Lightcast Leadership

Lightcast data powers research, innovation, and growth all over the globe at the highest levels of government, business, and education. Our Executive Leadership Team guides this effort: with decades of experience, they lead their teams in our shared goal to unlock new possibilities in the labor market. We want to create a job market that works for everyone, and our leaders make this possible by connecting our best-in-class insight to our customers’ ambition, mission, and mandate.

Our Leaders

Chris Kibarian, Lightcast CEO

Chris Kibarian


Art Feldman

Chief Financial Officer

Heather Gagon

Chief People Officer

Kevin Gounden

Chief Product Officer

Gresham Schlect

Chief Technology Officer

Cara Christopher

EVP, Marketing

JP Moran

EVP, Enterprise and Staffing

Luke Jankovich, Lightcast EVP of Education

Luke Jankovic

EVP, Education and Government

Andy Durman

EVP of Global EdGov

Josh Wright

EVP of EdGov Growth

Board of Directors

Lightcast is backed by global equity leader KKR, where we are part of its Global Impact Fund. The fund exists to invest in scalable, commercial solutions that have a positive societal impact, including building a future-ready workforce and fostering lifelong learning in a constantly changing labor market. Our Board of Directors provides strategy and guidance as Lightcast seeks to both grow sustainably and create a job market that works for everyone.

Our Board

Robert Antablin


Bonnie Boswell

PBS NewsHour

Ken Freeman

Boston University

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Kyle Matter


Eleanor McEnaney


Ken Mehlman headshot

Ken Mehlman


Richard Sarnoff


Mariko Silver

Luce Foundation