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The problem with data in schools
Changing the way edtech enters education

The core of the EDDS is a team of highly respected professionals with a diverse and relevant range of skills, experience and expertise. Each member contributes in multiple areas of the project, working on their own and in collaboration with other team members. 

 EDDS is a socially-minded enterprise.

The inspiration and driving force of EDDS is Dr Velislava Hillman the founder of EDDS along with Ronald Hepburn, managing director of Etoile Partners, a geopolitical consultancy with a strong track record in education.


Veli leads scientific, technical, research and development with an expert knowledge and understanding of the data and pedagogical challenges of edtech products and services. 

At EDDS we strive to enhance our users’ every day experiences. Our incredible team of engineers, programmers, designers and marketers have worked tirelessly to bring EDDS to the forefront of the industry. We will continue to work relentlessly to become the technological standard, providing big picture insights and solutions for global education systems of all sizes.

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Our leadership team

Who we are

We wouldn’t be able to take EDDS to the next level without our incredible team of specialists who collaborate to make our project come to life. Our staff runs like a well-oiled machine, offering all of our clients smart and useful products aimed at making their lives better. 

Veli and her team of partners from the UK, EU, USA and Australia are supported by Etoile Partners.


Etoile is a London- and Oxfordshire-based geopolitical consultancy.  Etoile provides strategic and geopolitical guidance, project management, science and technology leadership, research and development leadership, communications, finance and operational support to EDDS.

For more than a decade, Etoile has worked on ethical education projects and has successfully advocated for education at the UN General Assembly and in support of projects for UN-sponsored and other NGOs working in the field.

About: Our Team
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