Hearken Staff

Hearken staff hail from a variety of sectors including journalism, higher education, NGO and corporate. 

We are a women-founded, women-owned and women-majority company. 



The Hearken Leadership Team

Jennifer Brandel, co-founder & interim CEO

Tina Hart, Chief of Staff

Success Team

Anna Mass, Manager of Customer Experience

Grace Alexander, Senior Customer Success Manager

Growth Team

Summer Fields, Senior Engagement Manager & Growth Lead

Kate Richey, Engagement Manager

Meredith Turk, Engagement Strategist

Product Engineering Team

Sam Withrow, Sr. Software Architect

Alison Jones, Full-Stack Developer

Kieran Hanrahan, Engagement Strategist

Hearken Europe Team

Morten Andersen, Executive Director, Hearken Europe

Christian Hougaard, CCO, Europe

Hearken Support Team 

Lucy Xing

Yvonne Afable, Accounting

Lucy Xing

Ilya Zlatkin, Jen Wong, Legal

Lucy Xing

Carla Titus, CFO Support

Lucy Xing

Malii Watts Witten, Consultant

Hearken’s visual brand is thanks to the tremendous talents of:


  • Melissa Small – Hearken Logo
  • Nadine Nakanishi and Nick Butcher (Sonnenzimmer) – Website Banners

Hearken Inc. is governed by a board of directors.