SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading ecommerce platform Teespring announced today that Robert Chatwani joins the company as Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer. Chatwani will work closely with Teespring co-founders Walker Williams and Evan Stites-Clayton to help the company scale the rapidly growing platform, which enables anyone to bring high-quality custom products to market with no cost or risk.
Chatwani brings 12 years of experience in driving growth and scaling consumer and seller marketing for eBay, most recently as Chief Marketing Officer of eBay North America. In previous roles, Robert led customer marketing and Internet marketing for eBay, and managed the company's paid search, affiliate marketing, display advertising, SEO, and business development teams. He also led the development of eBay's social innovation ventures encompassing sustainability, philanthropy and microfinance. Prior to eBay, he was a startup entrepreneur and worked for McKinsey & Co.
In his new role, Chatwani will be responsible for growth, marketing and sales at Teespring. He will develop strategies and programs to drive more opportunities for sellers, strengthen the buyer experience, and expand partner engagement with the Teespring platform.
"Robert truly understands our mission, and shares our passion for empowering entrepreneurs to bring great ideas to market," said Walker Williams, Co-Founder & CEO, Teespring. "With his expertise and experience, Robert will be a huge asset to Teespring as we build a global brand that is trusted and loved by both entrepreneurs and consumers."
Backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, and Y Combinator, Teespring has experienced tremendous growth and momentum since its launch in 2012. The company has delivered more than 12 million products to over 80 countries, with social media driving more than 60% of sales and mobile accounting for 60% of purchases each month. The company's recent expansion into Europe has also helped to accelerate growth and further its international reach.
"Teespring is defining the future of social commerce," said Robert Chatwani, Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer, Teespring. "I've seen first-hand how a marketplace platform can empower global entrepreneurs and inspire millions of buyers. The Teespring business model is transforming how new products and brands come to life, and I'm thrilled to join this incredible team."
Teespring is a commerce platform that enables anyone to create and sell products that people love, with no cost or risk. Teespring powers all aspects of bringing merchandise to life from production and manufacturing to supply chain, logistics, and customer service. By unlocking commerce for everyone, Teespring is creating new opportunities for entrepreneurs, influencers, community organizers, and anyone who rallies communities around specific causes or passions. To learn more visit www.teespring.com.