Our Work

Jennifer Brannigan

Chief Revenue Officer

Pendo, the platform that accelerates successful product adoption, announced Jennifer Brannigan Chief Revenue Officer. Jennifer brings extensive experience in sales and marketing as well as product go-to-market and HR and organizational development. She joins from LinkedIn where she spent the last decade at LinkedIn having initially joined to build and scale the Media Solutions business for the East and Canada before moving on to serve as Solutions Director, Americas and lead a sales team across 5 regions. During her time with the company, Jennifer was also Senior Director of Global Solutions and a member of the executive leadership team. In her final role, she was responsible for the global sales and success of Glint. Prior to LinkedIn, Jennifer managed HR within ad sales and marketing at NBCUniversal and also served as Integrated Sales Director. Additionally, Jennifer graduated from GE’s HR Leadership Program and she began her career at PwC.

FUNDING: Battery Ventures, Contour Venture Partners, Core Capital Partners, Cross Creek, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, FirstMark, General Atlantic, Geodesic Capital, IDEA Fund Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, Spark Capital, Tiger Global Management

Dan McLennan

Head of Revenue

Superhuman, the fastest email experience ever made, announced Dan McLennan Head of Revenue. Dan joins from LinkedIn where he spent eleven years and began his sales career as a relationship manager for SMB Sales in the talent solutions department before being promoted through a number of sales leader roles. During his time there he built the North America sales department team for Lynda.com and was responsible for leading new business development across North America including SMB, Mid-Market, Enterprise & Global Accounts. In his final role with the company he served as Head of North America Sales for SMB and Mid-Market.

FUNDING: Andreessen Horowitz, Boldstart Ventures, Coughdrop Capital, First Round Capital, Fueled, Knollwood Investment Advisory, Rubicon Venture Capital, S2 Capital, Tiny Capital

Gaurov Dayal

President & Chief Operating Officer

Everside Health (formerly Paladina Health), the direct primary care provider offering convenient on-site, near-site, and virtual care for its members, announced Gaurov Dayal President and Chief Operating Officer. Gaurov brings wide-ranging experience in population health and physician group, health plan, hospital, and pharmacy benefits manager operations. Gaurov joins from ChenMed where he led national growth and new market operations. Prior to that, he was a Senior Vice President at Lumeris where he created and implemented operational models for large health care systems and provider groups transitioning into value-based care delivery. Gaurov also served as a President, Interim CEO, and Senior Vice President within the SSM Health Care System and was the first Chief Medical CMO for Adventist HealthCare and President of the Adventist Medical Group. He began his career as a strategy consultant in the health care practice of McKinsey.

FUNDING: Alta Partners, NEA, Oak HC/FT

Debra Squyres

Vice President, Customer Success

HackerRank, the skills-based recruiting platform and online coding challenge community, announced Debra Squyres Chief Customer Officer. Debra brings over 25 years of human resources experience in senior leadership roles across a variety of industries. Most recently, she ran customer success globally at Beamery and served as the Chief Client Officer at Namely. Prior to those roles, Debra spent 7 years at Trinet where she was promoted rapidly from Senior Consultant to Director, and Regional Director to Executive Director of Human Capital Services. Additionally, Debra was the Vice President of Operations at the Metropolitan Dallas YWCA and founded HRevolutions where she also served as President. Additionally, Debra spent time at WebLink Wireless and she began her HR career spent her early career with Associates First Capital Corporation.

FUNDING: Battery Ventures, Chartline Capital Partners, JMI Equity, Khosla Ventures, Randstad Innovation Fund, SV Angel, The Morpheus, Y Combinator, ZenShin Capital

Chip Parkinson

Chief Commercial Officer

Scipher Medicine, a precision immunology company matching patients with the most effective therapy, announced Chip Parkinson Chief Commercial Officer. Chip brings over two decades of experience in the biotechnology industry. Most recently, he led global strategy and innovation initiatives at Myriad Genetics and oversaw business development, corporate payer and pharmaceutical research relationships, and corporate brand development and communication functions. Prior to that, he served as President of OmedaRx and Chief Pharmacy Officer of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield health plans. Additionally, Chip was Vice President of Managed Care and General Manager of Urology at Myriad and he began his career with Pfizer where he spent nearly 15 years in general management and managed care leadership roles developing state and regional business plans to establish strategic growth strategy across the pharmaceutical portfolio.

FUNDING: Alumni Ventures Group, AVG Women's Fund Logo AVG Women's Fund, Granpool Innovative Investments, Innovative Investments, Khosla Ventures, Optum Ventures, Total Access Fund

Andrea Shestopalov

General Manager, Product

Latch, full-building operating system of software, products, and services designed to make every building better, announced Andrea Nelson General Manager of Product. Andrea brings extensive product management and development and joins from Amazon’s Robotics division where she was Principal Technical Product Manager. Prior to that, she ran product management at AiRXOS and spent seven years and a half years at Exa beginning as an optimization product manager and moving through a number of roles of increasing responsibility before ultimately serving as Senior Director of Simulation, Optimization & Systems. Andrea also was a research scientist for several years at the NASA Ames Research Center and earned her PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford.

FUNDING: Lux Capital, Primary Venture Partners, R/GA Accelerator, Techstars

Alan Gibson

Chief Revenue Officer

Dremio, the leader in data lake transformation, announced Alan Gibson Chief Revenue Officer. Alan joins from Alteryx where he spent the last 11 years. During his time there, he built out the analytic consultant vertical which became one of the most effective sell-to and sell-thru successes within the organization and was a key figure in support of the North America Enterprise team expansion. In his final role with the company he managed the entire EMEA region. Alan also spent time at SAP where he drove product revenue for the Business Intelligence OnDemand solutions within enterprise accounts on the west coast and was the enterprise account manager supporting the Western United States at Mindjet. Earlier in his career, Alan was the regional sales manager for the U.S. West Coast at Telelogic and also tasked with developing and communicating core product messaging. Alan began his career at the Financial Industry Computer Systems.

FUNDING: Cisco Investments, Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Sapphire Ventures

Sanjeev Kapur

President

Ladder, the smart, simple, online life insurance company, announced Sanjeev Kapur as President. Sanjeev joins from LinkedIn where he spent the last 8 years, most recently as Vice President of Marketing. During his time at LinkedIn, Sanjeev worked across business lines in both product and marketing business operations, ultimately as the leader of those teams. Prior to joining LinkedIn, Sanjeev was part of the internal management consulting team at Google supporting senior executives. He began his career at McKinsey primarily working on strategy, marketing and operations engagements.

FUNDING: 8VC,  Allianz Life Insurance, Brewer Lane Ventures, Canaan Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Nyca Partners, RRE Ventures, Thomvest Ventures, World Innovation Lab

Jason Lee

Senior Vice President, Product 

Maven Clinic, the leading women’s and family digital health company, announced Jason Lee Senior Vice President of Product. Jason joins from TrialSpark where he led the product management, design, data, and marketing teams. Prior to that, he also led product and program management and design teams at Nurx through a period of rapid growth. Additionally, Jason managed new mobile product development for Yahoo’s Publisher Products joining Yahoo via its acquisition of Polyvore where he previously led the mobile product teams. Earlier in his career, Jason was a product manager at Marketo and spent time at Upsight in senior product and customer success roles.

FUNDING: 14W, 8VC, BoxGroup, Colle Capital Partners, Company Ventures, Female Founders Fund, Future Perfect Ventures, Grand Central Tech, Non Equity Assistance, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Harmony Partners, Icon Ventures, NextGen Venture Partners, Oak HC/FT, Sequoia Capital, SGH CAPITAL, Spring Mountain Capital, Venrex Investment Management

Jeremy Pallai

Vice President, Product & Design

Ollie Pets, the pet wellness brand delivering freshly cooked, human-grade food tailored to each dog’s nutritional needs, announced Jeremy Pallai Vice President, Product & Design. Jeremy is well versed in leading product and design organizations across consumer, ecommerce and marketplaces. He joins from eZCater where he was Head of Product Development. Prior to that role, Jeremy spent 15 years with Vistaprint where he was consistently promoted as the business grew. During his time with the company, he led product and design teams as an executive of the digital division of Vistaprint and founded and led the business innovation lab. In his final role, he was Vice President of Product Management & UX Website Experience.

FUNDING: Alumni Ventures Group, Blue Ivy Ventures, Canaan Partners, Correlation Ventures, Lerer Hippeau, Primary Venture Partners, RiverPark Ventures, Rosecliff Ventures, Total Access Fund, WME Ventures