The Story of ScreenRetriever, The Online Safety Solution That Allows Parents To See All Computer Activity So That They Can Teach, Safe, Appropriate Computer Behavior
We, the ScreenRetriever founders, the parents of two teenage daughters were very concerned about our daughters’ computer usage. We wanted to parent online just as we did offline and be able to teach responsible, safe and appropriate computer behavior. Being very savvy computer users, they were able to circumvent every blocking and filtering device that we had tried. That’s when we invented ScreenRetriever because we felt it was imperative that we know what our girls were doing on the computer so that we could teach them good computer habits to keep them on a path to successful lives.
We love ScreenRetriever for many reasons. It’s transparent, our girls know it’s being used so that trust is not sacrificed and communication is encouraged. We can see everything they’re doing, whether they’re Skyping with a friend, doing their homework or chatting on Facebook or other social networking sites. And it doesn’t matter where they have their computer, such as their bedroom, we can check in Live whenever we feel the need. When we’re not able to use ScreenRetriever Live, we can check recorded activity.
ScreenRetriever changed our lives! It has been extremely effective in allowing us to supervise and teach our daughters appropriate, responsible and safe computer use and instill our personal family values. We hope, by using ScreenRetriever, other parents will experience the same success and peace of mind and that their children will learn safe, appropriate computer behavior.
Our goal is for parents to reach the point where they no longer need ScreenRetriever to supervise their children online, because their children have learned to use the computer and Internet safely and appropriately.
By the way, the ScreenRetriever icon is our awesome family dog, Tucker.
The ScreenRetriever Online Safety Team
ScreenRetriever’s Online Safety Team consists of experienced marketing, software development, and management personnel who are passionate about this innovative and highly differentiated computer and internet safety product!
Leigh Scherer, SVP/Marketing
Leigh Scherer is a seasoned direct response and internet marketing executive, specializing in driving revenue for technology-driven startups. An expert in facilitating communication between sales, marketing, management, technology and product professionals, as well as developing strong customer relationships, Leigh’s hands-on management style and strong marketing background have helped both consumer and business-to-business companies take their marketing and operations to the next level. Leigh contributed to the success of a number of companies both large and small, including Hollywood.com, uSell, Expert Planet, LiveOps, Web-Ideals, Fluidity Fitness, Weider Global Nutrition, WrappedUp Studios, iHealthSpot, and Great Bridal Expo.
Mark Kempf, Founder and CTO
The company’s technology development is led by Mark Kempf. Mr. Kempf, a proven innovator with 10 computer/internet related patents, is an experienced executive and technologist that has successfully led both small and large scale product development efforts at DEC, Compaq and HP, earning the prestigious title of Fellow at all three companies. Mark graduated from the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University.
Victoria Kempf, R.N., Founder, COO, Internet Safety Expert and Speaker
Victoria Kempf brings the management skills, passion and drive that she used during her nursing career at Boston area hospitals to serve as ScreenRetriever’s COO and internet safety spokesperson. As an internet safety expert, she advocates for the health and safety of children as they explore the online world. She strongly believes that every parent should be using ScreenRetriever to keep their kids safe online, and teach appropriate responsible behavior online. Victoria is available for internet safety speaking engagements. Please contact Victoria at Contact@ScreenRetriever.com