Meet Our Leadership Team

Our executive team brings decades of expertise to interviewstream’s strategy and
operations. Through passion and commitment to growth, they drive our mission
to simplify interviews, inspire change, and get hiring done anywhere.

Ron Wilson, CEO

Ron Wilson

Chief Executive Officer

Ron has over 25 years of experience in business and technology having previously held leadership positions in Operations, Sales, Customer Success, Business Development, Management Consulting, Product Management, IT, Accounting/Finance, and Corporate Strategy for both start-ups and established technology organizations.

With a passion for people and organizational behavior, Ron drives a merit-based, high-performance culture driven by positivity and collaboration with an “It’s All Good” life outlook.

Ron is an avid lover of the outdoors and enjoys golf, waterskiing, surfing, hiking, and training like he’s a triathlete. Ron has been married for 24 years and has a son at University of Arizona, a daughter at Arizona State, and an Olde English Bulldog named Piper.

Donna Koppensteiner, CRO

Donna Koppensteiner

Chief Revenue Officer

With over 20 years of experience developing GTM strategies, Donna specializes in building best-in-class teams while driving growth within SaaS companies. Donna has worked in technology and enterprise software solutions for most of her career, specifically focused on ramping up business development and spearheading national and global sales deals. She has worked for Runzheimer, Bretford and Rand McNally.

Donna has a results-oriented approach which creates a culture of success and passion in her teams and she is building that same culture at interviewstream leading the sales, marketing and client success teams.

When Donna is not meeting with prospective or current clients, she enjoys traveling with her family.

Ryan Royal, CTO

Ryan Royal

Chief Technology Officer

Ryan has been focused on technology for the past 20 years, starting out as a developer and moving into senior leadership roles at Emmi Solutions, Pharos Innovations and CellTrack. He focuses on building products that drive change within complex and highly regulated landscapes.

Ryan pairs a start-up mentality with creative problem solving and this defines how he works with his team to turn vision into reality. He believes in investing in his colleagues to help them achieve their personal goals and enjoys nothing more than taking a simple idea or thought and turning it into a reality where it has a substantial positive impact to an end user.

When not leading the charge on new technological frontiers or working on lowering his golf handicap, Ryan likes to hang out in this woodworking shop building custom furniture.

Monique Mahler, VP Marketing

Monique Mahler

VP, Marketing

Monique has spent over 15 years in marketing and sales leadership roles, primarily focused in tech and professional services and often with a strong focus on demand generation. She has worked for several companies including Relativity, HUB International, and Navman Wireless (now Teletrac Navman).

Monique is passionate about educating and continuous learning. She believes that every person and experience you have teaches you more about yourself and the world that you live in and she is motivated by making a difference in the lives around her.

Monique is an avid reader, a bit of a data junky, and a self-proclaimed Chicago tech enthusiast. Outside of the office, she rides horses, spoils her two dogs and travels regularly.

Meg Peterson, Director of Client Success

Meg Peterson

Director of Client Success

With over 15 years of experience in sales and client management, Meg understands how focusing on market penetration strategies can lead a company to flourish. She has worked at several high growth tech companies including Runnzheimer and Fooda.

Meg’s aim is to enhance partner loyalty and engagement through business savvy backed by strong analytics. She asks her client success team to be markedly methodical, always working to understand and define their clients’ objectives and resulting in surpassing their revenue targets as a team.

Outside of the office, Meg loves to soak in the outdoors with her family, often venturing “up North” to the peaceful, rustic and nature-ridden state of Wisconsin.

Phil Amato, Director of Sales

Phil Amato

Director of Sales

Phil has spent over 15 years in sales roles honing his skills. Prior to joining interviewstream, Phil was the Sales Director at both Groupon and TransNational Payments.

He believes in instilling a culture of curiosity within his team, having a laser-focus on results, and a continuous forward march to improve operations and drive wins. Phil expects his sales team to be proud messengers of the interviewstream mission to transform the hiring experience.

When Phil isn’t gushing over the high points of carbon steel and cast iron cookware or rattling off his top 10 places to snag a Chicago beef, he loves spending time with his son, Frankie, and his wife, Mary. Throughout the year, the trio travels to their cabin to enjoy the outdoors.

Brandon Bookatz, Director of Product

Brandon Bookatz

Director of Product

Brandon started at interviewstream in 2012 as a part of the client success team and has grown with the business into a leadership role as the Director of Product. He has a background in technical recruiting which helps him to empathize and understand the experience of the recruiters that use the interviewstream platform.

Brandon believes that candidates should be given the chance to pitch why they are the ideal fit for the roles they are applying for and that his role at interviewstream is to improve the experience for the interviewer and candidate alike.

Outside of work, he can be found cooking a homemade bowl of ramen , playing video games or quite literally ascending to new heights. This past summer, he hiked his first 14er, climbing over 14,000 feet.

Advisory Board Members

Our Advisory Board is deeply invested in interviewstream’s success and
has a wealth of experience advising companies through high growth.

Chris Joseph, Partner, Clovis Point Capital

Chris Joseph

Managing Partner
Clovis Point Capital

Chris is a Co-founder and Partner Principal at Clovis Point. Prior to Clovis Point, Chris worked on investment teams at Main Street Capital Corporation and Republic Holdings. Chris began his career in investment banking at J.P. Morgan. Over the course of his career, Chris has worked on dozens of transactions representing more than $3 billion of total invested capital.

Chris is passionate about scaling technology businesses. Operating small businesses is no easy feat, and his decision to co-found Clovis Point was driven by his love for rolling up his sleeves to help teams work together in new ways and tackle strategic challenges that accompany growth.

Whether he’s snow skiing, scuba diving or just going for a walk with his wife and son, Chris is most relaxed when he’s outside.

Robert Shuford, Partner, Clovis Point Capital

Robert Shuford

Managing Partner
Clovis Point Capital

Robert M. Shuford is a Co-founder and Partner at Clovis Point. Before starting Clovis Point in 2014, he was a managing director at Main Street Capital Corporation (“Main Street”) and a senior associate at Avail Consulting, LLC. Robert has typically focused on the lower middle-market companies and has worked on transactions representing over $190 million of total invested capital.

Robert is a CFA Charterholder and is a member of the CFA Society of Houston. He also serves on the board of the Houston Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth and is involved with various charitable organizations including the ADaMS and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Robert is big on travelling and the outdoors and enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children.

David Wieland, Managing Partner, Motivate Venture Capital

David Wieland

Managing Partner
Motivate Venture Capital

David is one of the original co-founders of RIVS (now interviewstream) and has also founded several other companies including InnFlux, RIVS, IrishAngels, Motivate Ventures, iEstates, and Cardigan Capital.

Having invested in over 100 startup companies, David believes in enabling others to be the change they want to see in the world. His career got a kickstart when he answered 12 (out of 15) questions on Who Wants to be a Millionnaire, which he attended with his then-fiance, now wife. This capital was used to grow his very first business.

Aside from work life, David can be found fishing, skiing, and being a philanthropist. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.

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