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GuideSpark, the leader in employee communications, offers a robust employee communications platform, which includes short, engaging, and cost-effective videos on HR-related content. The platform is accessible from any device, including mobile, and provides an interactive user experience and deep analytics on user engagement. Serving hundreds of enterprise customers and more than 1 million employees, GuideSpark is transforming the old way of employee communications and as a result, significantly increasing employee engagement while reducing overall HR costs.
HQRedwood City, US
Employee Ratings2.9

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)119
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at GuideSpark

Keith Kitani

Keith Kitani

Co-Founder and CEO, Board Member
Earl Charles

Earl Charles

Chief Financial Officer
Charles Lee

Charles Lee

SVP, Head of Studios
Gytis Barzdukas

Gytis Barzdukas

SVP, Product
Chris Saito

Chris Saito

VP of Sales and Marketing
Elizabeth Daggert

Elizabeth Daggert

VP of Engineering
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GuideSpark Office Locations

GuideSpark has offices in Redwood City, Boston, New York, Portland and in 1 other location
Redwood City, US (HQ)
1400 Seaport Blvd #500
Boston, US
211 Congress St 4th Fl
New York, US
79 Madison Ave
Portland, US
126 SW 2nd Ave #301
San Francisco, US
655 Montgomery St 7th Floor, Suite 06, San Francisco
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GuideSpark Financials and Metrics

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GuideSpark total Funding

$57.2 m

GuideSpark latest funding size

$22.20 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

GuideSpark investors

GuideSpark's latest funding round in February 2015 was reported to be $22.2 m. In total, GuideSpark has raised $57.2 m
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GuideSpark Cybersecurity Score

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GuideSpark Online and Social Media Presence

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GuideSpark Blogs

Communicating the Performance Management Evolution

Performance Management has continued to evolve over the years from a primarily traditional approach to encompassing in-formal, continuous feedback. With the impacts of the pandemic, many companies are forced to rethink their employee evaluation approach with a remote workforce and less informal offi…

Communicating 5 Steps to Deliver a Successful Performance Review Experience

Organizations are adapting their performance management programs and processes to support remote workers, among other business changes due to COVID-19. How are you communicating these critical changes about your employee review process to your distributed workforce? Here are 5 steps to delivering a …

4 Ways to Effectively Communicate Performance Management Changes

By Samantha Grunfeld, Director of Communication Strategy and Engagement, GuideSpark As we move into the last quarter of 2020, we’re feeling the results of the immense change we’ve gone through this year. The upheaval that businesses have faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reverberate ac…

Top Hiring Strategies Ahead of the COVID-19 Holiday Season

THANKSGIVING, BLACK Friday, and Christmas are coming up fast, and major retailers such as Best Buy, Kohl’s, Target, and Walmart are already changing their holiday store operations this year due to COVID-19. To accommodate these new operations, like increased pick-up and delivery options for customer…

‘Everyone’s been impacted’: How to keep pandemic-driven flexibility fair

The pandemic revealed operations weaknesses for many employers, but HR can still make employees feel cared for regardless of the situation. GuideSpark, CEO, Keith Kitani, shares in HR Dive why HR leaders must adapt and provide greater flexibility and support to employees working remote during this p…

SME Strategy Podcast Interview: How to Drive Change using Custom Communication

Most business leaders are comfortable creating strategies, along with programs to carry out those strategies. However, it is the employees of an organization that make those strategies happen. Keith believes that communication is the way to drive change, bridge that last mile, and see your strategy …
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GuideSpark Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was GuideSpark founded?

    GuideSpark was founded in 2008.

  • Who are GuideSpark key executives?

    GuideSpark's key executives are Keith Kitani, Earl Charles and Charles Lee.

  • How many employees does GuideSpark have?

    GuideSpark has 119 employees.

  • Who are GuideSpark competitors?

    Competitors of GuideSpark include Dynamic Signal, Swingvy and Opportune Technologies.

  • Where is GuideSpark headquarters?

    GuideSpark headquarters is located at 1400 Seaport Blvd #500, Redwood City.

  • Where are GuideSpark offices?

    GuideSpark has offices in Redwood City, Boston, New York, Portland and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does GuideSpark have?

    GuideSpark has 5 offices.