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Meet the Everplans Team

Abby Schneiderman, Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Abby Schneiderman is an entrepreneur, innovator and visionary leader with a passion for finding ways to use technology to make people’s lives better. Currently the co-founder and co-CEO of Everplans.com, a company dedicated to transforming the way people organize for their lives, Abby is an industry expert in the areas of digital estate planning, technology, and consumerism, Abby is a Forbes contributor and has been featured in numerous publications including the NYT, WSJ, Bloomberg, CNBC, and the Huffington Post. Abby is the co-author of In Case You Get Hit By A Bus (Workman Publishing, Dec 2020).

 

Adam Seifer, Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Adam is a repeat entrepreneur with a great interest in online social dynamics. He was a co-founder of Fotolog, a pioneering international photo-sharing community that encouraged people to share little updates on their lives via images. He was also part of the team that launched sixdegrees.com, the first major online social network and is an inventor on US patent 6175831 ("the social networking patent") currently owned by LinkedIn. Adam is the co-author of In Case You Get Hit By A Bus (Workman Publishing, Dec 2020).

 

Atanda Abdulsemiu, Software Engineer

Atanda is a full stack javascript developer with a University degree in Electronics Computer Engineering. When he's not programming, He loves reading about philosophy and most interested in Socrates, listening to EDM and spending time with family.

 

Kayode Adeniyi, Software Engineer

Kay courted his interest in Software Development while playing video games. He started his career with hardware programming (Micro controllers) and switched as soon as the opportunity came by. He believes that anything the mind can conceive is achievable. For fun, he enjoys playing Mortal Kombat and FIFA.

 

Yariv Alpher, Head of Marketing

Yariv lives at the intersection of brand expression, customer insights and product. With more than 20 years of experience leading marketing, branding and insights teams, Yariv’s agency-side portfolio includes work with the Food Network, Sundance, Microsoft, and Accenture; and he has held in-house positions with CA Technologies and Kaplan. A passionate storyteller, He has an MA in social sciences from the University of Chicago, and an MA in sociology from the New School, where he is also ABD/PhD in sociology. Yariv coaches his kids’ soccer and basketball teams (he claims to have invented the push-up penalty), and he plays tenor and soprano saxophone.

 

Sarah Bunnell, Vice President of Enterprise Accounts and Customer Success

Sarah has spent her career in finance and technology focusing on building relationships and strengthening client connections. At Everplans she heads enterprise relationships and partners with customers across our business to successfully integrate Everplans in their busines. Prior to joining Everplans, Sarah has a demonstrated history in asset management, specializing in institutional and retail client service around the world. Outside of work, you can find Sarah practicing yoga, reading or hiking with her Labrador, Pearl.

 

Zeina Dajani, Full Stack Developer

Zeina is a React and Ruby-on-Rails enthusiast with experience working on large financial tech platforms. She loves being a developer, because it provides her with limitless possibilities and avenues to add value to her life, as well as the lives of others. Among her many passions in life she is most obsessed with her cats, figuring out how to make the best steak, and collecting books.

 

Warren Habib, Chief Technology Officer

Warren has been working with technology for over 25 years and in internet startups since the late 1990s. After working as VP Engineering at Solbright, an SAAS company creating workflow systems for online advertising, from 1999 to 2005, he left to join Adam Seifer at Fotolog as CTO. He scaled Fotolog to be one of the highest trafficked websites on the Internet at that time. From 2008 to 2011, he was SVP of Online Platform Development at MTV Networks. He returned to the startup world as CTO of XGraph, an online advertising firm that built custom audiences for advertisers using Big Data. XGraph was acquired in late 2011 by AddThis, where Warren served as SVP of Data Technology in charge of infrastructure. He left at the beginning of 2013 and joined Everplans as CTO in August of that year.

 

Bernard Kravitz, Senior Vice President of Technology

Bernard Kravitz is a technologist with a life-long fascination on the well made thing. Prior to joining everplans, he was CTO at GoWatchIt.com. He was the founder of the Coderie, a boutique web and social media consulting shop, with clients such as MTV, Verso Books, Warner Music, and MoMA. In addition to technology, once upon a time, he toured the country doing improv-comedy with Chicago City Limits; and has an MFA in creative writing from the New School. He has taught and mentored at several New York City institutions, including General Assembly, CUNY, and the 30 weeks designer/founder program.

 

Yoko Nakano, Director of Product Management

Yoko is a seasoned full lifecycle product manager with 12+ years of experience delivering meaningful digital products. Before joining Everplans, she led User Experience teams on numerous consumer and enterprise products for companies and organizations big and small. Yoko holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology and an advanced degree in Human-Computer Interaction. Outside of work, she can be seen tending her urban garden and leading meditation sessions.

 

Gene Newman, Vice President Editorial & Education Director

Gene Newman has spent the past 25+ years in the digital space including serving as the editor-in-chief/editorial director of Maxim.com, Hachette Filipacchi Digital (including Elle.com, WomansDay.com and Premiere.com) and other entertainment/lifestyle properties. He brings his significant experience creating compelling content sites, while at the same time making serious issues more manageable and approachable. Gene is the co-author of In Case You Get Hit By A Bus (Workman Publishing, Dec 2020).

 

Harris Scher, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Harris has focused his nearly 17-year business development and sales career partnering with clients to understand their challenges and meet their objectives. Prior to joining Everplans, Harris was responsible for the management of various enterprise sales teams during his 14 year tenure at Bloomberg LP, focusing on data, technology, and regulatory driven solutions to financial institutions across North America. Harris is actively involved on the Board of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), an avid traveler and adventurer, and also has a strong passion for food.