MEP 050 Kyle Stalzer Tackk Meet Education Project EDUKWEST

MEP #050 with Kyle Stalzer, CEO at

In this episode of MEP, Kyle Stalzer, who is the CEO at, talks about this unique content creation tool that has met a lot of success with teachers and students in the K-12 space.

Guest Bio:

Kyle Stalzer was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He studied at the University of Dayton where he obtained a degree in Management Information Systems.

Kyle’s background is rooted in data-driven product management with over 10 years experience setting online and mobile strategy for Fortune 500 companies and startups alike.

Before Tackk, Kyle worked at American Greetings and Progressive Insurance.

Show Notes:

(01:40) Kyle’s background

(03:36) Did you study Computer Engineering, software or anything like that in college?

(04:37) Let’s talk about the company Tackk. What problem are you trying to solve with Tackk, and what sort of progress have you made?

(05:32) Tackk’s tagline is “Simply create a beautiful page.”

(09:48) I’m interested in knowing how the product works so that the audience can really have a feel for it.

(14:50) What other barriers or issues are you seeing as you go through this journey?

(18:43) What’s the business model? What are you trying to do to monetize?

(22:25) What do you see as the future of Tackk? Or the future of what you want to develop that will make an impact on education?

(24:55) If you could have dinner with one person you admire, past or present, who would it be and why?

How to Use Tackk:

Tackk from Tackk on Vimeo.


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Nick DiNardo is the founder and host of the Meet Education Project, a podcast series featuring entrepreneurs, VCs and thought leaders taking action on the future of learning. Nick has worked in education for 10 years, working for some of the big players (Pearson & McGraw-Hill), as VP of Marketing for a seed stage ed tech startup, and an independent consultant. He also serves on the board of directors for Argosy Collegiate Charter School in Fall River, MA. When he's not chatting about the future of learning, Nick is reading, traveling, golfing, or drinking a glass of whisky (sometimes, all of the above).