BenchPrep Continues Rapid Expansion with Four New Hires in Product Team

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BenchPrep Product Team New Hires

BenchPrep Product Team Hires (July-August'17)

We’ve experienced rapid growth over the past year—doubling our team—and these new key hires are instrumental to our aggressive growth plans.

BenchPrep™, a digital learning platform that helps accelerate success for millions of learners globally, today announced the continued expansion of its team with four new hires. Jamie Bobka has been hired as an associate product manager. Chris Jackson has been named a senior developer. Tim Kelly and Robert Dalin have joined the team as junior developers.

“We already know we have a winning platform with nearly unlimited applications—now it’s time to diversify our growing list of tailored solutions,” said Ashish Rangnekar, CEO of BenchPrep. “We’ve experienced rapid growth over the past year—doubling our team—and these new key hires are instrumental to our aggressive growth plans.”

More education & training companies, credentialing bodies and professional associations are now turning to BenchPrep to enhance their audiences’ learning experience, test preparation and ability to master information. In the past two years, BenchPrep has seen an exponential increase in the number of learners using the platform and has increased its revenue 7x. All the new hires will support the expansion of BenchPrep’s product offerings, including new features and solutions for key clients in multiple industries.

Bobka joins BenchPrep from Highland Solutions, where he formed a new department through project management, development of business processes and the guiding and training of key team members. Bobka says he decided to join BenchPrep because of the quality product and the strong company culture that he encountered during the interview process.

Jackson previously worked for ThoughtWorks as a lead software developer, responsible for a roster of various clients across multiple industries. He has experience leading projects from inception to deployment. At BenchPrep, he is most looking forward to working with a smart group of people who are focused on solving complex problems.

Kelly was most recently a contract developer for Bike Index, where he created the Serial Search Inspector to monitor bicycle serial number searches and to improve the overall platform. Kelly was attracted to BenchPrep because of its commitment to improve lives through education, and the company’s dedication to its employees.

Dalin is a self-taught developer whose previous experience includes work on the Bus Tracker application. He believes strongly that learning is crucial to professional success and is excited to work on a product that helps people.

BenchPrep’s platform is designed to help education & training companies, credentialing bodies and assessment companies better educate their learners by streamlining content management, educator tools, dashboards, reporting and e-commerce in one comprehensive solution. Learners also get the flexibility to prepare at any time or anywhere, across all devices. Complemented by gamification, the result is an unmatched user experience that’s simple, personalized, and fun.

BenchPrep works with some of the world’s top education & training companies, including ACT, Graduate Management Admission Council, HR Certification Institute and CFA Institute.

BenchPrep is hiring with open positions in engineering, marketing, data analytics and sales.

About BenchPrep
Based in Chicago, BenchPrep is the only comprehensive learner success platform on the market and recognized as an expert in learner success globally. The company is innovating in the exam prep and continuing education markets by providing an unmatched learner experience. Some of the largest assessment companies, including ACT, HR Certification Institute, Hobsons, McGraw Hill Education, CFA Institute, OnCourse Learning, GMAC, Infusion Nursing Society, Academy of Nutritionists & Dietetics and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt have partnered with BenchPrep to offer official exam prep or continuing education programs. More than 2.5 million learners have used BenchPrep to get their credentials, professional certifications and occupational licenses. To discover more about BenchPrep, please visit

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