SessionM Company Overview
SessionM is a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally. SessionM is headquartered in Boston with offices around the globe.
SessionM was acquired by Mastercard in October 2019.
Jobs at SessionM
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Lars has helped build SessionM into the market leader for customer data management and engagement, working with the world's largest and most innovative brands to help them build stronger relationships through smarter engagement. Prior to co-founding SessionM, Lars was at Apple, Inc., where he was a member of the executive team iAd, Apple's mobile advertising business unit. While at iAd, Lars worked on a variety of initiatives including running partnerships and alliances in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Before Apple, Lars was a Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Business Development at Quattro Wireless, a leading mobile advertising platform that was acquired by Apple in 2010. Prior to Quattro, Lars was Vice President of Business Development at m-Qube, North America's dominant mobile aggregator that was acquired by VeriSign in 2006. Lars started his career in investment banking and finance on the West Coast, working for Montgomery Securities, and later for an affiliate fund of private equity firm, Texas Pacific Group. Lars has been featured in leading publications like the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Fortune and Bloomberg and has been recognized with industry awards like The Boston Globe 100 Most Innovative, Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40 and BostonInno 50 on Fire among others. Lars is actively involved in the entrepreneurial community, working closely with a range of venture funds and early stage start-ups along with non-profits like Build Boston, The Posse Foundation and TUGG. Lars received an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and his AB with honors from Harvard University.
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Scott has over 18 years of development, operational and leadership experience turning ideas into reality and leading technology teams through the challenges of early stage growth. Prior to SessionM, Scott served as Vice President of Product & Technology for Scientific Games (SGMS). While at Scientific Games, Scott oversaw the development and integration of interactive technologies into MDI’s products and services. Earlier in his career, Scott served as Vice President of Product and Technology at GameLogic (acquired by Scientific Games in 2010), Co-Founder and GM of SnapYap.com, Principle Software Engineer at Terra / Lycos Inc., and Senior Software engineer at Gamesville.com (acquired by Lycos in 1999). At Lycos, Scott spent several years innovating data and advertising platform technologies. At the age of 16, he joined a team of eight motivated geeks to help build country's first Internet service provider, later acquired by Conversant Communications. Scott graduated from the University Of Rhode Island with a BS in Computer Science. Scott loves spending time with family, learning new software languages, snowboarding, sailing and is an avid golfer.
Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer
Previously, Mark was a founding team member and COO at GameLogic Inc., a digital games and marketing platform company acquired by Scientific Games (SGMS) in 2010. Prior to GameLogic, Mark was also employee #1 and the Vice President, Product & Operations of Gamesville, the Internet games and marketing pioneer acquired by the Lycos Network in 1999. While at Gamesville, Mark was in charge of Product Development and directed marketing and awareness campaigns that established Gamesville as the most popular games site on the Internet. Mark holds an MBA and an MS in Communication from Boston University, and a BA in Economics from the University of Vermont. He is also a named inventor on more than 80 online gaming and marketing patents and patent applications.
Chief Revenue Officer
Bill is responsible for driving revenue growth at SessionM, overseeing the mobile advertising and enterprise loyalty teams to deliver best in class solutions to app developers, publishers, brands and merchants. Prior to joining SessionM, Bill was SVP/General Manager of WildTangent Media here he invented groundbreaking new in-game advertising platforms, launched a vertical network enabling brands to engage with audiences through games at scale, and built a world class sales organization from the ground up. Prior to joining WildTangent, Bill was Director of West Coast Sales at News Corp’s News Digital Media (now Fox Interactive Media). He is currently an active member of the IAB Games Committee and the IAB Sales Executive Council. He is a graduate of Georgetown University.
Chief Financial Officer
Todd has more than 20 years of finance, operating and M&A experience in enterprise software, SaaS and mobile technology. He joins SessionM from enterprise recruiting software company erecruit, where he served as CFO and COO. Prior to erecruit, Todd held several senior finance and operating roles including CFO at Livewire Mobile, Chief Accounting Officer at NMS Communications and VP Product Operations and VP Finance at Aspen Technology. Over his career, he has played a key role in several M&A transactions, including the sale of Livewire Mobile to OnMobile, NMS Communications’ CP Business to Dialogic, Corechange to OpenText Corporation and Ardent Software to Informix Corporation, and numerous acquisitions. Todd began his career at Deloitte and is a CPA.
Senior Vice President, Customer Success & Business Operations
Amy is responsible for Customer Success and Business Operations at SessionM. Prior to joining SessionM, Amy was at Apple, Inc., via the acquisition of Quattro Wireless. At Apple, Amy managed the iAd Account Management team and was responsible for helping to build relationships with prospective and existing clients, as well as streamlining sales operations. Amy built the pre and post sales account management teams at Quattro Wireless. She also played a key role in developing ad operation processes to help scale and grow the business. Prior to joining Quattro Wireless, Amy was at Thomson Financial via the acquisition of CCBN. She held management roles in product operations and account management while at Thomson. She started her career in public relations.
Chief Marketing Officer
Patrick leads Marketing efforts for SessionM. Prior to that, he ran marketing and strategy for two successful startups in the streaming audio industry. He also has client-side experience as CMO of a publicly traded retailer as well as multiple leadership positions with leading international advertising agencies. Patrick has contributed articles on mobility to Forbes, TechCrunch, and VentureBeat among others, and spoken at CES, NAB, and SxSW. He is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University.
Vice President of North American Sales
Adam is VP of North American Sales at SessionM. Prior to joining SessionM, Adam served in both Sales and Channel leadership positions at Sitecore. In his last role as Global VP of Partners and Alliances at Sitecore his team more than doubled the partner contribution to revenue and expanded the service delivery capabilities across Sitecore's global time zones to include net new products and technology acquisitions like commerce. Prior to Sitecore, Adam spent 8 years at Microsoft as part of the SharePoint organization including managing sales integration on the FAST Search acquisition and helping create Microsoft's Digital Marketing practice. He is a graduate of Florida State University and Northwestern Kellogg's Executive Education program.
At SessionM, we're innovating with the world's biggest brands. Check out all of our open positions and come join our talented, high growth team.
We’ve got all the stuff you’d expect. SessionM offers comprehensive benefits including outstanding Medical and Dental Insurance, a Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Account (FSA), and Parking & Transit pre-tax deduction programs. And much more.
Work Hard, Play Hard
We're not following in anyone's footsteps. We're blazing the trail. And when we've put in a hard-days work, we like to have some fun together. Happy hours, spin classes, private yoga sessions, trivia nights, and movie nights are all pretty standard around here. And, since we're an 'innovation' company, there's always new seltzers to try.
We Give Back
We know that collectively and individually we're lucky. Really lucky. Giving back has always been very central to the ethos of our company. Our people have many causes they're passionate about, and we work to support them whenever and however we can.
A Big Tent
We have some of the world's most interesting people working on some of the most interesting projects for some of the world's biggest and best brands. We don't just celebrate diverse backgrounds, we actively seek them out. Athletes and artists work side-by-side with gamers and golfers.
Near & Far
We have employees around the globe and keep everyone in the loop with a monthly all company meeting, regular newsletters, frequent visits to our HQ and regular video conference training sessions. We're dedicated to growing our organization globally while making sure everyone feels connected to the core.
We remember why we're here. It's to do things others haven't done and create real value for our customers and our company.
We own it. No finger-pointing allowed. Everyone has a job to do and it matters.
There are no half-measures. Everyone signs up to go full-tilt for each other and our clients. That's what's propelled our growth and success.
We have hundreds of employees, many offices, and lots of departments, but we are fundamentally one team. We rise and fall together.
Welcome to SessionM's Headquarters!
Have a seat, and we will be with your shortly!
If you're new to SessionM, you'll be greated with some of our favorite swag items.
This is our lounge area!
Here you'll see SessionM employees hosting group meetings, having coffee, or using it as a change of scenary from their desks!
The SessionM office is an open floor plan to enable collaboration amongst teams. But where is everyone you ask?!
In line for Lunch!
Every Wednesday at SessionM, we get free lunch delivered.
Some weeks it will be BBQ, others it will be pizza, sandwiches, salads.. you name it!
Grab a seltzer or water from our awesome Bevi machine, sit down, and enjoy!
You'll always have someone to sit with!
With cold brew on the left, and a keg on the right, we definitely make use of the SessionM bar! (Cold brew all day, keg after 5pm ofcourse).
Some SessionM employees hard at work!
We never get tired of our conference room views!
Thanks for stopping by!