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

Momchil Kyurkchiev
Momchil Kyurkchiev is Leanplum's CEO and co-founder. 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.
Kate FitzGerald
Kate brings more than 30 years of senior leadership experience from Fortune 1000 companies in the marketing and CRM software industry. As President & CRO of Leanplum, she leads sales, alliances, customer success and marketing organizations. Prior to Leanplum, she was President of Americas Sales for Marketo, Group Vice President of North America Sales for Oracle Marketing Cloud, and Vice President Worldwide Sales for Salesforce Service Cloud.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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