Before founding zulily, Darrell spent almost a decade at Blue Nile, where he was CTO and SVP of Marketing. In 2009, he spent a year at Microsoft leading the BizTalk Server business. Previously, he was at Starwave, a Seattle-based internet company, working on large web properties including ESPN.com and ABCNews.com. He attended the University of Victoria. When he's not at zulily, Darrell's favorite thing to do is spend time with his young son and daughter, especially on trips to visit family in Canada and Ireland.Luke Friang | Chief Information Officer
Before joining zulily as CIO in 2011, Luke was VP and CIO at drugstore.com, where he oversaw all aspects of technology strategy, planning, development and operations. Previously, he was Senior Director of e-Commerce Technologies at Costco Wholesale. From 1997-2001, Luke held a variety of roles at The Spiegel Group and its associated companies, including Eddie Bauer, where he was responsible for the development of www.eddiebauer.com. Luke studied Business Administration, Computer Science and Internet Technology in the Seattle area. He serves on the board of directors for the Washington Technology Information Association, and enjoys playing competitive soccer and coaching teams for his son and daughter.Marc Stolzman | Chief Financial Officer
Marc joined zulily in 2012 from action sports lifestyle retailer Zumiez, where he served as CFO, Corporate Secretary and Principal Accounting Officer. Marc brings more than 20 years of financial and retail experience to his role as CFO at zulily. Prior to Zumiez, Marc held positions as the CFO of Blue Nile, CFO of Imperium Renewables Inc., SVP Finance & Business Development of Starbucks Coffee International and CFO of Starbucks Japan. Marc attended Washington State University. When he's not at zulily, he enjoys cooking with his wife, exploring wines and trying to keep up with the activities of his four kids.Bob Spieth | Chief Operating Officer
In 2013, Bob moved to Seattle and joined zulily from OHL, one of the largest third-party logistics companies in the world, where he served most recently as President of Contract Logistics and previously as CIO and SVP of Operations. Earlier in his career, Bob worked for McKinsey & Company and Arrow Electronics, and served as an officer in the US Army. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an AB in Physics from Princeton University. Bob enjoys spending time with his wife and their two twenty-something daughters.Lori Twomey | Chief Merchant
Before joining zulily shortly after it was founded in 2009, Lori was the President of Charming Direct/Crosstown Traders, where she launched the Lane Bryant Woman catalog in 2007, and led the strategic direction of the Lane Bryant, Catherines and Fashion Bug websites. Prior to joining Crosstown Traders, she spent 16 years with Eddie Bauer in merchandising, product development and new business development, including working as the General Merchandising Manager of Eddie Bauer Direct. Lori's education is in Fashion Merchandising and Business. She loves to spend time outdoors, especially running marathons and half marathons.Dave Atchison | Senior Vice President, Marketing
Dave joined zulily in 2010 from RedEnvelope, a Provide Commerce brand, where he was Director of Marketing and Analytics. Before RedEnvelope, he was Director of Marketing at ProFlowers, another Provide Commerce brand. Previously, he founded a startup in the digital media space and worked as a strategic consultant for several Fortune 1000 companies. Dave received a BS in Operations Research & Financial Engineering from Princeton University. He and his wife welcomed a baby girl in 2012, and they already suspect she enjoys trips to beaches and ski slopes as much as they do.Colleen McKeown | Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Colleen’s career includes a variety of senior level positions in Human Resources, Labor, and Sales at some of the nation’s largest companies, including ON Semiconductor, eFunds, Northwest Airlines, PepsiCo and Ford. Colleen also serves on the Board of Advisors for IPSA International, a privately held investigative consulting services firm. Colleen graduated from Tufts University with BA degrees with honors in Economics and History. She also received a MLIR degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Colleen keeps busy with two teenage daughters. Her family enjoys traveling and gardening, and they consider shopping a bona fide hobby.
Darrell Cavens | CEOMark Vadon | Chairman of the Board
Mark Vadon co-founded zulily and serves as Chairman of the Board. Prior to zulily, Mark founded Blue Nile where he served as CEO until 2008 and Chairman of the Board until 2013. From December 1992 to March 1999, Mark was a consultant for Bain & Company, a management consulting firm. Mark holds a B.A. in social studies from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University. Mark also serves on the Board of Home Depot.Dan Levitan | Board Member
Dan Levitan has 25 years of collective experience in venture capital and investment banking, specialising in consumer and retail businesses. Eager to help innovative companies realize their full potential, Levitan launched Maveron, in 1998, with Howard Schultz, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Starbucks Coffee Company. In this role, Levitan has led many Maveron investments including zulily, Cranium, Potbelly Sandwich Works and Pinkberry and has directed many successful exits within the last 10 years, including, Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA), Cranium (acquired by Hasbro NASDAQ:HAS), Quellos (acquired by Blackrock NASDAQ:BLK), Good Technology (acquired by Motorola NASDAQ:MOT) and Shutterfly (NASDAQ:SFLY). He currently serves on the Board of Directors for NextFoods, PayNearMe, Pinkberry, Potbelly Sandwich Works, and Trupanion. Levitan is also a board member for The Rock Center for Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School and the Seattle Children's Hospital Foundation. He graduated from Horace Mann School, and received a BA magna cum laude from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.Mike Potter | Board Member
Mike Potter has over 30 years of experience in the retail industry - including e-commerce, department stores, specialty stores, discount and closeout retailing. Mike spent 14 years with Big Lots, serving as Chairman and CEO, as well as EVP and CFO. Prior to Big Lots, Mike held various positions with The Limited, Inc., May Department Stores, and Meier & Frank. Mike currently serves on the Board of Directors of Coldwater Creek, Blue Nile and Zulily, and formerly served on the Boards of Newegg and Big Lots. He holds an MBA from Capital University and a BS in Finance and Management from the University of Oregon.Eric Carlborg | Board Member
Eric is a partner at August Capital and has broad investing, transaction and operating experience in private and public growth companies. Prior to joining August Capital, Eric was a partner at Continental Investors, where he invested in ecommerce and software companies, as well as financial technology and service companies. His experience includes several years of investment banking at Merrill Lynch & Co including the position of Co-Head of Technology Investment Banking. Eric also served as an Executive in Residence at Golden Gate Capital. Eric's operating experience includes: CFO for Einstein Noah Bagel Corporation (ENBC) during the company's initial public offering. CFO for Authorize.Net which was acquired by Go2Net (GNET). CFO of Provide Commerce (PRVD) which was acquired by Liberty Media Interactive (LINTA). Eric received a BA in Economics from the University of Illinois and MBA from the University of Chicago.Spencer Rascoff | Board Member
Spencer Rascoff has years of experience building and scaling successful consumer technology companies. Spencer is currently the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Zillow Inc, a publicly-held home and real estate marketplace. In 1999, Spencer co-founded Hotwire.com, a leading Internet travel company, which was sold to Expedia in 2003. Before his consumer Web career, Spencer was a private equity investor at TPG Capital, and an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. Spencer is also on the Boards of Directors of Room 77, a privately-held online travel company and Julep, a privately-held beauty brand. Spencer graduated cum laude from Harvard University and has received numerous awards recognizing his achievements in business.Youngme Moon | Board Member
Youngme Moon has dedicated years of research to the topics of marketing innovation and brand differentiation. She is the Donald K. David Professor of Business Administration and Senior Associate Dean, Chair of the MBA Program, at Harvard Business School. In 2010, she published bestselling book, Different. From 1997 to 1998, Youngme was a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She holds a B.A. from Yale University, an M.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Stanford University. Youngme is also on the board of directors of Avid Technology, Inc., a supplier of non-linear video and audio editing systems.Jon Geshke | Board Member
John is currently general council at Zendesk, a customer service software company. Prior to joining Zendesk, John was the General Counsel at Norwest Venture Partners, a venture capital and growth equity firm managing over $3.7 billion in capital. John also practiced law for nearly 14 years at Cooley LLP where as a Partner he focused on the representation of emerging technology companies with respect to corporate governance, public market finance, intellectual property strategy, mergers and acquisitions. John holds an A.B. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.