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Impelsys: Spreading knowledge through technology

In a world that is rapidly going digital, publishers and learning providers who largely depended on the printed word a few years back are now intent on spreading their content through various channels online. Although the Internet has made it easier to access learning and digital content, it has also made it harder for the content creators to post their best content online consistently. This situation has called for the services to be created for content curation and propagation that would best help these content creators deliver their best content online. Impelsys is one such enabler which uses SaaS to deliver the best digital content and learning solutions to global publishers, education providers and enterprises.

With a vision that goes beyond convention, Impelsys came into being in 2001. Based out of New York the company was founded by Sameer Shariff with the aim of making the world a better place by helping spread knowledge through technology. Impelsys provides its customers media services, technology services, and platforms that help them with marketing, selling and delivering digital content, media, and online learning swiftly and effectively. 

When the company started out, they focused on textbook publishers. The company produced CDs that accompanied textbooks and scanned hard copies during this initial phase. But soon the company started offering ancillary content services for the publishing industry. And there was no turning back from here on. The company subsequently started developing web applications and then started a content delivery platform which allowed the publishers to deploy their content on their own.

World's Most comprehensive Read to Learn Platform

Impelsys launched its iPublishCentral platform for the content creators. Since its launch, many of its customers have found a comprehensive way to deliver their digital content online for sales and delivery directly to their B2Band B2C consumers without any hassles.

This flagship product has made life easier for publishers and learning providers. The platform helps these publishers and learning providers in their day to day content delivery challenges through technological innovation. It puts the best tools in their customer's hand through this SaaS platform which gives its customers valuable insights into consumer behavior and learning pattern which helps the content creators target the audience in the best possible way.

Work-Life Balance

Impelsys believes that through an engaging and challenging work environment they can create the best atmosphere at work. And in their pursuit of maintaining a great work culture, they put great focus on work and life balance. 

At Impelsys, the pursuit of happiness is given a great importance. To pursue this they have employees who indulge in outdoor activities like long distance running, cricket and cycling. These enduring activities help the employees’ realize their inner strengths while connecting to a world outside the office.

A better world

Impelsys is a company with substance and conscience. The Impelsys Foundation is its philanthropic initiative that is aimed at spreading greater quality of education across schools that are underprivileged through great content and technology. The company wants to accomplish this by creating digital libraries with engaging content that will help pique student interests in learning. This will open doors to areas of knowledge that they have yet to explore or are unable to explore due to the lack of resources.

In a world that is increasingly leaning towards incorporating technology into education, this noble initiative is helping change the lives of children across the world.

Conclusion

Impelsys in all its years, since inception, has stuck to its initial aim of bringing knowledge to more people and has had profound success while being at it. Their passion for knowledge and technology has helped the company grow. It has over 150 clients who are working with them and the number keeps growing each year. With their award-winning SaaS platforms, their customers get to compete, evolve and grow in a complex marketplace. This undoubtedly makes them the leaders as enablers of publishers, education providers and enterprises from all over the globe in delivering online content and learning.

Leading from the front

Sameer Shariff, Founder and CEO

Mr. Sameer Shariff is a passionate entrepreneur. Impelsys is the second startup that Mr. Shariff started.

Prior to Impelsys, he co-founded Medsite Inc. Here, as the Chief Strategic Officer and the Executive Vice President of Sales he helped the company become one of the largest internet pharmaceutical marketing companies in the U.S.  He was the driving force in the initial period of financial and organizational growth. Medsite grew to more than 200 employees and increased in sales under his guidance. The company was acquired by WebMD for over $40 million in 2006.

Mr. Shariff earned his BS degree in Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School of Business.  He has been a guest speaker at various industry events and has been featured in Forbes and India Today among other publications.

“Gain meaningful and actionable insight into your consumers’ learning and reading patterns.”

Impelsys provides end-to-end solutions across digital product lifecycle; from content and courseware production, enrichment, transformation, monetization to delivery and mobility.”

Deliver your digital content and online learning; execute your digital strategy through built-in support for various business models and delivery channels.”

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