Redbooth is a collaboration and communication platform that provides a single place for shared tasks, discussions, file sharing, group chat and HD video conferencing. Redbooth is simple to use and flexible, enabling project teams and departments at thousands of companies to get work done. Founded in Barcelona in 2008, the company is privately held and headquartered in Redwood City, California.
Jon Sonnenschein, CEO
Jon Sonnenschein was appointed Redbooth's CEO in January 2017, after roles as the company's COO and VP, Product Management. Previously, he served as the Chief Product Officer at Findly, where he helped create the leading social talent network, enabling on-demand recruiting for top enterprises. Before that, Jon was Director of Product Management at Plaxo (acquired by Comcast) and at JAJAH (acquired by Telefonica), helping grow the businesses to millions of users. Jon holds an MBA in Marketing and Strategy from The JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
Ilya Zayats, CTO
As Redbooth's CTO, Ilya brings over a decade of startup experience. Based in Barcelona, he leads the research and development teams. Ilya is committed to growing and supporting engineering talent and maintaining the right balance between established and emerging technologies. Before becoming CTO, Ilya drove key development initiatives at Redbooth. He previously served as a team lead for ResumUP, winner of TechCrunch Disrupt Moscow 2011, and cofounded Planarium, which was acquired in 2009. Ilya has a Master of Automation Technologies from the Saint Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics. He enjoys brewing coffee with every possible method he can find and dreams about playing the drums again.
Carlo Beckman, VP of Customer Experience
Carlo brings over 15 years of experience in Customer Support and Customer Success creating delightful customer interactions. Prior to Redbooth, Carlo was VP of Customer Experience at Fuze, a collaboration and unified communications company.
In the early part of his career, Carlo held positions of increasing responsibility at enterprise companies that included VeriSign, PayPal and Intuit. These companies helped Carlo develop his customer-centric business approach. Recently, Carlo has spent time leading customer-facing teams in the video game and start-up worlds. At these companies, Carlo helped build scalable teams that increased customer satisfaction and engagement, while reducing customer pain points.
Carlo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management and a Master of Arts degree in Leadership, both from Saint Mary’s College of California.
When he’s not busy helping to improve customers' lives, Carlo enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. Carlo also enjoys martial arts and meditation.