Meet brightwheel

Our mission

Early education is one of the greatest determinants of childhood outcomes, is a must for working families, and has lasting social and economic impact. Brightwheel’s mission is to transform early education for every educator, parent, and child — by giving teachers meaningfully more time with students each day, engaging parents in the development of their kids, and supporting the small businesses that make up the backbone of the $100 billion early education market. Brightwheel is the most loved technology brand in early education globally, trusted by thousands of educators and millions of families.

Our core values

We strive to promote our values daily, helping to cultivate an environment that’s fun, driven, collaborative, and high achieving.

  • Ownership: We take pride and initiative in our work
  • Empathy: We deeply understand our customers and each other
  • Learning: We are committed to always getting better
  • Results: We set a high bar and achieve the extraordinary

Celebrating the importance of diversity

We believe that everyone — from our employees to the students, teachers, and administrators we serve — should be given the opportunity to learn and thrive, whatever their background may be. We celebrate diversity in all forms because it allows our team and the communities we serve to reach their full potential and do their best work.

Our leadership team

Dave Vasen


favorite preschool snack:Fruit by the Foot

Drew Woodcock


favorite preschool snack:Kraft mac 'n cheese

Leah Fine


favorite preschool snack:Goldfish crackers

Martina Tam


favorite preschool snack:Yang le duo (Yakult)

Roie Chizik


favorite preschool snack:Bamba

Sam Strasser


favorite preschool snack:celery & peanut butter

Careers at brightwheel

Passionate about early education? Us too. We’re always on the lookout for bright minds to join our team. Brightwheel is headquartered in SF with offices in Denver and Austin. We also have awesome employees who work remotely across the US.