Meet Guidebook's Leaders
Driven by the excitement of seeing real people use our technology to make real-world connections.
Jeff founded Guidebook in 2011 and has served as CEO since the company's inception. Prior to Guidebook, Jeff opened Criteo's (NASDAQ:CRTO) North American offices, where he led US Sales and quickly scaled his region's business to $100M in annual revenue. Jeff started his career as an early member of TrialPay, a leader in transactional advertising and alternative payments, which sold to Visa. He holds a BS in Astrophysics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Pete is responsible for Guidebook's technology and corporate IT teams. He is a seasoned tech executive with over 20 years of industry experience. Pete brings a global leadership perspective and has led development teams focusing on areas such as online gaming, streaming video and digital fitness. He has previously helped multiple startups mature into successful companies that were ultimately acquired. In addition to startup experience, Pete has worked with brands such as Viacom, Nickelodeon and Realtor.com. Pete holds a computer science degree from Northwestern University.
As VP of Customer Engagement, Jacob is responsible for Guidebook's support and account management teams. Jacob started at Guidebook in 2012 as a Customer Success Associate, where he helped lay the groundwork for many processes that've helped Guidebook's support practices to flourish and gain global recognition. Since then, he's grown to manage customer service and existing business sales teams, working alongside the units to establish bigger and better workflows. Taking his front-line and managerial experience to the executive team, Jacob brings a cross-functional approach to customer relations and sales, balancing genuine human interaction and care with technical automation and innovation. Jacob holds an honors degree in Music, Science, and Technology from Stanford University.
Thuy Vi Nguyen