Dr Ivan Mitchell
Founder & Managing Director
As the Managing Director, Ivan leads the vision for Studious and oversees the company. He is passionate about the impact that digital learning technologies can have on higher education. He is also an Associate Professor at UEA.
Dr Sarah Warnes
Founder & Co-Managing Director
Sarah’s responsibilities rest with overseeing the creation of the academic content, ensuring it is always engaging, challenging and dynamic! She is also a Senior Teaching Fellow at UCL.
Founder & Co-Managing Director
As Co-Managing Director, James shares responsibility for the day-to-day running of the company and leads on finance, business development and marketing. He is also a Lecturer at UEA.
Tshoba brings the creative and artistic edge to our educational learning media. He is passionate about making videos that impress.
Lina combines business expertise and creative design to ensure that the company’s projects are well designed, planned and executed to deliver exciting educational content.
Dr David Jobanputra
David leads on the conceptual design and development of academic films. He is a pioneer of bringing research insights to life through the power of documentary.
Chris brings creative leadership to the generation of cutting-edge 3D animations. He is our in-house specialist when it comes to virtual and augmented reality.
Milla is responsible for cultivating our brand strategy by promoting our personality online, in design and through events.
Mark is a consultant for Studious, offering continued guidance and insight on all things tech. He is also I.T. Director for the UEA.
Chief Technology Officer
Ivan and Sarah meet as Consultants at Pearson
Prior to meeting at Pearson, Ivan was experienced at creating videos and using technology in his lectures, while Sarah had spent years building digital learning materials for flipped learning experiences at UCL.
New projects, new ideas
Sarah, Ivan and James kept developing their independent digital interests: Ivan produced a series of learning videos for Pearson; James carried out research on interactive learning and simulations; and Sarah continued integrating digital technology at UCL.
Ivan, Sarah and James collaborate on e-learning
James, Ivan and Sarah bring together their knowledge with an ambition to create outstanding e-learning materials, offering something really special for their students.
University of East Anglia grants funding
The vision for Studious as a social enterprise takes root, and we develop a wide range of films and interactive media.
Collaboration with leading universities
We are excited to get a fantastic group of leading academics from the University of Leeds, University of Exeter, Essex University, University of Liverpool, UEA and UCL to join us to develop courses.
Exciting times – growing ambition and the team
After receiving more funding, Studious grows in size and ambition. We film a range of interviews and case studies at leading companies, and our designers give us a distinctive brand.
Studious starts working with IBM Watson to develop interactive learning experiences. We see the potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning to make learning dyadic, active and personalised.
Studious now offers pioneering virtual- and augmented-reality services, specifically designed for university learning experiences.
Studious' own platform, Ryze, is launched
The world's most exciting digital learning app is launched on the App Store and Google Play, featuring interactive media, videos, micro-lessons, gamification and quizzes - all personalised for each user.
Studious is about inspiring learning through collaboration. We work together to achieve the outstanding. We encourage students to connect with each other.
We don’t underestimate learning potential. We bring accessibility to today’s learners. We don’t stick to tradition. Being stuck in the past should be stuck in the past. We disrupt monotony because we respect learning diversity. We believe in innovation, adaptation and imagination. We want every student to have the tools to succeed.
We believe in leading the education of tomorrow. Using technology to push the boundaries of today. We don’t stop. We won’t stop. We are Studious.