LinkedIn, most active career interests amongst your student body, engagement scoring to identify at risk students, and much more

  • 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.


  • Comprehensive Features for
    Career & Alumni Teams

    Student Exploration & Intelligent Advisor Matching

    • Engaging mobile interface to capture interests, affiliations, and goals
    • Intelligent advisor recommendations
    • Board of Advisors to guide students through academic and career issues
    • Supports alumni, staff, faculty, and parent engagement

    Session & Communications Management

    • Automated calendar scheduling 
    • Agenda builder to guide students
    • Integrated phone conferencing to track completion
    • Live chat and messaging
    • Survey feedback with two-way ratings
    • Network privacy controls 

    Alumni Engagement Tools

    • One-click profile creation with LinkedIn
    • Captures updated contact, job, and location information
    • Prospect warming for capital campaigns 
    • Private API and easy data export for connectivity to CRM and other systems of record

    Reporting & Dedicated Launch Support

    • Marketing automation support to maximize alumni and student engagement
    • On-site launch class with project management for cross-departmental collaboration
    • Access to an exclusive network of career advancement, student success, and alumni engagement professionals
    • Reporting on alumni constituents, engagement activity, student industry trends, and more
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    News, Updates, and Industry Trends

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    Cleveland, OH
  • Who are we?

    Founded by education technology leaders

    Kate Volzer

    CEO, Co-Founder

    EdTech Exec; 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


    Full Stack Engineer; Lockheed Martin, Colign, and The Department of Defense

    Monica Williams

    BD Specialist

    Enrollment & Academic Affairs Tri-C; Colgate Alumni Club of Cleveland President; Application Reader CWRU

    Lauren Rich Fine

    Board of Directors

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

    Jason Palmer

    Industry Advisor

    General Partner New Market Venture Partners; Former Deputy Director Postsecondary Success, Gates Foundation

    Deb Mills-Scofield

    Advisory Board

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

    Alan Brenner

    Advisory Board

    Chief Product Officer; Research in Motion; Sun Microsystems; Rockwell Automation

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