Parsyl was founded with the mission to improve the quality of goods we all rely on, from the foods we eat to the medicines we need.
Who we are
Parsyl's leadership team brings a unique combination of experience in cargo insurance and logistics, big data analytics and global health.
Ben HubbardCEO and Co-Founder
Ben founded Parsyl to solve the quality challenges he encountered while moving billions of dollars of life saving products to every corner of the globe. Ben is a former senior Obama Administration official where he served as Chief of Staff at the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and later as the director of USAID’s credit financing division, the Development Credit Authority. He has held leadership and program positions at leading global development organizations, including ONE and the Clinton Foundation.
Alex HaarChief Product Officer and Co-Founder
As a technical product manager at Google, Alex honed his ability to combine a frictionless user experience with the smart use of data and insights to create high value products. As Head of Product at ZestFinance, Alex built innovative machine learning based credit underwriting infrastructure to support consumer underwriting, and at EMI Music he built first of their kind analytics and decision support tools.
Mike LintonCTO and Co-Founder
Mike has spent the last 10 years building software and integrations that make global supply chains run smoothly, both at SPS Commerce where he led R&D in supporting a retail supply chain for over 60,000 B2B customers and at his own supply chain focused company that he founded and sold.
Souleymane SawadogoGeneral Manager, Global Health
Souley has more than twenty years experience strengthening the capacity to establish, manage and monitor laboratory services and networks across Africa. Early in his career, Souley worked on polio, measles and yellow fever vaccine potency testing, and later worked on immunity to polio, measles and rubella at a population level. Most recently, Souley was a senior advisor at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Africa operations where he led the design of state-of-the-art laboratory services across the continent.
Rebecca G. Kinney, MD, MScDirector of Global Health Partnerships
Becky supports research and product development for Parsyl's healthcare applications, drawing on her medical experience to ensure Parsyl's products support the needs of frontline healthcare personnel. Previously, she worked as a primary care physician serving marginalized communities in the United States and abroad and has been involved in several workforce capacity-building initiatives. She remains committed to confronting health inequities by improving the integrity of essential products and services through technology innovation and novel partnerships.
Victoria ZakDirector of Insurance Products
Victoria has spent over 20 years in software in both technical and customer-facing roles in industries ranging from eCommerce to Local Search to Small Team Collaboration. She has led established, enterprise-focused products and launched brand new applications with small teams. Most recently, she was the Head of Product for an analytics company focused on the US Health Insurance industry providing claim transparency and insights for plan cost-effectiveness.