WE ACCELERATE SOLUTIONS THAT DRIVE THE FUTURE OF WORK

PeopleTech Partners is a network of business leaders investing time in People Tech

What is PeopleTech?

 People Technology is the full range of software platforms and services that enable organizations to support the talent that drives success.

It’s critical for founders to have a partnership with people who represent the customers they want to serve. Our advisors have deep experience as decision makers who purchase PeopleTech: we share insights and give feedback at the right time to fuel success.

Insight

PeopleTechPartners helps emerging companies understand key operational problems by providing insight into the most pressing issues faced by organizations.

Feedback

Our people leaders provide key feedback on product features, organizational plans and market strategy. We act as integral advisors on all aspects of business for our founding teams to further their vision and ensure rapid customer acquisition.

Evangelism

As our companies engage the market, we provide evangelism for their products. We spread the word within our extensive networks, participate in beta launches and become public advocates for solutions that transform the PeopleTech space.

Success

When founding teams get the right information early on to inform their product strategy, their trajectory accelerates and their companies thrive. We help ensure the success of the next generation of PeopleTech that will transform the future of work.

WHO WE ARE

  • Cara Brennan Allamano
    Cara Brennan Allamano FOUNDING PARTNER

    SVP, People and Places at Udemy

  • Robby Peters
    Robby Peters Founding Partner
  • Erin Faverty
    Erin Faverty Operations Advisor
  • Lauren Eager
    Lauren Eager Operations Associate
  • Matt Hoffman
    Matt Hoffman NEW YORK CITY Advisor Network Lead

    Advisor for Sapling

  • Shelby Wolpa
    Shelby Wolpa AUSTIN ADVISOR NETWORK LEAD

    Advisor for Compaas

  • Cat Hernandez
    Cat Hernandez Due Diligence Lead

    Partner
    Primary Ventures

  • Adele Rom
    Adele Rom LOS ANGELES ADVISOR NETWORK LEAD

    Advisor for Twine

  • Josh Bersin
    Josh Bersin Global Industry Analyst

OUR PEOPLE LEADERS

  • Samantha Rist
    Samantha Rist

    Head of Human Resources
    Katerra

  • Anna Binder
    Anna Binder

    Head of People Operations
    Asana

  • Desiree Therianos
    Desiree Therianos

    Head of People Operations
    Fictiv

  • Anne Jacoby
    Anne Jacoby

    Founder and CEO
    The Spring Street Solutions Company

  • Michelle Wagner
    Michelle Wagner

    SVP, People & Places
    Caffeine

  • Stacey La Torre
    Stacey La Torre

    Head of Talent Management & Development
    Nextdoor

  • Steve McElfresh
    Steve McElfresh

    Principal and Founder
    HR Futures
    Advisor for TreeHoppr

  • Merritt Anderson
    Merritt Anderson

    Board Member | Advisor
    Worldwide ERC

  • Mariana Garavaglia
    Mariana Garavaglia

    Chief People Officer
    Peloton Interactive

  • Lauren Rosenthal
    Lauren Rosenthal

    Head of HR
    Docker, Inc

  • Joel Constable
    Joel Constable

    Director of Talent Development
    Intuit

  • Dana Ray
    Dana Ray

    SVP, Global Head of People
    Marin Software

  • Evan Wittenberg
    Evan Wittenberg

    Chief People Officer
    Ancestry

  • Erik Juhl
    Erik Juhl

    StartUp Advising & Consulting

  • Kevin Kinkor
    Kevin Kinkor

    Co-Founder
    Kinkor Consulting
    Advisor for Drafted

  • Adam Ward
    Adam Ward

    Growth
    By Design Talent

  • Clara Kridler
    Clara Kridler

    VP, People
    Root

  • Jeff Harper
    Jeff Harper

    Chief People Officer
    HashiCorp

  • Claudia Fulga
    Claudia Fulga

    Vice President, People Operations
    FiveStars
    Advisor for Fetcher

  • Sejal Daswani
    Sejal Daswani

    Chief Human Resources Officer
    SunRun

  • Natalie Ledbetter
    Natalie Ledbetter

    Vice Pres of People Operations
    Stash Invest

  • Mike Podobnik
    Mike Podobnik

    VP, Global Talent
    Confluent

  • Pema Lin
    Pema Lin

    Head of People
    Medium

  • Leslie Chung
    Leslie Chung

    Head of People & Places
    Intercom

  • Lily Kohls
    Lily Kohls

    VP of People & Places
    Popsugar

  • Karin Kuo
    Karin Kuo

    VP of Talent
    Onica

  • Kelly Costello
    Kelly Costello

    Global Talent Acquisition
    Edwards Lifesciences

  • Luke Beseda
    Luke Beseda

    Partner, Talent Infrastructure
    Lightspeed Venture Partners
    Advisor for Shift

  • Ashley Alexander
    Ashley Alexander

    Head of HR
    Front

  • Cookie Wiese
    Cookie Wiese

    HR Director
    Brex

  • Kelly Kinnard
    Kelly Kinnard

    VP of Global Talent
    Battery Ventures

  • Q Hamirani
    Q Hamirani

    Head of People Ops
    Airbnb
    Advisor for Vetty

  • Ciara Lakhani
    Ciara Lakhani

    Vice President, People
    Dashlane
    Advisor for Hone

  • Scott Day
    Scott Day

    VP, People
    PayPal

  • Vijay Rao
    Vijay Rao

    VP, Global Head of People Operations
    Okta

  • Katie (Bukstein) Halimi
    Katie (Bukstein) Halimi

    Director of Talent Network
    Sapphire Ventures

  • Melissa Daimler
    Melissa Daimler

    Principal
    Daimler Partners

  • Jose Martin
    Jose Martin

    Chief People Officer
    SF Giants

  • Florence Thinh Chialtas
    Florence Thinh Chialtas

     VP of People
    NerdWallet

  • Andrew Bartlow
    Andrew Bartlow

    Managing Partner and Founder
    Series B Consulting

  • Lynne Oldham
    Lynne Oldham

    Chief People Officer
    Zoom Video Communications

  • Bianca McCann
    Bianca McCann

    Global VP, Head of Customer Enrichment
    SAP SuccessFactors

  • Andy Chen
    Andy Chen

    Partner
    Coatue Management

  • Mikaela Kiner
    Mikaela Kiner

    Founder & CEO
    Reverb

  • Lissa Minkin
    Lissa Minkin

    VP, People & Workplace
    Tile
    Advisor for Cleo

  • Natasha Hoady
    Natasha Hoady

    Sr. Director HR
    Uber

  • Daniel Morris
    Daniel Morris

    Vice President of People
    NFX

  • Sue Choe
    Sue Choe

    Chief People Officer
    Petal

  • Ted Maguire
    Ted Maguire

    Talent Partner
    Khosla Ventures

  • Menaka Chang
    Menaka Chang

    Vice President of People
    CB Insights

  • Pratiksha Patel
    Pratiksha Patel

    Organization Development
    McKinsey & Company

  • Brielle Rajkovich Hagman
    Brielle Rajkovich Hagman

    HR Consultant
    IBBR

  • Dawn Sharifan
    Dawn Sharifan

    Head of People
    Slack

  • Erica Johnson
    Erica Johnson

    Director, Employee Experience
    Nitro, Inc.

  • Aisha Stevenson
    Aisha Stevenson

    Snr. Director of HR | HR Business Partner
    D2iQ

  • Anthony Rotoli
    Anthony Rotoli

    Head of Talent
    Assurance

  • Jon Paul Ales Barnicoat
    Jon Paul Ales Barnicoat

    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Tipalti

  • Tejas Maniar
    Tejas Maniar

    Vice President
    Mayfield Fund

  • Jo Dennis
    Jo Dennis

    CHRO
    Pinterest

  • Ambrosia Vertesi
    Ambrosia Vertesi

    Operating Partner
    Operator Collective

  • Naureen Manekia Seyal
    Naureen Manekia Seyal

    Talent / HR Director
    IDEO

  • Jen Holmstrom
    Jen Holmstrom

    Head of Talent
    GGV Capital

  • Malalay Arghestani Clemens
    Malalay Arghestani Clemens

    Principal, HR Consultant and Coach
    MA HR Consulting

  • Kathy Weir
    Kathy Weir

    VP People & Culture
    Adlucent

  • Randy Knaflic
    Randy Knaflic

    Senior Advisor to CEO
    Jawbone
    Advisor for Gradvisor

  • Jason Pierantozzi
    Jason Pierantozzi

    Global People Operations Lead
    Palantir Technologies
    Advisor for Helpr

  • Peter Clarke
    Peter Clarke

    Talent Partner
    Accel Partners

  • Carolyn Frey
    Carolyn Frey

    Chief People Officer
    Philz Coffee

  • Debbie Murray
    Debbie Murray

    Chief People Officer
    Blue Jeans Network

  • Greg Russell
    Greg Russell

    Head of Talent
    Snapdocs
    Advisor for Drafted

  • Jude Komuves
    Jude Komuves

    Chief People Officer
    Affirm

  • Roslyn Fogarty
    Roslyn Fogarty

    Lead Consultant
    People Partners Consulting

  • Anna Martinelli
    Anna Martinelli

    Head of People Strategy & Programs
    Pinterest

  • Stephanie Mardell
    Stephanie Mardell

    Head of People
    Button, Inc

  • Kelli Dragovich
    Kelli Dragovich

    Chief People Officer
    Looker

  • James Pratt
    James Pratt

    VP of People Development
    Gravity Payments

  • Jyoti Khadgawat
    Jyoti Khadgawat

    Senior Director of HR
    Smule

  • Tasha Liniger
    Tasha Liniger

    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Dialpad

  • Meg Marsh
    Meg Marsh

    Head of People
    Argodesign

  • David Huebner
    David Huebner

    Principal
    Lalo Consulting, Crossroads labs

  • Amy Knapp
    Amy Knapp

    Vice President of People
    Catalant Technologies
    Advisor for Trybe

  • Jason Lohrentz
    Jason Lohrentz

    Head of Talent Acquisition
    Aurora

  • Karen Lieu
    Karen Lieu

    People Operations
    Facebook

  • Marie Szuts
    Marie Szuts

    People and Culture
    Figma

  • Aiko Bethea
    Aiko Bethea

    Head of Diversity and Inclusion
    Fred Hutch

  • Dina Mavridis
    Dina Mavridis

    Global Director, Human Resources
    Velocity Electronics

  • Zoe Harte
    Zoe Harte

    SVP of HR & Talent Acquisition
    Upwork

  • Richard Fye
    Richard Fye

    Head of People Operations
    Datadog

  • Kate Kastenbaum
    Kate Kastenbaum

    VP of People Ops
    Remind

  • Jeffrey Ehrenberg
    Jeffrey Ehrenberg

    VP of Human Resources
    Palo Alto Networks

  • Itamar Goldminz
    Itamar Goldminz

    Founder
    Org hacking

  • Nathalie McGrath
    Nathalie McGrath

    VP of People
    Coinbase

  • Sue Olson
    Sue Olson

    People Consultant
    Olson Consulting Services

  • Erik Kriessmann
    Erik Kriessmann

    VP Human Capital
    Index Ventures

  • Kim Rohrer
    Kim Rohrer

    VP People
    Stride

  • Christy Lake
    Christy Lake

    Chief People Officer
    Box Inc.

  • Lori McAdams
    Lori McAdams

    Senior Vice President of People
    LendingHome

  • ​ Jessica Yuen
    ​ Jessica Yuen

    Advisor for Scaling StartUps
    Advisor for Trybe

  • Mark Lipscomb
    Mark Lipscomb

    VP, Global Talent
    Adobe

  • Beth Steinberg
    Beth Steinberg

    Vice President, People and Talent
    Chime

  • Missy Ballew
    Missy Ballew

    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Lookout

  • Brian Christman
    Brian Christman

    Vice Pres of People
    Transfix

  • Emily Couey
    Emily Couey

    Vice President, People
    Illumio

  • Elle Meza
    Elle Meza

    Global Benefits Consultant

  • Mike Joyner
    Mike Joyner

    Partner
    Growth By Design Talent
    Advisor for RecruitBot, Inc.

  • Meghan Lapides
    Meghan Lapides

    SVP of People
    Vimeo

  • Ron Storn
    Ron Storn

    Chief People Officer
    Zume Pizza

  • Jennifer Cristobal
    Jennifer Cristobal

    Head of People Operations and Recruiting
    HackerOne

  • Sharon Slonaker
    Sharon Slonaker

    VP of People
    Kofile Technologies, Inc.

  • Ann Watson
    Ann Watson

    Chief People Officer
    Master Class

  • Sara Riedl
    Sara Riedl

    VP of People Operations
    Iterable

  • Melissa Yeh
    Melissa Yeh

    Head of People
    Samsara

  • Emily Chardac
    Emily Chardac

    Senior Faculty
    Josh Bersin Academy

  • Julie Rogers
    Julie Rogers

    VP, People & Experience
    Komodo Health

  • Paige Delacey
    Paige Delacey

    Chief People Officer
    Flexport

  • Brianna Rizzo Brown
    Brianna Rizzo Brown

    Principal
    Stripes Group

  • Gillian Wilson
    Gillian Wilson

    VP of Human Resources
    Chive Media Group

  • Jonathan Basker
    Jonathan Basker

    Founder and CEO
    Basker & Co

  • Jennie Ellis
    Jennie Ellis

    Founder & CEO
    Recruiting Bandwith

  • Park Allen
    Park Allen

    VP of Global Human Resources
    Trust Arc

  • Michelle Gonzalez
    Michelle Gonzalez

    Snr. HR Business Partner
    Affirm, Inc.

  • Laurie Deneschuk
    Laurie Deneschuk

    Strategic People Consultant & Advisor
    Deneschuk Consulting

  • Justin Angsuwat
    Justin Angsuwat

    Vice President, People
    Thumbtack
    Advisor for Balloonr

  • Lem Diaz
    Lem Diaz

    Recruiting Partner
    Google Ventures

  • Megan Healy
    Megan Healy

    Head of Talent
    Upfront Ventures

  • Anna Avalos
    Anna Avalos

    Head of People
    SoFi

  • Zaina Orbai
    Zaina Orbai

    Chief People Officer
    The RealReal

  • David Hanrahan
    David Hanrahan

    VP, Chief Human Resources Officer
    Eventbrite

  • Guissu Raafat
    Guissu Raafat

    Operating Partner
    Broadhaven Ventures

  • Michael DeAngelo
    Michael DeAngelo

    Chief People Officer
    Mozilla

  • Bryce Murray
    Bryce Murray

    Managing Director
    Talent Acquisition Group

  • Ragini Holloway
    Ragini Holloway

    VP of Talent
    Affirm
    Advisor for Pinkaloo

  • Adrienn Hopkins
    Adrienn Hopkins

    Director, People Partner
    Prezi

  • Amelia Merrill
    Amelia Merrill

    VP, People
    Guardant Health

  • Lori Stahl
    Lori Stahl

    VP, People
    Vocera Communications

  • Jeff Diana
    Jeff Diana

    High Growth Consultant

  • Karina Sobieski
    Karina Sobieski

    Human Capital
    SoftBank Investment Advisers

  • Natasha Kehimkar
    Natasha Kehimkar

    Chief People Officer
    Fandom
    Advisor for Comparably

  • Heather Doshay
    Heather Doshay

    VP People
    Webflow

  • Heather Robertt
    Heather Robertt

    HR Consultant and Part-Time VP of People
    Inscopix
    Advisor for TaskHuman

  • Marian Pond
    Marian Pond

    Director, Executive Talent
    SoftBank Group International

  • John Foster
    John Foster

    EVP People, CHRO
    TrueCar, Inc.

  • Katelin Holloway
    Katelin Holloway

    Partner
    Initialized Capital

  • Michael Case
    Michael Case

    CEO
    Neptune People

  • John Anderson
    John Anderson

    Managing Director
    Allegis Partners

  • Cat Hernandez
    Cat Hernandez Due Diligence Lead

    Partner
    Primary Ventures

  • Rosemary J. Fantozzi
    Rosemary J. Fantozzi

    Vice President of People
    Menlo Security

  • Anna Clepper
    Anna Clepper

    Vice Pres. Managing Director
    hrQ

  • Chris Tobin
    Chris Tobin

    VP of People
    Intercom

  • Jason Scovil
    Jason Scovil

    Director of HR
    Rover

  • Caitlin Schlakman
    Caitlin Schlakman

    VP of Talent
    KeepTruckin

OUR NETWORK

  • Jenilee Deal
    Jenilee Deal

    HR Director
    Netflix
    Advisor for Sapling

  • Brooke Tandy
    Brooke Tandy

    Director of Talent
    Bird

  • Scott Faverty
    Scott Faverty

    Head of Customer Success
    Small Improvements

  • Seksom Suriyapa
    Seksom Suriyapa

    VP, Corporate Development & Strategy
    Twitter

  • Mathew Caldwell
    Mathew Caldwell

    Founder
    Rocket Power
    Advisor for Drafted

  • Scott Buxton
    Scott Buxton

    Vice President, Finance
    Datadog

  • Bob Daw
    Bob Daw

    Strategic Sales Director
    Medallia

  • Kristin Godfrey
    Kristin Godfrey

    Partner
    True Search

  • Dan Macklin
    Dan Macklin

    Advisor
    PeopleTech Partners

  • Katie Hughes
    Katie Hughes

    Partner
    General Catalyst

  • Lisa Wagner Macnew
    Lisa Wagner Macnew

    Senior Director of HR
    Leanplum

  • Jevan Soo
    Jevan Soo

    Chief People & Culture Officer
    Stitch Fix

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Years of Experience

Our People Leaders represent more than 2453 years of experience in world class organizations.

OUR COMPANIES

 
Cultivate
Bridge
Northstar
RIghtfoot
reflektive
Beamery
Gradvisor
Galileo
Exec Thread
Bright Day
Strive
Hallo
Sayge
Hone
Plato
Grayce
Pinkaloo
Lingo Live
Drafted
Compt
XP Health
Hyphen
stellares
Helpr
FYI
Fetcher
Sapling
Terminal
Everwise
Charthop
searchlight AI
skillist
Physera
Task Human
Mighty
Zelo
urban door
balloon
Lucy
Leavelogic
Grove
Sparrow
Spring
Carrot
Bravely
Twine
Comparably
trybe
Vetty
Shift
Recruit Bot
Nine to Five
Flerish
Visor
 

EVENTS

Join the PeopleTech Partners Community of Leaders and Innovators for Upcoming Events.  For People Leaders, by People Leaders.

EVENT

Parenthood at Work Virtual Summit

Join us as we take a virtual deep dive into Parenthood at Work with valuable video sessions with top HR & People executives, subject matter experts and innovators via the PeopleTech Partners Parenthood at Work Virtual Summit.

CONTACT US

For People Leaders

For general inquiries and information about our People Leader community and opportunities please contact:

info@peopletechpartners.com

For People Tech Innovators

For information and interest in our People Tech Company programs and opportunities for innovators and founders please contact:

growth@peopletechpartners.com