Our Mission

We’re passionate about forging connections between consumers and the brands they love

Built with the speed and breadth to empower marketers to harness their creativity, our customer engagement platform delivers relevant, cross-channel experiences at scale.

  • “From department-wide engagement discussions to daily case interactions, my colleagues have shown me the highest degree of support, empathy, and kindness. In short, when everyone around me is human, it's easy to be human.”

    Justin Tan
    Associate Technical Support Representative at Braze
  • “Braze encourages me to think independently and run with my own initiatives. To try, to fail, to succeed, but most importantly to learn how to forge a brighter path.”

    Jennifer Cheng
    Team Lead, Customer Success
  • “As a senior software engineer that's new to Braze, I've been amazed by the thoughtfulness and collaboration demonstrated by my colleagues. I'm excited to see our smart teams deliver products that no other company can.”

    Dejay Clayton
    Senior Software Engineer, Product Engineering (Ingestion) at Braze

Our passion drives next-level performance

We're committed to setting new standards in customer engagement — through product, performance, strategic customer support, and thought leadership.


Global brands empowered by Braze to Be  Absolutely  Engaging.™

2.2 trillion

Messages sent last year


Monthly active users

12 global offices



Global employees

We built Braze to power connections in the moments that matter

Domino’s helps customers track their pizza delivery in real time

Venmo notifies customers they just got paid

Headspace reminds users it’s time to meditate

Awards & Recognition

Great Place to Work Certified April 2021 to April 2022 UK
2020 Inc. Best Work Places

Founded with purpose, built with passion

Forged from a unique series of events, Braze CEO Bill Magnuson and CTO Jon Hyman participated in a 2011 hackathon that led to a chance meeting on a Manhattan street corner and a connection to their third cofounder, Mark Ghermezian.

Won TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon
Introduced email, iOS SDK
Raised $7.6M Series A, Introduced Android SDK, Opened SF office, 50+ global employees
Raised $15M Series B
Introduced API, action & time-based campaigns, and webhooks
Raised $20M Series C, Opened London office, 100+ global employees
Named leader in Forrester Mobile Engagement Automation Wave
Raised $80M Series E, Introduced Alloys Partners Program, Opened Singapore office, 200+ global employees
Reached $100M ARR, 400+ global employees
Named a leader in Forrester Mobile Engagement Automation Wave, Opened Chicago and Tokyo offices, Included in Forbes Cloud 100
Became a publicly traded company on Nasdaq, Opened Berlin office, hit $200M in ARR, named a leader in The Forrester Wave, hit 1000+ global employees
Expanded global presence into Toronto, opened Paris office, reached $300M ARR, 2nd year participating in Tech for Black Founders (totaling 22 grant recipients), Ranked #1 by Fortune’s Best Workplace in NYC


  • Surpassed $400M

    Annual recurring revenue

  • 3rd Annual

    Global Customer Engagement Review report

Our people make it possible

Delivering a world-class product means building and supporting a world-class team.
Join us and be part of what makes Braze special


Bill Magnuson

CEO and Cofounder

Bill is a cycling commuter and loves adventure. Born and raised in Minnesota, but more recently a New Yorker for 10+ years, Bill is equally at home in the city and on the tundra.

Jon Hyman

CTO and Cofounder

Jon leads the charge on building technical systems and infrastructure. He's a Harvard alum who, in a past life, played guitar in a heavy metal band.

Isabelle Winkles


Isabelle leads the Finance and Revenue Operations Functions. She enjoys spending time with her family skiing in the winter and playing tennis in the summer.

Myles Kleeger

President and Chief Commercial Officer

Myles Kleeger is the President and Chief Commercial Officer of Braze. Myles brings 20+ years of experience in the marketing services and marketing technology industries. He focuses on leading the company’s customer-facing GTM teams, including Sales, Customer Success, Global Support & Services, and Growth. Prior to his current role, Myles served as the President and Chief Customer Officer of Braze. Myles joined Braze in late 2014 from Salesforce, where he was Vice President of Strategic Sales for the Salesforce Marketing Cloud. Prior to joining Salesforce, via the acquisition of Buddy Media, an early New York SaaS darling that he helped grow through its successful exit, Myles built and led the digital marketing practice at Publicis Kaplan Thaler Group, a New York based advertising agency. There, he oversaw all digital and social media programs for a wide range of clients including Procter & Gamble, Wendy’s, and Aflac. Myles holds a B.A. in Public Policy Studies from Duke University and an MBA in Finance from the NYU Stern School of Business.

Astha Malik

Chief Business Officer

Astha Malik is the Chief Business Officer of Braze. She has more than 20 years of experience building brands, driving innovation, and accelerating revenue growth. She joined Braze in June 2022 as Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to Braze, she served as Chief Operating Officer of VTEX. Throughout her career, she has also held leadership positions across a number of leading technology companies including Zendesk, Citrix, Sumo Logic, and PagerDuty. She enjoys taking impromptu family weekend trips within California and international trips to new destinations. She loves fashion, hiking, meditation, and all things Bollywood.

Kevin Wang

Chief Product Officer

Kevin leads the definition of the product roadmap and R&D efforts, in addition to managing and scaling the Product Management and Product Design teams. After joining Braze as a software engineer in 2012, he helped to build the first product sold to customers and the early engineering team.

Brian Wheeler

SVP of Engineering

Brian Wheeler has served in various engineering roles at Braze for over 10 years. He has served as the SVP of Engineering since 2021 and previously held titles including VP of Product Engineering, Director of Mobile Engineering, and Engineer. Wheeler received his B.S. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He enjoys spending time with his family, painting, music, and reading about management.

Priyanka Singh

Chief People Officer

Priyanka Singh is the Chief People Officer of Braze. She has nearly 20 years of experience in human resources leadership roles and joined Braze after serving as the Chief People Officer at Compass, a real estate technology company. Prior to Compass, Singh spent over ten years at premier asset management firm Bridgewater Associates where she most recently held the position of Chief of Staff to Co-CEO. As Chief People Officer at Braze, Singh oversees all areas of human resources, including acquisition and retention, learning and development, people operations, total rewards, and workplace experience. She also accelerates the company’s commitment to championing diversity and inclusion initiatives to create a culture where everyone can take their seat at the table.

Susan Wiseman

General Counsel

Susan works across departments to reduce and prevent corporate risk. She's known for throwing AMAZING dinner parties.

Pankaj Malik

Chief Accounting Officer

Pankaj draws from over 20 years of experience to lead our Accounting and Financial Reporting teams. An enthusiastic fan of soccer and golf, he also enjoys quality time with his family and exploring global cultures by way of their cuisine.

Board of Directors

Bill Magnuson

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Cofounder

Bill Magnuson has served as our Chief Executive Officer since January 2017 and as a member of our board of directors since August 2014. He previously served as our Chief Technology Officer from July 2011 to December 2016.

Neeraj Agrawal

Neeraj Agrawal has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2016. He is a General Partner of Battery Ventures, a venture capital firm, where he has worked since August 2000. He was previously a member of the boards of directors of Bazaarvoice, Inc., Coupa Software Incorporated, Marketo, Inc. and Wayfair, Inc. Mr. Agrawal received his B.S. in Computer Science from Cornell University and his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

Phillip Fernandez

Phillip M. Fernandez has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2019. In 2016, he retired from Marketo, Inc., a marketing software company, where he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, since co-founding the company in 2006. Prior to founding Marketo, Mr. Fernandez was President and Chief Operating Officer of Epiphany, Inc., a marketing software company, and before that, was Chief Operating Officer of Red Brick Systems Inc., a relational database software company. Mr. Fernandez received his B.A. in History from Stanford University.

Tara Levy

Tara Levy has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2020. Ms. Levy is currently the Vice President of the Americas for YouTube. Ms. Levy also served as the Vice President of Agency and Brand Solutions for Google, Inc. from 2014 to 2021. Prior to Google, Ms. Levy was the President of Visible World, a media and marketing technology company acquired by Comcast, Inc. Ms. Levy has served as a director of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. since July 2013. She is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Advertising Federation and a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Ad Council. Ms. Levy received her M.B.A. and B.A. from Harvard University.

Fernando Machado

Fernando Machado has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2023. He is the Global Chief Marketing Officer of NotCo. Prior to NotCo, he was the chief marketing officer at Activision Blizzard where he was responsible for the marketing initiatives of some of the most exciting titles in the gaming industry. Preceding his time at Activision Blizzard, Mr. Machado served as CMO at Restaurant Brands International (RBI) overseeing brands like Burger King, Popeyes, and Tim Hortons. Before RBI, he worked for 18 years at Unilever, where he climbed the ranks by working on different product categories and brands. Mr. Machado holds a long list of industry accolades, including being named to Forbes World's Most Influential CMOs List in 2020, 2021 and 2022. Mr. Machado holds a BA in Mechanical Engineering from UNICAMP (Brazil) and MBA from INSEAD (France).

David Obstler

David Obstler has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2021. Mr. Obstler is the Chief Financial Officer of Datadog, Inc., a position he has held since November 2018. Prior that, Mr. Obstler held Chief Financial Officer positions at a number of other companies, including TravelClick, Inc., a hospitality technology company, where he served from September 2014 to October 2018; OpenLink Financial LLC, a financial services software provider, where he served from November 2012 to July 2014; MSCI Inc., a financial index and investment management software company, where he served from June 2010 to September 2012; and Risk Metrics Group, Inc., a risk management and corporate governance service provider, where he served from January 2005 to June 2010. Earlier in his career, Mr. Obstler held various investment banking positions at J.P. Morgan, Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Obstler received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and his B.A. from Yale University.

Yvonne Wassenaar

Yvonne served as Chief Executive Officer of Puppet, Inc., an information technology automation software company, from January 2019 to May 2022. From June 2017 to September 2018, she served as Chief Executive Officer of Airware, an enterprise drone solutions company. From August 2014 to May 2017, Ms. Wassenaar served in various roles at New Relic, Inc., or New Relic, a public cloud-based observability platform company, most recently as Chief Information Officer. Prior to New Relic, she held various senior positions at VMware, Inc., a public cloud computing and virtualization technology company. Ms. Wassenaar currently serves on the board of directors of Arista Networks, Inc., a public cloud networking company, Forrester Research, Inc., a public research and advisory company, JFrog Ltd., a public software supply chain platform provider, and Rubrik, a private zero trust data management company. She previously served on the boards of directors of Anaplan, Inc., a public cloud-based business planning software company, acquired by Thoma Bravo, LLC, and Mulesoft, Inc., a public enterprise software company, acquired by Salesforce, Inc. Ms. Wassenaar also currently serves on the boards of directors of various private and non-profit institutions.

Doug Pepper

Board Observer

Doug Pepper served as a member of our board of directors from August 2014 to June 2024, when he became a Board Observer. He is a General Partner at ICONIQ Capital, an investment and venture capital firm, where he has worked since August 2019. Before that, Mr. Pepper served as Managing Director at Shasta Ventures from February 2016 to August 2019. He serves as a director of a number of private technology companies. Mr. Pepper received his M.B.A. from Stanford University and his B.A. from Dartmouth College.

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