Dave Vasen is the founder & CEO of brightwheel, the leading subscription software platform for early education. With brightwheel, teachers save valuable time through custom-built tools for the classroom, while administrators can manage their business & parents get a real-time view of their child's day. Brightwheel is the fastest-growing & top-reviewed product in early education, a $175 billion U.S. market. Investors include Addition, Bessemer, Emerson Collective, GGV Capital, Lowercase Capital, & Mark Cuban.
In April 2016, Vasen appeared on ABC's Shark Tank & secured a $600,000 investment at one of the highest all-time valuations for the TV show. Throughout his career, he has been a passionate leader in education technology at companies including Amazon, Cisco, & Teach for America. He was also a consultant with Bain & Company.
Vasen is a first-generation American. He holds a BA from Stanford University & an MBA from The Wharton School. He lives with his wife & two daughters in the Bay Area.
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