Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Before founding Quidsi, Marc was the Chief Operating Officer of Wizkids, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Topps Company, Inc. (NASD: TOPP) and a leading game manufacturer. Prior to joining Wizkids, Marc was the co-founder and CEO of The Pit, Inc., an Internet market-making collectible company constructed as an alternative to eBay that was sold to the then publicly traded Topps Company in 2001.
Earlier in his career, Marc held various investment banking positions, including Executive Vice President of Sanwa International Bank in London where he was head of the bank's Risk Management Division. In 2000, he was named by The Sunday Times Magazine of London as one of Britain's top 10 "new high-tech entrepreneurs and whiz kids."
Marc graduated from Bucknell University, where he received a BA in Business Management/Economics, cum laude, and is currently on leave from the Wharton University School of Business MBA program. Marc lives in New Jersey with his wife and two young daughters.
Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer
Prior to founding Quidsi, Vinit was the General Counsel of The Topps Company, Inc., the then publicly traded leading manufacturer of sports trading cards and novelty confections. Vinit managed the entire legal function of the 500-employee worldwide company and its subsidiaries. Before that, he was a co-founder, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of The Pit, Inc., which was successfully sold to Topps.
Earlier in his career, Vinit was part of a team that assisted court-appointed Special Master Judah Gribetz, former deputy mayor of New York City and counsel to former New York Governor Carey, in drafting the historic distribution plan for the $1.25 billion settlement reached in the class action lawsuits initiated by victims of the Nazi Holocaust against the Swiss banks.
Vinit began his legal career at the Wall Street law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York. He graduated from the Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a research assistant to the former dean. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Vinit and his wife live in New York City with their young daughter and son.
Executive Vice President, Operations
Before coming to Quidsi, Scott spent two decades at The Boeing Company, where he led a comprehensive effort targeting improved productivity, capacity and operational efficiency of the air transportation system and airline flight operations. He worked several years as a product strategist, leading numerous teams in the development and early implementation of new products and services and regularly participating in and managing executive-level decisions that were the subject of internal board discussions and approval.
Scott held several other positions at Boeing, including leading an effort to transform and streamline a segment of company investment decisions, managing the operations of a testing facility and directing a research and development staff.
Scott received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, graduating as a Palmer Scholar (top 5% of his class) and was named the General Motors Scholar while earning a Master of Engineering degree in engineering physics at Cornell University. He earned his Bachelor of Science in both physics and mathematics from the University of Puget Sound, graduating with honors in physics.
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Prior to joining Quidsi, Eugene was the head of information technology for The Topps Company, Inc., a $300 million dollar, publicly traded marketer and distributor of entertainment cards and confections. Under Eugene's leadership, the company completely revamped all areas of IT, including a new redundant network infrastructure and the introduction of a major ERP system to replace outmoded legacy mainframe systems.
Before Topps, Eugene was Vice President and Chief Information Officer of ThePit.com, where he led the design and development of a sophisticated online stock exchange for sports cards. The exchange was a full-featured brokerage operation as well as trading desk for market-making functions where company traders made markets guaranteeing liquidity. The Pit was acquired by Topps in 2001.
Earlier in his career, Eugene was a Senior Manager at DLJdirect, a leading online and full service securities dealer and brokerage firm. He also served as Chief Technology Officer for Bowne Internet Solutions, a full-service strategic web application development consultancy.
Eugene has a BS from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He and his wife have two children.
Senior Vice President, Retail
Before joining Quidsi in 2007, Christina spent most of her career in the consumer packaged goods world doing brand management for Kraft Foods, Inc. In various roles in both the New York and Chicago offices, she worked on brands like Maxwell House, Fruity Pebbles, and Kraft Salad Dressing. From "Good to the Last Drop" advertising to cool kid cereal promos to distribution channel strategies, her responsibilities were wide-ranging and all about building big brands.
Christina earned a BS degree, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and her MBA from Harvard Business School.
Christina lives in New Jersey with her husband and their two children.
Vice President, Accounting & Finance
Prior to joining Quidsi, David was a manager in the Transaction Services group at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in New York City. During his six years at PwC, David worked on more than 25 transactions across various industries, representing both financial and strategic buyers and sellers in acquisitions and divestitures ranging from $10 million to $2 billion. David spent his first 18 months at PwC performing financial statement audits of primarily banking industry clients.
David is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in New York State and graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in 2001, where he earned his BS in Accounting and Finance and graduated beta gamma sigma.
David and his wife live in New Jersey, and he enjoys playing golf and snowboarding in his free time.
Chief Technology Officer
Before joining Quidsi, Wei was the president of Suryani International for more than 10 years. Suryani, a small web application development company with a focus on e-commerce application development, catered to clients ranging from large financial institutions such as Citibank to mid-size retail and wholesale companies. Suryani developed the original Diapers.com system that enabled the company to manage entire operations through a web-based system.
Wei graduated from Bowdoin College and received a master's degree in computer science from Brown University. He has four boys and lives in Long Island.
Vice President, e-Commerce Solutions
Josh oversees the Product Management, User Experience, Creative, Editorial and SEO teams. He managed the front-end re-launch of Diapers.com in 2008 and the launch of Soap.com in 2010. Josh joined Quidsi in 2007 after eight years at Time Inc. where he managed technology teams for People magazine and The Parenting Group.
Josh earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and a master's degree from Columbia University.
Vice President, Special Operations
Nate leads a team that focuses on creating operational capabilities across fulfillment, supply chain, customer care and outbound shipping to improve the speed and efficiency of servicing customers. Prior to joining Quidsi, Nate was a management consultant at Oliver Wyman where he focused on retail engagements optimizing product assortment, pricing, promotions and direct marketing programs for some of the largest grocery retailers in the country.
Nate has also worked in investment banking at Deutsche Bank and spent some time in Baghdad, Iraq, working for the transitional government where he overhauled the country's corporate registration process. Nate received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSE, cum laude, in operations research from Princeton University. At Princeton, Nate was president of Business Today magazine, the largest student-run print publication in the country. Nate lives in New Jersey with his wife and their two wonderful children.
Vice President, Supply Chain
David was previously co-founder and Vice President of Product and Operations of Peek, a New York- based start-up that created a mobile email device named Gadget of the Year by Time and Wired magazines. Before Peek, he worked for Limited Brands, where he was Vice President of Commercialization Services and Operations for beautyAvenues, the product development, sourcing and production arm for Bath & Body Works and Victoria's Secret Beauty. David also worked in the L.A. office of the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company as a member of the Consumer and Retail Practice.
David received his JD from Yale Law School, where he was an Olin Fellow and won the Potter Stewart Prize. He earned his undergraduate degree in economics from Dartmouth College, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa and competing as a nationally ranked college debater. David grew up in Northern Virginia and now lives in New York City with his wife, Justini.
Senior Vice President, Consumables
Before joining Quidsi, Sharon spent 12 years in the consumer packaged goods industry in brand management. Most recently she worked at Unilever in their Ice Cream business leading brand development for Popsicle and Klondike. She also led Unilever's U.S. Spreads business. Prior to that, Sharon worked at Kraft Foods, Inc., in New York as the Director of Marketing for the Powdered Beverage portfolio including brands like Crystal Light, Country Time and Kool-Aid. During her tenure, Crystal Light won several awards for outstanding advertising and innovation. Other brands Sharon has worked with include Balance Bar, Baker's Chocolate and Post Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles Cereal. Prior to her career in brand management, Sharon worked as a management consultant in financial services at Oliver Wyman.
Sharon received her MBA from Harvard Business School. While there, she co-authored an HBS case study series on Nantucket Nectars. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan, where she earned a BS degree in Industrial Operations Engineering and was elected to Alpha Pi Mu, Tau Beta Pi and was also named a Marian Sarah Parker Scholar. She lives in Westchester, New York, with her husband and two sons.
Chief Information Officer
Prasad leads the technology team that is focused on ecommerce development, infrastructure, enterprise applications and information security. Before joining Quidsi, Prasad was CIO at Hanover Direct, where he led the IT organization in its support of the technological and operational needs of the business. He oversaw the implementation of strategic technology platforms and, as part of the executive team, helped transition the company from a catalog-based channel to a multi-channel e-commerce business. While there, he also spearheaded website launches for The Company Store, Scandia Home and UnderGear. Earlier in his career, Prasad spent several years at Tommy Hilfiger, where he oversaw ecommerce and enterprise applications development, information security and strategic planning as Director of Retail IT.
Prasad graduated from Nagarjuna University in India with a BS in Engineering. He lives in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, with his wife and three children. In his free time he enjoys playing tennis.