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).
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.
Geoff is bringing Gigster's Innovation Platform to market, so companies can use it to transform the Future of Work. Previously, Geoff was SVP, Global Business Development and Emerging Technologies for Infusion, a global engineering firm where he acquired 100+ enterprise customers. He also led strategic solution sales for Sun Microsystems.
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.
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.
Jim helps clients sign up for The Gigster Way. He has over 20 years of experience in business consulting, custom application development, business process management, and SaaS solutions. He is especially good at communicating the benefits of new technologies and helping companies evolve to new business strategies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.