about
gigster helps more companies expand their ability to innovate by building dynamic teams made up of top global talent that create industry-changing custom software.
leadership
  • Chris
    Keene
    Chief Executive Officer
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  • Jennifer
    Dimas
    Chief Marketing Officer
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  • Judy
    Kopa
    Chief Financial Officer
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  • Marque
    Teegardin
    Chief Revenue Officer
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  • Chanda
    Dharap
    VP of Engineering

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  • Ellis
    Ishaya
    VP of Customer Success
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  • Steve
    Pollock
    VP Japan & GM Dentsu
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  • Susheela
    Vasan
    VP Strategy & Chief of Staff
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advisors
  • Debo
    Olaosebikan
    Founder
    Gigster

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  • Aaron
    Au
    Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer SuccessFactors
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  • Thomas
    Butta
    Chief Marketing Officer SignalFx

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  • Bek
    Chee
    VP, Global Head of Talent Atlassian
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  • Philip
    Fasano
    Chief Executive Officer
    Bay Advisors LLC
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institutional investors
careers
Chris
Keene
Chief Executive Officer
Chris drives Gigster’s vision to build applications that matter for the enterprise, disrupting the professional services industry while helping to transform the future of work. Chris was previously VP Cloud for VMware, where he led the $400 million Pivotal spinout. Chris also founded Persistence Software and took them public (NASDAQ:PRSW).
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Jennifer
Dimas
Chief Marketing Officer
For more than 20 years, Jen has led marketing at high growth enterprise software companies like Plex, Demandbase, Egnyte, Polycom and Hyperion. At Gigster, Jen engages with our global customers and prospects about the benefits of digital transformation. She also extends and celebrates the Gigster Talent Network and amplifies the Gigster brand.
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Judy
Kopa
Chief Financial Officer
Judy builds effective financial and operational capabilities to enable business expansion and financial growth. As a business unit CFO at Cisco AppDynamics, VP Finance for SAP’s SuccessFactors Division, and CFO at Savvion, Judy drove significant growth in both revenue and profit at global enterprises and startups.
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Marque
Teegardin
Chief Revenue Officer
Marque brings 25 years of experience growing and leading enterprise sales teams to Gigster. At Sapho, he tripled revenues in 18 months, leading to a successful acquisition by Citrix. He also grew sales by 230 percent at Mirantis and led a $300M line of business at NICE Systems.
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Chanda
Dharap
VP of Engineering
Chanda Dharap has over 20 years of experience leading engineering and product teams, with a strong focus on emerging trends and new technologies, ranging from open-source and Node.js architectures to AI- and machine learning-based search. Chanda leads the Gigster engineering team in delivering Gigster's next generation platform to drive the future of work.
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Ellis
Ishaya
VP of Customer Success
Ellis leads the teams that manage the Gigster Talent Network to deliver digital transformation at startup speed. After starting his career at PwC, he built world-class customer success organizations with 5 successful exits, including an IPO and acquisitions by IBM, EMC, and Seagate over the past 20 years.
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Steve
Pollock
VP Japan & GM Dentsu
Steve leads Gigster’s partnership with Dentsu of Japan and our product development efforts. He has more than 25 years of experience in international business and was a co-founder and product architect for WetFeet, a pioneering company in Talent Management.
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Susheela
Vasan
VP Strategy & Chief of Staff
Susheela partners with the executive team to drive Gigster’s growth strategy. As a consultant at McKinsey and Accenture, and in marketing and product leadership roles at startup and Fortune 500 companies, she has over 20 years of experience building and implementing growth strategies for technology and service companies.
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Debo
Olaosebikan
Founder Gigster
As Gigster’s technology sentinel, Debo is an expert on optimizing productivity for distributed teams and delivering business impact for customer engagement applications. Debo’s perspective on the business value of AI makes him a sought after speaker. He co-founded Gigster while on leave from Cornell for a Ph.D. in Physics.
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Aaron
Au
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer SuccessFactors
Aaron was the CTO of SuccessFactors, acquired by SAP in 2011, and was responsible for the overall technology and cloud platform strategy. Over his career, he has worked as a senior software engineer and project lead for Informix, a GSS consultant for Aspect Telecommunication, and as head of engineering for eAlity. Aaron earned his B.A. in computer science from UC Berkeley.
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Thomas
Butta
Chief Marketing Officer SignalFx
Tom is currently the CMO of SignalFx, which was acquired by Splunk in October 2019. He previously served as the CMO of Sprinklr, where he worked to elevate the importance of a digital customer-first transformation for big brands. Before Sprinklr, Tom was a consultant-in-residence at Andreessen Horowitz and the CMO of Red Hat, PTC, and AppNexus.
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Bek
Chee
VP, Global Head of Talent Atlassian
With over 20 years of HR experience, Bek has held senior leadership roles at Microsoft, Nike, and Atlassian, managing functions including business partners, diversity, recruiting, learning and development, performance, and talent management. She earned her B.A. in economics, psychology, and leadership from Claremont McKenna College and her M.A. in community counseling from Marquette University.
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Philip
Fasano
Chief Executive Officer Bay Advisors LLC
Prior to starting his strategic advisory firm, Philip served as the first Global CIO and EVP at American International Group (AIG). Before AIG, Phil served as CIO and EVP at Kaiser Permanente, SVP and Chief Business Information Officer at Capital One, CIO and SVP at J.P. Morgan Chase, CIO and EVP at Deutsche Financial Services, and Managing Director at Bankers Trust.
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