Management Team

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Evan Spiegel, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Spiegel is our co-founder and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors since May 2012. Mr. Spiegel holds a B.S. in Engineering - Product Design from Stanford University.

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Robert Murphy, Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Murphy is our co-founder and has served as our Chief Technology Officer and a member of our board of directors since May 2012. Mr. Murphy holds a B.S. in Mathematical and Computational Science from Stanford University.

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Derek Andersen, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Andersen has served as Chief Financial Officer since May 2019 and previously served as our Vice President of Finance since July 2018. Mr. Andersen was previously employed at Amazon.com, Inc. from March 2011 to June 2018, serving in a variety of roles, most recently as Vice President of Finance supporting Amazon’s digital video business. Mr. Andersen also previously served in roles at Fox Interactive Media, including as Senior Vice President, Finance and Business Operations for IGN, and as Vice President, Finance. Mr. Andersen holds a B.B.A from Acadia University, an M.B.A from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and is a CFA Charter Holder.

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Jacob Andreou, Vice President of Product

Mr. Andreou has served as Vice President of Product since June 2018 and previously served in various roles including Director of Product and Growth, Director of Growth, and Design Engineer between May 2015 and June 2018. Mr. Andreou was previously employed at ThinkAkili from May 2012 to March 2015, serving as Co-Founder and Product Lead. Mr. Andreou holds a B.S. in Biomedical Computing from Queens University.

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Jeremi Gorman, Chief Business Officer

Ms. Gorman has served as our Chief Business Officer since November 2018. Ms. Gorman was employed at Amazon.com, Inc., serving as Head of Global Field Advertising Sales from June 2018 to November 2018, as Head of Field Advertising Sales, U.S. from April 2015 to June 2018, and as Head of Entertainment Advertising Sales from 2012 to April 2015. Ms. Gorman holds a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Julie Henderson, Chief Communications Officer

Ms. Henderson has served as Chief Communications Officer since April 2019. From July 2013 to April 2019, Ms. Henderson served as Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Ms. Henderson also previously served in roles at News Corporation, including as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Chief Communications Officer, and Senior Vice President, Communications and Corporate Strategy. Ms. Henderson holds a B.A. from Johnston Center, University of Redlands.

Darcie Henry , Chief Human Resources Officer

Ms. Henry has served as our Chief Human Resources Officer since July 2021. From September 2018 to June 2021, Ms. Henry served as VP HR – Global Consumer and Operations at Amazon.com, Inc., and previously served there as VP HR – Amazon Devices, M&A, Biz Dev, Digital Advertising, Amazon Go, Amazon Books from June 2014 to September 2018, and in a variety of HR roles from June 1998 to June 2014. Ms. Henry holds a B.A. in English from Seattle Pacific University and certifications in Finance, Compensation, Measuring & Improving Business Performance & HR from Cornell University.

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Jerry Hunter, Senior Vice President, Engineering

Mr. Hunter has served as our Senior Vice President, Engineering since November 2017 and previously served as Vice President of Core Engineering since October 2016. From August 2010 to October 2016, Mr. Hunter served as Vice President of Infrastructure at Amazon.com, Inc., and previously as Vice President of Corporate Applications at Amazon from October 2007 to August 2010. Mr. Hunter holds a B.S. and M.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona.

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Betsy Kenny Lack, Head of Global Brand Strategy

Ms. Lack has served as Head of Global Brand Strategy since July 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Lack was Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair, overseeing the magazine’s Silicon Valley and technology coverage, and created and ran the New Establishment Summit series. Prior to that, Ms. Lack served as a philanthropic and public policy adviser to individuals and companies. Ms. Lack serves on the board of directors of the Snap Foundation, Lincoln Center Theater, and the Walden Woods Project. Ms. Lack is also a Life Trustee of WNET, the organization that oversees public television stations in the New York metropolitan area. Ms. Lack holds a B.A. from Princeton University.

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Kenny Mitchell, Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Mitchell has served as Chief Marketing Officer since June 2019. From February 2018 to May 2019, Mr. Mitchell served as Vice President of Marketing at McDonald’s Corporation. Mr. Mitchell also previously served as Head of Consumer Engagement at Gatorade from March 2015 to February 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Mitchell served as Managing Director, Brand and Consumer Marketing at NASCAR from December 2013 to April 2015. Mr. Mitchell holds a B.A. in Sociology and Economics from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

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Rebecca Morrow, Chief Accounting Officer

Ms. Morrow has served as our Chief Accounting Officer and Controller since September 2019. From January 2018 to August 2019, Ms. Morrow served as Chief Accounting Officer at GoDaddy Inc., and previously served as Vice President of Finance and Head of Technical Accounting and Reporting from March 2015 to January 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Morrow served in various roles at Deloitte & Touche LLP, most recently serving as Managing Director in the Advisory Services practice from August 2013 to March 2015, and as Senior Manager in the Advisory Services practice from October 2008 to August 2013. Ms. Morrow holds a B.S. degree in Business and Accounting from the University of Idaho and a Masters of Accountancy degree from the David Eccles School of Business of the University of Utah.

Ms. Morrow reports to Chief Financial Officer Derek Andersen.

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Michael O'Sullivan, General Counsel

Mr. O’Sullivan has served as our General Counsel since July 2017. From 1992 to July 2017, Mr. O’Sullivan was a lawyer in private practice. He served since 1996 as a lawyer at the law firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP in Los Angeles, California, where he focused his practice on advising companies, their boards of directors, and founders on corporate transactions, governance matters, and significant disputes. Mr. O’Sullivan holds a J.D. from University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law and a B.A. from University of Pennsylvania.

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Eitan Pilipski, Senior Vice President of Camera Platform

Mr. Pilipski has served as Senior Vice President of Camera Platform since November 2019 and previously served in various engineering roles including Vice President of Camera Platform and Director of Engineering between January 2016 and November 2019. Mr. Pilipski was previously employed at Qualcomm Incorporated from July 1999 to November 2015, serving in a variety of roles, most recently as Vice President of Technology. Mr. Pilipski holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University.

Mr. Pilipski reports to co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Bobby Murphy.

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Ben Schwerin, Senior Vice President, Content and Partnerships

Mr. Schwerin has served as Senior Vice President of Content and Partnerships since January 2021 and previously served in various Partnerships roles including Vice President of Partnerships and Director of Partnerships between January 2015 and December 2020. Mr. Schwerin was a co-founder of Fenway Strategies, a communications advisory firm, and previously worked in various roles for former President Bill Clinton, U2, and the ONE Campaign. Mr. Schwerin holds a B.A. in Psychology from Cornell University.

Executive Officers

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Evan Spiegel, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Spiegel is our co-founder and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors since May 2012. Mr. Spiegel holds a B.S. in Engineering - Product Design from Stanford University. We believe that Mr. Spiegel is qualified to serve as a member of our board based on the perspective and experience he brings as our co-founder and Chief Executive Officer.

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Robert Murphy, Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Murphy is our co-founder and has served as our Chief Technology Officer and a member of our board of directors since May 2012. Mr. Murphy holds a B.S. in Mathematical and Computational Science from Stanford University.

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Derek Andersen, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Andersen has served as Chief Financial Officer since May 2019 and previously served as our Vice President of Finance since July 2018. Mr. Andersen was previously employed at Amazon.com, Inc. from March 2011 to June 2018, serving in a variety of roles, most recently as Vice President of Finance supporting Amazon’s digital video business. Mr. Andersen also previously served in roles at Fox Interactive Media, including as Senior Vice President, Finance and Business Operations for IGN, and as Vice President, Finance. Mr. Andersen holds a B.B.A from Acadia University, an M.B.A from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and is a CFA Charter Holder.

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Jeremi Gorman, Chief Business Officer

Ms. Gorman has served as our Chief Business Officer since November 2018. Ms. Gorman was employed at Amazon.com, Inc., serving as Head of Global Field Advertising Sales from June 2018 to November 2018, as Head of Field Advertising Sales, U.S. from April 2015 to June 2018, and as Head of Entertainment Advertising Sales from 2012 to April 2015. Ms. Gorman holds a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Jerry Hunter, Senior Vice President, Engineering

Mr. Hunter has served as our Senior Vice President, Engineering since November 2017 and previously served as Vice President of Core Engineering since October 2016. From August 2010 to October 2016, Mr. Hunter served as Vice President of Infrastructure at Amazon, and previously as Vice President of Corporate Applications at Amazon from October 2007 to August 2010. Mr. Hunter holds a B.S. and M.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona.

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Rebecca Morrow, Chief Accounting Officer

Ms. Morrow has served as our Chief Accounting Officer and Controller since September 2019. From January 2018 to August 2019, Ms. Morrow served as Chief Accounting Officer at GoDaddy Inc., and previously served as Vice President of Finance and Head of Technical Accounting and Reporting from March 2015 to January 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Morrow served in various roles at Deloitte & Touche LLP, most recently serving as Managing Director in the Advisory Services practice from August 2013 to March 2015, and as Senior Manager in the Advisory Services practice from October 2008 to August 2013. Ms. Morrow holds a B.S. degree in Business and Accounting from the University of Idaho and a Masters of Accountancy degree from the David Eccles School of Business of the University of Utah.

Ms. Morrow reports to Chief Financial Officer Derek Andersen.

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Michael O'Sullivan, General Counsel

Mr. O’Sullivan has served as our General Counsel since July 2017. From 1992 to July 2017, Mr. O’Sullivan was a lawyer in private practice. He served since 1996 as a lawyer at the law firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP in Los Angeles, California, where he focused his practice on advising companies, their boards of directors, and founders on corporate transactions, governance matters, and significant disputes. Mr. O’Sullivan holds a J.D. from University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law and a B.A. from University of Pennsylvania.