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Online photo retailer Shutterfly has hired Geoffrey Weber as vice president of Internet operations. Weber will manage Shutterfly’s web operations, including systems, networks, data centers and Shutterfly’s archive of over one billion customer images.
Online photography retailer Shutterfly Inc. has hired Geoffrey Weber as its new vice president of operations. Weber will oversee Shutterfly’s online operations, including systems, networks, data centers and Shutterfly’s archive of more than one billion customer images. He will report to Stanford Au, senior vice president of technology at Shutterfly.
Prior to joining Shutterfly, Weber was chief technology officer for ad-serving network Quigo Technologies, which AOL acquired late last year. Weber also has worked as director of engineering at online auction house eBay Inc. where he managed the engineering staff and helped develop internal processes to improve technology. Other previous roles include posts with finance and technology companies Providian Financial, Templeton Funds and Sun Microsystems.
Weber has more than 10 years of experience leading technology teams and more than 25 years experience in information technology jobs.
“Geoffrey is a seasoned technology executive who will drive further innovation, customer satisfaction and operating leverage for our rapidly growing business,” says Shutterfly CEO, Jeffrey Housenbold. “We are pleased to have Geoffrey join our senior management team. His deep experience scaling e-commerce platforms and leading information technology teams and his ability to manage and attract best in class talent, make him the ideal choice to lead our Internet Operations group.”
Shutterfly is No. 76 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide. Shutterfly CEO Jeffrey Housenbold is speaking at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition, June 9-12 in Chicago, in a session entitled The Internet’s new made-for-me markets.