Mike Guerchon Joins Groove as SVP of People
Groove’s executive team just got even better. Today, we’re announcing that Mike Guerchon has joined Groove as Senior Vice President of People. Mike is an accomplished human resources executive with more than 25 years of experience building high-performing teams at both fast-growing start-ups and global public companies.
Mike is exceptionally skilled at building high-performing teams for tech start-ups while shaping a culture of diversity and inclusion. He joins Groove at a pivotal period of rapid growth for the sales tech start-up. Over the past year, Groove has grown its employee base by 222% globally. In fact, Groove’s growth just earned us a spot on the Inc. 5000 Regionals Pacific List announced last month.
“Groove has done an impressive job building and maintaining a very special company culture that has earned it industry awards and a 5.0 rating on Glassdoor,” said Mike Guerchon, SVP of People at Groove.
I look forward to building on this foundation, helping to ensure that Groove maintains its vibrant, inclusive, and high-performing culture as it scales. – Mike Guerchon, SVP of People at Groove
Prior to Groove, Mike has held executive HR roles at numerous fast-growing technology companies, including Volansi, Okta, IKON, and Riverbed Technology. As chief human resource officer at Riverbed Technology, he helped lead the organization through its IPO and rapid growth in revenue from $2 million to $1.2 billion and employee growth from 60 to more than 2,800 FTEs.
“Our core values aren’t just words on a page, they are values that we live by every day,” said Chris Rothstein, CEO and co-founder of Groove. “Since Groove’s inception, my co-founder Austin and I have worked hard to foster a culture of high-performance, transparency, collaboration, and respect that we are committed to preserving as we enter this next phase of Groove’s growth. Mike’s background aligns perfectly with our recruiting and talent development goals, and we are honored to have him on our team.”
Groove’s Award-Winning Culture
Groove has received a number of awards for its culture, and the company has embraced a remote-first hiring strategy to recruit the best talent, regardless of location.
- 5.0 Star rating on Glassdoor
- 2021 Inc. Best Workplaces
- 2021 Best Company Culture Comparably Award
- 2022 Best Company Outlook Comparably Award
Join Us. We’re Hiring!
If you’re interested in following Mike’s lead and joining Groove at an amazing time in our growth, check out our Careers page. We’re hiring in nearly every department.