HR Tech Revenue Veteran Mitcheal Risner Joins Bambee as Chief Revenue Officer

Los Angeles-Based Rocketship, Bambee continues to stack its Senior Executive Team

Bambee Human Resources welcomes HR Tech Revenue Veteran Mitcheal Risner as Chief Revenue Officer, June 2023 (Photo Credit: Dominic Le Fort)

LOS ANGELES--()--Bambee, the company that makes Human Resources affordable for small to medium-sized businesses, announced today that global sales leader Mitcheal Risner has joined Bambee as Chief Revenue Officer.

Risner has spent decades building scalable B2B revenue functions focused on HR technology-centric products and services, including 11 years at SumTotal Systems (acquired by Cornerstone on Demand) as Vice President of North American Sales. He’s spent the past seven years as Chief Revenue Officer at Limeade, leading the revenue teams through the company's IPO. As Bambee's Chief Revenue Officer, Risner will lead the company's revenue teams, including marketing, sales, revenue operations, customer success, and customer support. He joins Bambee after a string of recent recruits, including Experian Alum, Jay Roberts, SVP of Marketing, and Synup Alum, Brett Wagner, VP of Corporate Sales.

“I am over the moon to welcome Mitcheal Risner as Bambee’s Chief Revenue Officer. Mitch is exceptionally qualified to lead our revenue teams. His expertise and unwavering ambition will shepherd the smooth transition of Bambee’s revenue function into a single, unified team,” says Jones. “Under Mitcheal’s guidance and leadership, we will break new ground and further bolster our maturation revenue generation ability.”

“I could not be more excited and optimistic about joining the Bambee Team,” said Risner. “The company is already seeing solid performance, and we are primed for exponential growth. We have a strong leadership team and employees who truly believe in the mission and the value our product brings to our customers. The product strategy is clearly aligned with the growth methodology and I’m thrilled to be part of this incredible journey.”

The company has raised $85M in venture capital from top investors nationwide. Investors include SoftBank, QED, AlphaEdison, Mucker Capital, and Greycroft. Investments were also made by Ken Chenault (chairman and managing director, General Catalyst; and former CEO and Chairman of American Express), Bob Pittman (CEO, iHeart Media), and Gaingels (the LGBTQIA+/allies investment syndicate).

About Bambee

Founded in 2016 by Founder and CEO Allan Jones, Bambee has been at the forefront of providing affordable, scalable, and compliant HR solutions for small businesses. The business has created and shaped the HR Guidance category and currently serves nearly 10,000 businesses around the United States. By providing business owners with expert guidance from a dedicated HR manager and easy-to-use software, Bambee helps customers navigate the complex regulatory world of compliance, HR policy, employee relations, and HR strategy. In October 2021, Goldman Sachs celebrated Jones as one of the 100 most intriguing entrepreneurs at their Builders + Innovators Summit. For three years running, Forbes named Bambee a top startup employer in the U.S., and in 2022 listed Bambee as Top 5 in Los Angeles.

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