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Our team

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Who are these people?

We're former teachers, administrators, architects, instructional designers, technologists and finance execs that have all found a passion for building great technology that serves a great cause - helping school districts operate efficiently.

Our founders

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Sarah Chou, CEO

Sarah worked in operations in Providence Public Schools prior to founding Informed K12 and accumulated a lot of papercuts over the years. When she's not onsite with clients she's thinking about it.

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Qian Wang, CTO

Qian left a career as a quantitative developer/trader in finance to pursue a path in education. She is passionate about social justice and building a different type of tech company.

Meet the team

Rachel, Engineering

Rachel is a colorful nerd who loves making bad jokes, drooling over robots, and wearing outfits that match her bicycle, Sunshine.

Justin, Partnerships

Justin graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Political Economy. When he is not formulating new recipes for his next big cookout, he's outdoors fishing and playing tennis.

Julie, District Success

Julie worked at Teach For America and was in the Peace Corps. She’s from Alabama and lived in NYC. She loves Excel and biking around Oakland.

Jean, District Success

Jean is a former Special Education teacher born and raised in Texas. In her spare time, you can find her skiing down the mountains of Tahoe or searching for sunshine near the sea.

Chris, District Success

Chris taught elementary school for 4 years in rural Louisiana and Israel. He plays football with his feet.

Ben, Engineering

Ben loves making things look neat and orderly. He's usually either wrangling with CSS or tidying his desk up.

Teddy, District Success

Teddy is a former founder who loves strategic planning and process design for scaling businesses. He is fueled by burgers and big ideas.

Marcail, District Success

Marcail was born and raised in New York and has a background in non-profit work and language instruction. In her free time she loves getting into the mountains, traveling and seeking out great bakeries!

Jen, Business Ops

Jen is a former science educator passionate about helping us run efficiently. She’s an avid musician, reader, and sea otter spotter.

Suelyn, Product

Suelyn loves solving problems through user-centered design. Chopping vegetables and oil painting is her meditation.

Tyler, Engineering

Tyler spent three years at YouTube, and built a karaoke app for Android. He went to M.I.T. where he had the highest average in intramural bowling.

Katie, District Success

Katie's passion for liberty and disruptive innovation began in college and was continued through working at the Independent Institute and completing the Koch Liberty@Work program.

Kai, Engineering

Kai spent time wrangling Google Spreadsheets into project management tools before realizing they'd rather write code than spreadsheet formulas.

Rob, Engineering

A former architect (of buildings), Rob realized he enjoyed fiddling with his computer more than drawing up construction documents.

Leo, District Success

Prior to joining Informed K12, Leo channeled his passion for people into defending immigrant rights. He enjoys watching college football, eating junk food, and keeping up with the latest pop culture developments.

Nick, Partnerships

Nick taught French for several years in both public and private schools while also coaching high school soccer. He is passionate about helping businesses grow their customer base with a focus on long term partnerships. Nick enjoys traveling with his family to new places and catching one Arsenal Football Club game in London each year.

Lupe, Partnerships

Lupe is always looking for the next adventure that will test her endurance and will. She prides herself on her resourcefulness and would be a serious contender on The Amazing Race! Most importantly, she’s driven by causes that speak to her heart.

Bridget, District Success

Bridget is a former educator who loves efficiency, organization and excellent middle school English instruction. She is inspired by her former students, her son and opportunities to strategically rethink systems in education.

Join our growing team

We're looking for talented product, business, support and design professionals that share our passion for education and helping school districts operate at their best.

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