Tim Catlin Joins As Our New VP of Engineering

Please join us in welcoming former Zynga general manager Tim Catlin as our new vice president of engineering! Tim will be leading our engineering team, building out our site’s personalization experience and digging into mobile development.

At, we’re not just creating a website; we’re building the world’s number one place for everyone in the world to make a meaningful impact. Tim’s experience building scalable, high-quality technology platforms is exactly what we need to bring that vision to fruition, and we’re thrilled to have him join our team.

Tim comes from the social gaming startup Zynga, which he joined in 2010 as divisional CTO, initiating the company’s advertising platform business and overseeing development on the website, the rewards program Rewardville, and various APIs and services used by all Zynga games. In 2012, he became the GM of and of Developer Experience for the company’s third party platform.

With more than 20 years of experience in Silicon Valley startups, Tim has helped build eight technology companies. An avid musician, he has played piano since he was four and sung in choral groups since high school, directing a full 22-piece jazz ensemble and an a capella men’s group and regularly arranging and composing music. He serves on two nonprofit boards in the Bay Area.

Here’s what Tim has to say about joining

“It’s incredibly exciting to join the team. I have helped build many technology platforms, but never one with a mission to empower people everywhere to make change.’s track record is already impressive, and I am excited to see how we can use mobile, personalization, and other innovations to make an even greater impact.”

Welcome to the team, Tim!

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December 6, 2013 11:25 pm