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APIs are still a bit of a leap of faith. Developers have no idea how well an API will work until they actually deploy it as part of their applications. And when they want to move to a different API it takes a tremendous amount of effort to switch APIs. Brightwork is taking the guesswork out of APIs.

Brightwork is an API Developer tool. At its core it is built to make it easier to see information about an API such as performance, usage data, cost projections, and the ability to switch APIs on the fly with no code necessary. Sign up for our beta and join the API revolution!


Meet The Team

Josh Carter
Co-Founder & CEO

With over 15 years in the technology industry, Josh has always worked to find ways to improve efficiencies in various ways. A Navy Vet, he has made a name for his dedication and perseverance. Josh currently resides just outside of Portland, Or. with his 3 kids and Wife.

Phil Taylor
Co-Founder & CTO

With over eighteen years of experience in Software Architecture and Development, Database Administration and Systems Infrastructure he is a vital asset to Brightwork. The majority of his career has been spent working as a Software Architect in the Health Care and Legal industries. Some of his key career achievements include designing and leading development of the following systems:

Public Health Information Exchange (HIX) system for one the Oregon's prominent insurance carriers Private Health Information Exchange (HIX) system for another large Oregon carrier Design and delivery of a cloud data center in Los Angeles, CA for a small Oregon based company The first electronic filling and claim administration system for one of Oregon's prominent Class Action Administrators, the system processed 480 million in disbursements to just over 400,000 claimants in just eight months.

He holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University with minors in Accounting and Business. Phil resides in the Northwest with his wife Maria and together they have three beautiful girls. The family is active in the outdoors and routinely enjoy camping, hiking, and pretty much all other outdoor activities.

Rick Turoczy
Principal Advisor

More than mildly obsessed with the Portland, Oregon, startup scene. Founder of Silicon Florist. Cofounder PIE, Oregon Story Board, and TechfestNW. Gladly advising awesome startups so that they can learn from his stupid mistakes, missteps, and missed opportunities.

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