Ann Marie Pappas
Chief Operating Officer
Ann Marie is Chief Operating Officer at Maven, where her leadership has helped guide the company’s growth since the company’s inception. She began her career in the financial services industry where she worked in business development for a hedge fund administration company. Her passion for fostering client relationships and being a trusted advisor led her to join Maven in its early stages to help develop and grow their accounts. With over a decade of experience collaborating with senior business leaders, Ann Marie is committed to building long-lasting partnerships to make a lasting impact in the dynamic landscape of our industry.
Director - Strategic Account Management
Toni is the Director of Strategic Account Management at Maven, and works closely with cross-functional teams in collaboration with the VP and Global Head of Client Services to define account success criteria to achieve strategic goals. Additionally, she contributes as an individual account manager for a portion of our portfolio, ensuring hands-on engagement with clients and the firsthand application of strategic insights. With over 15 years of experience, including her tenure at various Boston healthcare settings and her academic journey culminating in an MPH from Boston University, she brings a wealth of expertise and is dedicated to making a positive impact in every aspect of her role.
SVP and Global Head of Client Services
Maureen is SVP and Global Head of Client Services at Maven and has been a part of the company’s growth for more than a decade, working with Fortune 100 enterprise clients, SMBs, start ups, academic institutions, and consultancies across all industries. She collaborates with senior leadership at Maven to create meaningful growth in both product and delivery with commitment to consistently increasing value for clients. Prior to joining Maven, she held various positions in the financial services industry in client services and M&A change management.
Regional Head - Europe
Olha is the Europe Regional Head at Maven Research, overseeing strategy and operations, where she orchestrates a team of 20+. With over a decade at Maven, Olha possesses visionary leadership and a commitment to excellence. She is passionate about finding the right solutions for Maven clients and empowering Maven experts to illuminate the path forward by sharing their knowledge and insights. Before Maven, Olha led as Head of MBA programs at LIM Business School, overseeing diverse aspects, including learning processes, faculty, e-learning, and alumni relations. She's passionate about streamlining processes, swiftly identifying optimal solutions, and driving impact professionally and through volunteering projects.
Director of Market Research Business Development
Andrea is the Director of Business Development for Maven’s growing Market Research offering. She has worked in the market research industry for over 13 years excelling in market research project best practices, quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, vendor management, online panel management and delivering for clients. Her experience and leadership have facilitated growth and prominence for Maven in the market research expert network arena and her team is dedicated to continued high level customer service and quality B2B research.
Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
Wyatt Nordstrom has 25 years of experience in high technology, finance, and market research. As the Co-Founder, Chairman, and founding CEO of Maven, he has helped Maven become the premier hub for experts across all industries to connect, collaborate, share knowledge, and solve problems. Prior to Maven, he spent a decade in the technology and investment research industries, first as a technical expert in plasma-enhanced dielectric deposition at Applied Materials, the world's leading semiconductor capital equipment company, and later as the Director of Paid Research and Events at ThinkEquity Partners, a growth-focused investment bank. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Materials Science & Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. In addition to his work at Maven, Wyatt advises other startups and serves as founder and President of Lake Tahoe Rowing Association and the Paine Castle Foundation. He lives on the shore of Lake Tahoe with his wife, Linda, their young son, Alex, and their German Shepherd, Dixie.
Head of Sales
Tom is SVP and Head of Sales at Maven. Having previously held roles at Bloomberg and Informa, across various divisions, Thomas understands clients of all industries need for reliable market research & data, and joined Maven in 2021 to expand its footprint in Corporate B2B, Public, and Educational Institutions. Tom enjoys executing on innovative strategies leading to market expansion, new product development, and increased operational efficiencies, resulting in bottom-line impact. When not talking about Maven’s Expert Network, Tom also enjoys golf, fishing, and snowboarding across the States.
Associate Director of Community
Lauren is the Associate Director of Community for Maven, managing the key functional aspects of our expert network, with an immediate focus on driving exponential growth of members. She has worked in brand, marketing and community management for over 15 years. Prior to Maven, Lauren worked at Newell Brands and Jarden Home Brands, managing the strategic growth plans for iconic brands such as Ball® Mason Jars and Rubbermaid® Food Storage. For several years, she focused on international market expansion, collaborating with both global and local cross-functional teams to orchestrate successful brand launches and drive sales growth beyond the United States. Lauren is also the co-author of the best selling canning book, Ball® Complete Book of Home Preserving.
CO-FOUNDER and CEO/CTO
With over 25 years of dynamic leadership in the technology industry, Mark is a seasoned executive who has successfully driven innovation, growth, and transformation across a diverse range of roles and companies. As the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer at Maven Research, he spearheads strategic initiatives, product development, marketing, and engineering efforts, propelling the company's Microconsulting Platform to connect industry professionals worldwide. Prior roles, including CTO Outspark, Engineering Leadership at Lohika and various technical leadership positions at Scient, underscore his expertise in driving cross-functional collaboration, championing agile methodologies, and implementing scalable solutions. Holding a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he has consistently demonstrated a deep commitment to excellence, open-source technology, and fostering innovation within teams. His track record of success spans industries, continents, and roles, positioning him as a seasoned leader ready to drive transformative growth. Mark is an avid fly fisherman, and competitive BBQist. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, two daughters and cat
Maven: Making people successful through insight.
Maven’s mission is to make knowledge accessible to everyone everywhere. We revolutionize the way people can access information every day to gain insight and a deeper understanding of their professional questions.
We are not just a search engine, answers site, or information broker. We directly connect knowledge-seekers and decision-makers with professionalized experience to remove the everyday barriers to advancing your projects
Maven connects top minds in any field with those who need advice, guidance or knowledge about what they’re researching. It empowers individuals and teams by giving them direct access to information from experts on-demand. Our customers gain knowledge that would otherwise not be publicly available but is key to answering critical business questions. Maven expands people’s horizons so leading organizations can make smart decisions faster! By turning to Maven for answers, businesses gain a critical edge over their competitors.
Maven’s online platform is easy to use and lets users tap into a vast network of experts from around the world. With Maven, organizations can get the insights they need to make informed decisions quickly and efficiently.
If you’re looking for a competitive advantage, Maven is the answer. With access to the best minds in any field, you can get the information you need to make decisions that will help your business succeed.