We're changing the way brands engage with mobile consumers

Andrew Bentley speaking

Nice to meet you! We’re Attentive.

We believe that consumer-to-business interaction should be mobile, real-time, and personalized— and we are building the solutions to power those connections.

We know (and love) mobile.

Our team is led by industry veterans who previously founded TapCommerce, the mobile app retargeting platform acquired by Twitter in 2014.

Now, we bring our expertise in the mobile space and behavioral data technology to the next frontier of marketing— personalized mobile messaging.

Meet the leadership team.

Attentive CEO and Co-Founder Brian Long

Brian Long

Co-Founder & CEO

Brian was previously Co-Founder & CEO at TapCommerce, a mobile app platform acquired by Twitter in 2014. He has held a variety of executive, product, and sales roles at Twitter, CNET, and CBS. He was named one of the Top 10 in NYC technology by Business Insider in 2014. He has a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer

Andrew was also a co-founder of TapCommerce. He then worked as a Senior Product Manager at Twitter. Before that, Andrew held technical and managerial positions at Demdex Inc (acquired by Adobe), TheLadders.com, and Goldman Sachs. Andrew has an undergraduate degree from NYU in Finance and Information Systems.

Ethan Lo

Co-Founder & Head of Special Projects

Ethan was one of the first engineers at TapCommerce, and has worked with Andrew and Brian for almost a decade of companies like Twitter, TapCommerce, and Flatiron Media (formerly Pontiflex). He has a BS in Computer Science from Haverford College.

Harry Heymann


Harry was the first employee at Foursquare where, as the Vice President of Engineering, he set the company’s technical foundation and built the engineering organization. He has more than 20 years of engineering experience at top-performing companies like Google and Microsoft. Harry has a BS in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Brooke Burdge

VP of Marketing

Brooke previously led marketing at Twitter for the Mobile Apps & Telco verticals. Prior to that, she led the marketing team at TapCommerce. She’s also held various marketing roles at email technology company Movable Ink and global consulting firm Deloitte. She has a BA in Communications from Fordham University.

Brian Malkerson

VP of Sales

Brian is the leader of our sales team. Prior to Attentive, Brian was the VP of Business Development for TapCommerce, acquired by Twitter in 2014. While at Twitter, he helped run sales of the mobile practice for the east coast. He has an MBA from NYU Stern school of Business, and a BA from Northwestern.

Eric Miao

SVP of Client Strategy

Eric works closely with Attentive’s customers to maximize their success. He has extensive experience in leading both customer success and sales in the mobile technology industry, having served as the Director of Inside Sales at TapCommerce and as a Senior Sales Manager at Twitter. He has a BA in Politics and History from NYU.

Elyssa Albert

Head of Design

Elyssa is responsible for the overall design and UX strategy of our product, ensuring a fantastic experience for our customers. Prior to Attentive, Elyssa held design leadership roles at SaaS startups including Namely and WeSpire. She has a BA from Bryant University.

Sean McDermott

Chief People Officer

Sean has helped some of the fastest growing companies in NYC find great talent. As the first recruiter at Tumblr, he grew the team into an acquisition by Yahoo. Sean then ran HR at TapCommerce leading to its acquisition by Twitter. Sean has held recruiting roles at Twitter, Google, FactSet, and Blink Health. He has a BA from the College of William & Mary.

Laura Powers

Head of Finance

Laura previously lead essential accounting operations at DigitalOcean, a major cloud computing company. She also has former experience as a Financial Analyst and an Accountant at Hubner Manufacturing Corporation. She has a BS in Accounting from University of Rhode Island.

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at·ten·tive (adj):

observant, paying close attention; thoughtful about the needs of others