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Shiftgig is the smartest and easiest way for hourly workers and businesses to connect.


Our Vision

Creating financial opportunity
for the hourly workforce

Our MiSsion

Connecting millions of people
with millions of shifts

Changing the Way People Work

Founded on the simple premise that many people want flexible work opportunities that fit into the rest of their lives, we build technology that is focused on one thing: connecting people who want on-demand work with businesses who need them, and handling all the messy bits in between.




Rick Bowman, Chief Executive Officer

Rick is the CEO and is the driving force behind the company’s innovation and strategy. He joined the company as CTO in June 2017 and prior to that, served as the Chief Software Officer for Morningstar. Rick also worked as the Senior Vice President of engineering for HelloWallet.


Eddie Lou, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman

Eddie our co-founder and executive chairman, is an angel investor and board director of several technology companies in Chicago. He is also a co-founder of One Goal, a 501 © 3 non-profit. Before Shiftgig, Eddie was a general partner at OCA Ventures. His experience and business acumen have been instrumental in helping us get to where we are today.


Vikki Caruso, Vice President of People

Vikki has been making a difference in our employees’ lives since July 2017. As VP of People (also known as human resources), she is passionate about combining culture, innovation and leadership to create a workplace people truly love. Formerly, she was the director of human resources at Datica.


Irem Metin, Director of Product

Heading up our product team since April 2017, Irem helps build software products that improve customers’ lives. Before joining Shiftgig, Irem worked at TripAdvisor, scaling their marketplace product for restaurants. Other experience includes working in the finance industry and B2B investment banking. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.


Ralph Sledge, Director of Engineering

Ralph joined Shiftgig in April 2014 as a mobile developer. After many dedicated years of helping Shiftgig grow, he was recently named as our director of engineering. Ralph has been building websites for over 18 years and has a passion for technology, arts and entertainment. Prior to Shiftgig, Ralph worked as an interactive developer at Nerdery.


Matt Kamhi, Head of Software Success

Formerly our director of strategy, Matt now leads our software success team. An innovative thinker who has made significant contributions to how we’re viewed in the marketplace, he holds an MBA from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management, has sat on education-related nonprofit boards and worked at Deloitte in their customer strategy practice.


Amy Henderson, Head of Software Sales

Amy joined Shiftgig in June 2017 as head of our software sales team. Her focus is on increasing our customer base and ensuring that they’re comfortable implementing and using our software. Previously, she was the director of sales at Strive Consulting. Amy also co-founded Hire Hope, a program that provides job services to underserved young women.


Where we are

We’re constantly expanding, with offices in the following locations:














+ Nationwide Experiential Opportunities

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