Powering brands and businesses that bring people together

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About us

Founded in 2011 by Gina Bianchini (co-founder & CEO of Ning), Mighty Networks is a software-as-a-service platform (SaaS) for creators, niche entrepreneurs, and businesses to bring together content, online classes, community, and subscriptions all in one place–with your brand front and center.

You create a Mighty Network like you’d set up a website or ecommerce store. Then, turn on features from topics to events, groups, classes, and more to make it just right for your project or business.

No matter where you start or who you are, a Mighty Network is ready to take you to the next level.

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Our story

  • 2007
    Gina Bianchini and Marc Andreessen launch Ning. Ning grows to serve ~100M people and 3M creators with their own independent social networks covering interests from Pez dispensers to motorcycles, Thai kickboxing, and more.
  • 2010
    Gina becomes the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Andreessen Horowitz. Ning merges with Glam Media.
  • 2011
    Gina founds Mighty Software. Matteo Melani joins as founding CTO.  
  • 2013
    Mighty strikes platform development partnerships with American Express, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Intuit. Tim Herby joins as our founding Chief Architect.
  • 2014
    Mighty adds iOS and Android app solution for the enterprise. Thomas Aaron joins as our Head of Product.
  • 2015
    Mighty Pro launches to serve smaller brands. Brings to market the ability to spin up a branded iOS, Android, and web app with content and community features instantly.
  • 2016
    Mighty adds monthly and annual member subscriptions. Becomes the first service to offer content, community, events, groups, and commerce all in one place.
  • 2017
    Mighty launches comprehensive software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform serving small businesses, individual creators, and smaller brands with Mighty Builder and Mighty Business plans.
  • 2018
    Mighty launches unlimited online courses directly in a Mighty Network. Brings together online courses, content, community, commerce––on web and mobile apps––all under your brand.

Our leadership team

Mighty Networks is staffed by experienced leaders, engineers, and strategists committed to your success.

  • Gina Bianchini

    Gina Bianchini

    Founder & CEO

    Gina Bianchini is the Founder & CEO of Mighty Networks and an expert on network effects.

    Gina and Mighty Networks have been featured in Fast Company, Wired, Vanity Fair, Bloomberg, and The New York Times. She has appeared on Charlie Rose, CNBC, and CNN. Follow Gina on Twitter and read her take on the future of entrepreneurship in her essays on LinkedIn.

  • Tim Herby

    Tim Herby

    CTO

    Tim Herby is Mighty’s CTO.

    Before Mighty, Tim led the engineering team at Microsoft Mediaroom, the world’s largest IPTV platform serving 13M homes worldwide. He was responsible for designing its “TV Service in the Cloud” architecture resulting in four patents.

    Prior to Microsoft, Tim served as Director of Engineering for Keynote Systems and started his career at Vividence, an early software user testing and feedback platform.

  • Thomas Aaron

    Thomas Aaron

    Vice President of Product

    Thomas Aaron leads Mighty’s product design.

    Prior to Mighty Networks, Thomas was the Creative Director at Gamebrain, an online game development platform.

    He started his career in architecture, responsible for construction documentation and project management of over $45M in real estate development projects.

  • Marny Sumrall

    Marny Sumrall

    Vice President of Customer Success

    Marny Sumrall leads our customer success and Mighty Pro teams.

    Prior to Mighty Networks, Marny played a key role in growing a pioneering education technology company from a startup to $80M as a division of Kaplan.

  • Jessica Shambora

    Jessica Shambora

    Product Manager, Brand & Growth

    Jessica Shambora leads Mighty’s marketing and growth.

    Jessica has held marketing and communications roles at network effects businesses including Quora, Highfive, Facebook, and Instagram.

    She began her career in magazines, first in publishing at Sports Illustrated, then as a journalist at Travel+Leisure and Fortune.

Mighty is hiring! See our open positions and apply today.

“Mighty Networks not only allows us to nurture and build our community online, it also allows us to become the go-to place for inspiration, learning, and connection for the purpose generation.”
Laurence McCahill
Founder, The Happy Startup School
“Our Mighty Network is our secret weapon. It’s a huge value add for the subscription business we run because we can connect each customer to a global community of artists just like them.”
Lee & Sarah Rubenstein
Founders, Art Snacks

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