meet the team

our team is constantly striving to find new and exciting ways to make

learning more fun and accessible.

curtis strite

gm / chief technology officer

favorite subject: chemistry

most likely to: answer your question on

“the reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”ย  – mark twain


ben mccoy

chief financial officer

favorite subject: math

most likely to: laugh at his own dad jokes

“there is no substitute for hard work.” – thomas edison


amber hutsler

senior human resources manager

favorite subject: english

most likely to: move to a tropical island

“life is short. take the trip. buy the shoes. eat the cake.” – unknown


john climer

principal software engineer

favorite subject: math

most likely to: be at the ballpark

“do or do not, there is no try.” – yoda


matt sporleder

principal systems engineer

favorite subject: history

most likely to: test in production

“i’ll tell you who is not afraid of climate change? robots!!!!!!!” – norm macdonald


stu feldt

director of engineering

favorite subject: math

most likely to: start a recipe website

“if everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” – mario andretti


julia werner

product manager

favorite subject: creative writing

most likely to: find a bug no one can reproduce

“don’t sweat the petty things and don’t pet the sweaty things.”ย  –ย  george carlin


diego kafie

senior product manager

favorite subject: p.e. (but only if we were playing soccer)

most likely to: start a spreadsheet

“letโ€™s go invent tomorrow rather than worrying about what happened yesterday.” – steve jobs


amanda schulz

senior accountant

favorite subject: geology

most likely to: be sarcastic

“i choose the sea in spite of shipwrecks.” – nadia tueni


jessica ferguson

ux/ui designer

favorite subject: art

most likely to: miss her dog while at work

โ€œwe donโ€™t make mistakes. we just have happy accidents.โ€ – bob ross


marcus rivera

business data analyst iii

favorite subject: science

most likely to: hypothetically get hit by a bus

“the saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” โ€• isaac asimov


john sieber

software engineer i

favorite subject: music

most likely to: write songs about food

“seasons will pass you by.” – from “close to the edge” by yes


dillon hess

software engineer ii

favorite subject: science

most likely to: work on answers stuff

“imagination is everything. it is the preview of life’s coming attractions” – albert einstein


kevin stringer

community manager

favorite subject: performing arts

most likely to: move to another country

“do not fear mistakes. there are none.” – miles davis


ujwala nanavare

data engineer ii

favorite subject: algebra

most likely to: start her own business

โ€œlive as if you were to die tomorrow. learn as if you were to live forever.โ€ – mahatma gandhi


ryan glascock

software developer i

favorite subject: history

most likely to: order salt & smoke

โ€œrise and rise again until lambs become lions.โ€ โ€“ robin hood


charles peterson

ux lead

favorite subject: lunch break

most likely to: order 2 entrees

โ€œmy weaknesses have always been food and men โ€“ in that order.โ€ โ€“ dolly parton


michael scalise

quality assurance and release engineer

favorite subject: film appreciation

most likely to: know the name of that one movie that you only remember part of

“is that a wise thing to do?” -guy who is asked to release godzilla in godzilla: final wars


anthony lam

software development engineer in test

favorite subject: literature

most likely to: beat you in a video game

“be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.” – ralph waldo emerson


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