Our Leaders | Emplify
Santiago Jaramillo
Founder and CEO

Santiago Jaramillo is the CEO and Co-Founder of Emplify, where he leads a team of mobile engagement experts while overseeing the vision, strategy, and roadmap of the company’s product and brand. Santiago is a nationally-recognized expert on mobile and innovation and was named to Inc. Magazine’s 30 Under 30 “World’s Coolest Entrepreneurs” in 2013. He has also been invited to the White House for his entrepreneurial contributions and was named TechPoint’s “Young Professional of the Year” in 2013. Most recently, he was named to Indianapolis Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” list.

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Rachel Clark
Rachel Clark
VP of Product and Engineering

As Emplify’s VP of Product and Engineering, Rachel Clark drives continued company momentum and builds Emplify’s product roadmap to scale. Clark was most recently the SVP of Product and Engineering at Octiv (since acquired by Conga), a next-generation sales document platform. Prior to Octiv, Clark was the VP of Product and Engineering at BidPal, a software platform designed to help nonprofits engage with their donors. Clark remains an active board member at The Speak Easy, central Indiana’s first collaborative workspace.

Adam Weber
Founder and VP of Sales

Adam Weber is the Vice President of Sales and Co-Founder at Emplify, where he leads a team of mobile experts focusing on new business growth and market expansion. He has previously held roles at web design firm SpinWeb, where he was Director of Business Development, as well as Commonway Church in Muncie, IN. Adam is a nationally-recognized expert and speaker on employee engagement, mobile, and innovation and has spoken at a number of events around the country which he has been consistently rated as a top presenter for.

Ed Illig
Ed Illig
VP of Marketing

Ed Illig’s cross-media skills in strategic brand, design, and interactive marketing have been internationally recognized and help to inform his truly expansive view on employee engagement — including omni-channel and data-driven work spanning integrated CRM tech, SaaS, interactive, and rewards & loyalty platforms.

Ed’s awards and honors portfolio include DMA International ECHO Awards, Speaker at World Advertising Week NYC, and inclusion in The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, among others.

Joseph Loria
VP of Customer Success

Joseph Loria brings over 15 years of expertise to his role leading the Emplify customer success function, where he and his team of customer success and technical services professionals are responsible for the full customer experience, from onboarding and education through support and retention. Previously, Joseph held vice president roles at auto-dealer data management company One View, Inc. and association management software company WebLink International. He also developed and managed the professional services practice at Autobase, Inc. which was named twice to both the Inc. 500 and to Deloitte’s Technology Fast Growth 500.

Dave Sears
VP of Finance

Dave Sears is VP of Finance at Emplify, where he is responsible for the financial resources and security of the company. In his role, he is focused on establishing controls and procedures to scale the business, ensuring accurate financial and operational metric reporting, cash management, budgeting and financial reporting, and analysis. Prior to joining Emplify, Dave held multiple leadership positions at Salesforce Marketing Cloud (formerly ExactTarget), where he was most recently Director of Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting. Dave began his career at Ernst & Young, where he provided assurance and consulting services to high growth organizations.