Our Founding Team

Chance is Populate's CEO. Before creating Populate, Chance advised 5/15 top global SaaS companies in acquisitions and new business launch as a McKinsey consultant. Chance also recently helped build out the Sales and Customer Success functions of a high growth data collection software for behavioral health clinicians. In a prior life, Chance led high profile transactions for an $11B private equity company focused on real estate and technology. Chance majored in Finance at NYU Stern and received an MBA from Columbia.

Zubair is Populate's CTO. He has fifteen years of engineering experience at high-growth companies in highly regulated industries. Prior to co-founding Populate, Zubair worked at Chaldal (YC '15, Series C), Citadel (top hedge fund) and Beckman Coulter (medical diagnostics), and founded two startups. He has a BSc in Computer Science from St. Cloud State University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth.