We're Kibeam!

We wake up every day committed to transforming literacy in the US so that every child can reach their full potential. It’s our mission to create the best possible future for children, their families, and our world through learning, play, and connection.

Meet the Team

Jim Marggraff

Founder and CEO

Favorite Children's Book: Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree

Dave Castelnuovo

VP of Engineering

Favorite Children's Book: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Marc Thomas

VP of Manufacturing

Michelle Hodgden

VP of Operations

Favorite Children's Book: The Night the Toys Came to Life

Paul Pan

Sr. Unity Engineer

Favorite Children's Book: The Little Engine That Could

Bryan Ray

Lead Backend Engineer

Favorite Children's Book: Llama Llama Red Pajama

Joshua Taylor

Hardware Product Development Manager

Favorite Children's Book: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff

Jose Velasco

Customer Service Lead

Favorite Children's Book: Cat in the Hat

Sam Washburn

Sr Software Engineer

Favorite Children's Book: Richard Scarry Books

Greg Wong

Director of Manufacturing Operations

Favorite Children's Book: Goodnight Moon

Alyssa Cantu

QA Engineer

Favorite Children's Book: The Hobbit

Patrick Ditty

QA Manager

Favorite Children's Book: Pout-Pout Fish

Karthik Kumsi Vadiraja

Hardware Test Engineering Lead

Favorite Children's Book: 101 Tales: The Great Panchatantra Collection

Tom Mott

Creative Director

Favorite Children's Book: Who Needs Donuts?

Ardry Engleheart

Director of Product Development

Favorite Children's Book: Good Night Moon