Learning Glass Europe

About Learning Glass Europe

Learning Glass Europe is the leading provider of Lightboard technology in Europe. We design, manufacture and sell innovative Lightboard and Smart-Lightboard™ products to corporate and education customers world-wide.

Lightboards are proven to have a direct benefit in online learning, enabling increased audience engagement and information retention. They are not limited to education and are widely used for online collaboration and in the production of high-value marketing content.

The Smart-Lightboard™ is the latest innovation in Lightboard technology. It offers all the benefits of the traditional Lightboard with the advantage of being digital. Infinitely scalable and works with almost any application (think of a transparent SMART board or interactive whiteboard). The Smart-Lightboard™ is our unique patented technology.

Our core competency is unique and fundamentally different from competitors. We have 10 years’ hands-on experience producing video content with lightboards. This practical knowledge coupled with our engineering talent and customer centric approach is what sets us apart, ensuring our users have the best Lightboard experience and minimum time to value.

Our executive team is made up of talent and experience from the entrepreneurial, engineering, media services and academic world. This blend of diverse talent underpins our success, from product design to sales and marketing. It has enabled us to deliver a best-of-breed product, while scaling the business to meet the demands of our customers.

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Toby Pannell – CEO / Sales & Marketing Director

Toby’s business roles have involved a number of start up enterprises, notibly the development of a B2B IT training services company in the 1990s, successfully sold to a dot-com B2B marketplace in 2000. In 2001 Toby joined NetworkD Group, an integrator for Intel’s SPSD division, as a major shareholder and VP for Europe. The business grew to become Intel’s largest global software integrator and later sold to vSpring Capital in 2007. In addition to Learning Glass Europe Toby owns a video marketing agency, Talking Edge Studios.

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Stefan Szkok – Lightboard Product Specialist

Stefan is an experienced video producer and Lightboard Product Specialist. He’s been working in different visual-communication industries for over two decades, is an ex-broadcaster with hundreds of credits in TV and radio as producer and presenter. After 14 years in broadcast journalism he became involved in the running of a professional studio and the production of several hundreds of professional corporate video content over 7+ years. He’s bringing knowledge and expertise from his technical experience along with his creative mindset as a video producer to help improve our product development and client experience.


Shauna Rodgers – Head of Customer Experience and Growth

Shauna has 10 years experience in working with a range of Startup and Scaleup businesses across Europe. Her experience is primarily in Sales and Marketing activities to help grow the business, team and revenue in a range of different industries. She has worked with Learning Glass Europe since it’s formation, being responsible for business activities relating to the customer and growth of the business. This includes responsibility for all points of contact with the customer and ways we can improve the overall customer experience and grow within our key and new markets.


Christian Ahlert – Technology Entrepeneur & Oxford Fellow (Non-Exec Director)

Christian is a technology entrepreneur and well connected in the UK’s start up eco system. Since 2005, Christian has worked in a variety of roles within start-ups and grown one of the largest start-up communities in London called, ‘MiniBar’, with over 8500 members. He has also held senior management positions in high growth start-ups including eCourier.co.uk, which sold to Royal Mail. As Entrepreneur in Residence, he co-founded the Publicis Drugstore in 2014 as an innovation offering for international corporate clients. Previously, he explored academia and higher education being a visiting fellow at Oxford University.

Ronald Huisman – Economics Professor Erasmus University Rotterdam, Entrepreneur (Non-Exec Director)

Ronald Huisman works as an associate Professor at the Erasmus School of Economics. He has won teaching awards from different institutes as a result of his innovative teaching methods applied to courses about financial economics, energy finance, and data analytics. Besides his academic live, Ronald is an entrepreneur. He lives in The Hague, the Netherlands. He is bringing his passion for education, innovation and entrepreneurship to ensure the success of Learning Glass Europe.

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