Rob Catalano is Kazoo + WorkTango’s Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer. Rob has spent the last 17 years building HR Technology companies. He was on the founding team at Achievers, where he spent the majority of his 10+ year tenure leading their Marketing function as well as the final few years leading their global expansion out of the UK. Rob’s passion for improving the employee experience led to him co-founding WorkTango in 2015 to help companies collect and act on authentic employee feedback. He was named one of the 100 Top Global Employee Engagement Influencers in 2020 and has had the privilege of speaking to HR leaders at conferences in over 40 cities. Rob is an avid hockey fan, traveller, once played guitar in a metal band, and is a self-proclaimed ‘pointaholic’ – collecting loyalty points for anything and everything.
Favorite travel destination: Cappadocia, Turkey
Mike Couvillion is the Chief Technology Officer at Kazoo + WorkTango. Prior to joining us, Mike served as the CTO for Alchemy Systems (Intertek) leading the IT and Development groups for US front-line factory worker training platforms and international training platforms for fast service restaurants. Mike has over 25 years in software and technology and has spent the last 15 years in the SaaS enterprise space. Mike has been involved in several industries over his career from online vehicle sales, to real estate portals, and oil & gas. Mike is a veteran of the US Air Force and is still active in flying, martial arts, and weightlifting. He holds a BS in Computer Science from La. Tech University and a Masters in Software Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology. Mike lives with his wife Christina and his dog Chainsaw in the suburbs of Austin.
Favorite travel destination: Key West, Florida
Nadir Ebrahim is Kazoo + WorkTango’s Chief Product Officer. Nadir is passionate about helping organizations put their people first and building equitable workplaces. He has spent the last 17 years building HR technology and advisory companies that enable organizations to improve their employee experiences. Nadir co-founded WorkTango in 2015 – a solution that makes it easy to collect authentic employee feedback, instantly gain insight about people and culture, and inspire leaders to take proactive action. He is an avid basketball player and fan, cyclist, and loves spending vacations immersed in nature.
Favorite travel destination: Bali, Indonesia
Lindsey Fine is Kazoo + WorkTango’s Senior Vice-President of Sales. Prior to joining our team, she spent her career in B2B SaaS working for companies including Salesforce, Facebook, Dropbox and Amazon. She is data-driven and passionate about building and scaling teams. Having worked for some of the tech giants, Lindsey brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in doing this at both a large and small scale. Lindsey holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and lives in Minneapolis, MN with her family and Boxer – Pancho. She enjoys traveling, running, hiking, live music, and has recently taken up gardening.
Favorite travel destination: Chaing Mai & Koh Tao, Thailand
Patrick Manzo is Kazoo + WorkTango’s Chief Executive Officer. Patrick has been working in the HR-Tech space for almost twenty years, most recently as Chief Revenue Officer at Skillsoft, a leading provider of E-learning content and platforms. Prior to Skillsoft, Patrick served as Executive Vice President at Monster Worldwide. Over his career, he has led global teams operating across sales, customer success, pricing, data privacy, and security. Patrick is a mission-driven leader focused on team development, a disciplined management operating system, and a culture of ownership. He’s also a former US Naval Officer and a licensed attorney. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctor from Boston College. Patrick enjoys skiing, the beach, spending time with his family and black Lab, and is currently behind in his training for a Spartan Beast obstacle course race. He also enjoys reading, brewing beer, smoking barbecue, video games, and has a diverse (some would say oddly eclectic) taste in music.
Favorite travel destination: Florence, Italy
Monique McDonough is Chief Operating Officer at Kazoo + WorkTango where she leads customer success, people & culture, and the business operations teams. Prior to joining our team, Monique served as managing vice president at Gartner (formerly CEB), leading the North America Assurance and Innovation account executive team. She has more than 20 years of experience in operations, sales, client management, and marketing for high-growth technology companies and Fortune 500 organizations. She serves on the Board of Trustees at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, DC. She is a 9-time Ironman triathlon finisher and, along with her husband, co-authored a book on North American Ironman races. Monique holds a BBA and BSJ from Ohio University and an MBA from Duke University. Monique lives in the suburbs of Washington, DC with her husband Greg and two daughters (ages 12 and 9) and her 4-year old German Shepherd rescue, Jack Jack.
Favorite travel destination: Queenstown, New Zealand
Stephen Shinnan is Vice-President, Revenue Operations at Kazoo + WorkTango where he is responsible for informing, enabling, and optimizing revenue-facing teams by providing the insights and tools they need to be effective. He has spent the last 7-years in HR Tech, most recently serving as the Chief Revenue Officer at WorkTango prior to the acquisition by Kazoo. Before entering the HR Tech space, Stephen spent several years working in B2B marketing agencies including operating his own integrated marketing and demand generation company. Stephen is passionate about growing organizations by focusing on the employee experience as well as bridging the divide between sales and marketing. Stephen lives in Ottawa ON with his wife, Selena, three daughters, Great Dane, Walter, and cat, London.
Favorite travel destination: a lake with a dock
Jo Williams is the Chief Financial Officer at Kazoo + WorkTango where she is responsible for optimizing the financial performance and the long-range financial strategy of the organization. Jo came to us from Mitratech where she served as VP of Finance and Controller for 5 years. During her time at Mitratech she helped integrate eight acquisitions and supported two successful exits. Prior to this, Jo spent 15 years in various financial and strategic planning roles in corporate finance, business divisions and global operations both in the US and the UK. Jo received her BSc in Accounting from the University of East Anglia and holds a professional accounting qualification from the United Kingdom. Jo lives in Austin and is looking forward to continue doing what she loves most, which is traveling abroad to sample local culinary delights.
Favorite travel destination: Cape Town, South Africa