We Believe Technology Can Create Opportunities

Hi, we're Checkr — the leading technology company in the background check industry. We're building a better future for everyone by making hiring better, fairer, and more efficient.

Since our launch in 2014, we've grown to a team of over 400 employees. From our offices in San Francisco and Denver, we're bringing unrivaled technology to the hiring process.

The Most Advanced Hiring Tools in the Industry

The Most Advanced Hiring Tools in the Industry

We're leveraging technology to bring hiring to the next level. With artificial intelligence and machine learning, our tools and solutions make background checks faster, easier, and more compliant.

Working Towards a Fairer Future

Working Towards a Fairer Future

We believe all candidates should have a fair chance to work. That's why we're connecting companies to more diverse pools of qualified talent and helping them reduce bias throughout their hiring process.

We're a diverse team of talented leaders, innovators, designers, engineers, and support providers from all walks of life. Our varying perspectives give us insight into the unique challenges our customers face and help us build long-lasting relationships..

Our Leadership Team

Sangeeta Chakraborty

Senior Vice President, Customer Success

Sangeeta Chakraborty leads Checkr's Customer Success and Support teams, focused on delivering strong business value at Checkr's customers. Prior to Checkr, Sangeeta was the Chief Customer Officer at Ayasdi, where she and her team drove value through AI at global enterprises around the world. Her career in the software industry also spans the growth and scale of successful technology start-ups from early stages to global growth, to successful exits (purchased by Oracle and VMware respectively), making use of her ability to develop winning strategies; select, motivate, and lead top-performing teams; and deliver strong customer growth and lifecycle management.

Marc Diouane

Chief Business Officer

Marc brings nearly 25 years of experience running all facets of business at exciting, innovative and culturally robust enterprise software companies. Most recently, as President of Zuora, Marc led the company from early stage start-up to IPO. During his time at PTC, Marc played a pivotal role in building one of the most known and respected technology industry leaders. Marc earned a Computer Science Bachelor degree at Bordeaux Business School and he lives in San Francisco.

Margie Lee-Johnson

Vice President, People

Margie leads the people team, overseeing all HR functions including people operations and talent acquisition. Most recently, she was Senior Director of Global People Operations at Twitch where she built talent programs and helped facilitate global expansion. Margie also served as the Director of Global People Operations at Ooyala, and Manager of Global Employment and Compliance at Netflix, helping to lead unprecedented changes to the company's parental leave policy, and Senior Manager of HR Center of Excellence at Sony PlayStation, where she drove strategic initiatives around compliance and technology.

Irene Liu

General Counsel

Irene leads Checkr's legal, compliance and government relations teams. She has broad legal, compliance and consumer protection expertise after working at the FTC, U.S. Department of Justice and high-tech companies, including BlackBerry and Lookout. Irene received her J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law.

Cory Louie

Chief Trust & Security Officer

Cory leads information & physical security, risk & compliance, privacy and strategic trust & safety initiatives. Cory was previously Chief Security Officer at WeWork, Chief Information Security Officer at Planned Parenthood, and The White House, where he also managed the White House Personnel Security Office, including background checks and clearances. He also had previous security leadership roles at Dropbox and Google and started his career as a Special Agent with the United States Secret Service.

Sangeeta Chakraborty

Senior Vice President, Customer Success

Sangeeta Chakraborty leads Checkr's Customer Success and Support teams, focused on delivering strong business value at Checkr's customers. Prior to Checkr, Sangeeta was the Chief Customer Officer at Ayasdi, where she and her team drove value through AI at global enterprises around the world. Her career in the software industry also spans the growth and scale of successful technology start-ups from early stages to global growth, to successful exits (purchased by Oracle and VMware respectively), making use of her ability to develop winning strategies; select, motivate, and lead top-performing teams; and deliver strong customer growth and lifecycle management.

Marc Diouane

Chief Business Officer

Marc brings nearly 25 years of experience running all facets of business at exciting, innovative and culturally robust enterprise software companies. Most recently, as President of Zuora, Marc led the company from early stage start-up to IPO. During his time at PTC, Marc played a pivotal role in building one of the most known and respected technology industry leaders. Marc earned a Computer Science Bachelor degree at Bordeaux Business School and he lives in San Francisco.

Margie Lee-Johnson

Vice President, People

Margie leads the people team, overseeing all HR functions including people operations and talent acquisition. Most recently, she was Senior Director of Global People Operations at Twitch where she built talent programs and helped facilitate global expansion. Margie also served as the Director of Global People Operations at Ooyala, and Manager of Global Employment and Compliance at Netflix, helping to lead unprecedented changes to the company's parental leave policy, and Senior Manager of HR Center of Excellence at Sony PlayStation, where she drove strategic initiatives around compliance and technology.

Irene Liu

General Counsel

Irene leads Checkr's legal, compliance and government relations teams. She has broad legal, compliance and consumer protection expertise after working at the FTC, U.S. Department of Justice and high-tech companies, including BlackBerry and Lookout. Irene received her J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law.

Cory Louie

Chief Trust & Security Officer

Cory leads information & physical security, risk & compliance, privacy and strategic trust & safety initiatives. Cory was previously Chief Security Officer at WeWork, Chief Information Security Officer at Planned Parenthood, and The White House, where he also managed the White House Personnel Security Office, including background checks and clearances. He also had previous security leadership roles at Dropbox and Google and started his career as a Special Agent with the United States Secret Service.

Jonathan Perichon

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

Jonathan has a Masters degree in Computer Science and before founding Checkr, he worked as an engineer for transportation and mobile software startup companies.

Linda Shaffer

Chief People & Operations Officer

Linda Shaffer manages Checkr's operations, and is committed to building the highest quality of service for our customers and applicants. She has successfully scaled operating teams in fast growth, data-intensive companies in media and telecom at YP, Sense Networks, Nielsen, and Accenture.

Daniel Yanisse

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Daniel co-founded Checkr in 2014 and has grown it from a background check API to a platform used by thousands of companies and millions of jobseekers. As CEO, he likes to build great products and teams and is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the company. Prior to Checkr, he worked on prototypes for Mars rovers at NASA and held engineering roles at startups in the transportation and mobile industries.

Our Investors

We're backed by a group of experienced investors who are committed to our mission and long-term success.

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Ready to Give Us a Try?

To learn more about how Checkr can take your hiring to the next level, contact our sales team.