Ben Silbermann

  • Pinterest Updates Diversity Efforts for 2016, Goals for 2017

    … underrepresented backgrounds this year, especially in engineering, including Li Fan, head of engineering, and Ruben Ortega, head of our Seattle engineering office. In addition, Michelle Wilson became the first independent member of our board. As for 2017 goals, he wrote: We updated our women in engineering hiring rate goal to 25 percent…

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  • Pinterest Tops 150 Million Monthly Active Users

    … businesses on Pinterest, along with “tens of thousands” of advertisers. There are more than 10 million buyable products on Pinterest, from more than 25,000 merchant partners, including Bloomingdale’s, Wayfair, Neiman Marcus, Macy’s and Nordstrom. And Pinterest co-founder and CEO Ben Silbermann added in a blog post: One of the best things about Pinterest…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 21 readers -
  • Pinterest Taps Twitter’s Todd Morgenfeld as First CFO

    … as senior vp of treasury, financial analytics and corporate development at HP, Koh reported, and he has also worked with Goldman Sachs and Silver Lake. Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann said in an interview with Koh that current Pinterest head of finance Natalie Fair “is looking at other opportunities within the company,” and he shot down speculation…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 25 readers -
  • Former Amazon Exec Michelle Wilson Joins Pinterest Board

    … Former Amazon executive Michelle Wilson was added to the board of directors at Pinterest. Wilson was with Amazon for 13 years, until September 2012, serving in roles including general counsel, head of human resources and senior vice president. Prior to Amazon, she was a partner at law firm Perkins Coie. She is Pinterest’s first female board…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 10 readers -
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