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At Olark, we believe the world is a better place when everyone helps each other. So in 2009, with initial funding by seed accelerator Y Combinator, we built a live chat platform that enables businesses to help customers. Today Olark is used by more than 12,000 businesses worldwide, and our team has grown from four founders living together in East Palo Alto to two offices - San Francisco (our headquarters) and Ann Arbor - and a distributed team that spans North America, South America and Europe. Read all about us here, or better yet, start a chat and have a conversation with us.
Hector Urtubia
Appstronomer
Reno, NV
Kasey Bayne
Customer Communications
Vancouver, BC
Brooke Gosden
Happy Customer Consultant
Farr West, UT
Sunir Shah
Chief Marketing Olarker
Toronto, ON
Rhoda Meek
Customer Service
Warrior
Tiree, Scotland
I love working at Olark because of the awesome culture, and the fact that they support my fledgling vegetable business. I love growing veg and farming because it gives me a break from screens :-)
Every day a team of incredibly bright people wake up, sign on from around the world, and come together to make Olark work for our customers.
Mark Betz, Sudo Wrestler, Long Valley, NJ
Ben Congleton
Chief Executive
Olarker
Palo Alto, CA
We've grown and changed so much since the beginning, but at our core Olark has remained about the people: our team, our customers, and our customers' customers.
Mary Balconi
People Operations
Alchemist
Ann Arbor, MI
Sarah Zinger
Callback Handler
Brooklyn, NY
Libor Vanc
Product Designer
Manhattan, NY
Even though we're a remote company, there’s always someone there to bounce ideas off of, answer my questions or just there to listen.
While I do tend to Olark's cultural health, I found remote culture also takes care of me. I'm the most productive I've ever been thanks to schedule flexibility and not dealing with typical office distractions.
Kimberly Bringas, HR & Culture Enthusiast, Denver, CO
Lithia Helmreich
Data Illustrator
Ann Arbor, MI
Olark gives me the ability to grow as a junior developer in a setting where I can make real, tangible contributions to our product.
Matt Pizzimenti
Chief Technology
Olarker
Palo Alto, CA
Ben Schultz
Data Guru
Boston, MA
Joe Westhead
Chief Brit
Livonia, MI
Emily Russell
Customer Happiness
Crusader
Kristianstad, Sweden
Olark invests a ton in relationships. Everyone has a voice and is listened to, everyone has a chance to contribute and grow.
Kyle Lambert, Master of Design, Greensboro, NC
Nick Oliverio
Customer Success
Manager
Ann Arbor, MI
I get to hear everyone's stories and know that even though their goals are all different, I am doing a little to help them get there.
Nick MacInnis
Olarchivist
San Diego, CA
Mandy Smith
Hiring Ambassador
Ann Arbor, MI
Phillip Whisenhunt
Backbonista
Portland, OR
Olark has the best people I've ever worked with. Period.
Whichever work space I’m occupying, you'll probably find me on a couch trying to solve something-or-other. I'll always be known as "that guy with a goat farm", but I don't hold that against anyone.
Aaron Wilson, Senior Bit Polisher, Palo Alto, CA
Madalyn Parker
Empathy Engineer
Ann Arbor, MI
I've benefitted first-hand from Olark's #assume and #practice values as I've had to take significant time off work to address my mental health and have had complete support from my team.
Rhienn Davis
Olark Support,
Cat Behavior Consultant
Edmonds, WA
Bill Thompson
Guru of Customer Happiness
Canyon, CA
Dennis Padiernos
Mighty Morphin'
Olark Ranger
Cookeville, TN
I love how I can honestly say that I like, admire and respect our CEO and COO on a personal level. It's a work-life-changing experience to be able to say that.
Our team has a great rhythm for a team that primarily works online, so if I want to go visit my family for a week, I can do that and keep projects moving along.
Karl Pawlewicz, Voice of Olark, Brooklyn, NY
Julie Lorch
UXpert
San Francisco, CA
I love working at Olark because the team has such a positive outlook - Olarkers are a very smart, respectful, and friendly bunch.
John Newman
Recursive
Metafunctionalist
Denver, CO
Kyle Owens
Systems Mentat
Pullman, WA
Peter Shin
The Dark Olark Knight
San Francisco, CA
I've worked at huge companies and tiny companies, and Olark is easily the most thoughtful and forward-thinking company I've ever worked at.
Olark is awesome because they not only let me put this photo up on the About Page, but they gave me an award for it.
Joe Ellis, JavaScriptologist, New Orleans, LA
Taylor LeCroy
Design Catalyst
Asheville, NC
Three months off for parental leave and the ability to watch my kids grow up instead of leaving for the work day are priceless gifts you don’t find in many workplaces.
Brandon Dimcheff
Prodigal Olarker
Ann Arbor, MI
Sarah Betts
Feels Herder
Newberg, OR
Dan Bravender
Chobo Coder
Grand Rapids, MI
Nick Crohn
Resident Beer Nerd
Chandler, AZ
My job at Olark is the best one I've ever had. Working remotely allows me to skip the nasty Maine winter commutes, and spend the day with my trusty canine coworker Rocky.
Brian Day, Customer Champion, Bangor, ME
Alicia Suttie
Olarker of Gilead
Vancouver, BC
I asked my mom what made me unique. She said: "Your analytical side makes you good in the computer science industry but your spiritual side saves you from being a computer geek...LOL”
Fernando Takai
Variable Declarer
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Cat Le
Rapport Support Olarker
San Francisco, CA
Nick Hill
Systems Mechanic
Madison Heights, MI
Olark has a great team of fascinating people from whom I learn something every day. We promote personal and professional development through sharing of ideas, talents, and hobbies.
Barbara Maniar
Customer Support Panda
San Jose, CA

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