All posts tagged: CEO

TaskRabbit Leadership Team

TaskRabbit Names Google Veteran Stacy Brown-Philpot as Chief Operating Officer

Today, we’re thrilled to announce that Stacy Brown-Philpot is joining TaskRabbit as Chief Operating Officer. Stacy’s extensive global experience in operations, business development, and finance makes her the perfect fit to lead these functions at TaskRabbit as we continue to grow and scale our marketplace. Stacy joins TaskRabbit’s founder and CEO Leah Busque and Chief Revenue Officer Anne Raimondi to lead the company. Stacy comes to TaskRabbit from Google Ventures, where she served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence, advising the firm’s portfolio companies in the consumer and business technology, marketplace, mobile, and payment sectors. Prior to that, Stacy spent nearly a decade at Google, leading global operations for flagship products, including Search, Chrome, and Google+. In addition to deep experience on the consumer product side, Stacy held several senior-level finance positions at Google. Her responsibilities included managing the company’s revenue in select verticals, launching international finance operations, developing payment solutions, and implementing world-class customer operations. She also served as Head of Online Sales and Operations for Google India, where she directed remote sales and support for the …

Vision CEO Productivity Secrets

My Productivity Secrets: Clarity, Awareness, and Focus

Guest Blogger Arjun Dev Arora is founder & CEO of ReTargeter, a full-service display advertising platform specializing in retargeting and audience targeting. Arjun also serves as a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, an LP at 500Startups, and is an angel investor and advisor to multiple Silicon Valley startups. As founder and CEO of a rapidly growing tech company, I’ve had to learn how to deal with a fire hose of information and drill down seemingly insurmountable projects into manageable tasks. To be as productive as possible, you need to have a clear understanding of what’s important (and what isn’t), be aware of what’s going on in your company and in your life, and create situations that allow you to focus on what matters most to your personal and professional development.. Clarity of Vision To focus on the most important things in your world, you need to start with a solid vision of what the most important things are. It sounds obvious, but it’s way too easy to get bogged down in the details of …