Head of Events
Stefanie Ordoveza, Head of Events at Guild, merges creative thinking with effective business acumen to lead high-performing teams and implement full-scale events strategy.
Senior Manager of Event Technology
Tricia and her team at DocuSign orchestrate 800+ events annually on Swoogo, innovating to ensure a seamless customer experience while capturing and feeding data into internal systems.
Senior Product Manager
Alexander St. John
Events Marketing Manager
Video Marketing Director + Virtual Experiences
Ashesh is responsible for Box's strategy, planning and deployment of rock-solid digital events (webinars, virtual conferences, live video broadcasts) in the US and beyond.
Head of Event Technology and Innovation
A leader and industry specialist for over 20 years in IT innovation, Josh Shepherd is a serial entrepreneur who has driven several startups and business expansions. Focus includes strategic planning, business development, world-class marketing events, and bringing leadership to skunk-works style initiatives.
Director of Consumer Marketing
Rebecca Sullivan is the Director of Consumer Marketing for Mansueto Ventures (Fast Company and Inc.) with over 10 years of experience in the event world. On the onset of her time at Mansueto Ventures they held less than 10 events a year. Today they hold 100 events a year.
Brandon, founder of BW Events Tech, offers 17+ years of experience deploying event tech solutions and strategy for leading Fortune 500 organizations, leading to several awards for his team, including "Best Digital Agency" and "Best Event Technician" in 2022.
Senior Director, Digital & Live Media
Keith is the Senior Director of Digital & Live Media at Penske Media Company. Tasked with the responsibility of overseeing digital content and live media events, Keith ensures the meticulous execution and incorporation of pioneering tactics and top-notch production.
Chris Sykes has been the CEO of event management platform, Swoogo, since spring of 2020. Chris hails from Canada, but currently hangs his hat in Los Angeles, and is passionate about bringing people together.
Leonora is the co-founder of both Swoogo and its predecessor, eTouches. Leonora is also the co-founder of Women in Event Tech, creating opportunities for female leaders in the event technology space. She’s a passionate advocate of Swoogo, and events at large.
VP of Product
Chris “Cass” Cassimus is our product guru here at Swoogo, and will talk your ear off about all things product updates, if you let him. And we like to! Cass hangs his hat in Raleigh, NC and is a huge NYT crossword puzzle fanatic.
Jihan Donawa Gibson
Jihan Donawa Gibson has extensive experience in event planning, creative development and technical production. Jihan is experienced in contracting speakers, sourcing venues, coordinating travel logistics, building and maintaining budgets, managing staff and executing successful events on-site – and now helps run Partnerships at Swoogo.
VP of Partnerships
After a two-year tenure at Google Cloud—most recently as Head of Partnerships for Looker—Sam Harkness joined Swoogo as SVP of Partnerships, where he oversees the global partner ecosystem.