About Us

Spiff is on a mission to drive motivation and success through effective, real-time, data-driven, commission software.

Where Motivation Meets Science

Spiff is a leading sales compensation platform that automates commission calculations and motivates teams to drive top-line growth. With a combination of an intuitive UI, real-time visibility, and seamless integrations, Spiff is the first choice among high-growth businesses. The platform aligns and enables finance and sales operations teams to self-manage complex incentive compensation plans and provides transparency for sales teams.

Executive Leadership

Jeron Paul

Jeron Paul

Founder & CEO

Jeron is a 4x founder who loves building software companies. Prior to founding Spiff, Jeron founded Capshare, Scalar, and Boardlink. He has worked as a Director of Product Management at Thomson Financial, a Principal at Signal Peak Ventures (formerly vSpring Capital), a $400M early-stage venture capital firm, and as the CEO of Scalar Partners. Jeron loves outdoor endurance events, soccer (indoors and out) and mountain biking. Jeron has a dual concentration degree from BYU in Philosophy and Economics and an MBA from Harvard. He is married with 5 kids.
Matt Stapleton

Matt Stapleton

COO

Matt is a Spiff Co-founder and COO. Prior to joining Spiff, Matt ran the Shareworks Startup team at Morgan Stanley. He co-founded Capshare in 2011 with Jeron, and acted as the company's COO/CFO through its acquisition in 2017 by Solium, Inc. (TSX:SUM). He then became the company's CEO as a fully owned subsidiary, and ran the company through a second acquisition by Morgan Stanley. He loves playing with quadcopters with his kids and playing with his Traeger Grill.
MATT MARSHALL

Matt Marshall

CRO

Matt is an experienced leader with a wealth of experience working for some of the best-known software companies in the world. Prior to joining Spiff, Matt led sales at Iterable where he grew revenue by approximately 30x. At Citrix, where he grew his team from $20M to $60M within 4 years. And, at SuccessFactors, where Matt scaled his team from 6 reps to 80+.
Anna Fisher

Anna Fisher

CMO

Anna is a results-oriented marketing leader with a proven track-record building integrated marketing organizations by blending brand strategy and demand generation. Prior to joining Spiff, Anna served as the Vice President of Marketing at ZoomInfo where she led lead generation, brand awareness, product marketing, and customer marketing. Anna is currently based in Boston where she lives with her husband and 3 children.
Mike Ries

Mike Ries

CTO

Michael is an experienced software engineer with more than a decade of experience. He never misses dinner with his wife and kids but he still finds time to build robots, organize programming language meetups, and host a programming podcast after his kids are in bed for the night.

RAPHAEL BRES

CPO

Raphael is the Chief Product Officer at Spiff. Raphael brings over 25 years of experience in Enterprise Financial Applications & SaaS working with the leading software companies such as PeopleSoft/Oracle, Microsoft, Workday, FinancialForce and more recently as the Chief Product Officer at Tradeshift. Raphael started his career at Deloitte Financial Audit and Deloitte ERP Consulting. Raphael holds a Master of Sciences in Economics and a Master of Sciences in Information Systems from the University of Paris-Dauphine. Raphael was born and raised in France and has lived in the San Francisco Bay area for the last 15 years. In his spare time, Raphael enjoys travelling with his wife, producing music, helping others and playing chess.
Albert Candari

Albert Candari

Head of UX

Albert's career manifesto is to bring humanity to products through Design Thinking. Prior to Spiff, Albert was the Director of Product Design at Instructure. Instrumental in Instructure's successful IPO, he spearheaded the product research and design of two flagship products. He helped build numerous Human-Centered Design teams in diverse types organizations from global non-profit, growth companies to publicly traded companies.

Board Members

Sean Jacobsohn

Sean Jacobsohn

Norwest Partner

Sean Jacobsohn is a partner at Norwest Venture Partners and former enterprise cloud executive with broad technology, sales and business development expertise. He focuses on early to late stage investment opportunities in enterprise cloud, including mobile-first business applications, human assisted AI, B2B marketplaces, and industry cloud solutions. He currently serves on the board of FloQast, Legion, Propel, and Spiff, and is a board observer for Demandbase and Prodly. Sean led Norwest’s investment in Workato, and previously served on the board of Engagio (acquired by Demandbase), and Rallyteam (acquired by Workday). Prior to Norwest, Sean served on the board of Satmetrix (acquired by NICE).
Gavin Christensen

Gavin Christensen

Kickstart Managing Partner

Gavin Christensen received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and has spent more than 20 years as a seed-stage investor. He currently serves on the boards of Banyan, Boombox, Chargeback.com, Chatbooks, Grow, Jackrabbit Systems, Lucid Software, Photopharmics, Rackware, TaskEasy and Zenprint.
Leslie Stretch

Leslie Stretch

Medallia President & CEO

CEO of Medallia. Before joining Medallia, Leslie served as President and CEO of CallidusCloud for over 10 years, until the company’s acquisition by SAP. Previously, Leslie spent nearly a decade at Sun Microsystems where he held the position of Senior Vice President of Global Channel Sales and was the Managing Director of Sun Microsystems U.K. Ltd. Before joining Sun, Leslie held various sales positions at Oracle Corporation.
Arsham Memarzadeh

Arsham Memarzadeh

Lightspeed Venture Partners Partner

Arsham joined Lightspeed’s growth practice in 2019 to invest in product-driven software companies. Before moving West, Arsham spent five years in Boston at the expansion stage venture firm, OpenView, where he invested in companies like Deputy, Highspot, and GitPrime, among others. Arsham studied Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University and is an active member of the school’s Entrepreneurship Advisory Council. When he’s not working, you can usually find him exploring all things outdoors or doing his best to not burn down the kitchen while cooking.

Here’s what our customers have to say…

Fivetran

“I personally am super glad our VP Finance chose Spiff. Spiff has enabled us to facilitate complex sales organization transformation while maintaining sales end-user transparency into evolving commission models.”
Cody Clark | Data Analytics

Greenix

“Spiff is simply malleable from implementation to data articulations and can accommodate even the most complex of commission structures. Love what it is, and excited to see what is to come.”
Brian Orr | VP of Finance and Corporate Controller

CloudBeds

“Since implementing Spiff, our team has been able to reduce the time spent reconciling and processing commissions by 400% and the headcount involved by 3 (4 people for a total of 36 hours now down to 1 person at roughly 6 hours).”
Andrew Sims | Sales Ops Manager

LeadMD

“Prior to implementing Spiff, we spent several frustrating months trying to implement another commission platform and finally gave up. Spiff understood the complexity of our plans and our SalesForce structure, which allowed them to build our plans in a way that makes sense for us.”
Tammera Petrick | Controller

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