NEW YORK, NY, NOVEMBER 17, 2022 — Snappy, the award-winning gifting company known for reimagining gifting, announced today that Matthew Kessler will join as the company’s Chief Revenue Officer and Matthew Peterson will join as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Each brings decades of experience to Snappy, further propelling the company’s growth and innovation.
Kessler has a proven track record of leading high-performance enterprise sales teams and spearheading new business development as well as account management and retention. He was most recently Chief Revenue Officer at Torch. Kessler previously held senior roles at Glassdoor and The Active Network. During his seven years at Glassdoor, the company experienced exponential growth. As Vice President of Global Sales, he oversaw the hyper-growth Enterprise team across all facets of business, including customer acquisition and expansion.
Peterson was most recently Senior Vice President of Finance at Attentive, the comprehensive text message marketing platform. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Finance at Fastly, the cloud computing services provider, where he helped prepare and execute their successful IPO in 2019. He also held roles at Union Square Advisors LLC, a leading technology-focused investment bank, and Ernst and Young.
Kessler and Peterson will both report to Snappy’s co-founder and CEO, Hani Goldstein.
“Matthew Kessler knows and understands the dynamics of Snappy’s customers, as well as our future customers. He has led and developed teams at high-growth companies and has deep experience selling to enterprises and Fortune 1,000 companies, making him the right person to guide our sales and customer success teams into our next growth stage.”
“Matthew Peterson is a strategic thinker and strong cross-functional leader with extensive usage-based SaaS model experience. He is also passionate about making good things happen, which is exactly what he is going to do at Snappy. I am so excited to welcome both of them to our team,” said Goldstein.
“I am eager to join my colleagues and customers in elevating recognition, appreciation, and gratitude as we head into the holiday season,” said Kessler.
“I can’t imagine a more exciting time to join Snappy,” said Peterson. “I’m eager to work with the entire team to help deliver trusted and meaningful gifting experiences as we continue Snappy’s powerful momentum.”
Kessler will work from California and Peterson will be based in Utah.
Both join Snappy during a time of rapid growth and innovation as the company expands its suite of offerings to further enhance the joy of gift-giving. A few weeks ago, the company launched its first personal gifting platform, which brings Snappy’s highly curated and customizable gift-giving experience to the $280 billion consumer market ahead of the holiday season. The company also recently added, Snappy Lite, the self-service solution for small businesses to send gifts to employees and customers.
To learn more about Snappy visit www.snappy.com.
Snappy is an award-winning gifting company with platforms that combine fun, personal experiences with advanced technology to take the guesswork out of gifting.
Founded in 2015, Snappy completed a $70M Series C funding round in May of 2021. It was named Inc.’s fastest-growing company in the Northeast in 2021 and 2022 with two-year revenue growth of 5184%.
With over 500,000 five-star reviews, Snappy has become the trusted partner to over 2,500 enterprise customers and has sent millions of gifts worldwide.
Snappy is committed to enhancing the joy of gift-giving and recently expanded its suite of offerings to include a consumer-facing gifting platform, as well as Snappy Lite, the self-service solution for small businesses to send gifts to employees and customers.
Snappy is headquartered in New York City and has a team of more than 300 people across four countries. Snappy is featured on Fortune’s "Best Small & Medium Workplaces," “Best Workplace for Millennials,” and “Best Workplace in Tech” lists. Snappy's stance on diversity and inclusion, its active focus on give-back programs, and its fundamental mission to spread happiness through fun, thoughtful gifts lead the way in unlocking the power of human kindness.