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Sawyer connects children, parents, and providers of the best enriching childhood experiences through a suite of industry-leading technology solutions with a goal to ensure every child has the opportunity to discover their own love of learning.

We empower small business owners, enterprise organizations, non-profits, and traditional educational institutions by providing business intelligence tools to drive decision making, and we’re helping parents navigate the intense, fragmented world of early childhood development by creating tools that help them balance and manage their children’s day-to-day lives.

We’re on a mission to change the way the world thinks about learning–that a great education isn’t just about high test scores or a flawless report card, it’s about building the capacity for discovery in our children through adventures that delight them today and prepare them for tomorrow.

Marissa Evans Alden, CEO and Co-Founder

Marissa Evans Alden, Harvard MBA, founded a consumer fashion app, Go Try It On (Index Ventures backed) in 2010, and ultimately sold to Rent the Runway. Over the past 2 years she has led a group of technology, product, and design team members as the General Manager of Growth at Rent the Runway. Marissa brings an expertise in customer marketing and scaling consumer products to Sawyer.

Stephanie Choi, Co-Founder

Stephanie Choi, a millennial parent, has over 10 years of experience in merchandise planning and for the past 4 years, has been leading the Inventory Planning Team at Rent the Runway. Stephanie brings an expertise in pricing and revenue management to Sawyer.

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