The Gutcheck Team

Our leadership

Matt Warta

Matt Warta

Chief Executive Officer

Matt has been a mainstay in the entrepreneurial community over the past 15 years co-founding 2 companies and funding dozens of others as a venture capitalist.

Renee Smith

Renee Smith

Chief Research Officer

Renee has 25+ years experience conducting research into why people do what they do — first as a journalist, then as an academic, and for the last 15 years as a market research professional. Most recently, Renee worked on innovation and re-inventing research solutions as Chief Research Officer at Kantar.

Shawn Vaughn

Shawn Vaughn

EVP of Sales and Client Services

Shawn has spent the past decade plus helping hundreds of clients apply smart research to critical business objectives. He’s a great believer in the powerful combination of high-quality product and outstanding service.

Candace Dale

Candace Dale

VP of Business Operations & Strategy

Candace brings GutCheck 10 years of consulting experience focused on improving operations to drive customer experience. Bringing together cross-functional teams energizes her on a daily basis.

Hull McKinnon

Hull McKinnon

Chief Financial Officer

Hull has 25 years of experience in finance as an inside operator, venture investor, and board member in a host of high growth companies; operationally leading companies, directing investments and managing complex financial operations.

our Board of Directors

Robert Rinek

David Toth

Joe Zell

Jeff Hinck

Martha Crawley

Matt Warta

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© 2019 GutCheck is a registered trademark of Brainyak, Inc. All rights reserved.