Creating a new paradigm in hospitality requires the dedication of passionate, talented people. We bring together a diverse set of skills and experience to make that happen.

Joel Montaniel

Joel Montaniel is the CEO & Co-Founder of SevenRooms, where he leads business strategy and sales. Prior to founding SevenRooms in 2011, Montaniel served as Chief of Staff at LivePerson, leading strategic, operational and cultural initiatives. He started his career at Credit Suisse within the Real Estate, Finance & Securitization Group. He graduated with a B.A. from Georgetown University.

Allison Page

Allison Page is the Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder of SevenRooms. Since inception, Page has led product strategy, vision and user experience design for SevenRooms, transforming the daily operations of properties in over 100 cities globally. Prior to founding SevenRooms, Page started her career in investment banking at Credit Suisse. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance & Real Estate from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and was named one of six ‘Rising Stars’ in the hotel industry by Hotel Business.

Kinesh Patel

Kinesh Patel is the CTO & Co-Founder of SevenRooms, where he leads the engineering teams in the development of software technology. Prior to founding SevenRooms, Patel was Team Lead, Scientific Computing at ExxonMobil. He received his B.S. in Electrical/Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and a MBA in Finance and Strategy from the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Dana Konwiser

Dana Konwiser is the SVP of Sales at SevenRooms, where she leads the sales & business development teams in sourcing and acquiring new customers. Prior to SevenRooms, she was with Grubhub-Seamless for seven years, most recently serving as Vice President, Restaurant Network. Konwiser started her career at The Boston Consulting Group, and received her B.S. in Management & Accounting from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  

Marybeth Sheppard

Marybeth Sheppard is the SVP of Marketing at SevenRooms, where she leads marketing efforts across the customer lifecycle. Prior to joining SevenRooms, Marybeth was Head of B2B Marketing at Grubhub-Seamless. In that role, she was responsible for lead generation, product marketing and retention programs across the company’s B2B segments including restaurants, corporate clients and delivery drivers. Marybeth received her B.A. and M.A. in Corporate Communications from Seton Hall University.

Ilana Brown

Ilana Brown is the Director of Customer Success at SevenRooms, where she is responsible for the success and retention of the company’s global client base. Prior to joining SevenRooms, she worked at companies including StellaService, CareDox, Lot18 and Bluewolf in various account management roles. Ilana received her B.S. in Human Development & Business from the University of Rhode Island College of Business Administration.

Michelle Rogers

Michelle Rogers is the Director of Finance at SevenRooms, where she is responsible for all financial operations and strategic financial success. Prior to joining SevenRooms, Michelle was the Director of Accounting at BuzzFeed. She started her career at Deloitte auditing within the Technology, Media & Communications industry, and has worked at other companies including Knewton, Lot18 and Hulu. Michelle received her B.S. in Accounting from Villanova University.

Melissa Yu

Melissa Yu is the Director of Talent at SevenRooms, where she leads the People team and is responsible for talent acquisition, people management and development, and culture. Prior to joining SevenRooms, Melissa led the Business Recruiting team at, which was eventually acquired by Walmart in the largest e-commerce acquisition to date.  She earned her B.A in Psychology with a minor in Spanish from New York University.

Ray Mandaro

Ray Mandaro is the VP of Product Management at SevenRooms, where he leads the product team to ensure that SevenRooms is at the forefront of hospitality technology innovation. Prior to joining SevenRooms, Ray was the Director of Product Management at Conductor, which was eventually acquired by WeWork. Ray received his B.A. in Computer Science from Iona College and has over 14 years of experience in B2B and B2C product development, product management, and SaaS business strategy.

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