Jennifer Vescio Joins TeamSnap Board of Directors
Strategy Executive Brings Experience from eBay, CBS, ESPN & Yahoo! To Help Guide Sports Team Management App
Boulder, Colo. (Nov. 9, 2015) — TeamSnap, the leading tool for organizing and communicating every aspect of team life, today announced that Jennifer Vescio, a business development and strategy executive with more than 20 years of experience leading top brands like eBay and ESPN, has joined the company’s board of directors.
Jen is a recognized leader in the consumer internet, entertainment, sports and digital media markets, with two decades of experience heading strategy and business development teams at global and early-stage companies, including ESPN, CBS, Yahoo! and most recently, eBay, where she has executed, grown and managed partnerships that drive over $400M in global GMV as their head of global strategy and business development. Passionate about the technology community, Jen also mentors early-stage startups at the R/GA LA Dodgers & Telluride Venture Accelerators. In addition to sitting on the TeamSnap Board of Directors, she also serves as an advisor to the PGA Tour, Sight Commerce, Slideline (acquired in 2015), The Pittsburgh Technology Council and Torque, a live TV broadcast ad agency. Jen previously served as president of the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network Board of Directors.
“TeamSnap is the market leader in youth sports team organization, and I’m excited to help them grow even further to attract new teams, clubs and leagues to their solution,” Jen said. “The opportunities abound for feature enhancements and well as the chance to interact with an already amazingly engaged audience of 9 million.”
TeamSnap is an easy-to-use, indispensable tool for organizing and communicating up-to-the-second updates on every aspect of team life, including game schedules, practices, equipment and volunteers. The company closed a B-series round of $10 million in August, led by Northgate Capital, following a period of staggering growth. TeamSnap nearly doubled its customer base over the past year, now boasting 9 million users in 196 countries. TeamSnap interacts with active users an average of 40 times per month, and its native mobile apps have been a particular hit. The iOS app has a 4.7 out of 5 rating in the App Store and is consistently ranked among the App Store’s Top 10 Free Sports Apps.
“The experience Jen brings to our board, her passion for the technology community and her insight into what makes a company successful will be invaluable to TeamSnap,” said Dave DuPont, TeamSnap Co-Founder and CEO. “With our recently completed investment round, our talented team of 70 and the guidance of our board, we are excited to bring more innovative sports management solutions to the market faster, solidifying our position as the single must-have app parents and coaches turn to many times a day for every kind of sports team activity.”
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Boulder, Colo., TeamSnap has taken the organization of youth, recreational and competitive sports into the 21st century. 20 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap’s web and smartphone apps to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season. TeamSnap makes organizing sports as simple as click, tap and go. For more information, please visit www.teamsnap.com