Spacefy Strengthens Leadership Team, Adds eBay Veteran as VP Product & Community
Silicon Valley-based marketplaces veteran joins Spacefy to help build on the Company's emerging arts-focused community and platform.
Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - January 18, 2019) - Spacefy Inc. (CSE: SPFY) ("Spacefy" or the "Company"), the sharing-economy marketplace for inspiring space rentals for the creative industry, announced today that Silicon Valley-based eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) alumnus Mat Ste-Marie has relocated to Toronto, Canada and joined the company as Vice-President of Product & Community.
Mat joins Spacefy after a 12-year run at eBay in Vancouver, Toronto, and San Jose, California, bringing deep expertise in product management, community management, consumer to consumer selling, and structured data. Mat joins new CEO and former eBay executive Russ Patterson, who recently succeeded Judeh Siwady, who has stayed on as COO and VP of marketing.
"I'm excited to welcome Mat to the Spacefy team," says Patterson. "Mat brings a wealth of experience from his time at eBay - all of it highly applicable to Spacefy's business. He'll make an immediate impact for us on many fronts."
Spacefy is a marketplace that connects creative professionals with spaces for their projects, productions, and events. Harnessing the power of the sharing economy, Spacefy gives creatives access to unique and underutilized spaces while enabling property owners to further monetize their space.
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