Meet the GoFundMe Executive Team

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Rob Solomon
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

With more than 20 years of experience helping to build some of the biggest names in tech, Rob wants to spread GoFundMe’s mission of changing the way the world gives. Previously he was a venture partner at Accel Partners, where he advised their portfolio companies on a wide range of strategic and operational issues. Rob was President and COO of Groupon, where he helped scale the company from 100 to more than 5,000 employees. As CEO of Sidestep, Rob led the company’s turnaround and merger with Kayak. At Yahoo, he ran the commerce business unit. Rob has a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California, Berkeley. He is an active investor in technology startups, and he serves on the board of directors of the Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA.

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Chi-Chao Chang
Chief Technology Officer

Chi-Chao joined GoFundMe to help build new products and scale the platform for hundreds of millions of engaged donors and tens of millions of campaigns every year. He has over 18 years managing product, engineering and data science teams. Most recently he was at Facebook where he helped quadruple overall search quality and engagement. After finishing a PhD in Computer Science from Cornell University, he started his 11-year career at Yahoo working in search and advertising engineering, and eventually ran its search business for two years. He also held senior executive roles in several start-ups. He is currently a board director at AISense and Peninsula Bridge, a leading non-profit organization that supports underserved students in the Bay Area.

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Daniel Gordon
Chief Business Officer

Danny seeks to build GoFundMe into a universally known and trusted fundraising brand to further empower a global culture of giving. He currently oversees GoFundMe’s personal and charitable go-to-market and global growth efforts, business development, communications, marketing, and many of the company’s ongoing commercial strategies. He also developed the policies and technologies to protect hundreds of millions of GoFundMe customers. Before joining GoFundMe, Danny supported a variety of global product and payment teams at Visa and practiced at the litigation boutique firm Keker, Van Nest & Peters. He earned his law degree from Stanford Law School and his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Between college and law school, Danny served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps and brings a wealth of leadership and management best practices to his roles. He also advises nonprofit startups and is a board director at the National Compassion Fund.

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Stephanie Cunningham
VP of Global People Operations

Stephanie oversees global people operations, recruiting, total rewards, learning and development and facilities. With over a decade of experience, she brings expertise and passion for building and scaling the full employee experience and workplace environment. Most recently she was at Polyvore, a technology platform, where she built and managed the employee experience and facilities as the company grew, eventually being acquired by Yahoo! Prior to this she managed human resources, facilities and culture at AdMob, a high growth start-up. After Admob’s acquisition by Google, she spent two years at Google supporting the Global Mobile Sales and Strategy team’s employee experience. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Notre Dame de Namur University, summa cum laude, and has completed Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, Talent Leaders program.

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Kim Wilford
General Counsel

Kim joined GoFundMe to manage the legal and compliance obligations of the world’s largest social fundraising platform and to operationalize and expand the charitable initiatives of GoFundMe.org. With almost 20 years of experience helping start-up to publicly-traded company leaders drive innovation and growth, she is a business-minded problem solver with significant experience in commercial transactions, mergers & acquisitions, regulatory compliance, data privacy, and charitable giving. Most recently, Kim was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of WageWorks, Inc. where she helped build and take public the venture-backed consumer directed benefits business. She has a B.A. in Political Science, with an International Relations Concentration, from U.C. Santa Barbara and a J.D. from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific.

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Morgan Wood
VP of Customer Operations

As one of GoFundMe’s first employees, Morgan has over 7 years of experience in the online social fundraising space. After building GoFundMe’s customer support systems from the ground up, he is now responsible for overseeing all customer-facing departments including our Customer Happiness and Trust & Safety teams. Energized by the opportunity to make fundraising easier than ever, Morgan leads his teams with enthusiasm and drive to ensure our customer experience is both effortless and safe. He always encourages his teams to explore new ideas to challenge the status quo and to continually evolve the way in which we operate. Morgan earned a degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo and continues to draw upon a wide variety of work experience as a teacher, writer, bartender, and operations manager prior to GoFundMe.

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Lola Oyzboyd
VP Corporate Controller

Lola is an experienced financial executive and has been overseeing accounting and tax operations at GoFundMe since 2016. Prior to GoFundMe, Lola has served in various strategic roles at both private and public companies over a span of 20 years helping organizations with SEC compliance and regulations, IPOs, Debt and Equity transactions, Mergers and Acquisitions, SOX and other complex business transactions and accounting matters. Most recently, Lola served as a Sr. Director of Reporting at Apigee where she played an instrumental role in the Company’s successful IPO. Lola holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and formerly held a CPA license in Georgia.

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Paul Tkachuk
VP of Finance and Data Insights

Paul joined GoFundMe to help the company realize its mission of becoming the giving layer of the internet for individuals and charities. He is responsible for financial planning, operations management, data insights and reporting. Paul brings a breadth of business experience from fast-growth startups as well as from large public companies in the technology space. Most recently, he was at Facebook helping scale the finance operations functions throughout the IPO/hyper-growth phase. Prior to that, he led financial planning and operations functions at Unisfair (acquired by InterCall) and SideStep (merged with Kayak). In addition, he was at Covad, Deloitte, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Paul earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California.