Founder & CEO
Hooman is a serial entrepreneur and the 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 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 developer and the 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 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.
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.
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 self-employed grow their business.
Sr. Tax Advisor
Andrew is an EA and Sr. Tax Advisor at Collective. After six years of service in public accounting, he's thrilled to utilize technology to help freelancers succeed in 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.
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.
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.
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 age of 17.
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.
Joe is a Software Engineer at Collective. Before becoming a software engineer he worked as a freelance digital marketer. His previous software engineering positions were at LeanTaaS and Zuora.
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.
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.