Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder
Allen is the CEO at Fitbod. Prior to Fitbod, Allen was a VP of Quantitative Trading Strategies at BNP Paribas where he wrote high-frequency and portfolio optimization strategies. Allen dropped out of in the Mathematics of Finance, M.A. program at Columbia to build Fitbod. He holds a B.A. Computer Science and Engineering from UCLA, where he was two-time Captain of UCLA Rugby Team. He remains an avid fitness hobbyist.
Chief Product Officer, Co-founder
Jesse is the CPO at Fitbod. Prior to Fitbod, Jesse was a product designer at AltSchool, crafting tools that enable teachers to tailor education to a student’s individual passions, talents and learning style. Before AltSchool, he led design for a variety of LinkedIn products, including the flagship iPad app and SlideShare mobile suite. Jesse holds a Master’s of Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University and a.S. of Cognitive Sciences from UCLA.
Senior iOS Engineer
Alex started mobile development in 2012 and shortly after also began getting into strength training. In the beginning, everything was low weight and difficult but over time weights increased and his passion for the gym and pushing himself increased. Finally, after tracking weights and reps in a notebook, Alex downloaded some apps to try and Fitbod was the first one. Fitness has been a key focus for the last few years and being able to incorporate that into his passion for software has been a great journey.
Stefan’s passion for fitness began when he was 13 years old. Since then, he became a certified personal trainer, competed in CrossFit competitions, participated in natural bodybuilding physique shows, and has been involved with several fitness modeling projects. Since joining Fitbod, Stefan has been able to combine his expertise as an iOS engineer and his passion for fitness to inspire others to exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Lead Backend Engineer
Kyle Barton has been a Backend Engineer for most of his career. He was the first server-side engineer hired at Lookout helping the company grow from 500 users to over 85 million and as the Lead Engineer at MasterClass ensuring a successful launch of its product. He enjoys solving challenging problems and improving products that help society. As far as fitness is concerned, he enjoys mostly water sports such as surfing, swimming, and water polo. He’s been known to do a couple Olympic distance triathlons as well.
Head of Customer Success
Prior to Fitbod, Alisa was a personal trainer and wellness consultant in San Francisco. She has dabbled in many fields within the health, fitness, and wellness industry including physical therapy and health technology research. After completing her MS degree in Kinesiology at San Francisco State University, Alisa was hesitant about pursuing her Ph.D. and decided to puts those pursuits on hold. During that time, she found Fitbod! Now, she is helping Fitbod users reach their health and fitness goals by providing any necessary insight and guidance through community outreach and Fitbod customer support.
Head of Growth Marketing
Before joining Fitbod, Elaine was a Vice President in the Technology Corporate and Investment Banking Group at Wells Fargo, working with technology companies ranging from large cap to high growth. She started her career in Investment Banking and Investor Relations before getting her MBA. Elaine received her B.A. in English from UC Berkeley and her MBA from Georgetown University. At Fitbod, she is excited about merging her background in technology with her love of fitness and helping to grow a company focused on helping others be healthy!
Trainer and Head of Strategic Partnerships
Jesse is a lifelong strength-training hobbyist and model. As an expert in correct form, hundreds of thousands of aspiring fitness enthusiasts view Jesse's exercises demonstration videos to learn new moves and mitigate against injury.
Ian's passion for sports began at a young age when he began Olympic Weightlifting at 12 years old. Since then he became the first American to medal at the Youth World Championships, a Senior American Record holder, a Junior World Championships medalist and a multi-time national champion. After graduating with an Economics degree from UCSC, Ian began learning Python for data analytics and found Fitbod in late 2018! Since joining Fitbod, Ian has been able to combine his passion for fitness and data analytics to help give users the best possible experience!
Irene is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She offers personalized nutrition counseling and education to individuals and groups of all ages. Her areas of expertise include weight management, sports nutrition for athletes and active individuals, treatment of eating disorders, and general nutrition for adolescents and adults. Irene seeks to empower her clients with the knowledge and confidence to make positive changes for their health. She has worked with Team USA Nutrition, USA Men’s Field Hockey, Atavus Rugby, Cal Women’s Rugby, All Blues Women's Rugby and Raise the Bar Fitness Personal Training Studio.
Nicholas is the owner of Raise the Bar Fitness with 13 years experience in the fitness industry. He is a certified personal trainer, exercise specialist, and credited shiatsu massage practitioner. He has been coaching basketball for over 10 years and has worked with Olympic rugby players as well as elite basketball, soccer, golf, and MMA athletes.
Chris is currently the Director of Fusion Performance Training in New York City. Prior to Fusion, he spent over a decade coaching in the NFL and Division 1 programs as well as the private performance sector. Make sure to check out his daily updates on Instagram!