A big, warm welcome to our newest employee!
Hey everyone, Jake here. I'd like to share some very exciting news with you.
Thanks to you, Threadless is still growing like gangbusters. On top of that, we have tons of new Threadless ideas that we want to make real. We also have a number of additional skinnyCorp projects that we want to launch. In order to make sure we can do all this stuff, I decided it would be a good idea to hire someone who could help.
It had to be someone with the right background, who understands skinnyCorp / Threadless and shares our vision to grow the company with passion, honesty and integrity. We searched high and low, east and west, and in our tee shirt drawers, and we found a guy who we're really excited about. His name is Tom Ryan and he just started working here as our new CEO.
Tom's been working on the web since '96 when he started an indie music download company called Cductive, which was bought by eMusic. He also worked at Virgin Mobile USA and EMI Music, where he oversaw the company's global digital business. Tom's spent most of his career helping grow companies that bridge the creative world and technology / web world. We're glad that he's here to help us with that at skinnyCorp / Threadless.
Tom will work closely with me, Jeffrey, Harper, and the rest of the skinnyCorp team. In partnering with Tom, it will free up a lot of my time to focus more on new, fun and strategic ideas for the company to pursue. My new title will be CSO (Chief Strategy Officer) and I will be strategeree-izing all kinds of awesomeness for everyone starting NOW! Look out!
A big warm welcome to Tom! Yay :)