Founder and CEO
Mr. Szulczewski is our founder and has served as our Chief Executive Officer since July 2010. Prior to founding the Company, Mr. Szulczewski served in various positions at Google, Inc., a technology company, including as a technical lead and senior software engineer, from April 2005 until January 2009. Mr. Szulczewski holds a B.S. in mathematics and computer science from University of Waterloo.
Ms. Reses was appointed Executive Chair in May 2021 and has been a member of our Board since December 2020. Previously, she served as Executive Chair of Square Financial Services LLC and Capital Lead at Square, Inc., a publicly traded financial services company which provides payments, point of sale, and cashflow management services to small businesses and consumers, from October 2015 until October 2020. From February 2016 to July 2018, Ms. Reses also served as People Lead for Square, Inc. From September 2012 to October 2015, Ms. Reses served as Chief Development Officer of Yahoo! Inc. In this role, she focused on leading partnerships, acquisitions and investments, significant corporate tax transactions, as well as human resources. Prior to Yahoo, Ms. Reses led the U.S. media group as a Partner at Apax Partners Worldwide LLP, a global private equity firm, which she joined in 2001. Ms. Reses has served on the board of directors of Affirm, Inc., a publicly traded company, since January 2021, Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded company, since August 2021, Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. III since April 2020 and Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, Ltd., since July 2020, and currently serves on the board of National Public Radio and the Economic Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Ms. Reses previously served on the board of directors of Alibaba Group Holding Limited and Social Capital Hedosophia Holding Corp. Ms. Reses holds a B.S. in Economics with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Just has served as our interim co-CFO since July 2021. Mr. Just will also continue in his role as Chief Accounting Officer, which he has held since November 2020. Prior to taking on these roles, he served as Wish’s Controller from August 2019 and as Assistant Controller from September 2017. Mr. Just was previously the Controller for the Internet of Things (IOT) Business Unit at Cisco Systems, Inc. from 2016 to 2017 and Assistant Controller for Jasper Wireless from 2013 to 2016, prior to its acquisition by Cisco in March 2016. Mr. Just began his career in public accounting at Deloitte and Just, Gurr & Associates. He holds a B.S. in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Ms. Oliver has served as our interim co-CFO since July 2021. Ms. Oliver joined Wish in August 2018 and was most recently our Director of Finance Planning & Analysis. From March 2016 until August 2018, Ms. Oliver served in various positions at Cisco Systems, Inc., most recently as Senior Financial Analyst, and previously served in various positions at Jasper Wireless prior to its acquisition by Cisco in March 2016. Ms. Oliver started her career in the Financial Leadership Development Program at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, a global security and aerospace company. She holds an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University and a B.S. in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University.
General Counsel and Secretary
Mr. Shah has served as our General Counsel since February 2018. From August 2010 until April 2017, Mr. Shah served in various positions at Zynga Inc., a game development company, most recently as General Counsel, Secretary and Senior Vice President. Prior to Zynga, Mr. Shah served as General Counsel and Associate General Counsel at UTStarcom, a telecommunications company, Senior Corporate Counsel at Longs Drugs Inc., and Corporate Counsel at Chiron Corporation, a biotechnology company. Mr. Shah began his career as an attorney at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, LLP. Mr. Shah holds a B.S. in engineering from Cornell University, an M.S. in engineering from Stanford University and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
Chief Product Officer
Mr. Jain has served as our Chief Product Officer since August 2021. He served as Director of Product Management at Google from 2017 to 2021. At Google, he incubated and led the development of Discovery Ads, bringing inspirational and engaging commercial ad experiences to YouTube, Gmail and Discover. Prior to joining Google, Mr. Jain played a key role driving customer growth at Flipkart through the roll out of a series of personalization and merchandising solutions. He also led the development of several innovative payment solutions to enhance business performance. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jain led product teams at Twitter and Microsoft. He holds an M.B.A. from the Indian School of Business and a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Kassaei has served as our Chief Technology Officer since July 2021. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Senior Director of Software Engineering at Google where he oversaw the development and roll-out of commerce capabilities across its core product suite, including Search and YouTube. Mr. Kassaei previously spent more than 10 years at eBay Inc. where he held multiple leadership positions, including Chief Architect for the core marketplace. Earlier in his career, he led engineering teams in companies within the manufacturing and processing, and finance industries. Mr. Kassaei holds an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business.
Vice President of Operations
Mr. Chuang has served as our Vice President of Operations since December 2019 and prior to that served as our Head of Finance, and subsequently Vice President of Finance beginning in June 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Chuang was a senior analyst at GGV Capital, a venture capital firm and began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Chuang holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an M.B.A. from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.
Vice President of Data Science
Mr. Liu has served as our Vice President of Data Science since August 2020. He previously served as our Director of Data Science since September 2019. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Liu served as Data Science Manager at Airbnb, an online rental company, from August 2015 until August 2017 and Data Science Lead until September 2019. Earlier in his career, Mr. Liu was a research scientist at PARC, a Xerox company. Mr. Liu holds a Bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University, a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy – Industrial and System Engineering from the University of Southern California.