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marc hedlund

Treasurer, Board of Directors

Marc Hedlund is VP Engineering at Stripe. He was most recently the VP of Engineering at Etsy, leading a 120-person team responsible for development of Etsy’s peer-to-peer marketplace for handmade and vintage goods. Previously, he worked as Chief Product Officer at Daylife. In 2005, Marc co-founded Wesabe, a personal finance web site, and served as its Chief Product Officer, later becoming its CEO. Before Wesabe, he was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at O’Reilly Media, where he came up with the idea for Wesabe, and helped develop O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV), O’Reilly’s VC fund.

Marc has also worked as VP Engineering at Sana Security, and co-founded Popular Power, serving as its CEO. Prior to this, Mr. Hedlund served as General Manager and Founder of Lucas Online, the Internet division/subsidiary of Lucasfilm, before and during the launch of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.

Early in his career, Marc worked as Director of Engineering of Organic Online and Chief Technology Officer of Webstorm, where he wrote one of the first Internet shopping cart applications in 1994. Marc currently serves as a Director of FluidInfo, Inc. He is a graduate of Reed College, and lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife Gabrielle, and their children Juniper and Carver.