By Parents, For Parents

In today's hectic world where our schedules and our kids' schedules are packed from sunup to sundown, we saw the need to create a place where managing the family's activities is easy, helpful, and-hopefully-fun.

Our Team

Yuval Spector

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Dafna Smith

Product Management

Yuval Spector

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Yuval has 20 years of high-tech experience in multiple leadership, engineering and sales positions. He holds a M.Sc. from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from the Weizmann Institute of Science. Yuval enjoys playing Bridge and founded BridgePartner, an enrichment program for children. He is an avid soccer player and enjoys coaching Baseball at Babe Ruth.

While trying to combine high-tech career with volunteering at school and coaching baseball, it struck me that there is a huge gap between business tools and the tools available for our everyday life. UpToUs is closing this gap, simplifying parents' everyday lives.
~ Yuval

Dafna Smith

Product Management

Dafna is a passionate and detailed product manager. Prior to UpToUs, Dafna was a Product Manager at StreetOwl and instrumental in the development of Kifi. Prior to that, she consulted to WealthFront on various financial information projects. Dafna is a highly active parent at the Waldorf school of the Peninsula.

Our kids are the most precious treasure. It what makes us tick. At UpToUs, we help schools and parents to communicate, share and enrich our children's lives. I can't imagine a better cause.
~ Dafna

John Felleman

Customer Success

John has spent two decades creating software products. Recently, he has consulted on product management and development. As VP of Technology at liveBooks, he gave photographers tools to create unique web sites. He managed award-winning products at Adobe and Intuit. John has an M.B.A. from Boston College and a B.S. from M.I.T. He holds multiple patents.

Connecting with users of the apps I build is always energizing. At UpToUs, I have the chance to be part of that user community in a very personal way.
~ John

Advisors

W. Scott Lohmann

Advisor

Scott is the VP of Sales and Marketing at VolunteerMatch, which strengthens communities by matching people with good causes. He also serves as Co-President of his local education foundation, which annually grants over $2M to schools. Previously, Scott was the President of SchoolPop and SVP of Sales at Entertainment, Inc., where he led popular fundraising products: The Entertainment Book and Sally Foster Giftwrap.

Bill Paseman

Angel Investor & Advisor

Bill is an angel investor and an internet expert. Bill is the author of numerous books and papers on the subject of web 2.0 and social networks. Bill founded Calico commerce and led the company to a successful IPO in 1999. The company was later sold to PeopleSoft. Bill has a BS and MS in Engineering from Rice University and MS in Electronics and Computer Science from MIT.