People.ai

Our Mission:

To accelerate enterprise
  • growth
  • revenue
  • innovation

Fast Facts

We dream big and execute fast

Our CEO

Oleg Rogynskyy

Our Technology

Revenue Intelligence

Innovation & AI

27 Patents, 83 Filed

What We Live By

Taking care of our people enables us to serve our customers. We believe each of our customers’ problems has a data-driven solution. Through end-to-end ownership, we aim to find creative and ambitious solutions to those problems.

Our Strategy

Who: Customer at the center of everything

How: Best of breed technology

Why: Improve how businesses run and the human condition

Where We Work

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Meet Our Team

Get to know the people behind People.ai

Oleg Rogynskyy

Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Oleg is the CEO and Founder of People.ai. Prior to People.ai Oleg helped start and scale three big data companies, two of which, including Oleg’s own Semantria, were subsequently acquired. He has a passion for data science, machine learning, and text analytics. At People.ai Oleg is leveraging these technologies to solve the age-old problem of measuring and optimizing human productivity through sales automation tools.

Andrey Akselrod

Chief Technology Officer
Andrey brings almost two decades of experience in managing engineering teams to People.ai. Prior to joining People.ai, Andrey co-founded and was CTO of Smartling, a late-stage translation technology SaaS platform. Prior to Smartling, he was VP of Technology at SpaFinder and Chief Software Architect at RunTime Technologies. Andrey’s focus at People.ai is growing a world-class engineering team to help evolve the People.ai platform.

Dana Ray

SVP of People
With over 20 years of experience in human resources, Dana partners with management teams in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environments to drive business results. Dana is the head of people at People.ai and has global responsibility for all human resource and facilities functions. Most of Dana’s career has been in the software industry building HR functions and acquiring, developing and retaining talent to effectively scale companies. Prior to joining People.ai, Dana was Senior Vice President, Global Head of People for Marin Software, Inc. from October 2011 through January 2019. Dana’s previous experience includes Director of Human Resources at Accelrys Inc. and Vice President of Human Resources for Classroom Connect, a Reed Elsevier company. Dana received her masters of science in human resources and organization development from University of San Francisco and earned her B.S. with honors from San Diego State University.

John Gilman

Chief Revenue Officer
John comes to People.ai with nearly 20 years of driving revenue growth and building successful sales teams at world-class SaaS companies. Most recently at New Relic in a variety of sales leadership roles, including SVP Strategic Accounts & Alliances. He built and led sales teams across nearly every region, segment and industry from $50M to nearly $500M. Prior to that, he spent 15 yrs at Salesforce helping scale the company from $5M to more than $5B.

Justin Shriber

Chief Marketing Officer
Justin Shriber is the CMO about People.ai. For the past two decades, Justin has focused on helping companies accelerate growth and profitability by delivering solutions that align marketing and sales with the needs of the customer. Over the course of his career, he’s run Product, Sales and Marketing organizations at both stat ups and large companies such as Linkedin, Oracle and Siebel. He started his career at McKinsey and Company. <br/> <br/> Justin holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California Los Angeles. He lives in the Bay Area with his wife and five children.

Art Harding

Chief Operating Officer
Art Harding brings over 20 years of hands-on operations experience at B2B companies and most recently served as SVP, GTM Strategy & Operations at New Relic, Inc. Before that, he held a variety of roles across services, sales, and operations driving business growth to $1B in annual revenue at enterprise companies such as VERITAS / Symantec, VMware, and Riverbed. Harding will lead all business operations at People.ai.

Thomas Wyatt

Chief Product Officer
Thomas leads the product organization at People.ai with responsibility for strategy, product management, and design. Previously, he was the Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer of AppDynamics leading the marketing, technology strategy, and corporate development teams through the company’s hyper-growth stage to become the market leader. Prior to that Thomas was the Vice President and General Manager of Cisco’s Cloud Analytics business unit, leading the company’s expansion into application intelligence and sponsoring its $3.7B acquisition of AppDynamics. During his career at Cisco, Thomas has been a business and product leader taking internal start-ups from concept to #1 market share, scaling high growth ventures to $1B+ in revenue, and leading a cloud transformation for a multi-billion dollar business. Thomas was the VP/GM for a range of businesses spanning analytics, cloud infrastructure, collaboration, and video.

Joel Hofman

Chief Customer Officer
Joel Hofman is the Chief Customer Officer at People.ai. Joel is an experienced leader in managing technical sales, customer success, professional services, and education services organizations with hundreds of team members around the world. Prior to joining People.ai, Joel spent several years at Riverbed Technology, most recently as Senior Vice President of Technical Sales & Services, where he led the post sales and technical pre-sales teams. Prior to Riverbed, he held roles at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Intralinks. Hofman earned a Bachelor’s degree in Technology & Information Management from New York University.

Zach Cusimano

Chief of Staff
Prior to joining People.ai, Zach co-founded and held the position of COO for Bizness Apps, the world’s largest mobile app development platform. Over the course of six years he led the mobile SaaS startup from inception to market leadership. He achieved market penetration of over 5% of the total iTunes marketplace and reaching over 30 million monthly active users across 83 countries. At People.ai he is focused on building out and supporting our go-to-market strategies and teams.

Rajit Joseph

VP of Product
Rajit brings 15 years of experience in product management and strategy, building enterprise applications. Prior to joining People.ai, Rajit held various product leadership positions at InsideSales.com, C9, Salesforce, Oracle, Siebel and General Electric. He has contributed to patents in the sales forecasting and opportunity scoring space. For the past four years, he has been focused on applying big data and machine learning algorithms to solve enterprise business problems.

David Flink

VP of Product & Design
Prior to joining People.ai, David was Director of Product Management for Search and Identity at LinkedIn, and spent 12 years in various roles at Microsoft working predominantly on the Bing search engine. He’s a self-described two-time college drop-out. So please, use small words.

Dan Zhang

VP of Business Operations & Finance
Dan Zhang is People.ai’s VP of Business Operations and Finance. Prior to joining People.ai, Dan was Director of Sales Analytics & Strategy at AppDynamics. Dan holds dual Master’s degrees from Syracuse University in Statistics and Sociology and a Master of Science in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Our Customers

Some of the most innovative companies partner with People.ai


World-Class Board Members, Investors, and Advisors

The brilliant minds and companies committed to our success

Godfrey Sullivan

Board Member

Will Griffith

Board Member

Peter Levine

Board Member

Nakul Mandan

Board Member

Oleg Rogynskyy

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Andrey Akselrod

Chief Technology Officer

A Culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Human Potential, Enhanced Through AI

At People.ai, we are on a mission to unlock the human potential by using technology to empower people to use their knowledge and passion to solve problems. The foundation of our culture is the celebration of individual differences. We are building a workplace where our people feel connected, valued, respected, and part of a greater purpose. Our success is rooted in a workforce that reflects our customers, partners, and global communities with a rich diversity of ideas, backgrounds, identities, and perspectives with the goal of accelerating innovation and fostering creativity.

A Few Honors We Gathered Along the Way

We are humbled by the recognition we have received thus far and are committed to living up to each and every one of these awards

People.ai’s Engineering Blog

A collection of cool ideas and stories from our engineering team

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The Perfect Work Spots

Around the globe, we work and play

San Francisco, CA (Headquarters)

475 Brannan St,
San Francisco, CA 94107

New York, New York

33 Irving Place,
New York, NY 10003

Atlanta, Georgia

WeWork Terminus 100
3280 PeachtreeRoad NE, 7th Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30305

Kyiv, Ukraine

75 Zhylianska Street,
5th floor
Kyiv, Ukraine 01033

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Are you passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology? We’re always looking for people ready to make a difference.

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