Our Team

Our Values

Our values reflect our core principles and define what we believe in and the standards we expect in our employees.

Cultivate a sense of pride in our work and our people that inspires us to grow, evolve, create, and win.

Continuous Innovation
Invest in the continual development and enhancement of our people and our products in order to simplify complex problems with creativity and ingenuity.

Success is the result of our collective skills, knowledge, experience, and contributions.

Build trust with our colleagues and customers through transparency, integrity, and respect.

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Mina Shirey

Interim CEO

Bringing years of leadership and strategic expertise, Mina leads QL2 Software as Interim CEO. With a proven track record of strategic vision and innovation, Mina is committed to driving QL2 Software’s growth and reinforcing its position as a leader in competitive intelligence.

Prior to her role as Interim CEO, Mina served QL2 Software as CFO. Since joining the company in 2016, she has been a results-driven leader with a proven track record of success in spearheading accounting, FP&A, strategic planning, legal, HR, and facilities with a focus on strengthening and aligning the finance function with QL2’s strategic goals. Mina comes to QL2 after holding management and supervisory roles in accounting and finance at AOL, Millennial Media, Apple, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Samir Bhakta

Chief Information Officer

Samir joined QL2 with over 20 years of high-tech operations and support experience. He is currently responsible for ensuring QL2 applications and systems are always available and functioning correctly. As part of that role he provides 24/7/365 support for customers with a service level of at least 99.9% uptime. Samir has previously designed, deployed, and supported cutting edge solutions at large companies such as Accenture, HP, Sprint, Hallmark, and Autodesk. As part of those deployments, he also led strategic initiatives for future growth opportunities.
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Joe Gagnon

SVP Business Operations and Analytics

Joe’s primary responsibility is to drive QL2’s ability to deliver critical business insights to our customers. He is committed to driving QL2’s analytical agenda both internally and externally to ensure we collect the right data in order to generate strategic value for our customers. Prior to QL2 Joe held senior analytics roles at AOL and Millennial Media as well as various corporate finance positions at Diageo.
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Justin Hill

VP Client Services
Justin has been with QL2 for a dozen years and currently leads account management, sales engineering, and implementation His background is in the travel industry, particularly airline pricing and revenue management. At Delta Air Lines, he led the online pricing strategy team in the early days of online airfare distribution. His focus on customer satisfaction has guided the development of many of QL2’s products as well as the company’s responsive support team.
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Oliver Kuntz

VP Product
Oliver leads QL2’s Product team building out competitive intelligence solutions and new data acquisition technologies. Prior to joining QL2, Oliver worked at Arena Analytics applying machine learning to workforce transformation. At AOL, Oliver developed insight dashboards for the digital advertising platform. Oliver graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelors of Engineering.
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Yogender Kumar

Head of Operations, India

Yogender joined QL2 in 2006 and currently manages the company’s India operations in Gurgaon Office. Yogender’s leadership of the QL2 team in India is a critical part of the company’s success in delivering high-quality strategic data. Prior to QL2, Yogender worked as a senior analyst and developer at Electrobug Technologies Ltd.

Yogender holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master of Computer Application as well as his MBA.