Creating human connections
with mobile innovations

Leanplum, the leading multichannel engagement platform helps forward-looking brands like Tinder and Tesco meet the real-time needs of their customers. By transforming data into an understanding of users' needs and wants, our platform delivers unified experiences that are timely, tested, and relevant — building the customer loyalty that fuels business growth.

Founded in San Francisco, Leanplum has offices across North America, Europe, and Asia, and has received more than $98 million in funding from leading Silicon Valley venture capital firms. Leanplum has also been recognized as Fortune's Best Companies to Work For and Entrepreneur's Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America.
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From day 1, we knew that "people come first." As we realized our dream of building engagement technology that would facilitate one-to-one relationships, that value became ever more important. — Co-Founders, Andrew and Momchil

Empowering people to build connections that matter

Mobile, the most personal of devices, is everywhere. That ubiquity is forging the path to creating new, meaningful relationships. We’re doing just that within and beyond our walls with our commitment to our five core values.

Lead Humbly

Be a Doer

Skip Politics

Push Innovation

Show Gratitude

Meet our leadership

George Garrick
President and CEO
As President and CEO, Garrick is responsible for all Leanplum’s operations and personnel globally and reports to Leanplum’s board of directors. Having served as CEO of both IRI and A.C. Nielsen earlier in his career, Garrick has extensive expertise and experience in consumer behavior, advertising effectiveness and media, enterprise data, and analytics. Over the past 20 years, he has been CEO of a number of venture-backed growth companies in Silicon Valley in media, e-commerce, data/analytics, software/SaaS, and mobile. These include Flycast Communications (IPO 1999), Placeware, Inc. (acquired by Microsoft), Wine.com, and Tapjoy.
Sheri Huston
CFO
As CFO, Huston is responsible for all of Leanplum's financial, legal and human resources operations. She has been a global financial leader across industries and governance structures and prefers growth companies in the technology sector. Her previous companies range from multi-national Rockwell Automation to mid-caps such as Information Resources and comScore Networks, and she started her career as an auditor at Ernst & Young. Huston has an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She and her family have built their 'forever home' in Asheville, NC where they enjoy the food scene and hikes with their dog, Wrigley.
Momchil Kyurkchiev
Co-founder & CEO
Momchil Kyurkchiev is Leanplum's co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Prior to Leanplum, Momchil was at Google, where he started his career as a software engineer. During his five years at Google, Momchil launched multiple quality improvements to YouTube’s ranking algorithms, which resulted in millions of dollars in additional revenue. He also built some of the core A/B testing infrastructure for featured video ads.
Andrew First
Co-founder & Chief Technologist
Andrew First is the co-founder and Chief Technologist at Leanplum, where he is responsible for Leanplum’s technical vision and strategy. Prior to Leanplum, Andrew worked as a Software Engineer at Google and generated millions of dollars of additional revenue for YouTube. Andrew graduated summa cum laude with a BSE from Duke in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science, and is a recipient of Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2017. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys skiing, biking, hiking, and piano.
Joshua Thacker
SVP of Business Operations
Josh is the SVP of Business Operations at Leanplum, responsible for sales strategy, revenue operations, enablement, systems, and IT. He has spent over 15 years scaling organizations. Prior to Leanplum, he was responsible for operations at three internal business units at Salesforce. He has also spent a number of years advising large technology companies in the Bay Area during his tenure at Deloitte and KPMG.
Athena Koutsonikolas
VP of Marketing
Athena is Vice President of Marketing at Leanplum, she has spent a decade leading marketing for startups and mid-sized B2B SaaS companies in Silicon Valley, Asia Pacific, and EMEA. Over the years, Athena has worked with and advised major retailers and brands including Michael Kors, American Eagle, Tommy Hilfiger, Estee Lauder, SMCP, and, Mattel.
Kerri Corley
VP of People
Kerri is Vice President of People at Leanplum, responsible for our human resources, recruitment and office management initiatives and the team globally. Prior to Leanplum, she served as the VP, People Experience (HR) at Electronic Arts and has spent much of her career in the HR Business Partner role at Johnson & Johnson. She brings with herself a deep HR business partner experience.
Kinnar Vora
VP of Product Development
Kinnar is the Vice President of Product Development at Leanplum, he has spent a decade leading technology startups in B2B and B2C SaaS companies. He brings with himself management expertise in building high-performance teams, driving technology strategy, and execution.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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