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About Us

Lessi was founded and designed by career educators and technology innovators. We have dedicated our lives to helping teachers build a better future for students everywhere.

Mission & Vision

Teachers are asked to take on more challenges than ever beforeoften with fewer resources and shifting expectations.

We exist to help teachers Do MORE in less time, for less money, with more freedom and flexibility than ever before.

We envision a future where teachers can access high-quality educational content that adapts to their needs.     

Meet the Founders

Patrick Marcotte

President & CEO

Patrick has spent the last 15 years helping design and implement educational technology products worldwide. Before starting Lessi, Patrick was president of multiple business units at Cambium Learning Group, including Learning A-Z, Voyager Sopris Learning, and Kurzweil Education. Patrick also served as chief operating officer of Really Great Reading and as a senior advisor to the Global Schools Foundation. Patrick studied behavioral psychology at The Chicago School and received his undergraduate degree from Hofstra University. 

Greg Brewer

Chief Technology Officer

Greg has over 20 years of experience architecting and building systems to be scalable, secure, and engaging. Prior to starting Lessi, Greg led software teams that helped Learning A-Z reach over 10 million students in 175 countries with its award-winning Reading A-Z, Raz-Kids, and Science A-Z products. Greg specializes in complex technical integrations and has overseen numerous high-stakes projects in the medical diagnostic, research, and treatment fields. Greg received his BS in computer science from the University of Michigan.