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

Marc Thomas

VP of Manufacturing

Favorite Children's Book:
Anything by Dr. Seuss

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

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

Jimmy Wong

Principal Machine Learning Engineer

Favorite Children's Book:
The biography of Madame Curie and Winston churchill

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

Steve Bottos

Sr. Machine Learning Engineer

Favorite Children's Book: Green Eggs & Ham

Patty Collier

Sr. Interactive Content Writer

Favorite Children's Book:
The Secret Garden

Adrian Carless

Interactive Content Writer/Designer

Favorite Children's Book:
I, Robot by Isaac Asimov, and The Hobbit by J.R.R.Tolkien

Bryan Williams

Head of Supply Chain

Favorite Children's Book:

Matt Brown

VP of Business Development

Favorite Children's Book:

Ted Newman

Sr. Producer

Favorite Children's Book:

Kara Anderson

Software Developer

Favorite Children's Book:
Holes by Louis Sacher

Benji Wong

QA Engineer

Favorite Children's Book:
The Three Little Pigs