Our Work

Sara Wajnberg

Chief Operating Officer

Nayya, the employee benefits navigation platform utilizing AI and data science to personalize the way employees choose and use their existing employee benefits, announced Sara Wajnberg Chief Operating Officer.  Sara brings over 15 years of startup product experience and joins from Oscar Health where she was Chief Product Officer. Prior to that, she served as Senior Vice President of Product at Oscar Health and led product at Lot 18. Sara also managed mobile product development at Seamless.com and was Director of Product and Client Strategy at Zerve.

FUNDING: 301 Ventures, Bow Capital, Cameron Ventures, CNO Financial Group, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, Felicis Ventures,  Guardian Strategic Ventures, ICONIQ Growth, SemperVirens, Social Leverage, SVB Capital, Unum Group

Jason Ing

Chief Marketing Officer

Gusto, the payroll and human resources platform company, has named Jason Ing Chief Marketing Officer. Jason brings 20 years of experience driving customer growth, increasing market share, and delivering customer impact. Most recently, he led marketing at Mural. Previously, he was Director and General Manager of global marketing for Amazon Web Services, where he led brand and performance marketing as well as sports marketing partnerships. Jason also spent time leading U.S. marketing for Amazon Prime Video. Prior to Amazon, Jason was the Director of Xbox LIVE Global Marketing at Microsoft, and he began his career at Procter & Gamble in brand management.

FUNDING: Akkadian Ventures, CapitalG, Dragoneer Investment, Emergence Capital, Fidelity Management and Research Company, Google Ventures, General Catalyst, Generation Investment Management, Kleiner Perkins, Ribbit Capital, T. Rowe Price, Y Combinator

Amelia Kaye

Vice President, Customer Success

Salt Security, an API security leader, announced Amelia Kaye Vice President of Customer Success. Amelia brings nearly 20 years of management consulting and customer success experience and joins from Tanium where she was Vice President of Customer Experience. Prior to that, she led customer success at Reflektive and served as Director and Head of Partnerships. Amelia spent her early career at Deloitte where she design, technically architected, and managed the first product crowdsourcing platform.

FUNDING: Advent Technologies, Alkeon Capital, DFJ Growth, FoundersX Ventures, S Capital VC, Sequoia Capital, Tenaya Capital, Y Combinator

Matt Gahr

Chief Revenue Officer

Spiff, the leading sales commission software for forward-thinking revenue and sales organizations, announced Matt Gahr as Chief Revenue Officer. Matt joins from Emburse where he led revenue. Matt brings over 25 years of experience and joins from Emburse where he led the global sales team and go-to-market execution. Prior to that, he spent 9 years with Cornerstone OnDemand as VP Sales where he led mid-market, enterprise and specialty vertical sales teams across North and Latin America.   Additionally, Matt served as Regional Vice President at TriNet and was Vice President and Regional Market Manager at Randstad.

FUNDING: Album VC, EPIC Ventures, Kickstart, Lightspeed Venture Partners, NextWorld Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Peterson Ventures, Pipeline Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Stripes

Gillian Hsieh

Chief Financial Officer

Quartet Health, a tech-enabled mental health care company that works with health plans, systems, and provider groups to deliver speed to quality care for all, announced Gillian Hsieh Chief Financial Officer.  Gillian brings extensive financial experience and joins from Convey Health Solutions where she spent nearly eleven years leading finance. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President of Finance at Stream Global Services and led finance at Enterprise Mobile. Gillian also served as Chief FInancial Officer at Peracon and E5 Systems and managed finance at Solectron. Additionally, she spent several years at Stream International in financial planning and analysis roles and was the finance controller at Corporate Software. Gillian began her career as a financial analyst for the Intel Corporation.

FUNDING: Accretive, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Brainchild Holdings, Centene, Deerfield Capital Management, Echo Ventures, F-Prime Capital, GV, Oak HC/FT, Oxeon Partners, Polaris Partners, Shulman Ventures

Reza Lotun

Vice President, Engineering

Metabase, provider of the most intuitive and easy to use open source business intelligence platform, announced Reza Lotun Vice President of Engineering. Reza spent the last 9 years at Twitter where he initially began as a Senior Software Engineer before working through a number of roles of increasing responsibility. In his final role with the company, he was Director of Engineer and managed several groups of engineering teams. Reza joined Twitter via its acquisition of TweetDeck where he had been Head of Infrastructure and Analytics and he spent time early in his software career at Peet Technologies Limited and Worio.

FUNDING: New Enterprise Associates

Dawn Mitchell

Chief People Officer

HackerOne, the leader in hacker-powered security, has announced that Dawn Mitchell is joining as Chief People Officer. Most recently, Dawn was the SVP of Human Resources at Appian. Over her almost 6 year tenure, Dawn helped the Company go through an IPO and reach close to 2,000 people globally. Prior to Appian, Dawn served as Director of Talent Acquisition and Analytics at Opower. She spent her early career at Red Hat where she managed the team sourcing new talent for North America sales, services, marketing and corporate functions.

FUNDING: Benchmark Capital, Dragoneer Investment Group, EQT Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Valor Equity Partners

Adam Pellegrini

Chief Executive Officer
Jasper Health, the company providing personalized support to patients living with cancer, announced Adam Pellegrini Chief Executive Officer.  Adam joins from CVS Health where he was Senior Vice President of Enterprise Virtual Care & Consumer Health Innovation.  he brings more than 21 years of experience in digital health to Jasper, also having held positions at Fitbit, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Microsoft Health and led www.cancer.org for the American Cancer Society.
FUNDING: 7wireVentures, Redesign Health

Derrick Isaacson

Chief Technology Officer

Pattern, the leading marketplace for hourly workers, announced Derrick Isaacson, Chief Technology Officer. Derrick joins from Instacart where he was Director Of Engineering. Prior to that, he served as Head of Engineering and Product at Neighbor and built the organization and product from the ground up. Derrick also spent just under five years at Lucid Software as a Director of Engineering and was a senior software engineer at Domo. Additionally, Derrick was a software development engineer at Microsoft where he worked on the social and community platform engineering team and he began his career at Amazon.

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Josh Pennino

Senior Vice President, Global Sales

Hasura, the GraphQL innovation leader, announced Josh Pennino Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Josh joins from Drift where he was Senior Vice President of Global Enterprise Sales. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Americas at Confluent and spent several years at Acquia leading  the sales team managing commercial enterprise, core verticals and inside sales across the America’s. Josh also served as Director of Sales for the innovations division at Jenzabar and spent time early in his career managing regional accounts at Saba and McGraw-Hill Education.

FUNDING: Lightspeed Venture Partners, Nexus Venture Partners, SAP.iO, STRIVE, Vertex Ventures