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BUILD helps the youth of America get trained in skills that position them to effectively participate in technology economy of the future.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Education
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

The mission of BUILD is to be the leading local learning center for teens and pre-teens (grades 5-12) to gain software development, hardware application, and entrepreneurial business skills. BUILD will dually operate as an interactive social environment with a lab and lounge and a learning center for instruction and team based project learning for teens where they can work together, play together, and develop technical skills.


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    Howard Edelman

    Howard Edelman is General Manager of Cothera LLC, a division of United Orthopedic Group, a global orthopedic company which provides medical devices and patient services into the secondary orthopedic market. Previously, Howard Edelman was the Founder and CEO of VitalWear, a profitable durable medical equipment manufacturer in South San Francisco. VitalWear, Inc., a leader in thermal therapy, which he founded in 2001. In 2009, VitalWear was named

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    David Bass

    Mr. Bass was most recently Chief Executive Officer of Tap Saloon, maker of Skinz Golf for the iPhone after serving for two years as the Chief Marketing Officer of Radical Studios. Mr. Bass has held senior level management roles at start-ups and public companies including Rand McNally, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (The Learning Company/Broderbund Software), ebrary, Macromedia, Reciprocal (MSFT), and Thomson Learning. Mr. Bass is responsible for tra

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    Declan Fox
    Director of Product Development

     Founder of Sundae Media
     Former Executive Producer, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
     Product Management roles at Infoworld, PC world, and SONY Music
     B.A. European Studies, Harvard University

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    Sanjeev Kalyanaraman
    Interim VP of Technology

     Founder Sum Equal and Datalette (acquired by Bloomberg)
     The founder of Sum Equal is a former Houghton Mifflin Harcourt technology executive who has worked previously with one of the founders. In addition to supplying the Sum Equal platform for BUILD, the founder of Sum Equal will serve as the interim VP of Technology to help BUILD build out its operations.
     Former Tech VP at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/The Learning Company
     B.S. Electrica