22 July 2024, 20:34
By Furniture News Aug 16, 2021

Wayfair appoints tech scaling specialist

Wayfair has appointed Jeremy King to its board of directors, stating that Jeremy brings extensive experience of leading and building large-scale technology efforts spanning the retail and software industries – including in his current role as senior VP and head of engineering at Pinterest.

“We’re delighted to welcome Jeremy to the board as we continue to scale the Wayfair technology platform and deliver world-class experiences for both our customers and supplier partners,” says Niraj Shah, CEO, co-founder and co-chairman, Wayfair. “Jeremy offers an abundance of knowledge in building seamless technology products and leveraging data to grow businesses, and we are eager to gain from his advice and counsel.”

In his role at Pinterest, Jeremy leads the company’s technical vision and oversees the engineering team, building products, platforms and machine learning systems. Under his leadership, his teams have built and scaled Pinterest’s visual discovery engine. His expertise spans the entire end-to-end ecommerce shopping experience, having overseen customer, merchant and supply chain technologies across cloud and data platforms.

“I am pleased to join Wayfair’s board and offer my support and guidance as the company continues to scale the preeminent platform for the home category,” says Jeremy. “Wayfair has created infrastructure, technology and services that power deep connections and loyalty with both customers and suppliers. I look forward to serving as an advisor as Wayfair reinforces those exceptional experiences and relationships.”

Prior to joining Pinterest, Jeremy led the ecommerce technology team behind US retail stores and ecommerce for Walmart and Jet, most recently serving as executive VP and CTO. King also served as executive VP, technology of LiveOps from 2008-11, and as VP software development and engineering of eBay from 2001-08.

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