Emily White

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Emily White is an American tech executive, most notable as a former chief operating officer at Snapchat Inc,[1] and current board member of Hyperloop One.[2]

Background[edit]

In the past White was a Director of Business Operations at Instagram, as well as Director, Local at Facebook Inc. and Director, Asia Pacific - Latin America Online Sales & Operations at Google Inc. White obtained her bachelor's degree at Vanderbilt University.[3] Her boardroom appointments include Lululemon Athletica Inc and the National Center for Women in I.T.[4] In September 2015, Emily joined Hyperloop One as a board observer.[5]

SnapChat[edit]

White was hired by Snapchat Inc as a business strategist and advisor.[4] She served as the COO from 2013 till March 2015. The public announcement of her leaving the company occurred days after Snapchat received funding from Alibaba Group.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Snapchat Doesn't Think It Needs an Adult Like Facebook Did". WIRED. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  2. ^ Lunden, Ingrid; Cutler, Kim-Mai. "Hyperloop Technologies Is Raising $80M, Names Ex-Cisco Pres Rob Lloyd CEO, Emily White As Advisor". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  3. ^ "Emily White Former Chief Operating Officer, Snapchat Inc". 'Bloomberg Business'. Bloomberg Business. 2015-03-15. Retrieved 2015-03-15.
  4. ^ a b "Emily White, 36 COO Snapchat". 'Fortune Magazine'. 2015-03-15. Retrieved 2015-03-15.
  5. ^ Lunden, Ingrid. "Hyperloop Technologies Is Raising $80M, Names Ex-Cisco Pres Rob Lloyd CEO, Emily White As Advisor". TechCrunch. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  6. ^ Eadicicco, Lisa (2015-03-13). "Snapchat loses its very experienced COO". 'Business Insider'. Business Insider. Retrieved 2015-03-15.