We are a global team of passionate people dedicated to helping businesses around the world revolutionize the way they work. Our objective at Ally.io is to bring purpose and breakthrough productivity to work, helping businesses find resilience and accelerate growth.
Ally.io is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and our team of 130+ is split mainly between Seattle and Chennai, India, with satellite offices in several major cities, although we’re all remote right now, and miss our whiteboards very much.
Our customers are our top priority, and their success is our success.
Our team constantly obsesses over every detail. We iterate, and experiment, always looking for new ways to raise the bar on business excellence.
Our team focuses on candor and open decision-making to stay aligned and move fast.
We test and experiment. We move quick. But we understand the impact of the decisions we make.
Every employee at Ally.io is empowered to make an impact, and have ownership over their function.
Vetri Vellore is the CEO and Founder of Ally.io. A serial entrepreneur, Vetri built Ally’s OKR solution as an internal tool to help his team at his previous (and still successful) enterprise SaaS company.
The realization that we live in a new world where agility, alignment, and transparency are mission critical to growing businesses hit hard, and Vetri discovered the OKR framework; a simple, yet powerful model for improving organizational agility, alignment, focus and transparency.
Prior to founding two SaaS businesses, Vetri turned around the $200M+ Systems Management enterprise software business at Microsoft. He lead the Visual Studio platform team and managed the partner ecosystem, shipping several V1 and award-winning products over his 14-year tenure at Microsoft.
Rebecca Clements is the SVP of People and Culture at Ally.io. She leads the People Operations teams, and is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources, Talent Management and Acquisition, and the evolution of Ally’s culture.
Rebecca has 20+ years of experience leading People Operations team and building strong cultures within technology startups. She is passionate about building cultures and people programs that foster growth within the business and for people individually. Rebecca has held leadership roles at Getty Images, Varolli and most recently at Moz where she was Chief People Officer.
Rebecca lives and works in Seattle with her husband and daughter. Outside of work, you can find her on the tennis court, walking her dog, Milo, or in the kitchen, trying out new recipes.
Emily Jensen is SVP of Customer Experience at Ally.io. In this role she leads the customer experience strategy at Ally.io and the customer success teams, who are responsible for making the promise of Ally’s platform a reality.
She held multiple executive roles over 13 years at PayScale. From Chief Customer Officer to VP of Sales, her focus was on developing and driving outcomes for customers.
In addition to work, Emily and her family live in Bend, OR and take every chance they get to be outside biking, skiing and camping and all around, soaking life up.
Atul Sahai is Ally.io’s SVP of Strategy & Operations. His focus is on building a sustainable, predictable, and scalable business through strategic initiatives, cross-departmental processes, and resourcing against the GTM strategy.
He brings close to 20 years of diverse experience in strategy & operations, product management, product marketing, and software development from Smartsheet, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, and Altair.
Atul is passionate about building high impact teams in hyper growth companies. Atul holds an MBA from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Rajiv Arunkundram is the head of product at Ally.io, responsible for driving product vision and go to market strategy.
Rajiv is a highly driven, creative product leader with 15+ years of experience in building and leading cross-functional teams and bringing new enterprise SaaS products to market from ground up.
Prior to Ally, Rajiv was a senior product leader at Smartsheet helping them scale to $100M+ ARR. Prior to his role at Smartsheet, Rajiv held senior product and marketing roles at Microsoft in the Windows Server and Office divisions.
Rajiv received an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix, AZ and a Bachelors in Commerce from the Osmania University in Hyderabad.
Justine Lyon is the SVP of Sales at Ally.io. She is responsible for creating and driving Ally’s global sales and expansion strategy. Her team is focused on enabling customers to exceed their mission critical goals through company wide transparency and alignment.
Prior to Ally.io, Justine has held multiple Sales Leadership positions at PayScale before becoming the VP of Sales. While there, Justine built their first Enterprise Sales team helped the company scale from $5M to $100M.
Justine is passionate about finding and delivering value for all customers. She is known for building processes that produce measurable and scalable results.
Kirsten Smith is the VP of Growth Marketing at Ally.io. She is responsible for creating and executing on the marketing strategies to continue rapid expansion and achieve the scale needed for the next phase of Ally’s growth.
Prior to Ally.io, Kirsten built and scaled growth marketing in several SaaS companies. She led B2B marketing at Glassdoor, where she helped the company scale from $19M to $150M+, over 4 years, resulting in a successful exit. She also led marketing at HumanConcepts, resulting in an acquisition by Saba Software. Most recently, she was Head of Growth Marketing at Gladly.
Prior to her SaaS experience, Kirsten held marketing and product management roles in the video game industry at Ubisoft and Mattel. Kirsten received an MBA from UC Berkeley and a BA from UC Santa Barbara. She is passionate about growing high-performing teams and building the process and efficiency to generate massive demand for emerging technology brands.
Kevin Shively is VP of Marketing at Ally.io, and has been a marketing leader for high-growth SaaS companies for over a decade, with a focus on category-defining storytelling and brand building with revenue in mind.
Kevin has spent over a decade building marketing programs for SaaS companies. He led marketing and business development for Simply Measured, helping the company scale from its first $1M to $25M and an acquisition by Sprout Social, and most recently was VP of Marketing and Customer Success for Tagboard.
Prior to his SaaS experience, Kevin was a newspaper reporter for the Seattle Times and Helena Independent Record, and spent several years in ad sales. He has two kids, lives in Seattle, enjoys playing basketball, painting, and standup comedy.