SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Groove, the leading sales engagement platform for enterprises using Salesforce®, today announced that Mike Guerchon has joined the company as Senior Vice President of People. An accomplished human resources executive, Guerchon has more than 25 years of experience building high-performing teams at both fast-growing start-ups and global public companies.
Guerchon is exceptionally skilled at building high-performing teams for tech start-ups while shaping a culture of diversity and inclusion. He joins Groove at a pivotal period of rapid growth for the sales tech start-up. Over the past year, Groove has grown its employee base by 222% globally.
“Groove has done an impressive job building and maintaining a very special company culture that has earned it industry awards and a 5.0 rating on Glassdoor,” said Mike Guerchon, SVP of People at Groove. “I look forward to building on this foundation, helping to ensure that Groove maintains its vibrant, inclusive, and high-performing culture as it scales.”
Prior to Groove, Guerchon has held executive HR roles at numerous fast-growing technology companies, including Volansi, Okta, IKON, and Riverbed Technology. As chief human resource officer at Riverbed Technology, he helped lead the organization through its IPO and rapid growth in revenue from $2 million to $1.2 billion and employee growth from 60 to more than 2,800 FTEs.
“Our core values aren’t just words on a page, they are values that we live by every day,” said Chris Rothstein, CEO and co-founder of Groove. “Since Groove’s inception, my co-founder Austin and I have worked hard to foster a culture of high-performance, transparency, collaboration, and respect that we are committed to preserving as we enter this next phase of Groove’s growth. Mike’s background aligns perfectly with our recruiting and talent development goals, and we are honored to have him on our team.”
Groove’s Culture and Hiring
Groove has received a number of awards for its culture, and the company has embraced a remote-first hiring strategy to recruit the best talent, regardless of location. To view a complete list of open positions, visit the Careers page on groove.co.
- 5.0 Star rating on Glassdoor
- 2021 Inc. Best Workplaces
- 2021 Best Company Culture Comparably Award
- 2022 Best Company Outlook Comparably Award
Groove is the leading sales engagement platform for enterprises using Salesforce. Built for the needs of relationship-based sellers, Groove increases rep productivity, drives Salesforce adoption, and provides revenue leaders with key insights to know what’s driving their business. Because Groove is Salesforce native, it has the most advanced activity capture in the industry, ensuring that revenue teams can rely on accurate reporting and forecasting, lowered compliance risk, and streamlined administration. Whether it’s automating CRM data entry or empowering reps to generate pipeline and close more deals, Groove gives reps 20% of their week back to focus on high-value activities.
Over 70,000 people use Groove at some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing companies, including Google, Compass, Atlassian, Uber, and Capital One. Groove has ranked #1 in customer satisfaction on G2 in five sales technology categories and has made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. for three years in a row. To learn more, visit https://groove.co.