Rebecca Cantieri— Vice President, Human Resources
Becky joined SurveyMonkey in September 2011. Previously, she spent over 11 years at Yahoo! in various HR Leadership Roles. In her last role at Yahoo!, she was HR Partner for the Advertising Product Group and Search & Marketplaces organizations. Additionally, she served as HR Partner to the CMO and Sales/Marketing Organizations, spent 4 years on Mergers & Acquisitions and held multiple roles in talent acquisition. Before Yahoo!, Becky was at Nordstrom for 8 years in sales, Customer Service and HR roles. Becky received a BA in Public Administration from San Diego State University and an MBA from San Francisco State University.
Ada Chen Rekhi— Vice President, Marketing
Ada joined SurveyMonkey in February 2014. Previously she co-founded Connected, a contact management startup which was acquired by LinkedIn in 2011. At LinkedIn, she was responsible for the integration and re–launch of Connected as the new LinkedIn Contacts, and also led marketing for Growth and Premium Sales Subscriptions. Before this, she held a variety of product and marketing roles at Mochi Media (acquired by Shanda Games) and Microsoft. Ada holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jon Cohen— Vice President, Survey Research
Jon joined SurveyMonkey in January 2014. Previously, Jon was Vice President of Research at the Pew Research Center. As Director of Polling and Polling Editor, he also led The Washington Post’s polling operation through two presidential campaigns and four congressional cycles, as well as numerous gubernatorial and mayoral elections. Prior to the Post, he was a polling expert at ABC News and the Public Policy Institute of California. He is an active member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR). He previously served on AAPOR’s Executive Council, and as president of its Pacific Chapter, PAPOR. Jon earned an MA in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in History from Johns Hopkins University.
Damon Cronkey— Senior Vice President, Business & Corporate Development
Damon joined SurveyMonkey in June 2011. Before joining SurveyMonkey, he was Senior Director with Yahoo!, holding management positions within Corporate Development and multiple business units. Damon played a critical role in driving Yahoo!’s merger and acquisition strategy and led transactions which accelerated the company’s display advertising and consumer media efforts. He also ran a number of Yahoo!’s consumer businesses. Prior to Yahoo!, Damon was an Investment Banking Associate at Deutsche Bank, executing mergers and acquisitions and general corporate finance transactions for technology companies. Damon holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Luis Franco— Vice President, International Business Operations
Luis joined SurveyMonkey in January 2010. He is responsible for SurveyMonkey’s international operations in Dublin. Previously he was at Portugal Telecom, where he spent 7 years in a number of managerial roles, most recently as General Manager of tradecom.pt and COO of pmelink.pt. Before PT, Luis was a Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting. He has spent much of his career internationally, having worked in the U.S., Germany, Brazil, Spain and the Netherlands. Luis received a BA in Management and a post-graduate degree in Multimedia and Communications Management from the Technical University of Lisbon.
Eleanor Lacey— Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Eleanor joined SurveyMonkey in July 2012. Previously, Eleanor was the General Counsel & VP, Business Development at Corel Corporation where she was responsible for building and leading the global legal team. Prior to Corel, Eleanor was Corporate Counsel at Autodesk, Inc., and then the General Counsel at Niku Corporation which was later acquired by Computer Associates. Eleanor went on to hold senior management roles in the Clarity Division of Computer Associates where she focused on business development and then at SupportSoft, Inc. where she was responsible for M&A and the direct consumer partner channel. Eleanor started her career as a litigator in private practice in San Francisco and received her J.D. from Yale Law School.
Zander Lurie— Chief Executive Officer
Zander was named CEO at SurveyMonkey in January 2016. He has served on SurveyMonkey’s board of directors since 2009, most recently as Chair.
Zander served as Senior Vice President of Entertainment at GoPro, Inc. between November 2014 and January 2016. He serves on GoPro’s board of directors. Between 2010-2012 Zander served as SVP, Strategic Development at CBS Corporation. He joined CBS via its acquisition of CNET Networks where he served as Chief Financial Officer and head of Corporate Development. Zander began his career in the technology investment banking group at JPMorgan where he led equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions in the Internet sector. He holds a J.D. and an M.B.A. from Emory University, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Washington. Zander co-founded a nonprofit organization called CoachArt which benefits chronically ill children and their siblings in Northern and Southern California.
Tim Maly— COO & CFO
Tim joined SurveyMonkey in May 2009. Previously he was at Google, where he spent six years in a variety of senior management roles in Online Sales & Operations. Most recently, he led the Inside Sales and Sales Strategy & Operations teams for AdWords North America. Prior to that, he was Director of Operations for Google Checkout. Tim also built the international business operations for AdSense Online. Before Google, Tim worked as an Associate at Silver Lake Partners, a technology-focused private equity firm and as an Investment Banking Analyst in M&A at Goldman Sachs. Tim received a BSE in Civil Engineering from Princeton University.
Ross Moser— Vice President, Customer Operations
Ross joined SurveyMonkey in August 2011. Prior to SurveyMonkey, he spent four years in a variety of leadership roles at Google, most recently leading Chrome distribution. Before that, Ross was a Senior Manager within Consumer Operations and led the cross-product effort in Asia while building global teams responsible for Android and Google’s Mobile products. Before Google, Ross worked as a Corporate Strategy Manager at Brunswick Corporation and Principal Director at Human Factors International, a user experience consulting group. He started his career as a Usability Engineer at Bellcore. Ross holds a BS degree in Human Factors Engineering from Tufts University and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Bennett Porter— Vice President, Marketing Communications
Bennett joined SurveyMonkey in May 2011. Previously, she was VP, Marketing of Yahoo!’s Emerging Markets practice, overseeing all marketing functions in Southeast Asia, South America, India, the Middle East and Africa. Bennett also managed the Yahoo! Buzz Marketing team and developed award-winning programs for non-traditional marketing. Prior to that, she worked at Ogilvy and Manning, Selvage and Lee in New York City. Bennett received a BA in English from The Colorado College and a MS from the SI Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Will Wagner— Vice President, Engineering
Will joined SurveyMonkey in September 2010. Prior to joining SurveyMonkey, he held various Engineering leadership roles across Silicon Valley including roles at Ask.com, Echobahn, Visioneer, and Apple Computer. Most recently, Will worked at a small startup called Xmarks that helped users sync their bookmarks across computers and discover websites that were related to their search queries. Will has a BSCS from University of the Pacific and an MBA through Apple Computer’s Management Masters Program.