Thumbtack Names Former Google Human Resources Leader as Vice President of People

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Thumbtack,
a local services marketplace that connects customers with skilled
professionals, today announced the appointment of its new Vice President
of People, Justin Angsuwat, effective immediately.

As Thumbtack’s VP of People, Angsuwat oversees all people operations,
including recruiting, human resources, office operations, learning and
development, and total rewards. He will serve as a member of Thumbtack’s
leadership team and will report to Thumbtack co-founder and CEO Marco
Zappacosta.

Angsuwat joins Thumbtack from Google, where he was a member of the
People Operations Leadership Team, most recently as the Head of Human
Resources at Google for its Go-To-Market functions.

“I joined Thumbtack because it’s a people-centric business. As the
company grows, it’s vital we continue to find the best and most
interesting people to join the team – those with diverse backgrounds,
skills and experiences,” said Angsuwat. “Every day here is about
focusing on each person’s unique value, in a culture where people can
grow and bring their full selves to work.”

“As a growth-stage startup, how we hire, how we meet, how we build teams
and share information across the company are all central to our
success,” said Zappacosta. “I am confident Justin will ensure the
Thumbtack team is well positioned to build a generational company that
helps tens of millions of people start and run their own small
businesses.”

About Thumbtack

Thumbtack makes finding the right local professional so easy you can
accomplish everything on your list, from those things you need to do to
those you want to do—maybe even those you haven’t thought of yet. More
than 250,000 professionals in over 1,000 unique categories, ranging from
handymen and housekeepers, to tutors, photographers, wedding planners
and more, use Thumbtack to connect with millions of customers,
collectively generating more than $1 billion in annual business across
all 50 States. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in San Francisco,
Thumbtack is backed by Sequoia Capital, Google Capital, Tiger Global
Management, Javelin Investment Partners and Baillie Gifford. For more
information, visit www.thumbtack.com
and download the app for Apple and Android devices.

Contacts

Thumbtack
Justine Gananian
press@thumbtack.com