Empower Your Team with the Proven Habits and Tools of Successful Venture-Backed Companies

Achieve Team Alignment

Get your entire organization moving in the same direction towards a unified mission, vision, and strategic plan.

Cultivate Team Focus

Establish clarity across your company on roles, responsibilities, goals, and key performance metrics.

Foster Team Accountability

Develop a consistent cadence that allows your team to adapt quickly, stay on course, and deliver consistent results.

"The definitive playbook for CEOs of high-stakes,

venture backed companies."


Learn Peak by Reading the "Peak Teams" Book

Purchase the "Peak Teams" book for yourself and your leadership team to learn and independently implement the fundamentals of the Peak Teams System.

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Apply Peak by Subscribing Your Team to Rucksack

Subscribe to Rucksack to give yourself and your team access to the tools, meetings, and resources necessary to fully implement the Peak Teams System.

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Master Peak by Working with a Peak Teams Guide

Contact us to learn more about hiring and working with a certified Peak Teams Guide who will teach and facilitate your team in mastering the Peak Teams System.

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When every detail matters, building a high-performing team becomes more than a choice – it becomes a necessity.

Interview excerpts from "Peak Teams - Mastering the Habits of Unstoppable Venture-backed Companies"


Peak Teams System™

Unlock your team's full potential with the Peak Teams System™. This comprehensive set of tools, designed specifically for venture-backed companies, provides everything you need to forge an unstoppable team.

Three Year Vision

Create a compelling future with a unified Three Year Vision. This tool guides your team to define their peak, setting the stage for long-term success.

One Year Plan

Develop a clear, actionable One Year Plan. Our system directs you to establish realistic milestones, helping your team reach the next camp and prepare for the ascent.

Peak OKRs™

Align your goals using our video-guided sessions to create smart, quarterly team and functional OKRs. Set the course and measure your progress effectively.

Peak KPIs™

Utilize our step-by-step, video-guided resources to craft the metrics critical for leading your organization. Track success with Peak KPIs™.

Peak Team Surveys™

Strengthen alignment, focus, and organizational health with our Peak Annual and Quarterly Team Surveys. Leverage feedback to continually improve and adapt.

Peak Talent Mapping™

Optimize team structure with Peak Talent Mapping™. Align roles and responsibilities with your mission, vision, and plan, placing the right talent in the right positions.

Peak Annual Meeting™

Conduct impactful Annual Off-sites with our Peak Annual Meeting™. Use our video-guided sessions and resources to streamline in-person or online planning.

Peak Quarterly Meeting™

Keep your team on track with the Peak Quarterly Meeting™. Our video-guided sessions and resources ensure consistent focus and momentum.

Weekly Camp Meeting™

Transform your team meetings with our efficient, effective Weekly Camp Meeting™ agenda. Say goodbye to unproductive meetings and keep your team aligned and focused.

Mission Statement

Define your purpose with guided sessions on creating or refining your mission statement. Lead your team with a clear, impactful declaration of your intent.

Core Values

Ingrain your ethos with guided sessions to establish your company's core values and weave them into your culture. Create a strong, value-driven team.

And Much More

The Peak Teams System™ doesn't stop here. Rucksack is filled with additional tools, resources, and guided videos to help you and your entire team ascend to peak performance.

Schedule a Free Peak Discussion Today

Are you interested in maximizing the likelihood of your team's success? Take the next step by booking a complimentary 20-minute Peak Discussion today. Let's delve deeper into your specific needs and explore how Rucksack can empower your team for success.


Rucksack Enterprise Subscriptions

Choose the subscription that suits your team's needs and start harnessing the power of the Peak Teams System™

Rucksack Monthly Subscription



  • One subscription for your entire team to access the complete Peak Teams System™
  • Implement the habits and tools enterprise-wide that build high-performing, venture-backed teams
  • Step-by-step video guidance and comprehensive resources for seamless mastery of Peak Team Tools and Meetings™
  • Cultivate a culture of team alignment, unwavering focus, and elevated accountability
  • Join Live Peak Team Calls

Rucksack Pro Annual Subscription


Annual (Save 30% with annual billing)

  • All the benefits of the Monthly Subscription with a 30% Annual Savings
  • One subscription for your entire team to access the complete Peak Teams System™
  • Implement the habits and tools enterprise-wide that build high-performing, venture-backed teams
  • Step-by-step video guidance and comprehensive resources for seamless mastery of Peak Team Tools and Meetings™
  • Cultivate a culture of team alignment, unwavering focus, and elevated accountability
  • Join Live Peak Team Calls

Partner with a Certified Peak Teams Guide


Contact for Daily Session Pricing

  • Facilitated Annual and Quarterly Team Sessions by a Certified Peak Teams Guide™
  • Facilitated Guided Sessions Including: Pre-Planning, Peak Session, and Weekly Camp Meeting™ Training
  • Additional Quarterly Team Peak Teams Coaching Support as Needed
  • Work 1:1 with a Peak Guide to align and focus your entire team
  • Leverage 1:1 insights to build your team using the Peak Teams System™
  • Access to specials, including team off-sites and retreats

* Ask about our Venture Partner Network Pricing Options 


Take a Free Peak Teams Assessment

Welcome to the Peak Teams Assessment, a comprehensive tool designed to evaluate and enhance the performance of your team. This assessment provides insightful analysis across key behavioral areas crucial to the success of venture-backed teams. Let's get your team to the peak.


Client Success Stories

Craig Lewis

CEO and Founder | Gig Wage

"The Peak Teams System has been a winning formula for Gig Wage. When you are scaling exponentially, it's easy to get pulled in a million directions and get distracted. So, it's imperative to focus and align your leadership team on top priorities.”

Mel Stricklan

CEO | Slingshot Aerospace

“Collective Genius’s Peak Teams System has been transformational for our company. We’ve been able to hone in on our alignment, focus, and accountability which has contributed to our many successes as an organization. Slingshot Aerospace is truly appreciative of Peak's great work.”

Ryan Broshar

Partner | Matchstick Ventures

"The Peak Teams System has been an essential tool for Matchstick as we continue to focus on building our investment platform. This unique framework has helped align our partnership and make sure we are continually focusing on strategic goals that actually move the needle for our founders and investors."

Jeff Martin

CEO and Founder | Collective Genius

CEO and Founder | Collective Genius
Based in Los Angeles, California, Jeff founded and sold his first startup in college and then went on to play a variety of roles in venture-backed technology companies.

Over the last two decades, Jeff and his team at Collective Genius have curated the Peak Teams System™, leveraging their experience and network of notable CEOs, founders, and investors. To build unstoppable teams, they have packaged the entire Peak Teams System™ in an online platform called ”Rucksack.”

Collective Genius

We build high-performing teams for venture-backed technology companies and venture capital firms. With offices in Los Angeles, Collective Genius has worked with hundreds of CEOs, founders, leadership teams, and investors across the United States and worldwide.

Collective Genius combines decades of experience in venture-backed organizations, focusing on uplifting teams to exceed their potential.

Claim your Complimentary Copy of the Weekly Camp Meeting™ Agenda

Discover a thoughtful solution to transform your team meetings. Did you know that over 90% of venture-backed CEOs and founders find little value in their weekly team gatherings? Say goodbye to unproductive meetings and embrace the power of the Weekly Camp Meeting™.


Venture Partners

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Schedule a 50-Minute 1:1 Peak Coaching Session

Elevate your team's performance with personalized coaching calls that harness the power of the Peak Teams System™.

Prepare, troubleshoot, customize, and get your questions answered through dedicated one-on-one sessions. Elevate your team to new heights with our impactful Peak Coaching Sessions.


Client Success Stories

Chelsie Lee

CEO and Founder | Shipsi (Acquired)

"Over the years, Jeff has been an incredible resource, and The Peak Teams System has been an absolute game-changer for our organization – the most effective I've experienced through my career to mutually set the vision, align on key priorities, and execution. Thank you for the guidance and continued support."

Adam Weber

Co-Founder, Chief People Officer | Emplify (Acquired)

"The Peak Teams System and Rucksack has been the right tool at the right time for us. In a simple way, it's created cross-departmental alignment and increased our pace and accountability."

Nick Kim

Principal | Upfront Ventures

"The Peak Teams System is effective at aligning our partnership around a set of goals and facilitating the debate about internal priorities. Jeff delivered the Peak Teams System to help us prioritize our goals and execute against them. I recommend Peak to anyone doing annual planning at the senior leadership level."

Lori O'Keefe

CEO | MAAS ForSitePro

"The Peak Teams System has proven to be an essential part of our team’s success. With two distinct sectors of our business, the Peak system has allowed us to grow a stable and successful service offering and simultaneously launch a new software offering. Peak has been instrumental in keeping both initiatives focused and our diverse team aligned to deliver great results for our company."

Amir Hemmat

CEO and Co-founder | Welcome Technologies

"When you are scaling fast and building on momentum it’s critical to create focus on key priorities and efficient communication. The Peak Teams System has given our team the planning framework to execute our company vision and maximize our positive social impact."

Anne Hallock

Chief of Staff | Flowspace

"As a remote-first organization scaling quickly, we found the Peak Teams System to be crucial infrastructure for aligning and executing on our core objectives at Flowspace. We benefitted tremendously from Jeff’s guidance and counsel throughout the process, and look forward to working with him as we implement the system over the long term."

"The true grit and grind as a CEO or founder is doing whatever it takes to build an unstoppable team." - Jeff Martin

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Client Success Stories

Ethan Austin

Investor and Advisor | Techstars

"Rucksack is A+. It is perfect for getting teams aligned, focused, and accountable. Every startup needs an operating system. Rucksack is the first platform I’ve seen that really delivers this in bite-sized chunks for busy CEOs who know what they need to do but are having trouble getting started."

Beth Engel

Partner | Dundee Ventures

"Peak tools’ process, plan, and style is the right mix of listening and prodding to help our team get our priorities onto paper, meet deadlines, and hold ourselves accountable."

John Tomich

CEO and Founder | Credit Key

"When you are scaling fast and building on momentum, it’s critical to create focus on key priorities and efficient communication. The Peak Teams System and Tools with Collective Genius have given our team the planning framework to execute our company vision and maximize our positive social impact."

Chris Carey

CEO and Founder | Modern Automotive Performance (Acquired)

"The Peak Team System quickly shifted our mindset from working "in" the business to "on" the business. Peak keeps us focused on the big picture as well as helps us define the most important priorities and goals for the organization. It has provided us tremendous value throughout our growth journey."

Anand Shah

CEO and Founder | Databook

"The Peak Team System has given my team the tools needed to maximize our potential. The cadence keeps us on track and strengthens the trust and respect within our team. I would recommend the Peak System for any high growth venture backed company."

Brian Mac Mahon

Investor and Founder | Expert Dojo

"At the Expert Dojo Accelerator we have been using Rucksack and the Peak Team System to great effect with our cohort.  It has given them structure and valuable guidance as they build their next unicorns. Well done Jeff for building this in such an easy to follow methodology and system."

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