The Email Copilot Team is Growing Fast

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  • February 19, 2015

In the past few months, Email Copilot has added a number of new members to its team.  We’re incredibly excited to share who’s on board!  We’ve got a new member of our Board of Directors, and two new Advisers!  Read on for more…

Jim Franklin – Board of Directors

Jim Franklin
Jim Franklin was the CEO at SendGrid from 2011-2014, a game-changing Email Service Provider that saw massive growth and raised nearly $30M under his wing.  He’s been the CEO, GM, CFO, and VP of Sales for companies like Oracle, Hyperion Solutions, Vericept, and more.  He and his companies live the four-H values of “honest, hungry, humble, and happy”, and he loves helping startups.  His other passions include running, skiing, and Landrovering! 

Gerry Widmer – Board of Advisers

Gerry Widmer
Gerry was the GM and acting CEO at BlueHornet (a Digital River company) from 2010-2014 (he joined the team in 2006).  As a world-class multi-channel enterprise marketing platform, he drove year-over-year growth of 18%.  A self-proclaimed “old dude”, he thrives on business strategy and operations and is a data geek at heart!  

Taner Halicioglu – Board of Advisers

Taner was the first full-time employee at Facebook from 2004-2009.  While there he built their entire infrastructure, including everything related to email.  He’s also built technology behind companies like Blizzard Entertainment, Ebay, Opsware, and more.  Today, he spends his time helping startups and teaching computer science and engineering courses at UCSD.

We’re incredibly lucky to have such amazing people actively engaged in our business.  Click through to learn more about the entire Email Copilot team!