Founder & CEO
Hooman is a serial entrepreneur and the co-founder and CEO at Collective. He previously started AddThis (Oracle), was a founding partner at Expa and is an early investor in Uber, Sweetgreen, Convoy and more.
Founder & CPO
Ugur is a product designer and the co-founder and CPO at Collective. He's been self-employed for more than a decade. He's worked with Udemy, Google, Angry Birds, Nokia and more.
Founder & CTO
Bugra is a software engineer and the co-founder and CTO at Collective. He likes to play with 0s and 1s. Fun fact: In his free time, Bugra built one of the largest ERP systems in food production.
Galvea is a global award winning marketing leader and CMO at Collective. She has led marketing across multi-billion dollar, global organizations and had her own digital marketing agency to boot.
Head of Member Services
Bethany is the Head of Member Services at Collective. She’s on a mission to provide freelancers with the same level of security and comfort as employees.
Head of Operations
Greg is Head of Operations at Collective and a huge data nerd who likes solving problems. He previously was the VP of Operations at KeepTruckin and Operational Strategist at AdRoll.
Member Relationship Manager
Karmen is a Member Relationship Manager at Collective. She's a native San Franciscan and enjoys yoga, new restaurants and cooking new recipes. Previously, she worked in Operations at Vistra.
Raquel is an Accounting Manager at Collective. As a CPA, advanced QBO ProAdvisor and a former tax credit consultant for California Franchise Tax Board, she loves to help the self-employed grow their business.
Daniel is a Tax Advisor at Collective. Having spent a decade as a solopreneur, he's specialized in helping freelancers save money through proper formation and financial management.
Business Solutions Manager
Jacob is a Business Solutions Manager at Collective. He’s originally from the Bay Area and a huge sports fan (mainly the 49ers and the Sharks). Most recently he worked in Sales Operations at Snowflake.
Prentiss is an Accounting Advisor at Collective. He left college with dual degrees and has been working as an accountant for non-profits, the Navy and companies with hundreds of employees.
Vanessa was born and raised in the PNW. She is an avid gardener, lover of outdoor adventures, and a fan of Seahawks football. Most recently she worked for Exakt Solutions as their Operations Maven.
Accounting & Payroll Advisor
Hugo is an IRS Enrolled Agent and provides full-cycle accounting services. Hugo lives in Napa, CA and loves the beautiful valley, wine, and way of living. He currently serves as the treasurer of the Napa County Hispanic Network.
Andrew is a Tax Manager at Collective. After six years of service in public accounting, he's thrilled to utilize technology to help freelancers succeed in their business.
New Business Advisor
A native of Trinidad and Tobago, Jeff previously worked at Rockefeller Capital Management and RSM US LLP in NYC. He has over fifteen years of tax accounting experience specializing in helping individual and business clients in various industries.
Digital Marketing Coordinator
Vivian is originally from San Francisco and graduated from Cal Poly SLO. She's previously worked at Toyota, The National Institutes of Health, and The Hivery. She is a dog mom to a Samoyed puppy named Kobe. Her new pandemic hobbies include surfing, embroidery, and caring for her house plants!
Lillian is a Product Manager at Collective. Previously, she worked at MoneyLion and Morgan Stanley in New York and recently moved back to California to help freelancers master their finances.
Alice is a Product Manager at Collective. Previously she worked at EasyTrust, Twitch, and Microsoft launching new products based on user research and growth needs. Her favorite topics include taxes, small business, real estate. She enjoys walking around Pacifica, local art, indie video games, and golfing.
Jip is a Product Designer at Collective. Previously he worked at Apple, Lugg and Booking.com. He finished his first freelance design project back in 2009, at the early age of seventeen.
David builds little parts of the internet everyday using the power of his mind, lots of typing, and conversations. He helps run community events and teaches people, and likes to spend time with his (many) kids and getting to know other people. He's a career nerd and Renaissance Geek.
Senior Software Engineer
Matt is a Senior Software Engineer at Collective. Previously he worked at Narvar and Indeed. He moved to the Bay Area in 2018 from Austin, TX. He enjoys running, playing soccer and complaining about the injuries he collects from the two.
João is a Senior Software Engineer based in Curitiba, south of Brazil, he's been working remotely for the past 5 years, he loves soccer, books, music, philosophy and traveling the world.
Joe is a Software Engineer at Collective. Before learning how to code he worked as a freelance digital marketer. His previous software engineering positions were at LeanTaaS and Zuora.
George is a Software Engineer from Brazil. He has more than a decade of experience helping startups to grow and succeed. He loves to engage in outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, or just briefly walk on the beach.
Armando is a Software Engineer working remotely from Honduras. He's been tinkering with computers and writing code since high school. He previously worked at AdRoll, and spends his free time going on family outings and playing video games.