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
  • Adele Rom
    Adele Rom LOS ANGELES ADVISOR NETWORK LEAD

    Advisor for Twine

  • Josh Bersin
    Josh Bersin Global Industry Analyst

OUR PEOPLE LEADERS

  • Steve McElfresh
    Steve McElfresh

    Senior Vice President, People
    Duo Security

  • Scott Day
    Scott Day

    VP, People
    PayPal

  • Jyoti Khadgawat
    Jyoti Khadgawat

    Senior Director of HR
    Smule

  • Emily Chardac
    Emily Chardac

    Senior Faculty
    Josh Bersin Academy

  • Sejal Daswani
    Sejal Daswani

    Chief Human Resources Officer
    SunRun

  • Lily Kohls
    Lily Kohls

    VP of People & Places
    Popsugar

  • Zoe Harte
    Zoe Harte

    SVP of HR & Talent Acquisition
    Upwork

  • Melissa Yeh
    Melissa Yeh

    Head of People
    Samsara

  • Richard Fye
    Richard Fye

    Head of People Operations
    Datadog

  • Mark Lipscomb
    Mark Lipscomb

    VP, Global Talent
    Adobe

  • Christy Lake
    Christy Lake

    Chief People Officer
    Box Inc.

  • Julie Rogers
    Julie Rogers

    VP, People & Experience
    Komodo Health

  • Naureen Manekia Seyal
    Naureen Manekia Seyal

    Talent / HR Director
    IDEO

  • Aiko Bethea
    Aiko Bethea

    Head of Diversity and Inclusion
    Fred Hutch

  • Cookie Wiese
    Cookie Wiese

    HR Director
    Brex

  • Mikaela Kiner
    Mikaela Kiner

    Founder & CEO
    Reverb

  • Kathy Weir
    Kathy Weir

    VP People & Culture
    Adlucent

  • Lori Stahl
    Lori Stahl

    VP, People
    Vocera Communications

  • Beth Steinberg
    Beth Steinberg

    Founder
    Mensch Ventures

  • Anna Binder
    Anna Binder

    Head of People Operations
    Asana

  • Gillian Wilson
    Gillian Wilson

    VP of Human Resources
    Chive Media Group

  • Meg Marsh
    Meg Marsh

    Head of People
    Argodesign

  • Amelia Merrill
    Amelia Merrill

    VP, People
    Guardant Health

  • Sue Choe
    Sue Choe

    Chief People Officer
    Petal

  • Anna Martinelli
    Anna Martinelli

    Head of People Strategy & Programs
    Pinterest

  • Jeff Diana
    Jeff Diana

    High Growth Consultant

  • Erik Juhl
    Erik Juhl

    StartUp Advising & Consulting

  • Samantha Rist
    Samantha Rist

    Head of Human Resources
    Katerra

  • Elle Meza
    Elle Meza

    Global Benefits Consultant

  • David Hanrahan
    David Hanrahan

    VP, People & Places
    Niantic, Inc

  • Tejas Maniar
    Tejas Maniar

    Vice President
    Mayfield Fund

  • Marian Pond
    Marian Pond

    Director, Executive Talent
    SoftBank Group International

  • Lem Diaz
    Lem Diaz

    Recruiting Partner
    Google Ventures

  • Carolyn Frey
    Carolyn Frey

    Chief People Officer
    Philz Coffee

  • Desiree Therianos
    Desiree Therianos

    Head of People Operations
    Fictiv

  • Pratiksha Patel
    Pratiksha Patel

    Organization Development
    McKinsey & Company

  • Erik Kriessmann
    Erik Kriessmann

    VP Human Capital
    Index Ventures

  • Kate Kastenbaum
    Kate Kastenbaum

    VP of People Ops
    Remind

  • Laurie Deneschuk
    Laurie Deneschuk

    Director, People & Places
    Anki, Inc.

  • Jen Holmstrom
    Jen Holmstrom

    Head of Talent
    GGV Capital

  • Guissu Raafat
    Guissu Raafat

    Operating Partner
    Broadhaven Ventures

  • Mike Podobnik
    Mike Podobnik

    VP, Global Talent
    Confluent

  • Ted Maguire
    Ted Maguire

    Talent Partner
    Khosla Ventures

  • Dana Ray
    Dana Ray

    SVP, Global Head of People
    Marin Software

  • Anna Avalos
    Anna Avalos

    Head of People
    SoFi

  • Luke Beseda
    Luke Beseda

    Partner, Talent Infrastructure
    Lightspeed Venture Partners
    Advisor for Shift

  • Megan Healy
    Megan Healy

    Head of Talent
    Upfront Ventures

  • Erica Johnson
    Erica Johnson

    Director, Employee Experience
    Nitro, Inc.

  • Heather Robertt
    Heather Robertt

    Head of People
    Upstart

  • Bianca McCann
    Bianca McCann

    Global VP, Head of Customer Enrichment
    SAP SuccessFactors

  • Jason Scovil
    Jason Scovil

    Director of HR
    Rover

  • Natalie Ledbetter
    Natalie Ledbetter

    Vice Pres of People Operations
    Stash Invest

  • Debbie Murray
    Debbie Murray

    Chief People Officer
    Blue Jeans Network

  • Anna Clepper
    Anna Clepper

    Vice Pres. Managing Director
    hrQ

  • John Anderson
    John Anderson

    Managing Director
    Allegis Partners

  • Jason Pierantozzi
    Jason Pierantozzi

    Global People Operations Lead
    Palantir Technologies
    Advisor for Helpr

  • Nathalie McGrath
    Nathalie McGrath

    VP of People
    Coinbase

  • Park Allen
    Park Allen

    VP of Global Human Resources
    Trust Arc

  • Peter Clarke
    Peter Clarke

    Talent Partner
    Accel Partners

  • Michael Case
    Michael Case

    Partner
    Ejento

  • Marie Szuts
    Marie Szuts

    People and Culture
    Figma

  • Stacey La Torre
    Stacey La Torre

    Head of Talent Management & Development
    Nextdoor

  • Jo Dennis
    Jo Dennis

    CHRO
    Pinterest

  • Aisha Stevenson
    Aisha Stevenson

    Snr. Director of HR | HR Business Partner
    D2iQ

  • Ciara Lakhani
    Ciara Lakhani

    Vice President, People
    Dashlane
    Advisor for Hone

  • Amy Knapp
    Amy Knapp

    Head of Talent
    Redpoint Ventures
    Advisor for Trybe

  • Bryce Murray
    Bryce Murray

    Managing Director
    Talent Acquisition Group

  • Dawn Sharifan
    Dawn Sharifan

    Head of People
    Slack

  • Zaina Orbai
    Zaina Orbai

    Chief People Officer
    The RealReal

  • Andrew Bartlow
    Andrew Bartlow

    Managing Partner and Founder
    Series B Consulting

  • Lissa Minkin
    Lissa Minkin

    VP, People & Workplace
    Tile
    Advisor for Cleo

  • Kelly Costello
    Kelly Costello

    Global Talent Acquisition
    Edwards Lifesciences

  • David Huebner
    David Huebner

    Principal
    Lalo Consulting, Crossroads labs

  • Jeff Harper
    Jeff Harper

    Chief People Officer
    HashiCorp

  • Rosemary J. Fantozzi
    Rosemary J. Fantozzi

    Vice President of People
    Menlo Security

  • Sharon Slonaker
    Sharon Slonaker

    VP of People
    Kofile Technologies, Inc.

  • Malalay Arghestani
    Malalay Arghestani

    Director of HR
    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

  • Pema Lin
    Pema Lin

    Head of People
    Medium

  • Jason Lohrentz
    Jason Lohrentz

    Head of Talent Acquisition
    Aurora

  • Lauren Rosenthal
    Lauren Rosenthal

    Head of HR
    Docker, Inc

  • Karin Kuo
    Karin Kuo

    VP of Talent
    Onica

  • Randy Knaflic
    Randy Knaflic

    Senior Advisor to CEO
    Jawbone
    Advisor for Gradvisor

  • Adam Ward
    Adam Ward

    Growth
    By Design Talent

  • Meghan Lapides
    Meghan Lapides

    SVP, Human Resources
    Foursquare

  • Emily Couey
    Emily Couey

    Vice President, People
    Illumio

  • Stephanie Mardell
    Stephanie Mardell

    Head of People
    Button, Inc

  • Evan Wittenberg
    Evan Wittenberg

    Chief People Officer
    Ancestry

  • Paige Delacey
    Paige Delacey

    Chief People Officer
    Flexport

  • Dina Mavridis
    Dina Mavridis

    Global Director, Human Resources
    Velocity Electronics

  • Mike Joyner
    Mike Joyner

    Partner
    Growth By Design Talent
    Advisor for RecruitBot, Inc.

  • Leslie Chung
    Leslie Chung

    Head of People & Places
    Intercom

  • Karina Sobieski
    Karina Sobieski

    Human Capital
    SoftBank Investment Advisers

  • Brianna Rizzo Brown
    Brianna Rizzo Brown

    Principal
    Stripes Group

  • Joel Constable
    Joel Constable

    Director of Talent Development
    Intuit

  • John Foster
    John Foster

    EVP People, CHRO
    TrueCar, Inc.

  • Anthony Rotoli
    Anthony Rotoli

    Head of Talent
    Assurance

  • Missy Ballew
    Missy Ballew

    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Lookout

  • Ambrosia Vertesi
    Ambrosia Vertesi

    VP People
    Duo Security

  • Ashley Alexander
    Ashley Alexander

    Head of HR
    Front

  • Jennifer Cristobal
    Jennifer Cristobal

    Head of People Operations and Recruiting
    HackerOne

  • Tasha Liniger
    Tasha Liniger

    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Dialpad

  • Jonathan Basker
    Jonathan Basker

    Founder and CEO
    Basker & Co

  • Caitlin Schlakman
    Caitlin Schlakman

    VP of Talent
    KeepTruckin

  • Itamar Goldminz
    Itamar Goldminz

    Founder
    Org hacking

  • Vijay Rao
    Vijay Rao

    VP, Global Head of People Operations
    Okta

  • Karen Lieu
    Karen Lieu

    People Operations
    Facebook

  • Michael DeAngelo
    Michael DeAngelo

    Chief People Officer
    Mozilla

  • Merritt Anderson
    Merritt Anderson

    Board Member | Advisor
    Worldwide ERC

  • Brielle Rajkovich Hagman
    Brielle Rajkovich Hagman

    HR Consultant
    IBBR

  • Justin Angsuwat
    Justin Angsuwat

    Vice President, People
    Thumbtack
    Advisor for Balloonr

  • Q Hamirani
    Q Hamirani

    Head of People Ops
    Airbnb
    Advisor for Vetty

  • Andy Chen
    Andy Chen

    Partner
    Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers

  • Greg Russell
    Greg Russell

    Head of Talent
    Snapdocs
    Advisor for Drafted

  • Kevin Kinkor
    Kevin Kinkor

    Co-Founder
    Kinkor Consulting
    Advisor for Drafted

  • Lynne Oldham
    Lynne Oldham

    Chief People Officer
    Zoom Video Communications

  • Chris Tobin
    Chris Tobin

    VP of People
    Intercom

  • Kelli Dragovich
    Kelli Dragovich

    Chief People Officer
    Looker

  • Kim Rohrer
    Kim Rohrer

    VP People
    Stride

  • Jennie Ellis
    Jennie Ellis

    Founder & CEO
    Recruiting Bandwith

  • Cat Hernandez
    Cat Hernandez Due Diligence Lead
  • Jon Paul Ales Barnicoat
    Jon Paul Ales Barnicoat

    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Tipalti

  • Sara Riedl
    Sara Riedl

    VP of People Operations
    Iterable

  • Michelle Wagner
    Michelle Wagner

    SVP, People & Places
    Caffeine

  • James Pratt
    James Pratt

    VP of People Development
    Gravity Payments

  • Florence Thinh Chialtas
    Florence Thinh Chialtas

     VP of People
    NerdWallet

  • Brian Christman
    Brian Christman

    Vice Pres of People
    Transfix

  • Jose Martin
    Jose Martin

    Chief People Officer
    SF Giants

  • Natasha Hoady
    Natasha Hoady

    Sr. Director HR
    Uber

  • Ragini Holloway
    Ragini Holloway

    VP of Talent
    Affirm
    Advisor for Pinkaloo

  • Melissa Daimler
    Melissa Daimler

    Principal
    Daimler Partners

  • Claudia Fulga
    Claudia Fulga

    Vice President, People Operations
    FiveStars
    Advisor for Fetcher

  • Roslyn Fogarty
    Roslyn Fogarty

    Lead Consultant
    People Partners Consulting

  • Katelin Holloway
    Katelin Holloway

    Vice Pres, People & Culture
    Reddit

  • Jeffrey Ehrenberg
    Jeffrey Ehrenberg

    VP of Human Resources
    Palo Alto Networks

  • Anne Jacoby
    Anne Jacoby

    VP, Learning, Development + Culture
    RGP

  • Natasha Kehimkar
    Natasha Kehimkar

    Chief People Officer
    App Annie

  • Adrienn Hopkins
    Adrienn Hopkins

    Director, People Partner
    Prezi

  • Ann Watson
    Ann Watson

    Chief People Officer
    Master Class

  • Sue Olson
    Sue Olson

    People Consultant
    Olson Consulting Services

  • Ron Storn
    Ron Storn

    Chief People Officer
    Zume Pizza

  • Heather Doshay
    Heather Doshay

    VP People
    Webflow

  • Michelle Gonzalez
    Michelle Gonzalez

    Snr. HR Business Partner
    Affirm, Inc.

  • Kelly Kinnard
    Kelly Kinnard

    VP of Global Talent
    Battery Ventures

  • Clara Kridler
    Clara Kridler

    VP, People
    Root

  • ​ Jessica Yuen
    ​ Jessica Yuen

    Advisor for Scaling StartUps
    Advisor for Trybe

OUR NETWORK

  • Kristin Godfrey
    Kristin Godfrey

    Partner
    True Search

  • Scott Faverty
    Scott Faverty

    Head of Customer Success
    Small Improvements

  • Katie Hughes
    Katie Hughes

    Partner
    General Catalyst

  • Bob Daw
    Bob Daw

    Strategic Sales Director
    Medallia

  • Brooke Tandy
    Brooke Tandy

    Director of Talent
    Bird

  • Jevan Soo
    Jevan Soo

    Chief People & Culture Officer
    Stitch Fix

  • Lisa Wagner Macnew
    Lisa Wagner Macnew

    Senior Director of HR
    Leanplum

  • Mathew Caldwell
    Mathew Caldwell

    Founder
    Rocket Power
    Advisor for Drafted

  • Jenilee Deal
    Jenilee Deal

    HR Director
    Netflix
    Advisor for Sapling

  • Dan Macklin
    Dan Macklin

    Advisor
    PeopleTech Partners

  • Scott Buxton
    Scott Buxton

    Vice President, Finance
    Datadog

  • Seksom Suriyapa
    Seksom Suriyapa

    VP, Corporate Development & Strategy
    Twitter

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Years of Experience

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

OUR COMPANIES

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

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