Meet Polis

Polis makes interactions personal and meaningful again. By knowing our neighbors and learning about them as individuals we’re better able to connect them with the issues, companies and organizations that matter to them.

At Polis, we’re reinventing how people communicate, one door-knock at a time.

Discover how Polis is revolutionizing door-to-door outreach using smart technology, targeted data and top-tier partnerships.

Smart 
Technology
Polis builds sleek software which leads to measurable results.
  • Track your users’ progress
  • Automate cumbersome tasks so you can spend more time measuring results than setting up campaigns.
  • Use smart routing to get knocks done faster and more efficiently.
  • Eliminate the frustration of spending your valuable time with hard to use canvassing software.
Targeted Data
Tested and proven leads to maximize your sales success.
  • Identify qualified leads in any location of your choice.
  • Get to know the consumer before knocking on a door.
  • Use cutting edge analytics to better understand your customers and increase the success of your sales/canvassing teams.
Top-Tier Partnerships
Consultative team with the knowledge and expertise to take door-to- door outreach to the next level.
  • Access help documents, best practices, and insights gleaned from 10M+ door knocks.
  • Utilize individual access to our best in industry business development and customer success teams.

Polis was founded at the end of 2015. The company has received venture funding from Haystack VC, Initialized, Fathom Capital, Background Capital, Liquid2 Ventures and Techstars

Leadership

  • Kendall Tucker
    Founder, CEO

    Prior to founding Polis, Kendall was a consultant at Parthenon-EY where she advised the executives of multi-national corporations and Fortune 500 companies. She received her B.A. from Columbia University and attended the University of Oxford. Kendall has been featured in Forbes, TechCrunch, the Washington Post and the Boston Globe.

  • Brett Nielsen
    VP of Business Development

    Brett comes to Polis by way of BestCompany.com (formerly known as SkyRocket Media) where he was responsible for overseeing strategic and long-term growth partnerships. Before that, Brett was an avid campaigner and a successful door-to-door sales representative. Brett has a B.A. from Utah Valley University and an M.A. from Kings College London.

  • Adam Krapish
    Director of Product

    With over 15 years of experience as a product manager, Adam has worked at several early stage startups to help them focus their strategy and grow. Prior to joining Polis Adam was Head of Product at Springboard Retail and VP Product at StructuredWeb. He received his BS in Finance from Villanova University.

  • Don Andrade
    CFO

    After graduating from Bryant University with a bachelors in accounting, Don went on to spend 27 years at Deloitte working his way up to a partner. After Deloitte, Don began to work with several successful startups including Jana, Stratega Therapeutics, Mirata, and Spirata. His precision for detail and passion for numbers led him to Polis in 2019 as our CFO.

  • Marcos Bozza
    Technical Lead

    Marcos is a director at SMT Solucoes and a former co-founder of Taggs. Before that he consulted at the Advus Corporation and he received his B.S. in Computer Engineering at the University of São Paulo.

  • Josh Martin
    Account Executive

    Joshua graduated with an MBA from Grand Canyon University. He has an extensive background in SaaS, data technology and building operational strategy within door-to-door organizations. He enjoys all activities that include spending time with family and friends.

  • Ryan Haag
    Account Executive

    Ryan graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in Behavioral Science which is where he developed a passion for improving communication and relationships. He has spent the past 20+ years in sales organizations of all shapes and sizes. Ryan has extensive tech and data experience with Lucid Software and Domo and loves helping companies use data to improve processes and increase revenue. In his spare time Ryan loves exploring the Utah mountains with his wife and kids.

  • Ndaba Ndebele
    Senior Software Engineer

    Ndaba has diverse experience in software and web development, working for companies like Succinct Design, Charisma Jalapeño Digital and doing freelance development. Ndaba received a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Cape Town.

  • Anjali Merchant
    Full Stack Engineer

    Anjali graduated with a B.A. from Middlebury College and M.S. from Yale University. After working as a technology consultant, Anjali studied full-stack software engineering at the Grace Hopper Program, an all women programming school.

  • Darshit Chanpura
    Software Engineer

    Darshit received his B.Tech. in Computer Engineering from Dharmsinh Desai University. He has 2 yrs of work experience and is currently pursuing M.S. in Computer Science at Northeastern University.

  • Giovane Mocellin
    Full Stack Engineer

    Giovane has experience with front and backend development, having received his B.S. in Computer Science at the University of São Paulo. He has been working with Polis since February 2018.

  • Bruno Neves
    iOS Developer

    Bruno graduated from FATEC in I.T. He is a mobile developer with experience in different types of applications and passionate for innovation and challenges. On weekends like to travel with his motorcycle to meet new places

  • Luiz Bertoni
    Full Stack Engineer

    Luiz received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Universidade de São Paulo in 2013 and has worked ever since as a technology consultant for many different industries. He is a full-stack software engineer that loves solving complex problems, learning new technologies, music, and rollerblading.

  • Alex Fried
    Operations Manager

    Alex received his bachelor’s degree in economics and international affairs from The George Washington University in Washington, DC in 2018. Alex joined Polis as their first intern in 2016 after working with the most expensive senate campaign in U.S. history. He ensures the success of our customers while also recruiting for our rapidly growing team. In his free time, Alex enjoys a good cup of coffee and cooking.

  • Brandon Leatherberry
    Director of Field Sales

    Brandon’s biography is coming soon…

  • Rafael Nogueira
    Full Stack Engineer

    Rafael’s biography is coming soon…

  • Hannah Barton
    Software Engineer

    Hannah’s biography is coming soon…

  • Gowtham Genpur
    Software Engineer

    Gowtham’s biography is coming soon…

  • Aditya Sathyanarayan
    Software Engineer

    Aditya graduated from R.V.College of Engineering Bangalore with a B.E in Computer Science and Engineering in 2013. He worked as a software engineer for 3 years building web applications and working with data. After that, Aditya completed a M.S in Computer Science with a specialization in Data Engineering from Northeastern University Boston. He loves weekend hikes and exploring new cities.

  • Cassie
    Bark End Engineer

    Cassie received her Bachelors in Archaeology due to her love of bones. After failing to become gainfully employed, she earned her MBA – Masters in Barking Administration – and in her free time learned how to code. Cassie joined Polis in July of 2018 as a Bark End Engineer and is a constant source of support for the entire Polis team!

Our Advisors

  • Chris Jenny
    Senior Advisor, Parthenon-EY, Chairman at Jennus Innovation
  • Dan Adams
    Co-Founder/CTO, Ground Signal
  • Matt Waldrip
    Senior Advisor, Solamere Capital and Senior Finance Advisor, Speaker Paul Ryan
  • Nicco Mele
    Director, Shorenstein Center at Harvard and Former Digital Director, Howard Dean for President
  • Rod Fletcher
    CFO, Jennus Innovation, Former CFO of City Sports
  • Soner Kanlier
    CEO/Co-Founder, NEDD, Former VP of Competitive Energy at DNV GL

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