Lora Blum— Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Lora joined SurveyMonkey in January 2017 and leads the company’s legal, equity, and compliance teams and initiatives. Prior to SurveyMonkey, she served as Vice President, Legal-Corporate at LinkedIn Corporation, where she managed corporate securities, governance, M&A, and international subsidiary matters for the legal team. She led the internal teams on the company’s IPO, follow-on equity and debt offerings, all of its mergers and acquisitions, and the company’s $26.2 billion sale to Microsoft Corporation in 2016. Prior to joining LinkedIn in 2010, Lora was in private practice for over 10 years, including serving as a partner in capital markets at Jones Day, and a shareholder at Heller Ehrman. Lora holds a JD from UCLA and a BA from the University of California, Berkeley.
Rebecca Cantieri— Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Becky joined SurveyMonkey in September 2011 and drives its candidate and employee experience. 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 eight 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.
Jon Cohen— Chief Research Officer
Jon joined SurveyMonkey in January 2014. He brings years of research and data expertise to the company’s portfolio of products and solutions, as well as strategic direction for future innovations. Previously, he 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) and previously served on AAPOR’s Executive Council, as well as the 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.
Tom Hale— President
Tom joined SurveyMonkey in July 2016 and oversees engineering, infrastructure, product, product marketing, user experience and growth, including international expansion. Before SurveyMonkey, he spent six years at HomeAway, first as Chief Product Officer, then as Chief Operating Officer, leading the company through IPO and acquisition by Expedia. Tom also served as Linden Lab’s Chief Product Officer where he redesigned the consumer experience of Second Life. Prior to that, he spent a decade at Macromedia and Adobe in various executive roles in general management, product management, and marketing. Tom sits on the board of Cars.com and holds an AB from Harvard University.
Zander Lurie— Chief Executive Officer
Zander is CEO of SurveyMonkey and serves on its board of directors, which he has been a part of since 2009. Previously, Zander was Senior Vice President of Entertainment at GoPro; he has served on the company’s board of directors since 2016. Prior to GoPro, Zander was SVP of Strategic Development at CBS Corporation, 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, leading equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions in the Internet sector. He holds a JD and an MBA from Emory University, and a BA in Political Science from the University of Washington. Zander co-founded the California-based nonprofit organization CoachArt, which serves chronically ill children and their siblings.
Tim Maly— Chief Operations Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Tim joined SurveyMonkey in May 2009 overseeing the company’s business operations and finance function. Previously, he spent six years at Google in a variety of senior management roles in Online Sales & Operations. He led the Inside Sales and Sales Strategy & Operations teams for AdWords North America, built and led operations for Google Checkout, and created and scaled 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— Senior Vice President, Portfolio Investments
Ross joined the company in August 2011 and oversees SurveyMonkey’s Audience, Contribute, Wufoo, and Apply businesses. Prior to SurveyMonkey, he spent four years in a variety of Product and Operational leadership roles at Google across Chrome, Android, and Mobile products. Earlier in his career, Ross worked as a Corporate Strategy Manager at Brunswick Corporation and Director of UX at Human Factors International. He started his career as a Usability Engineer at Telcordia Technologies. Ross holds a BS degree in Human Factors Engineering from Tufts University and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Steve Norall— Chief Product Officer
Steve joined SurveyMonkey in August 2015 through the acquisition of TechValidate, a marketing content automation company that he co-founded in 2007. As part of the SurveyMonkey leadership team, Steve oversees product, growth marketing, and product marketing of the company’s portfolio of products and solutions. He has more than two decades of experience as a serial entrepreneur and operator at SaaS and enterprise software companies. Prior to TechValidate, Steve served as Vice President of Product Marketing at PolyServe, the data clustering software company acquired by HP. Throughout his career, Steve has held leadership roles in product, engineering, sales, marketing, and customer success at companies including Oracle, CGI, and Microsoft. Steve holds a BA in Computer Science from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Bennett Porter— Senior Vice President, Marketing Communications
Bennett joined SurveyMonkey in May 2011 and oversees brand strategy and all marketing communications functions. Previously, she was VP, Marketing of Yahoo!’s Emerging Markets practice, responsible for marketing 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 Yahoo!, she worked at Ogilvy and Manning, Selvage and Lee in New York City. Bennett received a BA in English from The Colorado College and an MS from the SI Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.