Why TTI?

We make interviews better by empowering communication.

We believe that the interviewing process can be a lot better in most organizations and that software can be both easy-to-use and powerful. Our unique platform enables your recruiting team to engage candidates and hiring managers in ways not possible before. Our philosophy is simple: Better technology enables greater efficiency and better communication. Better communication results in better interviews. Better interviews produce better hires.    

Meet the Founders

Danielle Weinblatt Co-Founder & CEO

Danielle Weinblatt is the Founder & CEO of Take the Interview. She started her business career in Mergers & Acquisitions at Citigroup, where she was a top-ranked Analyst and then moved on to private equity. Danielle also serves as a mentor and advisor to two incubators focused on early-stage technology startups. She has appeared on Fox Business News, Fox News Boston and Spike TV as part of their “Hire a Veteran” initiative. She has been featured in Forbes, Inc. Magazine, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, TechCrunch, The New York Post and The Huffington Post, among several other publications. Danielle has also been a contributor to Inc. Magazine’s, “Been There, Run That” series on scaling companies, The Huffington Post, and BostInno on women in technology. Danielle has also worked with various Veterans organizations on helping Veterans transition into the civilian workforce. In addition to a B.S, in Applied Economics and Management, summa cum laude, from Cornell University, Danielle was an Arthur Rock Fellow at Harvard Business School, where she achieved Honors.

Ty Abernethy Co-Founder & COO

Ty Abernethy is the Chief Operations Officer at Take the Interview. He is an entrepreneur and former executive recruiter. Prior to Take the Interview, Ty worked for Chase Professionals, a staffing agency comprised of 25 offices specializing in industrial staffing. Ty was in charge of rebranding the entire company and launching an executive search division with specialties in finance/accounting, IT, and engineering. In 2011, the executive search division totaled over half of the $50M in total revenue the company generated. During this time Ty also started his own business, ZuzuHire.com, which provided video interviewing solutions to small and midsize businesses. He handled all marketing, product design, customer service, and business development initiatives for the company and sold it in 2011 to a UK-based company. In 2009, Ty started a Job Prep course at Atlanta Union Mission, providing resume writing services and interview coaching for homeless workers displaced during the recession.

Board of Directors

Deborah Farrington

Debby Farrington  is the founder and general partner of StarVest Partners, a New York City-based venture capital firm founded in 1998. StarVest invests in technology-enabled business services companies with a focus on software-as-a-service, ecommerce and internet marketing. StarVest was an early investor in the software-as-a-service trend: in 2000, it invested as the only venture firm in NetSuite (NYSE: N) whose December 2007 IPO, at the time, was the highest market capitalization for a venture backed company since Google. She was named to the Forbes Midas 100 List of top venture capitalists in the United States in 2008, 2009 and 2011. She is a graduate and trustee of Smith College and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she is a member of the Dean’s Visiting Committee. She is also a member of the President’s Advisory Council and investment committee of Smith College; a board member of the Harvard Business School Club of New York City; a member of The Committee of 200 and the Economic Club of New York; and a board member of Opportunity International, a leading international microfinance organization.

Saul Richter

Since founding Stage2 in 2006, Mr. Richter has led investments in Maverick Network Solutions, acquired by Fiserv (FISV), ClickEquations, acquired by Channel Intelligence and Halfpenny Technologies. Prior to Stage2, Mr. Richter was a Principal at Himalaya Capital, which he joined in early 2002. While at Himalaya, Mr. Richter was active on the boards of a number of companies including Concerro which was acquired by Francisco Partners in 2012. Prior to Himalaya, Mr. Richter worked at Lucent Technologies in the New Ventures Group, where he focused on the creation and launch of software startups. In addition to Lucent, Mr. Richter has prior venture capital experience working at Softbank Ventures (now Mobius Venture Capital), Jerusalem Global Ventures and Flatiron Partners. Mr. Richter currently sits on the Boards of Miria Systems, Vcopious and Halfpenny Technologies(observer).

Andrew Paradise

Andrew Paradise founded Skillz Inc. in 2012 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Skillz, Mr. Paradise was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AisleBuyer LLC, the first mobile self-checkout company that was acquired by Intuit and is now Intuit GoPayment. Prior to AisleBuyer, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Double Picture LLC, a web 2.0 digital media and advertising company. Before his career as a technology entrepreneur, Andrew worked in private equity and venture capital investing for Fort Washington Capital Partners and The Watermill Group.

Danielle Weinblatt Co-Founder & CEO

Danielle Weinblatt is the Founder & CEO of Take the Interview. She started her business career in Mergers & Acquisitions at Citigroup, where she was a top-ranked Analyst and then moved on to private equity. Danielle also serves as a mentor and advisor to two incubators focused on early-stage technology startups. She has appeared on Fox Business News, Fox News Boston and Spike TV as part of their “Hire a Veteran” initiative. She has been featured in Forbes, Inc. Magazine, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, TechCrunch, The New York Post and The Huffington Post, among several other publications. Danielle has also been a contributor to Inc. Magazine’s, “Been There, Run That” series on scaling companies, The Huffington Post, and BostInno on women in technology. Danielle has also worked with various Veterans organizations on helping Veterans transition into the civilian workforce. In addition to a B.S, in Applied Economics and Management, summa cum laude, from Cornell University, Danielle was an Arthur Rock Fellow at Harvard Business School, where she achieved Honors.

TTI Culture

We work hard but don't take ourselves too seriously. Here are a few things we stand for:

Every opinion matters. We value curiosity.

Love and respect for one another is deeply rooted in our culture. We are a family.

A prerequisite for all new hires is to believe in kaizen.

Most importantly...

Always Be Shipping.

Work @ Take The Interview
We think that work should be part of a fun and sustainable lifestyle. Get work done with additional amenities:

Continuing Education

We have established an advisory team of more than 100 professionals in a myriad of industries. Attend our monthly "lunch & learns" for an opportunity to learn more.

Employee Perk Program

We provide employee perks and discounts to hundreds of services: gym memberships, movie tickets, pet supplies, you name it.

Flexible Vacation and WFH ("work-from-home")

Working here may feel like an oasis, but when you're ready for some serious time off, take as much as you need.