Josh Silverman

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Etsy, Inc.

Josh Silverman

Josh Silverman

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Etsy, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Etsy, Inc.
Skype Ltd.
Skype Technologies SA

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Number of Boards

7

Birthday

1969

Age

52

Number of Awards

1

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Advisor at HackNY

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Co-Founder at Union Square Ventures LLC

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Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner at Atomico

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Chief Financial Officer at NG US I, Inc.

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Former Chairwoman at The Container Store Group, Inc.

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Founder at Shake Shack, Inc.

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Director & Chief Executive Officer at Shake Shack, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Skype Technologies SA

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Executive-in-Residence at General Catalyst LLC

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Mercer Investments LLC

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Josh Silverman
Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Etsy, Inc.
Education
MBA
Class of 1997

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

BA, magna cum laude
Class of 1991

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

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Every year the World Economic Forum reviews thousands of nominations to find the most accomplished and inspiring young leaders to join the Forum of Young Global Leaders. The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multistakeholder community of more than 700 exceptional young leaders who share a commitment to shaping the global future. Young Global Leaders represent the future of leadership, coming from all regions of the world and representing business, government, civil society, arts & culture, academia and media, as well as social entrepreneurs. Set up as an independent not-for-profit foundation, under the supervision of the Swiss Government, the Forum of Young Global Leaders works in close cooperation with the World Economic Forum to integrate young leaders into deep interaction with other stakeholders of global society.

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Current

CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion is the CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. The company is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member
Current

TO ENGAGE AND SERVE STANFORD GSB ALUMNI THROUGHOUT THEIR LIVES AND TO ADVANCE STANFORD GSB IN ITS MISSION TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE, PRINCIPLED, AND INSIGHTFUL LEADERS WHO CHANGE THE WORLD.

Career History
Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
2017 - Current

Etsy, Inc. engages in the management of an online marketplace. Its technology platform allows sellers to manage and scale their business. The firm offers handmade products such as shoes, clothing, bags, and accessories. It operates through the United States and International geographical segments. The company was founded by Haim Schoppik, Robert Kalin, Jared Tarbell, and Christopher Maguires in June 2005 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

Chief Executive Officer
2008 - Prior

Skype Ltd. designs and develops communications software. It provides video and voice calling, instant messenger, and short message services. The company was founded by Morten Lund and Niklas Marten Zennstrom on February 12, 2004 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

President, US Consumer Services
2011 - 2015

The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center in New York City. The company was founded in 1850 and is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company is best known for its charge card, credit card, and traveler's cheque businesses.

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$20K - $50K
2017

Scripted, Inc. operates an online marketplace platform for freelance writers. It provides custom content on demand product. The firm allows businesses to secure writers for content needs such as blog posts, social media posts, newsletters, articles and copywriting. The company was founded by Ryan Buckley, Freer Zachary and Sunil Rajaraman in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

$25K - $50K
2016

Scripted, Inc. operates an online marketplace platform for freelance writers. It provides custom content on demand product. The firm allows businesses to secure writers for content needs such as blog posts, social media posts, newsletters, articles and copywriting. The company was founded by Ryan Buckley, Freer Zachary and Sunil Rajaraman in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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SiteAware Systems Ltd. provides custom software for using drones. Its technology makes it easier and safer for people to fly drones autonomously and avoid obstacles, especially in cluttered outdoor environments. The company was founded by Ori Aphek and Guy Raz in 2014 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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ZenPayroll, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud-based payroll, benefits, and human resource management software. Its Gusto software offers hiring and onboarding, time tracking, and employee finance tools. The company was founded by Edward Kim, Mark Tomer London, and Joshua Reeves in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Sidecar Technologies, Inc. provides mobile appplication that links passengers who need rides with drivers willing to drive them, using their own cars as transportation. It offers three services Sidecar, a ride application that connects riders with everyday drivers in their personal vehicle; Shared Rides, a discounted instant carpooling application; and Sidecar Deliveries, which combines people and packages on the same route for the fastest, innovative on-demand delivery solution for retailers. The company was founded by Adrian M.C. Fortino, Sunil Paul and Jahan Khanna on September 1, 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Awards & Honors
Stanford University Graduate School of Business - Arjay Miller Scholar
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