Leadership team

Behind the wheel

Issuu’s transatlantic management team is a clever mix of founders, specialists, geeks and Valley veterans. Read about each and everyone 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.

Jeremy LaCroix, Vice President of Product Design
Jeremy LaCroix brings more than 14 years of design and publishing sector experience to the Vice President of Product Design & UX at Issuu. He has previously held the position of Head of Mobile Design & Product at AOL. Prior to this LaCroix served as Creative Director, Mobile at AOL Inc. In this role he designed the UX behind the tablet magazine 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. LaCroix 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.

Christian Sejersen, Vice President of Product Engineering
Christian leads Issuu’s engineering group. Prior to joining Issuu, Christian held senior management positions at Nokia, Mozilla and Openwave. He also co-founded a software security company and served in various engineering positions. Christian holds a master's degree in computer science from the University of Copenhagen and a minor in Sports Science.

Nitin Gupta, Vice President of Business Development
Nitin leads all aspects of revenue for Issuu. His role also includes responsibility for our global strategic partnerships. Prior to Issuu, Nitin headed up business development for Stipple and prior to that he was responsible for strategic partnerships at Retailigence. He has also held management positions at Cisco Systems and IBM. Nitin holds an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management and is currently pursuing a Masters in Liberal Arts from Stanford University.

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.

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

Founders

Michael Hansen

Ruben Bjerg Hansen

Mikkel Jensen

Martin Thomsen

Casper Rasmussen

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
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Denmark
Issuu
Gasværksvej 16, 3.
DK-1656 Copenhagen

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