REDWOOD CITY, Calif.,
Aug. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --
Poshmark, Inc. (NASDAQ: POSH), a leading social marketplace for new
and secondhand style for women, men, kids, pets, home and more,
today announced it has appointed Ebony
Beckwith, Chief Philanthropy Officer at Salesforce and CEO
of the Salesforce Foundation, to its board of directors, effective
immediately. With the appointment of Beckwith, Poshmark's board
consists of eight members.
"Ebony is a natural leader with a proven track record of
connecting philanthropic outcomes to business goals," said
Manish Chandra, founder and CEO of
Poshmark, Inc. "As we continue to expand the ways our business can
be a force for social, economic and environmental good, Ebony's
passion for community and ability to drive both business and social
impact make her a perfect fit for Poshmark. Combined with her
technology experience, strong leadership skills and passion for our
product, she will bring valuable expertise to our board and I am
thrilled to welcome her to the team."
Beckwith brings over two decades of experience in technology,
operations and philanthropy. At Salesforce, Beckwith is responsible
for the company's philanthropic investment strategy and leads
Salesforce's community response to pressing issues, including
co-leading a task force committed to racial equality and justice.
She has been recognized as one of San Francisco Business Times'
Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business and was honored with
the 2020 Powerful Women of the Bay Award.
"Poshmark is defining the future of shopping by making it more
sustainable, simple and social," said Ebony
Beckwith, Chief Philanthropy Officer and CEO of the
Salesforce Foundation. "As a loyal Posher and proud member of this
community since 2014, I know firsthand the power and the potential
of this marketplace and the ways it connects people. I am honored
to join this team and look forward to working with Manish and the
board to drive its next phase of growth and impact."
Beckwith serves on the boards of the Warriors Community
Foundation and Hamilton Families, and is also an advisory board
member for PagerDuty.org and Year Up Bay Area. She holds a
bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems and an honorary
doctorate of Humane Letters from Golden Gate
About Poshmark, Inc.
Poshmark is a leading social
marketplace for new and secondhand style for women, men, kids,
pets, home, and more. By combining the human connection of physical
shopping with the scale, ease, and selection benefits of ecommerce,
Poshmark makes buying and selling simple, social, and sustainable.
Its community of more than 80 million registered users across the
U.S., Canada, Australia and soon India, is driving the future of commerce while
promoting more sustainable consumption. For more information,
please visit www.poshmark.com, and for company news and
announcements, please visit investors.poshmark.com. You can also
find Poshmark on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Pinterest,
YouTube, and Snapchat.
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