Heath Podvesker is Synthesio’s Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, he is the driving force behind Synthesio’s strategic focus on helping consumer insights, marketing, and innovation leaders get closer to their customers by applying the next generation of consumer insights platforms. Mr. Podvesker is both an experienced Martech and data expert and a growth-focused leader, with international experience in revenue management, building data and insights products, operations, and consulting. Before joining Synthesio, Mr. Podvesker previously was General Manager for the US at Averity, and Chief Revenue Officer at Ekimetrics. He has also held senior roles at a number of top consulting firms and data analytics organizations including MarketShare/Neustar.
Karine FillionDeputy Managing Director
Karine brings 23 years of experience in offering clients or organizations up to date methods, tools or expertise to better seize the power of (digital) technology, and benefit from the knowledge, insight and decision empowerment only data can give. Karine benefits from 7 years managing IT services companies and partnering with software editors added indepth understanding of the technical stakes and decisional process in client organizations, long term and short term, as well as running tech teams, projects, and companies.
Karine is a mother of 3, a true Italy lover, fond of pop rock music, travel – all of that preferably shared with friends.
Lauren O'ConnorVP of Global Client Management
Lauren oversees global client management. She ensures Synthesio clients are provided with the best support, onboarding programs, and tools to fit their needs. Lauren has more than 15 years experience in account management and marketing across various industries and firms including Teradata and Ford Motor Company. During her spare time, Lauren enjoys travel, music, and scuba diving.
Felix is in charge of building and coordinating a team of brilliant software engineers, infrastructure wizards, data scientists, and QA specialists.
With the help of his team, he ensures the delivery of the product vision and the highest quality standard for our applications.
Felix has over ten years experience writing and designing software architecture. His hobbies include singing, playing the guitar, movies and table top roleplaying games.
Sacha VaguelsyVP of Products
Sacha is in charge of running the end-to-end product lifecycle. Sacha’s team is the bridge between engineering and customers, running all aspects of the product including product releases, roadmap and vision. Sacha has seven years of experience in B2B tech with companies of all sizes. Outside of work, Sacha enjoys many activities, including being a movie aficionado, building his furniture, and playing lots of video games.
Allen BondeChief Marketing Officer
Allen comes to Synthesio from Forrester, and brings more than 20 years of marketing experience at high growth SaaS and services organizations. He started his career as a researcher in AI and machine learning, and did early work on digital transformation at McKinsey and his own firm. He has also held leadership roles at several start-ups, and was CMO and co-founder of social marketing pioneer Offerpop (now Wyng), and VP of marketing and innovation for the analytics business at OpenText. He has been quoted in over 150 publications around the globe, has given talks on 4 continents, and is a graduate of WPI and the University of Virginia. In his spare time Allen enjoys beach time with his family, and plays a mean bass guitar.