I’ve decided to wrap up 7 great years at eBay and will be leaving in a couple weeks. I’m proud of the design team I’ve built there and wish them and all my colleagues the very best as the eBay Marketplace completes the turnaround that’s well underway. Since finishing my MBA I’ve been interested in making a more formal transition to product management as well as building experience within a smaller organization.
I’m joining an old friend of mine, Justin Miller, who’s now CEO at Plaxo, to head up the Product Management team as it’s Senior Director. I’m looking forward to joining the leadership team to focus on the renewed vision of building a truly smart, socially-aware, and pervasive address book.
UPDATE 4/30: I’m hiring a Product Manager to head up Plaxo’s growth areas (Position filled) and there is also an opening for a lead designer. If you or anyone you know is interested in hearing more, let me know.
Recent April Techcrunch interview on the future of Plaxo: