Leadership team

Behind the wheel

Issuu’s transatlantic management team is a clever mix of specialists, publishing geeks and Valley veterans. Read about all of us here.

Joe Hyrkin, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
With more than 20 years of tech and publishing sector experience and a proven ability to successfully lead companies from the startup, growth phase and beyond, Joe began working with Issuu in early 2013. He brings significant Silicon Valley experience to the role, having held top executive, business development and new product leadership roles at innovative companies backed by major venture firms. Joe served as CEO of Reverb, where he led the company’s growth and two rounds of financing and he led the team at SingleFeed where he oversaw its acquisition by AliBaba. He also served as Entrepreneur in Residence at Trinity Ventures. Prior to that, Joe held key sales and leadership positions at Gaia Interactive, Yahoo!, Flickr and Virage, Inc. He directed The Economist Group's business in China and has extensive board and tech advisor experience. Joe was educated at the State University of New York at Albany and as a foreign student at Beijing Normal University in China.

Scott Kinzie, Vice President of Marketing
Scott is an award winning brand strategist and marketing executive who has been driving growth in both venture and growth stage businesses for years. He is passionate about building consumer brands that create real value for consumers, making Issuu the perfect home for him. Prior to joining Issuu, Scott served as VP Marketing at car-sharing disruptor, RelayRides and Global CMO at Johnson and Johnson’s BabyCenter. Previously Scott led brand strategy, creative, and consumer marketing for world-class brands including Gaiaonline and Ancestry.com. Scott holds a degree in visual communications from the Art Institute of Seattle.

Jeremy LaCroix, Vice President of Product & Design
Jeremy brings more than 14 years of product and design experience in the publishing sector to Issuu as Vice President of Product. He has previously held the position of Head of Mobile Product & Design at AOL. Prior to this, Jeremy served as Creative Director, Mobile at AOL Inc. In this role, he designed the platform upon which he launched two award winning digital first magazines, Huffington, for the Huffington Post and the Distro for Engadget, both rated 5 stars. Jeremy has served as Art Director at Wired Magazine, Creative Director at CBS Interactive and taught both magazine and web design at Stanford, as well as having served 4 years on the board of Directors of the Society of Publication Designers thereby bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to Issuu.

Jeff Merkel, Cheif Revenue Officer (CRO)
Jeff joined Issuu as CRO in 2014 and is responsible for managing sales and business development. He joined from Google where he was director of global Android partnerships. Jeff joined Google as part of the company’s acquisition of AdMob, where he was vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific. Earlier in his career, Jeff was director of media solutions for Motorola where he was responsible for sell in, commercialization, and marketing of media solutions and services. He also held the positions of marketing manager at Apple Computer, a business development manager for a wireless payment startup in Singapore and a management consultant for Price Waterhouse in the U.S. and Europe. Jeff holds a bachelor's degree from Taylor University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Rolf Ussing, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Rolf joined Issuu as CFO in 2008 and leads the finance, facilities and information technology teams while spearheading the company’s international financial operations. With more than 20 years of experience as CFO and COO of several companies in industries ranging from leisure to IT, Rolf has the diversified financial expertise needed to successfully lead a rapidly growing company in the digital publishing space. Rolf holds a graduate certificate in business administration with specialization in accounting and financial controlling.

On the board

Bradley Horowitz
Board Member

Ruben Bjerg Hansen
Co-Founder & Board Member

Christian Lindegård Jepsen
Board Member

Henrik Werdelin
Board Member

Joe Hyrkin
Board Member

Contact

Press & Media
press@issuu.com

Sales & Partnerships
partnerships@issuu.com

Legal Inquiries
copyright@issuu.com

Help & Support
support@issuu.com

Careers
careers@issuu.com

 

United States
Issuu Inc.
131 Lytton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
hello@issuu.com

Denmark
Issuu
Gasværksvej 16, 3.
DK-1656 Copenhagen

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