Sunny Washington


Sunny has spent over 20 years working in the technology industry in Utah. In 2001 she started her tech career working at Certiport (acquired by Pearson), bringing digital literacy certification programs to over 80 countries primarily working with K-12 institutions. In 2010 she was part of the early team at Instructure, the team that builds the learning management system, Canvas, and is used by a majority of higher education institutions in the US. In 2014 she started her own company, Because Learning, an edtech spin off from Spire Global in San Francisco, to bring space experiments and STEM education to K-20 institutions globally. Today Sunny is also the COO of Blyncsy, a movement intelligence company that helps departments of transportation understand how people move and behave. Sunny is also the public policy chair of Silicon Slopes Commons and also serves as a board member of Equality Utah and on the board of Trustees for Salt Lake Community College.