Head of Remote Resources
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Head of Remote Resources

Summary

Welcome to the “Head of Remote” resource link list. This site is intended to provide a repository of the best people to follow, resources to reference, and tools to utilize in leading a remote-first implementation or transformation in a company of any size. This site was inspired by GitLab's "Head of Remote" page. It reminded me of the old remote-only.org page, and this site is meant to be a straight link list similar to the 2019 version of Remote - Only (dot) org.

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Maintained by:

This site is maintained by Tyler Sellhorn (LinkedIn, Twitter), Head of Remote at Polygon and host of "The Remote Show" from We Work Remotely. If you'd like to pitch Tyler to appear on "The Remote Show" you can do so here.

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Remote Leaders

Heads of Remote (or equivalent)

🦊Darren Murph (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Head of Remote at GitLab

📒Chase Warrington (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Head of Remote at Doist

✈️Stephanie Lee (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Remote Lead at cargo.one
  • cargo.one is a booking platform that gives you access to real-time prices and available capacities of multiple airlines.
  • Personal Site

🤐Alaina (Garcia) Dexheimer (LinkedIn)

Head of Remote at Zipline
  • Zipline’s mission is to transform how retail operates by making it easier for employees to do their jobs and to go beyond being a tool for communication and store execution and build a path for field workers to be more successful throughout their lives.

🟪Tyler Sellhorn (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Head of Remote at Polygon

Polygon is bringing the world to Ethereum. Polygon believes in Web3 for all. Polygon is a decentralised Ethereum scaling platform that enables developers to build scalable user-friendly dApps with low transaction fees without ever sacrificing on security.

0️⃣Samantha Fisher (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Head of Dynamic Work at Okta
  • Okta is the World's #1 Identity Platform and is consistently named a leader by major analyst firms. Trusted by 14,000+ customers to secure digital interactions and accelerate innovation.

🐦Tracy (Still) Hawkins (LinkedIn, Twitter)

  • VP of Work Transformation at Twitter

🤓Annie Dean (LinkedIn, Twitter)

VP of Team Anywhere at Atlassian

🔓Vera Lakmaker (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Remote Work Champion at Unlock

Create an awesome culture virtually with fun, yet purposeful activities your team will love at Unlock

📱Lara Owen, FMP, SFP (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Vice President, Workplace Experience @ NetApp
  • Sophisticated ransomware prevention is effortless with NetApp’s world-class data protection options.

🍦Rachel Russell (LinkedIn)

Director, Flexible Work at Microsoft

👍👍Jennifer Wilson (LinkedIn)

Global Program Manager / Leader, Workplace Flexibilty at Dell
  • Dell’s story began with a belief and a passion: that everybody should have easy access to the best technology anywhere in the world.

🦪Rhys Black (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Head of Workplace Design at Oyster
  • Oyster helps you hire, pay, and provide benefits to your team across borders. Oyster helps you manage HR and payroll, and automate compliance across 180+ countries -all in one, easy-to-use platform.
  • Oyster blog
  • Host of the “New World of Work” podcast

🦪Kim Roher (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Head of Employee Experience at Oyster
  • Oyster helps you hire, pay, and provide benefits to your team across borders. Oyster helps you manage HR and payroll, and automate compliance across 180+ countries -all in one, easy-to-use platform.
  • Oyster blog

Other people who wear the “Head of Remote” title

📦Terry Tran (LinkedIn)

Head of Virtual First - Engineering, Product and Design at Dropbox

📦Alastair Simpson (LinkedIn, Twitter)

VP of Design at Dropbox

🕴️Shannon Hardy (LinkedIn)

VP of Flex Work at LinkedIn

Remote Company Leaders

🦊Sid Sijbrandij (LinkedIn, Twitter)

CEO at Gitlab

🕸️Matt Mullenweg (LinkedIn, Twitter)

❇️Natalie Nagale (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Co-founder and CEO at Wildbit
  • Wildbit is a small software company that believes business should be human.

♦️Alex Bouaziz (LinkedIn, Twitter)

CEO at Deel
  • Deel is the platform built for today's world of work. With Deel you can hire anyone in a new country in minutes and automate onboarding, payroll, and compliance. Deel is a world-class experience for your business and entire international team.

⚪Job van der Voort (LinkedIn, Twitter)

🦪Tony Jamous (LinkedIn, Twitter)

CEO at Oyster
  • Oyster helps you hire, pay, and provide benefits to your team across borders. Oyster helps you manage HR and payroll, and automate compliance across 180+ countries -all in one, easy-to-use platform.
  • Tony’s appearance on “The Remote Show”
  • Tony’s personal site

✖️Gonçalo Hall (LinkedIn, Twitter)

CEO at NomadX
  • NomadX is a European accommodation marketplace for remote work travelers and digital nomads with over 11k listings across 18 countries with stays for 2 weeks to 12 months and average stays of 3 months.

📙Katie Burke (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Chief People Officer at HubSpot

♦️Mercer Smith (LinkedIn)

VP of Customer Success at Venafi

⚙️Wade Foster (LinkedIn, Twitter)

CEO at Zapier
  • Zapier is an API integration and automation platform.

🤝Johnny Boufarhat (LinkedIn, Twitter)

CEO at Hopin
  • Hopin is an all-in-one event management platform that makes planning, producing, and reliving event experiences easier than ever.

🦬Joel Gascoigne (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Co-founder and CEO of Buffer

🦬Hailley Griffis (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Head of PR at Buffer, and Co-Host of the Making Work Work Podcast
  • Buffer is the most intuitive, affordable, and authentic way to reach more people on social media.
  • Making Work Work is a podcast by two friends from across the Atlantic who immediately bonded over the work around the work and kept the conversation going around growing their careers, doing creative work, and striving to be better.

☕Darren Buckner (LinkedIn, Twitter)

CEO at Workfrom
  • Workfrom builds unconventional tools to gather, work, and be inspired—from anywhere.
  • Darren's appearance on "The Remote Show" from We Work Remotely
  • Darren's appearance on "Founder Interview" from Techstars

🤗Valerie Krämer (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Co-Founder at Remi
  • Remi helps remote and distributed teams stay close and connected, through powerful rituals.
  • Rebecca Görres Co-Founder at Remi (LinkedIn, Twitter)
  • Franco Gotusso Co-Founder at Remi (LinkedIn, Twitter)

🗺️John Lee (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Co-Founder at The Work From Anywhere Team

🧊Hrefna Helgadóttir (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Marketing & PR Manager at Iceland Music and Co-Host of the Making Work Work Podcast
  • Iceland Music is the music export office of Iceland.
  • Making Work Work is a podcast by two friends from across the Atlantic who immediately bonded over the work around the work and kept the conversation going around growing their careers, doing creative work, and striving to be better.

Hybrid Remote-First Company Leaders

👜Dominik Pantelides (LinkedIn, Twitter)

CEO at PERKS
  • PERKS is a plug-n-play culture & support platform for the future of work.

🎦Rachel Lanham (LinkedIn, Twitter)

CCO at Voodle

🍀Brian Elliot (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Executive Leader, Future Forum & SVP at Slack
  • Future Forum enables leaders to reimagine work through data and dialogue, to create a people-centric and digital-first future of work. Slack is on a mission to make your working life simpler, more pleasant and more productive.

🏢Dave Cairns (LinkedIn)

Senior Vice President, Office Leasing at CBRE Canada
  • CBRE is the global leader in commercial real estate services and investments.

Consultants

🦆Darcy Boles (LinkedIn)

Future of Work Strategist formerly Director of Culture and Innovation at TaxJar, a Stripe Company
  • Personal site to be added

🟧Marisa Goldberg (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Founder of Remote Work Prep

🟦Phil Kirschner (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Workplace Strategy and Change Leader at McKinsey & Co
  • McKinsey is a global management consulting firm committed to helping organizations accelerate sustainable and inclusive growth. We work with clients across the private, public, and social sectors to solve complex problems and create positive change for all their stakeholders. We combine bold strategies and transformative technologies to help organizations innovate more sustainably, achieve lasting gains in performance, and build workforces that will thrive for this generation and the next.

👤Peter Du Toit (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Founder at FutureWork IQ

🏙️Kate Lister (LinkedIn, Twitter)

President of Global Workplace Analytics

🏁Molood Ceccarelli (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Founder of Remote Forever

🌐Laurel Farrer (LinkedIn)

CEO, Distribute

🇬🇧Pilar Orti (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Founder at Virtual, not Distant
  • Virtual Not Distant works with leaders, managers and HR professionals in organisations to develop a more adaptable, future-focused and connected workforce.

🇬🇧Maya Middlemiss (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Founder at Happy Healthy Homeworking

↔️Dr. Karen Sobel Lojeski (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Founder and CEO at Virtual Distance International

🎒Iwo Szapar (LinkedIn, Twitter)

CEO, Remote How
  • Remote How helps you find the greatest virtual training for your company. Remote How is a virtual training and micro-consulting enterprise marketplace, focused on supporting the remote-first employee lifecycle.

🚣Rowena Hennigan (LinkedIn)

Founder at RoRemote

Rowena works as an Educator, Speaker and Consultant based in Zaragoza, Spain.

6️⃣Ben Whitter(LinkedIn, Twitter)

Founder & Chief Experience Officer at HEX Organization
  • HEX Organization exists to help you build the knowledge, skills, and advanced capabilities that are urgently required for the modern human-centred professional & brand leader.

🎵Art Lapinsch (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Founder at remote fabric

🔤Chris Dyer (LinkedIn, Twitter)

Founder and CEO of PeopleG2
  • PeopleG2 has been a nationwide leader in background checks and drug testing since 2001

Authors

💡Lisette Sutherland (LinkedIn, Twitter)

👩🏽‍🏫Tsedal Neely (LinkedIn, Twitter)

⬇️Scott Dawson (LinkedIn, Twitter)

🏡Ali Greene (LinkedIn)

Co-Author of Remote Works
  • Remote Works was co-written by Tamara Sanderson (LinkedIn)

🐻Tamara Sanderson (LinkedIn)

Co-Author of Remote Works
  • Remote Works was co-written by Ali Greene (LinkedIn)

Other Remote Leaders

🪑Ryan Anderson (LinkedIn)

VP of Global Research & Insights at Herman Miller

Herman Miller leverages the power of design to improve people's lives (especially furniture)

Resources for Heads of Remote

Links

🦊All-remote (GitLab Guide, the new GitLab branded version of the old Remote-Only dot org)

🗺️The Work From Anywhere Compliance Framework (Tax and employment compliance considerations for companies considering international mobility policies for their workforce)

Tools

Culture

  • 🤗Remi helps remote and distributed teams stay close and connected, through powerful rituals.
🐶Kona sends daily mood check-ins for closer, healthier teams.

Documentation

❄️Almanac's real-time doc editor helps teams streamline async collaboration with Git-like version control and structured workflows.

Events

🔵Hopin creates immersive virtual, hybrid, and in-person event experiences for your audience, no matter where they are.

Forums