BirdBrain Technologies

ICIC 2019-BirdBrain
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    BirdBrain Technologies’ mission is to inspire deep and joyful learning in all students through creative robotics. Their products, the Finch Robot and the Hummingbird Robotics Kit, enable all teachers to cultivate creativity and computational thinking. Pittsburgh is filled with an entrepreneurial mindset and there is a great community that is supportive of building things, both companies and robots! BirdBrain’s location there has afforded them a unique opportunity to work with students and teachers from a wide variety of backgrounds. Local schools have embraced their products and BirdBrain is fortunate to be part of a robust local network that is reimagining education. At BirdBrain, life is always varied and interesting; no two days are alike, and they think that is a good thing! To flourish at BirdBrain requires flexibility and the ability to work cross-functionally with a small team. Everyone in the company is passionate about expanding access to computer science, engineering, and computational thinking to students across the globe.

    Company Information

    HQ LocationPittsburgh, Pa.
    Business Leader(s)Tom Lauwers, PhD & CEO
    2018 Revenues ($M)$3,155,701
    Five-Year Growth Rate (%)242.18%