We're Here to Get You There

Why We're Here

It is our belief that anyone has the power to achieve professional success—they just need the right tools and a supportive group of people to get them there. Inspired by how fitness apps have changed the way people incorporate exercise and healthy habits into their daily lives, we saw an opportunity to help empower people to own and drive their success every day, and thus the personal trainer for your career was born.

Flerish has partnered with Reid Hoffman and Allied Talent to build a solution that improves access to the kind of development experience they know to drive success. With this passion and expertise, we’re here to make sure you #KeepFlerishing!

Our Team

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Matt Gurney

As Head of Product and founding team member at Flerish, Matt spends his time ensuring our solution is meets the needs of the people it helps.

A dedicated lifelong learner his professional life has been focused on building technology-enabled solutions that supercharge critical human connections and improve learning experiences (in non-traditional ways). After graduating with an economics degree from Franklin & Marshall College, he went on to work at A+E Networks and found Café Learn—an ed-tech company designed to improve and modernize the teaching and learning experience in higher education institutions. Along the way, he has been fortunate to collaborate with numerous incredible entrepreneurs on a variety of products and businesses. Eventually leading him to Flerish.

Not one for downtime, he spends his time sharing great experiences with great people—many of which are found traveling, sharing a killer meal, spending time on the water, reading A Song of Ice and Fire, watching Game of Thrones, or talking about GOT/ASOIAF while traveling and/or eating./p>


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Magnus Stjernstrom

Magnus Stjernstrom, Chief Technology Officer of Flerish, has more than twenty years of experience in software development, having served at companies such as McAfee, PGP, and Dell, where he was awarded the Dell Innovation Award for Security.

Featured in publications such as Info Security Magazine, Mr. Stjernstrom is well known in the security and software development industries.

Previously, Magnus served as the Chief Technology Officer of IDology, creating SaaS and Cloud Security Services from scratch, producing world-class solutions, and attracting the best talent to IDology.


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John Bergman

John Bergman, Director of Development at Flerish, has thirty-five years of experience with technical leadership, software design, implementation, maintenance, and project management.

Having founded companies of his own (XPedient Technologies, Bergman Enterprises, and Spartan Software) Bergman is no stranger to the start-up mentality. Often serving as CTO, he has built a wide-ranging portfolio of software and applications with companies like IBM, ImageX.com, Gordian Health Solutions, Gallagher Financial Systems, Lexant Corporation, Zortec International, and Outdoor Reservation Management Group.

An avid outdoorsman, John lives in Dallas with his wife and children where he enjoys fishing in his free time.


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Amy Wilkins

Amy handles a wide variety of office operations and marketing duties with the Flerish team.

Amy began her career in the sports management and marketing field, but eventually pivoted to the music industry working with notable indie acts in the Los Angeles scene for 10 years before joining Flerish. Through her work with bands, she became a jack of all trades, growing her skills in event management, sales, web design, graphic design, video editing, and office administration.


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