Alexander “Zander” Lurie
Chief Executive Officer
Zander is CEO of SurveyMonkey and serves on its board of directors, which he has been a part of since 2009. Previously, Zander was Senior Vice President of Entertainment at GoPro; he has served on the company’s board of directors since 2016. Prior to GoPro, Zander was SVP of Strategic Development at CBS Corporation, via its acquisition of CNET Networks, where he served as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate Development. Zander began his career in the technology investment banking group at JPMorgan, leading equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions in the Internet sector. He holds a JD and an MBA from Emory University, and a BA in Political Science from the University of Washington. Zander co-founded the California-based nonprofit organization CoachArt, which serves chronically ill children and their siblings.
Chief Financial Officer
Debbie joined SurveyMonkey in July 2019 and oversees all aspects of finance including financial strategy, planning and analysis, accounting, tax, treasury, and investor relations, in addition to strategy and corporate development. Prior to SurveyMonkey, she spent over 13 years at Autodesk where most recently she served as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis and was a lead architect of Autodesk’s financial transformation from selling perpetual licenses to becoming a SaaS provider. Prior to Autodesk, she held positions at Virage, Inc. and Ernst & Young. Debbie also serves on the board of Harmonic, a video technology and services company. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Masters in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Hale has served as our President since July 2016. Prior to joining us, Mr. Hale served as Chief Operating Officer of HomeAway, an internet marketplace for vacation rentals and as HomeAway’s Chief Product Officer from July 2010 to April 2015. Mr. Hale currently serves on the board of directors of Cars.com, an automotive website, and previously served on the board of directors of Intralinks, a global technology provider, until its acquisition by Synchronoss Technologies in January 2017, and the board of directors of ReachLocal, an online marketing and advertising solution provider, until its acquisition by Gannett Co. in August 2016. Mr. Hale holds an A.B. in history and literature from Harvard University.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Ms. Blum has served as our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since January 2017. Prior to joining us, Ms. Blum spent over six years at LinkedIn, a professional social media networking company, from June 2010 to January 2017 in various legal leadership roles, including most recently as Vice President, Legal-Corporate. Prior to LinkedIn, Ms. Blum was in private practice for over ten years, including serving as a Partner in capital markets at Jones Day and a Shareholder at Heller Ehrman. Ms. Blum holds a J.D. from UCLA and a B.A. in history from the University of California, Berkeley.
Chief People Officer
Ms. Cantieri has served as our Chief People Officer since February 2018, and previously served as our Senior Vice President, Human Resources from January 2016 to January 2018 and our VP, Human Resources from September 2011 to January 2016. Prior to joining us, Ms. Cantieri spent over eleven years at Yahoo!, an internet services provider, in various human resources leadership roles, including as Senior Director, Human Resources and Director, Human Resources (Mergers & Acquisitions). Ms. Cantieri holds a B.A. in public administration from San Diego State University and an M.B.A from San Francisco State University.
Chief Research Officer
Mr. Cohen has served as our Chief Research Officer since April 2016 and previously served as our Vice President of Survey Research beginning in January 2014. Prior to joining us, from September 2013 until January 2014, Mr. Cohen was Vice President of Research at the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank. From 2006 to 2013, he was Director of Polling and Polling Editor of The Washington Post, where he was also General Manager Capital Insight at Washington Post Media from 2012 to 2013. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Cohen was Assistant Director of Polling at ABC News. He holds a B.A. in history from Johns Hopkins University and an M.A. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Elizabeth “Robin” Ducot
Chief Technology Officer
Ms. Ducot has served as our Chief Technology Officer since October 2017. Prior to joining us, Ms. Ducot served first as Vice President of Product Development and then as Senior Vice President of Product Engineering at DocuSign, an e-signature company, from February 2012 to October 2017 and as Vice President of Engineering at Eventbrite, an event management platform, from September 2010 to October 2011. Ms. Ducot holds a B.S. in computer science from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Chief Product Officer
Mr. Moser has served as our Chief Product Officer since January 2018, and previously served as our Senior Vice President of Portfolio Businesses from April 2016 to January 2018 and as our Vice President of Customer Success and Operations from August 2011 to April 2016. Mr. Moser holds a B.S. in engineering psychology from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Chief Sales Officer
Mr. Schoenstein has served as our Chief Sales Officer since September 2017. Prior to joining us, Mr. Schoenstein served as Vice President of Sales at Adobe, a computer software company, from January 2016 to August 2017, Vice President of Sales and Merchant Development, Marketplaces at eBay, an e-commerce company, from August 2014 to January 2016 and at Amazon.com, an electronic commerce and cloud computing company, as General Manager of Amazon Payments from January 2013 to August 2014 and as General Manager of Global Sales and Business Development of Amazon Marketplace from February 2012 to January 2013. Mr. Schoenstein holds a B.A. in english and history from Notre Dame de Namur University.
Chief Marketing Officer
Leela joined SurveyMonkey in April 2018 and leads all marketing functions including brand strategy, growth marketing, product marketing, and communications. Previously, she served as Chief Marketing Officer at Lever where she was responsible for all aspects of marketing and partnered with the People team on employer branding initiatives. Prior to that, Leela served as VP of marketing at OpenTable, where she built product marketing from scratch and established the foundations of a B2B marketing team. Additionally, Leela was director of marketing at LinkedIn within the Talent Solutions business, where she co-founded the Talent Connect conference. She also spent three years in management consulting at Bain & Company, and five years in sales. Leela also serves on the board of UpWork, a global freelancing website. She earned her MBA in general management from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and her MA in history and English literature from the University of Edinburgh in her native Scotland.