Leadership

Benjamin Kanner

Co-founder & CEO

Benjamin Kanner is the co-founder and CEO of Worklete, which he built based off a consulting practice his father started and ran for 30 years. Prior to Worklete, Ben co-founded and served as the COO for ChouxBox, a software solutions provider for the hospitality industry. Early in his career, Ben held various financial positions at Deutsche Bank, Rabobank and Contour Venture Partners. Ben holds an MBA from Columbia University and earned his B.A. from The University of California, Berkeley where he played varsity rugby and graduated with Honors.

John Leo Post

Co-Founder & VP of Product

A renowned movement expert, John has five years of experience training and coaching with top minds in strength and conditioning, including gold medalists, CrossFit champions, and professional athletes. Throughout his career, John has applied proven behavioral science techniques for creating positive habits, changing human behavior, and empowering people to reach their full potential. John is driven by the mission to make quality movement accessible to all and empower humans to live pain-free lives, and his work has been featured on People.com and Mobility WOD, among others. John holds a BS in International Business from Florida State.

Curtis Kroeker

Chief Operating Officer

A master of scale, Curtis has over 10 years of experience leading and growing SaaS, marketplace and AI businesses. Most recently, Curtis served as general manager for pet health company IDEXX, where he led a team to create customer-centric solutions, won multi-million dollar contracts and doubled output while holding costs flat. Prior to IDEXX, Curtis was chief executive officer and president for Scripted, where he shaped the company vision, pivoted the product offering to a curated marketplace model and set the path to profitability. Curtis’ previous business experience spans key roles at CoStar Group, Wildfire Interactive Inc (acquired by Google), Zazzle and Ebay. Curtis holds his Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance from the University of Calgary and an MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Scott Crawford

VP of Sales

Scott Crawford joins Worklete with more than 20 years of experience developing, executing and managing solution sales, alliances and business development plans for software and services. His experience spans international, direct, telesales and channel sales for enterprise to mid-market sized territories. Most recently, Scott served as co-founder of sales consultancy OneWindow Partners, where he advised the sales and operations strategy of various technology startups. Scott’s previous experience spans sales leadership roles at Pantheon, Dell Boomi, Ascential Software, IBM, i2 Technologies and Inforte. Scott holds an MBA from The Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Kristin Hersant

VP of Marketing

A B2B marketing veteran, Kristin Hersant has more than 20 years of experience managing successful integrated marketing programs to build brands, raise awareness and generate demand. Most recently, Kristin served as vice president of marketing for influencer marketing platform Linqia, where she led all aspects of product marketing, demand generation and awareness building. Prior to Linqia, Kristin was Vice President of Marketing for Livefyre, where she fueled the company’s rapid growth in the three years leading up to its acquisition by Adobe. A recognized expert in B2B SaaS marketing, Kristin has spoken at dozens of marketing and technology industry events including ad:tech, Forrester’s Marketing Forum, Enterprise 2.0, Gartner’s Customer 360 Summit, JiveWorld, Brand Innovators and MediaPost OMMA Native. Kristin holds a BA in History from UCLA.

Annie Dean

VP of Customer Success

Annie has over 10 years of experience leading teams, supporting customers and driving operational excellence across educational-technology, wellness and internet industries. Annie has built and led cross-functional teams at mission-driven startups and large enterprise companies alike. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Operations & Success for Whil Concepts, a digital workplace wellbeing training service for corporate enterprises, where she created and led the Customer Success program, overseeing customer retention and channel enablement. Annie's previous experience includes positions at Coursera, Linkedin, Cisco, Arte Florum and DayOne Centers.

Ben Jones

VP of Engineering

An established enterprise software leader, Ben has over 10 years of experience deploying agile methodologies, managing product teams and delivering scalable technology platforms. Most recently, Ben served as principal engineering manager of R&D for Tapjoy and his career spans key product and sales engineering roles at Meditech and SoftArtisans. He also co-founded Watercooler and serves as a technical consultant for Jornata. Ben holds a BS in Computer Science from Union College.