One of our core values at Peloton is to “empower teams of smart creatives.” And when you’re working with some of the best minds in technology, this becomes an easy value to live out.

We believe our internal team is largely a reflection of our external community of Members, so it should come as no surprise that, in a year where our Membership totals increased exponentially, our internal team also expanded at rates matching that growth.

One of our newest team members, Alfred Jones, is on a mission to build the best hardware team in New York City. As a…

Originally shared on LinkedIn, on my actual birthday (5/5)

Is there ever a good time for something like this? I’m not so convinced, so why not on my birthday. In the middle of a global pandemic.

I’m changing my name from Colleen to Rian.

The name Colleen is beautiful, traditional, and steeped in the Gaelic side of my ancestry. However, for quite a while the name hasn’t fit. Colleen means girl in Gaelic — that is not me. It is time for me to use a name that feels more like who I am. One that fits my gender and…

Recently, I was invited to speak on a panel at Fairygodboss’s Galvanize 2019, a conference focused on empowering women’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). The panel was titled “How Women’s ERG’s Must Support Intersectionality,” and I had the privilege of speaking alongside Celeste Warren and Daisy Auger-Dominguez, two folks I admire greatly in the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging space. I was excited…and incredibly nervous. While I had spoken on panels before about ways to fund, structure, and promote communication and collaboration between ERGs, this was the first time I would be publicly sharing my personal views and perspectives on gender.

Daisy, me, Celeste @ Galvanize 2019

Rian Finnegan

Employer Branding @ Peloton

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