Kathryn is the Muse's CEO and number one swashbuckler. Kathryn has spoken at MIT and Harvard, appeared on The TODAY Show and CNN, and contributes on career and entrepreneurship to the Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review. She was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Media and Inc.’s 15 Women to Watch in Tech. Before founding The Muse, Kathryn worked on vaccines in Rwanda and Malawi with the Clinton Health Access Initiative and was previously at McKinsey. Say hi on Twitter @KMin.
Alex makes things work at The Muse. Our #1 list maker, she leads our Product and Operations teams. Alex has spoken on WNYC, at SxSW and was named one of INC’s 15 Women to Watch in Tech and TIME's 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2014. She is a frequent keynote on productivity and entrepreneurship. Prior to founding The Muse, Alex was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. She graduated from Yale University, and is an alumna of Y Combinator. Follow her on Twitter @acav.
Adam Reichardt loves to make people look stunning on camera. A photographer from an early age, Adam studied journalism at Pace University and was a total college newspaper nerd. Since then, he has bounced around NYC startups, bringing his camera with him every step of the way. Always searching for a way out of the city, he dreams to one day own a goat farm and make viral videos of goats.
As Editor-in-Chief, Adrian is the mastermind behind The Muse's daily career advice (but was also an event planner, a marketer, and an online communications pro before finding her dream job). She is a nationally recognized career expert and speaker, holds a BA and MBA from Pepperdine University, and spends her free time flying back and forth between the coasts.
As Social Media Manager, Allie keeps The Muse active and awesome in the digital sphere. She hails from the beauty and lifestyle industry, where she brought brands like L'Oreal Paris and Four Seasons to life on social media, created stellar social and content strategies, and collected tons of lipstick. You can find her shamelessly 'gramming her way through each meal and concert in Brooklyn and Queens.
Born and raised in New Jersey with a huge amount of Penn State pride, Allison is a fist pumper both on the dance floor and in the conference room. Before joining The Muse, she helped brands market to consumers through experiential events and promotions. In her free time, Allison can be found strolling in the West Village, catching up on Netflix, or searching for the newest bars and restaurants.
Meet Ana, nerd and designer at heart. Ana likes to spend her time designing and developing beautiful interfaces for an awesome web experience. She loves interior design, having a spotless home, mid-century modern furniture, waffles, and the French language. She has two insane pets, Toby and Butters—and their bad behavior is in no way a reflection of her parenting skills.
Ariana received her BA in public relations and advertising while managing retail operations at Jonathan Adler and TUMI. Before moving to the Big Apple, Ariana lived in Chicago, where her obsession with deep dish pizza began. When she's not finding amazing companies in Seattle and Portland, you can find her dancing salsa and bachata.
Benji joins The Muse after nearly five years in advertising and branding. Sales is the only job he'll ever do, so he is thrilled to be building out the Greater Denver area at The Muse. He hails from the Northern Virginia area where he played baseball for three years at George Mason University. Now, he lives in the East Village with his brother and their dog, RJ, who is named after Rick James. Yes, really.
Danielle hails from the Jersey side of Philly, where she can often be found having Sunday dinner with her fun, loud, Italian family. She is excited to transition from the corporate world of JPMorgan and Ernst & Young and put her CPA to good use helping amazing companies attract top talent through The Muse. In her free time, you can find her exploring NYC, lounging at the beach, or planning her next meal.
As a native New Yorker and Millennial college grad, Dara experienced the challenges of finding her dream job in NYC. After stumbling across The Muse, she used reverse psychology to join the team (and it worked!). When Dara is not helping companies in Pennsylvania shine, she can be found working hard in the gym, cheering on the NY Giants, or teaching people how to pronounce her name (DAH-RAH).
As an adorable 10-year old, Dejen’s (Day-Jin) first job was making and selling beaded animals to fireworks spectators in his hometown, Madison, WI. Years later, he founded ArtsApp, a digital portfolio company for college-bound musicians. He comes to the Muse after soft careers as a little brother, laser tag instructor, resident advisor, music teacher, project manager, and saxophonist.
Devante comes to The Muse after spending time with Nissan North America, tackling the company's sales and marketing data. Prior to Nissan, he spent four years at Apple Inc., helping small businesses, training employees, and selling amazing products to amazing people. He now spends his weekdays growing the Atlanta market and his weekends playing rugby, eating Pad Thai, and working on his MA degree.
Devon is a proud Canadian with a fine appreciation for Tim Hortons and poutine. With a strong passion for sales, Devon has joined the West Coast team as they work to get the best companies featured on The Muse. When she's not Musing, you can find Devon playing pond hockey or posting selfies with her Golden Retriever.
Doug helps the best companies in the world navigate the recruiting world and understand the value of featuring their culture and careers on The Muse. Before joining The Muse, he helped build sales orgs at hibu and LivingSocial. Doug has a bachelor's degree from Ohio Wesleyan Uni, loves @manutd, is proud to play lacrosse for team Scotland, and loves hangin' with his wife, Libby and son, Alasdair.
Dylan is a veteran of online recruitment who understands the value in quality hires and their relationship with corporate culture. He was an early leader for Indeed.com's humble beginnings before being tasked with launching the team's first international office and sustaining company culture globally. In the unlikely event that he's not working, he's probably traveling or playing with his two pugs.
Elliott is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute, but opted for startups over 16-hour days as a line cook (for the better hours and fewer burns, of course). Previously, Elliott spent six years doing marketing for Seamless.com.com and worked on Iron Chef America. When he isn't Musing, he is playing basketball, making chicken stock, eating bread, or trying to understand rap lyrics on rapgenius.com.
Elysia uprooted herself from the great state of Colorado to help the remarkable companies on The Muse find equally remarkable employees. Before joining The Muse, she worked at a Denver startup that enabled brands to connect with customers using social media. When she's not Musing, you can find her stalking dogs at Prospect Park or (poorly) attempting to navigate one of the city's boroughs.
Erin believes in the power of content to spread ideas, build communities, and engage people—which is why she spends her days helping employers and brands do just that. During her time at The Muse, Erin has also worn the hats of personal website expert, video producer, Shutterstock wrangler, and company librarian. Erin is always looking for new places to explore, and almost never says no to tea and a croissant.
Erin makes sure company profiles on The Muse are as phenomenal as the companies behind them. She’s earned BA degrees in Theater and Psychology from Yale and an MFA in Playwriting from Northwestern. Before joining The Muse, she researched monkeys in Puerto Rico, sang backup (once) for Michael Bolton, and worked as a Theater Assistant at The Gersh Agency. In her spare time, she likes to sleep.
Fatima’s job is to make sure that there are always amazing companies and exciting opportunities to be found. Fatima received her bachelor’s degree from Harvard where she was involved in many editorial pursuits, and came to The Muse after working with TFA in Chicago. When not making The Muse world a better place, she can be found wandering NYC, out for dinner with friends, or embarking on new adventures.
Jason loves Mexican food, year-round sunshine, and driving up the coast, so he moved to NYC. Wait, scratch that. He moved to NYC to be the Head of Audience Development at The Muse. Prior to The Muse, he spent his career doing digital marketing for dotcoms and ad agencies before starting a digital agency in music (from The xx to Kenny G). After hours, he enjoys eating his way through NYC, cooking, and improv.
As a member of an Army family and having been in the Army himself, Jeffry has lived in 10 states and five countries. After his military time, Jeffry helped veterans in DC and IT pros in New York find jobs as a recruiter. Now, he's finding great companies to feature on The Muse. In his spare time, he's seeing the best new music artists, bicycling, or aggressively searching for NYC's best tacos.
Hailing from the spirited city of Pittsburgh, Jena bleeds black and gold. When she isn't cheering on the Steelers, she loves helping Houston companies tell their story on The Muse. Before joining The Muse, this Southern belle wannabe reported live from the New York Stock Exchange trading floor. She's a believer in divine intervention and thinks that almond butter can solve any problem.
Jenni wrote her first book at the age of five. While it didn't quite take off, she's continued to write and edit whenever possible. She feels very lucky to have a career that allows her to do just that. When she's not Musing and daydreaming about being a dog owner, she's either working through her Netflix queue or baking. Or, ideally, a combination of both.
Jessica's journey has taken her through incredible experiences like working at the Super Bowl, moderating corporate events in Amsterdam, and making deals in the fast-paced world of enterprise software sales. Following her passion to help others, Jessica now focuses on working with companies in New England to showcase their culture and careers on The Muse. In her off hours, she loves playing tennis and traveling.
Meet Jimmy, The Muse’s first data scientist. Equipped with experiences working in software consulting and a master’s from Carnegie Mellon, he’s helping Muse teams gain insight from the site’s vast amount of data. But, he’s not all numbers and stats. A native New Yorker, Jimmy enjoys tossing a football in Central Park, cooking up a killer steak, and playing guitar (poorly, just ask his neighbors).
Katie spends her days finding the best companies in San Francisco and making sure they're showcased on The Muse. Before starting at The Muse, she was in Chicago helping people discover awesome local companies on Groupon. As a recent transplant to NYC, Katie is searching for the best ice cream shoppes around the city, one cone at a time. She's also a proud Michigan State alum —Go Green!
Lauren helps The Muse achieve total world domination, one Muse hire at a time. Before mastering the art of recruiting, Lauren worked in the art world creating transparency in the online market. When she’s not helping people find careers they love, you can find her exploring the New York art scene or baking miniature cupcakes in her equally tiny NY kitchen.
After 10 years in the NYC art world, Lindsay swore she would never leave the arts unless she found a company with a mission as inspiring as Wangechi Mutu’s watercolors. The Muse is it. She brings her operations experience, as well as her passion for travel (need a good banh mi place in Vietnam?), career advice (The Muse!), and keeping everyone moving forward, to this growing team.
Looking for the best kebabs or closest FedEx in small town (or big city) America? Maranda's got you covered! She visited 43 states solving healthcare challenges for execs at her last job, and she now helps companies in California tell their stories on The Muse. In her time off, you'll find her running on the High Line, trying out a new restaurant, or listening to an NPR podcast (it's cool to be nerdy).
When not trying to outshine his twin siblings (yes, siblings—he's a quadruplet!), Mark is busy telling great "bad" jokes. He comes to us from central New York, home of the best basketball team around: the Syracuse Orange! As a result, he spends the latter part of March a very sad Orange fan. Mark runs our west coast sales operation, ensuring The Muse continues to only work with the best companies around.
Martha came to New York from the Midwest and still has a hint of a Minnesotan accent. After working in sales for another young company in the city, Martha joined the Muse team and now works to make sure the top companies in Ohio are featured for the world to see. When she isn't Musing, Martha can be found running the Chelsea piers, grabbing Sunday brunch, or catching up on the latest season of anything on HBO.
Before coming to The Muse, Matt helped aspiring graduate students achieve their education goals. When he isn't cheering on Colgate's rugby team, you can find him refereeing all over the Northeast. He is currently waiting for his family's next batch of Labradors to come along (but would really prefer a dire wolf).
Matt is the architect behind The Muse’s finance and accounting functions. Prior to The Muse, Matt was a management consultant and advisor for developing media, advertising, and related technology companies. Outside the office, Matt can be found competing in offshore sailing races or chasing the steeps in Vermont and across the West.
Matt joins The Muse after working in the educational consulting industry, helping students to explore and pursue their personal ambitions. He is excited to be working with the East Coast sales team as they build relationships with some of the best companies in the country. Outside of work, Matt likes to spend time with friends and family, preferably embracing the ski/beach bum lifestyle.
As an inquisitive and competitive only child growing up in a rural NJ town you’ve never heard of, Micah always knew she wanted to do big things. She’s doing just that by ensuring the best companies in the Washington, DC metro area are represented on The Muse. Before joining The Muse, Micah worked at Quirky, where she hustled to get incredible invention ideas onto the shelves of major retailers.
Mike hails from North Jersey where he dominated in all sports, continuing to play Division 1 football for Towson University. Before joining The Muse, he was a senior consultant at Main Street Hub, where he helped connect small businesses to consumers using social media. When Mike isn’t developing the Los Angeles market for The Muse, you can catch him scarfing down dumplings or playing with his Golden Retriever, Shayla.
Niki makes sure the best companies in the world have everything they need to make their next great hire. Prior to joining The Muse, she worked as a financial advisor for the Lowry Group at Smith Barney. Niki holds a bachelors degree from the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley and resides in SF. When not musing, you can find her wandering around the Ferry Building or planning her next party.
Patricija makes sure Muse partner companies and their cultures are presented and packaged in the best possible way, combining her video editing skills and design background to create compelling video and motion graphics presentations for clients. When she's not Musing, she’s running around San Francisco’s numerous hills or experimenting with fresh Californian ingredients and recipes to create healthy treats.
Rachel knows a thing or two about juggling strategic initiatives and is thrilled to be doing so at The Muse in the name of career happiness! Rachel hails from Juice Press, where she was making the world a healthier place one kale salad at a time. Health and fitness obsessed, you can find her toting green juice from bootcamp to boxing daily and knocking diet soda out of people’s hands on the street.
Rebecca works with The Muse's amazing clients to help them fulfill their hiring and employment branding goals. Before The Muse, she was a sales and marketing specialist at DuPont and an environmental enthusiast at UPenn. When she isn't Musing, Rebecca can be found trying NYC's trendy exercise classes and pretending to understand football.
Sam helps job seekers connect with amazing companies on The Muse through a growing network of partners. Before joining The Muse, Sam built industry partnerships for Indeed. Sam has been living in NYC for almost 10 years and is still in pursuit of its best burger. Know a good one? Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a full-stack engineer, Shlomo spends his time building the latest interactive features that you see on The Muse. A Michigan grad (Go Blue!), he led student teams consulting for Israeli startups and interned with Onavo (in Tel Aviv) and the Barbarian Group before beginning to Muse right after he graduated. When he isn’t Musing, he can usually be found cooking some of the best hamburgers in NYC.
Yanina is a fun, movie-quoting Gemini. When she is not reciting lines from her favorite rom-com, she is helping Chicago-based companies tell their stories on The Muse. Prior to networking in the Second City, Yanina worked within medical simulation. Feel free to reach out to discuss potential opportunities at The Muse—or recent episodes of your favorite TV show (she's probably watching it, too).
Yusuf is a chef, avid ukulele player, and hip-hop artist. Unfortunately he does all of those poorly, so he sticks to his day job writing software. Prior to The Muse, Yusuf has worked as a developer at companies both big (Microsoft, IBM) and small (dotCloud, Transloc), and as an Associate Product Manager at Google.
Investors include Y Combinator, Tyra Banks and Fierce Capital, Sallie Krawcheck (named one of Forbes Most Powerful Women in the world), Alexis Ohanian (Founder, Reddit), Great Oaks Venture Capital, Structure Capital, 500Startups, Dan Rosensweig (former COO of Yahoo!), Chris Herrmannsen (Former European President, TMP/Monster and current EVP at Pinstripe & Ochre House), Eric Ries (The Lean Startup), Cathie Black (former President & Chairman, Hearst Magazines), Tracy Brennan (Talent Agent at CAA), Anjula Acharia-Bath (Founder/CEO of DesiHits!), Jalak Jobanputra of FuturePerfect Ventures, Ruth Ann and Bill Harnisch of Peconic Partners, Gordon Crawford, Thomas Lehrman (co-founder of Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.), Ori Allon, Susan McPherson, Lisa Blau, Adam Quinton and WGI Group.
Advisors include Rachel Sklar (Change The Ratio; The Li.st), Nan Forte, John DesMarteau, and Melissa McCreery (Founder, The Muse; current cancer biology PhD student at UCSF).