Our Values

Humility  

We value service and the act of making others’ lives better, rather than seeking credit for what we do.

Integrity  

We build trusting relationships with our customers, partners, investors and employees, because honesty is critical to our work of creating better career opportunities for others.

Attitude  

We approach our work with a contagious energy for what we do, creating a better, and more positive work environment.

Curiosity  

Our intellectual curiosity and love of learning allows us to create ever better solutions for our customers.

Collaboration  

We value teamwork, because it allows us to develop better solutions than if we were to approach our work as individuals or siloed from our customers.

Expertise  

Focusing on our core strengths while empowering our partners to add value based on their distinct competencies provides better value for our customers.

Strong Work Ethic  

We work tirelessly to innovate and continually perfect a better product that produces the most important desired outcomes for our customers.

Service to Others  

The driving motivation of our work is serving others; doing our part to make others’ career journeys better.

Our Leadership Team

Chris Motley

Founder and CEO

Chris leads business development, sales and overall strategy at Better Weekdays. He worked as a Derivatives Trader at Goldman Sachs before leaving to build a manufacturing platform for a global middle market textile manufacturer, where he served as an EVP. Chris is a graduate of Columbia University and the Kellogg School of Management.
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Carl Arizpe

COO

Carl leads daily operations at Better Weekdays. He founded and led the nation’s largest K12 video sharing platform, SchoolTube.com. Previously, he was an executive at Oracle. Carl has a proven track record in Technology, Sales and Business Development in the Ed Tech Sector. Carl is a graduate of University of Missouri and University of Illinois MBA program.

Fredric Mitchell

VP of Product Development

Fredric manages all aspects of product development at Better Weekdays. He has built projects and led teams at the University of Chicago, Orbit Media Studios, and Phase2. He has spoken at conferences, including Madison PHP in Wisconsin, Drupalcamp in Costa Rica, and the CMS Expo in Chicago. Fredric is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis.

Kunal Parbadia

VP of Operations

Kunal supports sales, marketing and product operations at Better Weekdays. He worked at Accenture and led product development teams for online banking applications at Bank of America and Harris Bank. Kunal is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology.
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Neil Hastings

Senior Architect

Neil runs the technology stack at Better Weekdays. He has been a leader in enterprise technical architecture and open source development at his previous companies, Appirio and Phase2. Neil is a graduate of Purdue University.
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Andre Marques

Senior Design Engineer

Andre focuses on user interface design and development at Better Weekdays. Previously, he worked as a designer/developer for The University of Chicago, creating websites and applications. He is also a graduate of UChicago.

Jade McNear

Customer Success Engineer

Jade handles all tasks related to making our customers successful. She has interned as Technical Solutions at TopOPPS and has experience in customer service from working in retail. Jade is a graduate of Saint Louis University.
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Ray Stuart

Senior Developer

Ray leads development at Better Weekdays. He calls on diverse skills in IT, Systems Administration and Web Development to find solutions to intricate problems. He builds tightly integrated applications for large-scale platforms. Ray is a graduate of Harvard University.

Ian Eaves

Senior Data Scientist

Ian is the Senior Data Scientist at Better Weekdays. He leads efforts to improve user experience through data-driven machine learning algorithms and custom analytics. With a masters in physics he has previously grown and scaled data science teams at Bellhops in addition to pursuing academic research at Drexel University and Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin.

Josh Day

iOS Developer

Josh is a mobile developer that focuses on native iOS and Android development. His passion is to build beautiful mobile applications that solve a problem. Josh holds a Masters in Computer Science from The University of Chicago.
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Esteban Valerio

Web Developer

Esteban works as a backend developer at Better Weekdays. He has a solid academia background and is fluent in English, Portuguese and Italian. He has spoken at conferences like Drupalcamp in Panama and Costa Rica. Esteban is currently pursuing a Computer Science degree from the University of Costa Rica.
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Andrey Barrantes

Web Developer

Andrey is a Drupal and WordPress developer and has experience developing back-end systems for several web applications. He is a great collaborator, always looks to learn and grow professionally. Andrey is a graduate of UNA university in Costa Rica.
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Our Advisors

Travis Sheridan

Executive Director

Venture Cafe

Aaron Sorenson

Partner

Axiom Consulting Partners

Roxanne Hori

Associate Dean of Corporate Relations

New York University Stern

Arnoldo Müller-Molina

CTO, Founder

simMachines

Our Investors

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