THE EXECUTIVE TEAM

COLLIN HOLMES

FOUNDER/CEO

Collin Holmes, Founder and CEO, started Chatmeter in August 2009.  Prior to Chatmeter, Holmes was VP of Product Management and Marketing at V-Enable (now xAD). His extensive experience in the local search industry, both online and mobile, provides a solid foundation for the direction of the company. He has worked in leadership roles at several other startup companies and held other notable positions in product and marketing roles at Akamai Technologies and AT&T Wireless. He earned his MBA from San Diego State University and a BA from UC Riverside.

DAN CUNNINGHAM

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Dan Cunningham is a passionate R&D leader with a 20-year track record of building high caliber software engineering organizations based on a culture of innovation, curiosity and a love of building great software and technology. Dan has held various leadership positions including the CTO and co-founder of ReadyTalk, a nationally acclaimed “Best Company to Work For”.  In his free time Dan contributes to various open source software projects focused on IoT and smart-home automation as well as spending time with his family in beautiful San Diego.  Dan earned his BS and MBA from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

JOHN FITZGERALD

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

John Fitzgerald is the Chief Financial Officer of Chatmeter. He brings over 20 years of experience working with growth-stage technology and digital media companies, having managed integral areas of business, including capital fundraising, acquisitions and divestitures, investor relations, strategic planning efforts, and business operations. Over the course of his career with venture-backed companies, John has raised over $200 million and has managed financial operations in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Prior to Chatmeter, John was Chief Financial Officer of Mapp Digital.  He began his career with Arthur Andersen, LLP and held the Chief Financial Officer role for: Verve, Brickfish, Veoh Networks, and BakBone Software.

CYNTHIA SENER

CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER

Cynthia Sener brings nearly 25 years of experience to Chatmeter with a background in local SEO, product development, strategic marketing, revenue generation, and sales. Sener’s customer-centric approach to driving business value, growth and revenue will support Chatmeter’s expansion into new verticals. Sener joins Chatmeter from a previous role as VP of operations and product at Rio SEO and has held leadership roles at data-centric organizations such as Acxiom, Hanley Wood, and Constellation Software.

LEE AUERBACH

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Lee Auerbach is the Senior Vice President of Business Development at Chatmeter, the leader in local search marketing and review management. He has over 15 years’ experience in helping digital and Martech companies grow including Groupon, Motivequest, Economist, Mediaplanet, and C.I.M. He specializes in scaling new technology companies and/or technology divisions in the marketplace.  He now focuses on helping brands identify and integrate the right marketing technology to improve their online visibility and reputation.  Auerbach is also an avid back-country outdoorsman and a 25-year veteran photographer.

JARED NORRIS

VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Jared Norris is the Senior Director of Operations at Chatmeter.  Norris brings 12 years of experience building customer-obsessed teams and products to Chatmeter.  Norris has proven success in growing and scaling business operations for startups, Pre-IPO and Post-IPO companies. He brings over 12 years experience at The Active Network and Medallia across Product, Support, Sales Leadership and GM roles. In his free time, he’s chasing his two kids both under 2 years old, traveling the world, playing below average golf or watching sports.

NICHOLE PETERSON

VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE

Nichole Peterson is the Vice President of Finance at Chatmeter and brings 10 years of experience working with publicly traded companies, venture-backed operations and private-equity owned companies. Nichole has a proven track record of successful accounting systems implementations, process improvement initiatives and project management to support company growth targets. Prior to Chatmeter, Nichole was the Corporate Controller at Mapp Digital, a role she also previously held at Verve. Nichole graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting (with Honors). Outside of the finance world, Nichole is a self-proclaimed travel addict and enjoys spending time at the beach and hiking with her family.

SRIDHAR NAGARAJAN

VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCT

Sridhar Nagarajan is an expert in bringing customer-focused SaaS products to a global market. Most recently he built the go-to-market team at Ecwid, a startup helping democratize e-commerce. He spent almost a decade at PayPal, scaling their product team and building a global payments solution for both SMBs and Enterprises. Nagarajan holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering (with Honors) from the University of Sydney and a Masters in Technology Management from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

KATHLEEN TITANO

DIRECTOR OF PEOPLE & CULTURE

Kathleen Titano is the Director of People and Culture at Chatmeter. She brings over 18 years of experience in Human Resources. Kathleen’s most recent in-house role was at Certona, where she led the Human Resources function from early stage through the company’s successful acquisition by Kibo. In addition, Kathleen has extensive experience in talent acquisition, employee engagement, and performance programs, serving as a Human Resources consultant to leadership teams in biotech and finance. She holds Senior Human Resources certifications from both HRCI and SHRM and has a Business Administration degree from Dominican University where she graduated with honors.  In her spare time she loves to travel and explore the local food scene.

TEHSIN DAYA

HEAD OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Tehsin brings more than 15 years of experience in SaaS and location marketing. Before joining Chatmeter, Tehsin was the US VP of  Business Development for Uberall and held multiple roles prior at ReachLocal, including being a member of the corporate strategy team, as well as leading the partner channel sales team.  Tehsin holds a BA from Indiana University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

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