Jared SFO1 is an accomplished investor and entrepreneur with a wealth of experience in scaling products, teams, and revenue. He has held leadership roles at Scribd, Matrix Partners, Square Inc., Google, and other notable companies. At Scribd, Jared honed his skills in growing products, revenue, and teams. His achievements at Square Inc. include optimizing products and developing programs that led to the massive scaling of its merchant and consumer base.
Throughout his career, Jared has focused on growth, product management, monetization, business development, and risk, among other areas. He is skilled in SMBs, competitive strategy, business strategy, partnerships, payments, contract negotiation, user acquisition, social media, Facebook applications, virtual goods, game mechanics, licensing, public speaking, competitive analysis, sponsorship management, training, new product initiatives, B2C & B2B sales, ad systems, DART, DFP.
Jared holds a BS in Business Administration with a Marketing focus from the University of San Francisco and Saint Louis University. He is also a board member at PAX and a former COO at Scribd. Besides, he has served as an advisor and investor in multiple ventures, a general partner at Matrix Partners, a VP at Square Inc., a director of Product Management at Google, and an executive producer/general manager at Slide, which Google acquired.