REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jul. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Evernote, the company whose apps help teams and individuals do their best work, today announced Chris O'Neill has been appointed CEO, effective July 27, 2015. Co-founder Phil Libin has been named Executive Chairman, a role that will allow him to be more actively involved with shaping the next generation of Evernote products.
"Chris brings to Evernote the experience needed to scale the company so that we can create the maximum positive impact on the world," said Phil Libin, Executive Chairman of Evernote. "He's highly regarded as a leader who can grow enormously successful teams while preserving their culture and values. I am both thrilled and honored that he is joining Evernote and look forward to all that we're about to accomplish."
With a skill set that well complements Evernote's current executive suite, Chris will help the company focus on sustaining growth, increasing revenue, and on an overall reimagining of the productivity tools that enhance an increasingly global and mobile modern workforce.
"I'm incredibly excited to work with Phil and the Evernote team to amplify the success they've had building products people both rely on and love," said incoming CEO Chris O'Neill. "Evernote is already helping millions of people accomplish more every day. With over a billion knowledge workers globally and growing, we're only just getting started."
Chris joins Evernote following almost ten years in leadership roles at Google. Most recently, Chris headed global business operations within Google [X]. Prior to that, he led Google Canada, where he was responsible for all aspects of the company's operations in that country.
Chris holds an M.B.A. from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College and a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in economics from Huron University College at The University of Western Ontario.
Evernote apps and products create a modern workspace that gives people the tools they need to achieve more every day. A privately held company headquartered in Redwood City, California, Evernote has offices in 11 countries and more than 150 million users worldwide. For more information about Evernote and its products, visit www.evernote.com.