Jawbone today announced that Jason Child, a senior executive with 20 years experience in leadership roles at companies such as Groupon and Amazon, is joining Jawbone as CFO.
Hosain Rahman, Jawbone’s founder and CEO said:
“I’m delighted that Jason is joining Jawbone as Chief Financial Officer. Jason has proven himself to be a well respected and highly effective leader and will bring a tremendous amount to Jawbone.
“As Groupon’s CFO, Jason not only took them public, but drove a 10x increase in sales – from $750m to $7.6blln while taking the company from significant loss to profit. Jason also spent 1999 to 2010 at Amazon, the last 4 years as CFO of Amazon’s International business, covering half their overall business. Jason comes to Jawbone with experience scaling two fast growing business to profit while aggressively investing in the future. There are few execs with that kind of operational experience on the planet.”
Jason Child said:
“I’m joining Jawbone at an incredibly exciting time. With funding in place and new products on the market, Jawbone is in a great position to harness its potential and reach many more millions of users across the globe. I look forward to working with Hosain, Sameer and the entire executive team to take the company to its next stage of growth.”
Hosain Rahman continued:
“With Sameer Samat starting this week from Google as our new President, and now Jason arriving as our CFO, we are excited to be joined by two world-class leaders, focussed on growing our business and improving the lives of millions of our users.”