About Us

Namely is a cloud-based people management platform for today's enterprise. The platform enables organizations to build great teams, retain top performers and optimize business performance.

About Us
Matt Straz

Matt Straz,
Namely CEO and founder


Namely is led by executives and engineers with extensive industry experience. CEO and founder Matt Straz most recently co-founded Pictela, the cloud-based brand content platform acquired by AOL. Previously, Matt served as senior partner for seven years at MEC, the global media agency.

“By solving complex people management issues in an elegant way, we are enabling our clients to grow faster and improve their business performance.”

— Matt Straz, CEO and founder

Featured Investors

Lerer Ventures, Bullpen Capital and over a dozen advertising and technology executives have invested in Namely.

Phil Black

Phil Black, Co-Founder, True Ventures

Eric Hippeau

Eric Hippeau, Partner, Lerer Ventures

Sarah Fay

Sarah Fay, Chairman of Board of Governors, adtech & iMedia

Paul Martino

Paul Martino, Managing Director, Bullpen Capital

Michael Barrett

Michael Barrett

Mike Lazerow

Mike Lazerow, CMO, Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Wenda Harris Millard

Wenda Harris Millard, President & COO, MediaLink

Michael Kassan

Michael Kassan, CEO, MediaLink

Dave Morgan

Dave Morgan, CEO, Simulmedia

Gary Vaynerchuck, CEO

Gary Vaynerchuck, CEO, Co-Founder, VaynerMedia

Adam D'Augelli

Adam D'Augelli, Associate, True Ventures

Jonah Goodhart

Jonah Goodhart, CEO, Moat