Team

Professionals with years of experience

Their leadership is a guiding force in making Walkingspree the best in
service and commitment to you.

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Hiran Perera

(CEO & Co-Founder)

Hiran co-founded Walkingspree in 2006 and has guided the firm to be one of the most recognized firms within the corporate wellness industry.

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Nathan Pickle

(VP & Chief Revenue Officer)

Nathan brings exceptional leadership abilities with the capacity to build, train and mentor highly productive marketing, sales, and operational teams.

Shivie Mannshahia

(VP & Chief Technology Officer)

Shivie brings nearly 20 years of progressive experience in Information Technology. He is a driven executive with an entrepreneurial mind he has managed and developed technology solutions for organizations between 5 Million to 3 Billion in revenue.

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A key to achieving success is to assemble a strong and stable management team.
- Vivek Wadhwa
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Hiran Perera

(CEO & Co-Founder)

Hiran co-founded Walkingspree in 2006 and has guided the firm to be one of the most recognized firms within the corporate wellness industry. Hiran has executive experience in three successful start-ups prior to development of Walkingspree. He served as Executive VP, CFO and Director of Shift Networks (a VOIP telecom provider) then later as CFO at Resverlogix (a biotechnology firm). He brought both companies to IPO to be listed as public companies. Hiran had a fifteen year management career in Rogers Wireless, starting in its first year of operation with $0 revenues to driving revenues over $1 billion. During his tenure at Rogers, Hiran had roles as a divisional GM, and as progressive department head roles in Corporate Development, Product Development and Marketing. Hiran has an MBA from the University of Western Ontario, a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Calgary, and holds a Certified Management Accountant certification. Hiran serves on the Board of Directors for GrowSafe Systems, an advanced technology company delivering automation solutions for the beef industry.

Hiran practices what his company preaches with a weekly routine of early-morning workouts intertwined with inter-club tennis, social golf and family hikes. He has averaged over 11,000 steps a day since founding Walkingspree in 2006.

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Shivie Mannshahia

(VP & Chief Technology Officer)

Shivie brings nearly 20 years of progressive experience in Information Technology. He is a driven executive with an entrepreneurial mind he has managed and developed technology solutions for organizations between 5 Million to 3 Billion in revenue. Shivie got recruited to Verizon and spent five years as a Solutions/Applications Architect. Shivie was a founder and Chief Information Officer for Fee Disclosure, a Software as a Service company that focused on developing web-based professional service information for real estate and mortgage industry. Fee Disclosure was eventually sold to Bankrate.com. Shivie worked for Bankrate for 15 months as the Director of IT. Shivie moved on as the Chief Technology Officer for TJS Services, one of Australia’s fastest growing service companies where the company applied leading-edge technologies and management systems to ensure their services consistently met clients’ needs. Shivie managed IT Operations, Helpdesk and Support while at TJS Services. Shivie brings experience in managing Walkingspree’s LAMP Stack environment and development experience in iOS and Android mobile platforms. Shivie holds a Masters in Business Administration IT from California Lutheran University.

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Nathan Pickle

(VP & Chief Revenue Officer)

Nathan brings exceptional leadership abilities with the capacity to build, train and mentor highly productive marketing, sales, and operational teams. Nathan brings sales experience to Walkingspree in marketing innovative solutions to human resource professionals. Recently, Nathan was the Area Sales Manager for TriNet Corporation, the nation’s leading and largest stand-alone professional employer organization. Nathan rose up the ranks with a successful 16+ year track record with Enterprise Rent-A-Car starting from Management Trainee to Regional Rental Manager for the Dallas market. In his last role in Dallas, Nathan led the entire rental team consisting of over 60 locations and 200 team members. In this Enterprise career, Nathan was also posted in Hamburg, Germany for three years where he was instrumental in launching Enterprise operations in the North German Market.

Nathan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Nathan is also very active in the local community serving in non-profit organizations and in youth sports activities.

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Stu Goodner

(Controller)

Stu brings over twenty-five years of accounting and controllership experience to Walkingspree. Recently, Stu and his family moved back to Texas after a six-year stint in Colorado. Previously, Stu was the Controller at Colorado Heights University in Denver responsible for Controllership, Treasury and Office Administration and also held a similar role for Hope Communities as CFO & Controller. Stu also worked for Ernst & Young in Dallas in Shared Services as part of their internal audit and project management teams. Prior to that, Stu had a fifteen years experience in Hospitality property management and development as a Controller. Stu oversaw ongoing Accounting, Human Resources and Finance functions for multiple properties.

Stu holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri. Stu has served as a sports photographer and reporter and currently focused on landscape and wildlife work.

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