People who push for progress.

The Beachbody Company is made up of world-class executives who believe in solving problems to better serve the customer above all else. We leverage decades of experience in production, sales, and marketing, basic, applied and clinical sciences, and nutrition research to ensure the highest standard and precision of our products at massive scale.

Executive Team

Carl Daikeler
Chairman & CEO
Carl Daikeler Carl Daikeler Chairman & CEO

Carl Daikeler is Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Beachbody Company, a leader in digital at-home fitness and nutrition with a 20+ year record of creating innovative content and powerful brands.

A sought-after direct marketing executive early in his career, Carl shifted his focus entirely to fitness and weight loss creating the surprise breakout hit, “:08 Minute Abs”, and recognizing the enormity of the in-home fitness content opportunity. Under his leadership, Beachbody was the first to forecast a future where the home would become the dominant and legitimate fitness and nutrition hub.  With some of the most consistent success using direct marketing to acquire customers, and the earliest of social-media influencer networks, Carl uses an empirical approach to develop product, test, learn, revise and rollout.  From inception Carl was focused on ensuring that Beachbody offered the total solution to healthy weight loss and fitness by incorporating meal planning, appropriate supplementation, and community.

Leveraging his extensive product marketing and direct response experience, Carl has led the creation of the most comprehensive catalogs of compelling fitness and nutrition content in the industry, with over 1,400 unique streaming videos from world-renowned experts.  The Beachbody model integrates supplements – such as the Shakeology® line of superfood protein supplements— and a peer-support system of over 400,000 Team Beachbody Coaches. 

Carl also runs the Beachbody Foundation which has contributed over 10 million dollars to various organizations including International Justice Mission, Hope Of The Valley, NAACP, The Lakota Tribe, Upward Bound House, Go Campaign, and Save-A-Warrior (SAW), among others.

Driven by his background in theater, in his spare time Carl is an active producer of multiple Broadway productions, winning two Tony Awards for Hadestown and the revival of Once On This Island. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

Jon Congdon
Co-Founder & Vice Chairman
Jon Congdon Jon Congdon Co-Founder & Vice Chairman

Jon Congdon is Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of The Beachbody Company working in partnership with Carl Daikeler across all company initiatives. His areas of focus include organizational collaboration to drive efficiency and impact as well as M&A strategy to unlock growth potential.

In Jon’s previous role as CEO of Openfit, he expanded its offerings for subscribers, including the addition of live classes, personalized meal-prep and nutrition tracking tools, and drove substantial growth of the subscriber base.

A former ranked beach volleyball player and functional fitness and yoga practitioner, Jon has long been an advocate for health and well-being, with a balanced approach to fitness, wellness and nutrition. He serves on the St. John’s Health Center Foundation’s Board of Trustees, and is a founding Board Member of the Careyes Foundation, addressing youth education and community issues in the Costa Allegre region in Jalisco, Mexico. Jon graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Kathy Vrabeck
Chief Operating Officer
Kathy Vrabeck Kathy Vrabeck Chief Operating Officer

Kathy Vrabeck is Chief Operating Officer of The Beachbody Company, where she is responsible for global Supply Chain operations, Customer Service, R&D, Technology, Security, and Hardware Engineering. Kathy also leads the Data & Analytics, People and Property Management teams.

Kathy has over two decades of general management experience in consumer package goods and digital entertainment, and a decade of talent acquisition and advisory expertise. Before joining Beachbody she was a Senior Client Partner in the Los Angeles office of Korn Ferry, a global talent and organizational advisory firm, where she led the Consumer Digital Practice, working closely with consumer and technology clients. Prior to that, she was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles, where she served as Global Sector Leader of their Media, Entertainment and Digital practice and partner-in-charge of the Los Angeles office.

Kathy has held leadership roles at Legendary Entertainment, where she served as President, Legendary Digital and was responsible for the creation, management and delivery of digital entertainment; at Electronic Arts, Inc., where she served as President, EA Casual Entertainment and led EA’s efforts in the fastest growing segments of the video game market: mobile, online, social networking and global media sales; and at Activision, Inc., where she served as President, Activision Publishing, overseeing Activision’s product development and global brand management and publishing operations. Earlier in her career, Kathy held various marketing, sales and finance positions with ConAgra, The Pillsbury Company, Quaker Oats, and Eli Lilly and Company.

She currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Nominations & Governance Committee of MediaAlpha (NYSE: MAX). Additionally, Kathy serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of DePauw University.

She graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from DePauw University with a bachelor’s degree in French and economics. She received her MBA from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business with concentrations in marketing and finance. In her spare time, Kathy enjoys traveling with her two children and friends.

Michael Neimand
President, Beachbody
Michael Neimand Michael Neimand President, Beachbody

Michael Neimand is Division President of Network Marketing at The Beachbody Company, where he leads the company’s direct selling channel, Team Beachbody, and the division’s international expansion activity while overseeing the Coach Development, Marketing, Communications, Events and Recognition and Network Analytics teams.

Michael has more than 24 years of experience as an executive in the direct selling industry, and has helped shape Beachbody’s successful coach network since joining the Company in 2006.

Prior to Beachbody, Michael spent 11 years working at Herbalife in a number of capacities including senior management positions within Sales Strategy, International Development, Manufacturing and Administration. He’s also held various roles at London-based BAE Systems, one of the world’s leading global defense, security and aerospace companies.

Michael holds a degree in theater, film and television from the University of California, Los Angeles. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, sporadically reading multiple books at once, and falling asleep with the TV on.

Marc Suidan
Chief Financial Officer
Marc Suidan Marc Suidan Chief Financial Officer

Marc Suidan is the Chief Financial Officer of The Beachbody Company, where he leads all aspects of the Finance Function, including setting long range goals, strategies and plans to drive shareholder value creation, and setting accounting policies and processes to manage and measure the financial results of the company.

Marc brings a deep background in running and transforming all aspects of Finance Function across his 25+ year career. Most recently, Marc was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he led the Global Tech, Media and Telecom M&A practice, and prior to that, he led the PwC Silicon Valley Consulting practice. He has advised over 150 deals with value exceeding $250 Billion. He has also advised corporate and private equity clients across the technology stack.

Prior to PwC, Marc was a member of McKinsey’s Technology Accelerator practice. He also built businesses from the ground up and has co-founded and sold two internet ventures. He started his career as a Controller in a food manufacturing plant, and then spent several years in public accounting.

As an advocate of community services and volunteer for youth education, Marc sits on the Board of the Silicon Valley Education Foundation and leads its Innovation Committee. Marc has worked in venture philanthropy launching education and health focused initiatives and published a paper on the benefits of technology in education.

Marc holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Management in Accounting and Finance from McGill University. He is an active CPA in Canada.

His passions outside of work are traveling the world, where he has visited over forty countries and speaks five languages. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and three children.

Irfan Ranmal
Chief Product and Technology Officer
Irfan Ranmal Irfan Ranmal Chief Product and Technology Officer

Irfan Ranmal is the Chief Product and Technology Officer of The Beachbody Company, where he leads the Digital Product, Consumer Tech, Performance Marketing, Lifecycle Management, and Data, Analytics & Consumer Insights teams responsible for delivering the core digital capabilities of the company.

Irfan has an extensive background in technology, marketing, data, and analytics that spans over 20+ years predominantly in the media and entertainment industry.  His experience includes key leadership roles at Disney, Hulu, Activision Blizzard, NBCUniversal, and DirecTV. Over the years, Irfan has leveraged his strategic foresight, analytic prowess, and technical skillsets to help organizations unleash the power of data to drive critical business decisions and grow their overall revenue and profitability streams.

Prior to joining Beachbody, Irfan held the title of Vice President, Global Marketing & Sales Analytics at The Walt Disney Company where he helped the organization efficiently invest billions of marketing dollars to further grow the exposure and monetize Disney’s unique assets. Before engaging with Mickey, Irfan was the VP of Data & Analytics at Hulu where he was responsible for the full end-to-end data ecosystem that included big data infrastructure, platforms and services, data science, business intelligence, product management and analytics. During his time in the gaming sector, Irfan led the Consumer Technology, CRM and Analytics teams at Activision. In this role, Irfan transformed the way data was leveraged at the organization by utilizing AI/ML to personalize the in-game experience and deliver a new, highly profitable digital revenue stream of micro-transactions.

Irfan obtained his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. 

A Los Angeles native now living in Dallas, Irfan enjoys biking, basketball, exploring new restaurants and spending time with his wife and two children.

Blake Bilstad
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
Blake Bilstad Blake Bilstad Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Blake Bilstad is the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of The Beachbody Company, where he oversees all legal matters and serves as a key member of the company’s leadership team.

With over 25 years of legal experience, Blake has served as counsel in leadership roles across health and wellness, technology, e-commerce, entertainment and digital media companies, including extensive experience related to IPOs, M&A, IP and public affairs management, as well as serving as a strategic advisor to executive teams and boards of directors.

Prior to Beachbody, Blake spent over three years as the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of dosist™, an award-winning cannabis health and wellness company, where he led legal, compliance, and government affairs, and served as primary counsel to the CEO, senior leadership team and board of directors.  Blake also was elected to the dosist board of directors and currently serves as a member.

Blake previously held legal roles at media, entertainment and technology companies. He served as General Counsel and Secretary at sports entertainment pioneer, WWE® (NYSE: WWE), during the company’s recent three-year period of unprecedented growth and market value creation. He was also General Counsel and Secretary at Provide Commerce (previously Nasdaq: PRVD), where he spent over 10 years leading legal matters and public affairs of the e-commerce group that owned ProFlowers®, RedEnvelope®, Shari’s Berries® and Personal Creations®, among other brands, and managed each of the company’s publicly-traded purchase and sale transactions with Liberty Media Corporation.  Blake previously shepherded the highly publicized initial public offering of MP3.com (previously Nasdaq: MPPP) and its subsequent acquisition by Vivendi Universal, where he consolidated 39 companies and closed numerous mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Blake began his career at the law firm Cooley LLP, where he represented emerging technology and life science companies, venture funds and investment banks. He earned his Juris Doctor cum laude from Harvard Law School and his Bachelor of Arts degree in History magna cum laude from Duke University. He lives in Palos Verdes Estates, California with his family, and he enjoys camping trips in his VW van and hiking, including successfully climbing the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (19,341’).

Kit Boyd
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Kit Boyd Kit Boyd Chief Supply Chain Officer

Kit is Chief Supply Chain Officer of The Beachbody Company, where he leads all aspects of internal and external supply chain functions to drive the company’s growth strategies. His team, along with key partners and suppliers, deliver the highest quality nutritional and fitness products to our customers in North America and Europe every day. Kit is responsible for the development of enterprise Supply Chain strategy and its execution, including innovation and deployment, planning, sourcing, manufacturing and distribution.

Kit built his leadership and business expertise serving in executive roles across a diverse spectrum of companies spanning Automotive, Technology and Chemical sectors. Prior to joining our team, Kit was EVP and Chief Operating Officer of Neovia Logistics, formally Caterpillar logistics. Serving in a direct report capacity to the CEO and the Board of Directors, Kit brought innovation and process efficiency to help orchestrate a $760M turnaround with double digit EBITDA and led a team of almost 8,000 associates, operating 100 distribution facilities in 20 countries. He owned all aspects of the supply chain including quality, real estate, planning, and distribution. Other prior experience in senior roles include running global operations for Ingram Micro, the world’s largest information technology company with $46B in revenue; helping lead manufacturing and fulfillment for Ecolab, a fortune 500 leader in the production of specialty chemicals; and managing a variety of supply chain functions in the high tech arena with Hewlett-Packard and Compaq Computer.

As a retired military veteran, Kit served for over 20-years in the Air Force between active duty and the reserves. He spent the majority of his career with Space Command, launching satellites from delivery vehicles that included the space shuttle, Titan IV rocket, and the Delta rocket.

Kit holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy, and an MBA from Chapman University. Kit resides in Orange County with his family and enjoys the ocean, hiking, and golf.