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Lean In TaskRabbit

Team TaskRabbit Leans Way In

A few weeks ago, Leah handed out copies of Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg to everyone here at TaskRabbit HQ and gave us a homework assignment: Read the book from cover to cover and get ready for a real discussion. Armed with questions, comments, and concerns, we all gathered around the lunch tables, ready to dive in to a Lean In-themed Learnch. Learnch is a weekly lunchtime seminar series here at TaskRabbit  designed to help us share knowledge, ideas, and inspiration amongst the staff. Typically, a Learnch lasts for about an hour — this one went on for three hours. We had a lot to discuss. Our COO, Stacy Brown-Philpot, kicked things off by sharing her personal Lean In story and explaining why she believed this book was necessary reading for everyone — men and women — working in startups today. Then Stacy opened it up for questions and we got to the meaty stuff. Is it okay to cry at work? What’s it like being a woman …

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TaskRabbit Signs On As Launch Partner For LeanIn.org

TaskRabbit is thrilled to announce today that it has signed on as a launch partner for LeanIn.org. Catalyzed by the book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In’s mission is to create a global community dedicated to supporting women “leaning in” to their ambitions. With an all-female C-Suite and incredible women at every level of the organization, TaskRabbit is a natural partner for this incredible new movement. [pullthis]“TaskRabbit is leaning in because we’ve seen first-hand what happens when women lead,” said TaskRabbit founder and CEO Leah Busque. “Talented, dedicated men and women at all levels and in all departments have built this company and helped shape a movement in the technology world, and I look forward to further championing this ideology as a Lean In partner.”[/pullthis][pullshow] As a Lean In launch partner, TaskRabbit joins an impressive array of companies and organizations including Linkedin, Google, Virgin America, American Express, and Teach for America. LeanIn.org consists of three integrated programs. First, the Lean In Community, an online group …

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 …