OneSeventeen Media’s blog is a group effort: co-founders Amy Looper and Beth Carls make regular contributions through special posts and insightful comments. Check out our corporate website at www.oneseventeenmedia.com to learn more about who we are and how we’re helping kids.
Amy Looper, Co-Founder/Chief Experience Officer –For over 13 years, Amy has developed her expertise in customer relationship management, sales and the online user experience as creative chief at the previous three companies she co-founded: Align Solutions, Luminant Worldwide and MindOH!. Align, a Web 1.0 Internet professional services firm, became the fastest growing privately held Houston company in 1999. She helped grow the company 8,164% in just three years; Align merged with 7 other companies to become a new Internet consulting firm, Luminant Worldwide, the largest mid-cap IPO offering in the high-tech sector at over $158,000,000 valuation in September 1999.
Beth Carls, Co-Founder/Chief Executive Officer – Beth has been closely involved with management and marketing for the past three companies she has co-founded. In 1996, she was national marketing director and co-founder of a privately held company that grew 8,164% in three years. Align went public in September 1999 as Luminant Worldwide, the largest, mid-cap IPO in the tech sector with an $158,000,000 valuation. From 2000 – 2008, she served as CEO and co-founder of MindOH!, the character-education that produced evidence-based online interactive tools to help kids improve their offline relationships. That experience has resulted in opportunities to interact with organizations with over 13,000,000 kids.