Gerald Hope

Gerald Hope

Vice President of Business Information Systems


Imagine Learning

Jerry is a senior technology executive with over 28 years of experience in corporate systems, application development, infrastructure management, and strategic business execution. Since 2021, Jerry has served as Vice President, Business Information Systems for Imagine Learning, a K-12 education company.  In this role, Jerry provides information systems services including software management, infrastructure, security, ERP, human resources, marketing and sales systems, and business intelligence.  

Previously, Jerry worked for Legrand as their Vice President, Strategic Business Systems where he led the corporate systems organization. He was responsible for setting the strategy and implementing business systems that provided support for operations, finance, manufacturing, and human resources. Jerry has over 20 years of experience working for information services businesses, (Thomson Reuters) and education businesses, (Imagine Learning, Thomson Learning, Prometric, and ITT Educational Services).  

His areas of expertise include information systems leadership for business analytics, financial, customer relationship management, AI, security, manufacturing, marketing and sales, and human resources.  Jerry has a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Sciences from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Science in Telecommunications from St. Mary’s University, Minnesota, and a Master of Business Administration from the New York Institute of Technology. He is married to his spouse, Amy.  Their household is largely run by their two English Setters, Talisker and Finlaggan.  Jerry splits his time between Minnesota and Southern California.

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