As a technology start-up, we quickly realized software alone wasn’t enough. In 2009 we brought in top leadership talent from around the industry and built out our services offering.

JEFF JOHNSON

JEFF JOHNSON

CO-CEO

As Co-CEO Jeff is responsible for overall operational excellence, revenue growth, and client satisfaction. Jeff has nearly two decades of digital marketing experience, formally holding leadership positions at iCrossing, AOL Time Warner and HomeBuilder.com.

MIKE GULLAKSEN

MIKE GULLAKSEN

CO-CEO

As Co-CEO Mike is responsible for overall operational excellence, revenue growth, and client satisfaction. His deep expertise in both search and social has landed him a spot on SEMPO’s Board of Directors. He was also named among the "Who’s Who in Search" by BtoB Magazine, and was listed as one of the Top "40 Under 40" Marketing Executives by Direct Marketing News.

CLAIRE LONG

CLAIRE LONG

COO / CFO

Claire‘s role encompasses executive oversight of finance, accounting, human resources, legal and information technology. She has 20-plus years of financial leadership experience, including senior positions in the publishing, software, analytics and digital media industries.

JEFF MACGURN

JEFF MACGURN

SVP, Search

Jeff oversees Covario‘s paid and earned media practices, encompassing global search, social and content market programs. He is responsible for the offerings and the talent needed to develop and execute award-winning digital programs. Jeff has a deep programming background and nearly 15 years of search marketing experience.

MATT KROPP

MATT KROPP

SVP, Client Strategy

Matt leads Covario’s global team of account directors, supporting enterprise search and content marketing initiatives, as well as local SEO and social media technology offerings. Matt has more than 15 years of agency experience, including an 11-year stint at TMP Worldwide.

LURAE LUMPKIN

LURAE LUMPKIN

VP, Global Paid Media

LuRae heads up Covario’s paid media practice spanning both search and social, along with the global team responsible for execution. She has more than 12 years of digital agency experience, as well as an extensive background in traditional media (i.e., television, print, radio, direct mail).

COLLIN CORNWELL

COLLIN CORNWELL

VP, Client Strategy

Collin leads a global team within the client services organization, which is responsible for the development of integration strategies across Covario’s paid, earned and owned media practices. Collin’s roots are in creative and web development. He also has more than 12 years of search marketing experience.

CYNTHIA BAKER

CYNTHIA BAKER

VP, Human Resources

Cynthia oversees Covario’s global human resources operations, including staff recruitment, retention, and health and wellness benefits. Cynthia has more than 10 years of experience, previously holding leadership positions in the consulting and manufacturing industries.

MAX CHEPRASOV

MAX CHEPRASOV

VP, PMO & Operations

Max and his team are responsible for bringing the right people and resources together to ensure the successful execution of any project. Max heads up Covario’s project management office (PMO) and global IT operations. He is a Kaizen practitioner with over 15 years of experience leading complex digital marketing and global e-commerce projects.