Thomas Greaves
CEO, The Greaves Group, LLC; and Member, SNS Project Inkwell Steering Committee

Thomas Greaves has 41 years' experience in the computer industry, including 26 years at IBM. In 1996, he co-founded NetSchools Corp., a pioneer in the field of comprehensive, curriculum-integrated 1:1 laptop solutions. Thomas is recognized as a visionary in the conceptualization, design, engineering, and marketing of 1:1 technologies for schools. He has been involved in hundreds of 1:1 projects at the district, state, and federal levels. He holds multiple patents and patent disclosures for student computing technologies.

Thomas' most recent project is America's Digital Schools, a syndicated study of the top 2,500 U.S. school districts. The survey provides numerous insights into the future of the digital school from the perspective of superintendents, curriculum directors, and technology directors over a five-year horizon. More information is available at and

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