We're passionate about texting

Zipwhip's goal is to make texting with businesses as natural as it is with family and friends. We imagine a future where voicemail and never-ending games of phone tag are history. We're dedicated to making that a reality, and having some fun along the way.


John Lauer

CEO, Co-Founder

John Larson

Chief Business Development Officer, Co-Founder

Anthony Riemma

SVP of Growth, Co-Founder

Raine Bergstrom

SVP of Product

James Lapic

SVP of Technology

Lucas Price

SVP of Sales

Bill Kearns

VP of Finance

Brendan Moore

VP of Enterprise Sales

Gregg Erickson

Director of Customer Success

Flynn Gulbrandsen

Director of FP&A

Derek Harris

Director of Inside Sales

Erin Hill

Director of Sales Operations

Kelsey Klevenberg

Director of Inside Sales

Ryan Letson


Eliza Polly

Director of Human Resources

Roman Prigozhin

Director of Engineering

Johannes Wong

Director of User Experience

Bryan Yamanaka

Director of Technical Operations

Investors & board

John Lauer

CEO, Zipwhip

Hank Skorny

Chairman, Zipwhip
SVP, Neustar

Scott Maxwell

Partner, OpenView

John Stafford III

Principal, Ronin Capital

Lisa Nelson

Partner, Microsoft Ventures

Bill McAleer

Partner, Voyager Capital

Laurel Buckner

Vice President, GCI