May 23, 2019 By Lisa
Indiegogo has a brand new chief. Andy Yang will succeed the outgoing CEO, David Mandelbrot, who resigns. In response to sources near the corporate, a number of different Indiegogo workers additionally go away. Indiegogo has not but confirmed this assertion nor indicated the quantity or cause for his departure.
Mandelbrot introduced his choice on LinkedIn, citing "private causes" for his departure. He was at Indiegogo for six years as of August 2013 as Vice President of Operations.
Andy Yang involves Indiegogo from Reddit the place he just lately directed his product staff. He was beforehand the CEO of 500px.
Yang arrives at Indiegogo at a essential time for the corporate. Customers are more and more bored with crowdfunding initiatives that go away donors with out their promised product. Beneath Mandelbrot's management, he helped Indiegogo handle a number of key companions, together with Common Electrical and Lego. The corporate has additionally engaged a variety of manufacturing and advertising and marketing professionals to assist funders flip initiatives into merchandise.
TechCrunch has requested an interview with Yang, however this request has not been accepted but.