About Namely




Namely. HR for Humans.

Behind every great company is a strong culture of engaged employees. That’s why we built Namely from the ground up with your people in mind.

We’re here to help you deliver the HR, payroll, and benefits that fit your company best. We understand that your business needs software employees actually love to use, software that is both powerful and adaptable. With dedicated account service ready to help with your most pressing issues, Namely is everything you need to keep your employees engaged and your company growing.

Founded in 2012 by Matt Straz, the serial entrepreneur and former media executive, today Namely is headquartered in New York and San Francisco and used by more than 50,000 employees globally. People are at the center of everything we do—from our platform to our staff. Our diverse team embraces different ways of thinking, working, and succeeding together.

You’re always there for your people. With seasoned investors, a strong leadership team, and billions of dollars of payroll and benefits under management, we’re here for you—today and tomorrow. View our core values or check out our blog to learn more.

Our Leadership

All of our leaders are passionate about building an HR platform to help growing companies get better, faster.

Matt Straz
Founder, CEO

Teresa Dietrich

Radhika Samant


Michael Manne
VP, Sales

Debra Squyres
VP, Client Services

Paul Jelinek
VP, Product

Our Investors

Namely has raised $77.8 million in funding from Sequoia CapitalMatrix PartnersTrue VenturesLerer VenturesBullpen Capital, and others. 

Our Team

Diversity isn’t just a word at Namely. It’s how we build our company better every single day. It starts at the top: half of our most senior executives and two of our three C-level execs are women—well ahead of the curve. Employees from all sorts of backgrounds share their invaluable skills with Namely, helping us develop new solutions that really create the future of HR.

Our teams have extensive experience in HR, payroll, benefits, engineering, design, client service, sales, and marketing. Interested in a job? Contact us!