Chief People Officer
As Chief People Officer, Melissa focuses on building and fostering a culture of innovation and inspiration, where all Samanage employees can thrive and experience their best, both individually and as a team. In addition to leading People operations and the company’s people strategies, Melissa oversees talent branding, recruiting, onboarding, training and professional and leadership development activities.
A Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, graduate with a degree in organizational behavior, Melissa began her career in corporate Human Resources partnering with leaders of large product development and delivery teams. With this experience, she transitioned to smaller companies and high growth startups in New York City, where she caught the startup fever and found a passion working with CEOs and founding teams to build great technology companies. Today, she brings this same passion to helping Samanage and its people grow and scale as we meet the opportunities and challenges of our company’s extraordinary rate of growth.