Co-Founder, President and CEORead More
Under the leadership of Sharat Sharan and with more than 2,000 customers, ON24 is today the global market share leader in webinars and virtual environments. Sharan was formerly Vice President and General Manager of Hearst New Media and Technology and Vice President of the Hearst New Media Group. Prior to joining Hearst, Sharan was responsible for business development at AT&T Wireless Systems and a member of the AT&T Bell Laboratories technical staff. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech.
Executive Vice President, Product, and CTORead More
With more than 20 years of experience, Jayesh Sahasi is a pioneer in the development of applications for streaming media over the Internet. In his role as Chief Product Officer, Sahasi is responsible for ON24′s overarching product vision, strategy, usability and design. As CTO, Sahasi manages the development and execution of the product roadmap and supervises the Engineering organization. Sahasi has an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of Business, a Master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence and a BS in Computer Science.
VP, Engineering, and Chief Systems ArchitectRead More
Mahesh Kheny joined ON24 in 2003 and currently oversees design and development of strategic products at ON24. With over 19 years of hands-on experience in building software applications for the communications, airline and media industries, he brings valuable technical and management expertise to ON24′s flagship products. Prior to ON24, he worked at AT&T Bell Labs, American Airlines (Sabre) and Digital Generation Systems. He earned a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Monmouth University.
Vice President, Network OperationsRead More
Eric Stokesberry is responsible for ON24′s webcasting and virtual event infrastructure and network as well as the corporate IT function. He has 19 years of IT experience, including more than six years as the VP of IT & Operations at Keynote Systems and engineering and product management roles at Network General. Stokesberry has a BSEE from Stanford University.
Chief Customer Success OfficerRead More
Scott Ray has over 15 years of computer programming and project and team management experience. Prior to joining ON24, Ray held key management positions at Pacific Northwest Laboratories and Ford Aerospace. He has also provided technical consulting for such companies as Radian, Toyota and Pacific Gas & Electric, as well as several government agencies and national laboratories. Ray has a Master’s degree in Physical Science and a BS in Geoscience from California State University, Chico.
Vice President, Business Development & PartnershipsRead More
As VP Business Development & Partnerships, Lou Pelosi is responsible for developing corporate strategies, partnerships and initiatives to advance the ON24 mission. He has twenty years of experience with high growth companies in the SaaS and telecom markets. Prior to ON24, Lou led the Marketo partner ecosystem. Lou holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and a BSME from Tufts University.
Chief Revenue OfficerRead More
As CRO, Jim Blackie is responsible for driving ON24’s revenue growth strategy and execution. He has twenty plus years of experience in leading and building world class sales organizations across a variety of industries. Jim has led large national sales teams at both Gartner and TriNet as well as built a global sales and marketing team at LRN. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Santa Clara University.
Chief Marketing OfficerRead More
As CMO, Joe Hyland is responsible for driving the global marketing, communication and brand strategy for ON24. He has over a decade of experience creating and marketing innovative products in the enterprise and SaaS software markets. Before joining ON24, Hyland was the CMO at Taulia, the SaaS market-leading financial supply chain company. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College.
Vice President, Global Human ResourcesRead More
Mike brings more than 25 years of broad-based international and domestic experience leading Human Resources strategies in software, financial services and utility companies. Prior to joining ON24, Mike served as Vice President and Advisory Board member at Espresa, an early stage VC backed employee programs and services company where he advised leading technology organizations on culture, recruiting and retention strategies. Mike also led Human Resources teams at iPass, Visa and Pacific Gas & Electric Company. Mike studied Human Resources at Portland State University and holds two professional certifications from Stanford University.
Vice President, Virtual Training SolutionsRead More
Tom Masotto has worked in marketing and business development in the technology industry for 20 years. Prior to joining ON24, Masotto was vice president of business development at Hipbone; he has also held marketing and business development positions at Hewlett-Packard, VeriFone and Intel. He has an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, a Master’s degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering from MIT and a BS in Computer Engineering from Boston University.
Chief Financial OfficerRead More
Ian brings vast experience in fast-growing technology companies to ON24. Ian has held a range of public and private company CFO roles. He most recently served as CFO as Tintri, a provider of storage solutions for virtualized and private cloud environments, where he led its IPO. Ian also served in public-company CFO roles at Micromuse and Macrovision (now TIVO). He has held private company CFO roles at Host Analytics and Grass Valley. In the early part of his career, he held finance positions at Sun Microsystems and KPMG. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of York and an MBA from Henley Management College in the United Kingdom. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.
ON24's Awards and Recognition
Leader, the Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Video Platforms And Webcasting Q1 2015
Global Market Share Leadership Award, Web Event Services, Frost & Sullivan 2014, 2012, 2010 and 2009
Who’s Who in B2B, BtoB Magazine 2013, 2010 and 2009
Best of Elearning Award, Best Virtual Learning Environment, Elearning Magazine 2013
Global Web Events Market Leadership Award, Best Practices, Frost & Sullivan 2014
Hot Companies and Best Products Award, Network Product Guide 2012
Marketing Innovation Award, Innovation in Multi-Channel Mix Optimization and Measurement, Merkle and CMO Council 2011
Technology and Innovation Award, Best Business Application, San Francisco Business Times 2011 and 2010
Hot 100 Software Companies, JMP Securities 2010