Q + A

Q+A: Amplify’s Justin Hamilton of Amplify

An independent subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, Amplify is a leader in the wave of data-driven student instruction. They are also headquartered in DUMBO and DUMBO BID’s Mike Dillon recently had a chance to sit down with Amplify’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, Justin Hamilton.

What is Amplify?

Amplify is an education technology that is reimagining the way ​teachers teach and students learn. W​e are changing the realities of today’s classroom experience by leading the way in data-driven instruction, breaking new ground in mobile learning with the Amplify Tablet, and setting the standard for the next generation of with our digital curriculum and assessments. Our products are used in all 50 states, by 200,000+ educators serving over 3 million students.

What is the vision and philosophy at the core of Amplify?

Everything we do is about making it easier for teachers to do what they do best: teach. Teacher’s are the maestros, and we just want to give them tools to help conduct.​ ​We can do that with technology, hands on training, and professional development​.

How long has Amplify been in the education industry?

For 10 years, first as Wireless Generation and now as Amplify.

Why did Amplify choose DUMBO for an office location?​

Can you think of a better place?

What can we expect from Amplify in the future?

More exciting ways to transform classroom learning as we know it.