Innovation Driven by Education

Ink Labs was founded to address the gap between the promise and reality of innovative technologies. True engagement and productivity gains demand simple, elegant technology, and experts who can recommend, deliver, deploy and train in its use nationwide. Our solutions enhance the users’ experience, not run it.

With more than 150+ years combined experience in the education space, our team has the knowledge and expertise to help you navigate your way through new projects and initiatives. Whether you’re looking for new classroom technologies to replace dated and/or antiquated Smartboards, alternative methods for delivering instruction either in-person, virtually, or a hybrid combination of the two, or if you’re in need of Cyber or physical security systems to keep your students/faculty safe online or in-person, you should talk with us.

Team

Chirag Desai

President

Chirag (“Chi”) is an experienced technology entrepreneur and operator currently focused on scaling SaaS and tech enabled companies in education and cyber sectors.  Chi also supports other growth companies via his capital and management consulting firm, and serves on the boards of local non-profits.

Bill Naab

co founder & Chief Innovation Officer

Bill is a former classroom teacher with more than 25 years of experience in the education technology sector.  He has worked with tens of thousands of educators and hundreds of companies across the country to create and craft technology solutions with a laser sharp focus on improving student learning and enhancing teacher instruction.  His fingerprints can be found in countless classrooms across the nation and his impact has been felt worldwide.

Akash Desai

Partner

Akash has founded and exited two high-growth SaaS companies with exit amounts in eight figures. He has done this with absolutely no outside investment – opting for focused action, customer-centrism, and sales over fundraising.

Jim Klubek

Partner & VP - instructional TechnologY & curriculum

Jim has spent his entire 30+ year career in education. He was a teacher, principal, superintendent and currently works with schools to create STEM and eLearning opportunities. He has spent the last 4 years as an educational consultant and business developer. He also works with schools and businesses to help them assess and protect their information through both physical and cyber security solutions.

Mike Bayba

VP- Interactive TechnologY & Distance Learning

Mike has worked for 35+ years in the education space, and is recognized industry-wide as the expert regarding instruction delivery. He was in charge of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES Distance Learning Program, serving as Co-President of the NYS Distance Learning Consortium, and President of the BOCES’ Administrative Management Association. His work with distance/virtual learning equipment has positively impacted tens of thousands of students across New York State and the country.

Dr. Kevin Eberle

VP- school safety and security

Kevin has been in the education field for 30+ years. Combined with his experience as a former police officer, he effectively develops learning ecosystems for those in the education community by paying particular attention to the students’ social emotional learning and teachers’ trauma-informed instruction. Kevin’s life experiences give him a unique perspective on what’s happening and what needs to happen to ensure the safety and security of our students from both a physical and psychological standpoint.

Brandon DeLorenzo

Technical Integration specialist

Brandon has 15+ years working in various Mechanical and Automation platforms in a wide variety of industries. He is uniquely qualified to assist in the planning and creation of initiatives, and then has the level of expertise to manage the assembly and installation of the solution, and also roll out the service and support plan to ensure the initiative’s short and long-term success.

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