Who we are


Since 2006, Brightfield has enjoyed a comradery among some of the most forward-thinking and passionate professionals in extended workforce management. As consultants, our mission was to elevate the state of the art, create standards, measure performance, and help large, global enterprises build the processes and underlying infrastructures required to operate procure-to-pay programs globally.

In 2014, Brightfield announced the birth of the Talent Data Exchange (TDX) and began offering subscriptions for purchase in 2016. No longer in the consulting game, Brightfield focuses all energy on TDX products and ensuring customers know how to get the most out TDX outputs. Today, Brightfield AI has been trained on the transactional data of over 500 global organizations with annual spend ranging from $50M to $3B+. Brightfield is backed by Sapphire Ventures, Mission OG, and Telescope Partners.


CEO and Founder
Co-founder and CEO, Jason Ezratty leads the Brightfield team in growing the value of TDX for customers and partners. With a successful track record designing contingent workforce programs and models rooted in empirical data analysis, Jason has helped the contingent workforce (CW) industry define its lexicon and is regarded as one of the key forward thinkers in CW optimization. Having created multiple software tools for human capital sourcing, he is well versed in the language behind the technology and has the unique industry and business knowledge that allows him to communicate the power and value of data science to a non-technical audience. Jason is a recipient of numerous awards in the CW space including the three time honor of being named as one of the top “Staffing 100 “ by Staffing Industry Analysts.


Chief Revenue Officer
Sarah Koshiol has a successful and extensive background in operations management, account management and business development, with 20 years of experience within technology and extended workforce solution industries. Sarah currently serves as Chief Revenue Officer for Brightfield, where she is responsible for developing new engagements and ensuring value alignment between Brightfield’s TDX solution and customer need. Before joining Brightfield in 2013, Sarah spent ten years in roles including implementing and managing global extended workforce programs, primarily across EMEA, as well as building and managing a global service delivery function as part of a VMS and MSP organization.


Chief Technology Officer
William Severin is the Chief Technology Officer at Brightfield where he is responsible for the team architecting, developing, and overseeing Brightfield’s AI-platform, Talent Data Exchange. Prior to joining Brightfield, Will spent eight years at Goldman Sachs as a Technology Fellow, and preceding that, was the Director of Distribution and Finance IT at UBS.


Vice President of Partnerships and Service Delivery
Steven Scott is the Vice President of Partnerships & Service Delivery at Brightfield where he is responsible for partner relations and customer success. Steven’s diverse and extensive experience in Contingent Workforce, HR & Procurement Service domains allows him to navigate our go-to-market partner strategy, ensuring excellent service to joint customers. Prior to taking his role at Brightfield, Steven was a Managing Principal at Cornerstone. Preceding this, he served as the Vice President and Global Client Lead at Kelly Services, Senior Advisor and Management Consultant for Accenture, and Vice President of Talent Acquisition/Recruiting at Xerox.


Senior Vice President, Data Analytics & Governance
Carissa Shafto is the Senior Vice President of Data Analytics & Governance at Brightfield where she is responsible for overseeing data modeling related to intake, quality, security, and privacy. Prior to taking on her role at Brightfield, Carissa completed her PhD fellowship at Insight Data Science, and previously served as a Director of Institutional Effectiveness at Galen College of Nursing, as the primary data resource for all senior leadership.


Vice President of Product Management
Zach Minot is the Vice President of Product Management at Brightfield where he is responsible for daily product operations and advocating for the customer voice at every stage of product development. Prior to taking on his role at Brightfield, Zach founded a hospitality consulting company and held several product management positions for hospitality tech start-ups.


Director of Product Strategy & Presales
Danette Lee is the Director of Product Strategy & Presales at Brightfield where she is responsible for driving product vision and product partner solutions, while also leading all Presales and Product Marketing functions. Prior to taking on her role at Brightfield, Danette spent ten years at Workday as a Senior Solutions Architect and Senior Product Manager, contributing to the company’s growth from $400M to $4B in revenue.


Senior Corporate Counsel
Sheri Cottreau is the Senior Corporate Counsel at Brightfield where she is responsible for overseeing all legal matters related to Brightfield. Prior to taking on her role at Brightfield, Sheri was Corporate Counsel for International Data Group, Inc., where she advised the company on a wide array of topics from commercial transactions to intellectual property. Preceding this, she served as Manager, Legal Affairs for IDG World Expo. She holds her JD from the Massachusetts School of Law and MBA from Nicholas College.