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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.

About us

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.

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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.

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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.

Our leadership team

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.

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Daniel Yanisse

Co-Founder & CEO

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Jonathan Perichon

Cofounder and Head of Checkr X

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Linda Shaffer

Chief People and Operations Officer

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Marc Diouane

Chief Business Officer

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Naeem Ishaq

Chief Financial Officer

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Gabe Westmaas

SVP, Product and Engineering

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Preethi Bhansali

Sr. Director, Operations

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Matt Curl

VP, Revenue Operations

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Kristen Faris

SVP, Industry Strategy & Sales Solutions

Todd Freedman

Todd Freedman

VP, Finance

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Prachi Gore

VP, Marketing

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Sumant Mauskar

VP, Customer Growth

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Sridevi Pasumarthi

VP, Corporate Engineering

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Jen Yeh

VP and General Counsel

Our investors

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

Recent press

Checkr Wins Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Award in the AI and Data Category

WillHire and Checkr Bring the Gig Economy to Enterprise Hiring

Checkr Named To Forbes Cloud 100 For Third Consecutive Year

America’s Best Startup Employers 2020: Checkr

Ready to Give Us a Try?

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