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Marketing Automation Leader Klaviyo Appoints Ed Meskey As Director, Human Resources

Klaviyo a leading e-mail marketing and e-commerce startup company, has appointed Ed Meskey as Director, Human Resources. Klaviyo worked with Frederickson Partners on the executive search.

As Director, Human Resources, Meskey will be based in the company’s Boston, MA headquarters and report to Chief People Officer Jenny Dearborn. Meskey will help lead the strategy and design of Klaviyo’s HR programs in its next phase of growth and expansion, particularly working with research and development (R&D) teams to drive performance and talent management initiatives. Klaviyo is a rapidly growing tech unicorn with key offices in the U.S. and U.K.

“We’re very pleased to place Ed Meskey as Director of Human Resources at Klaviyo,” said Valerie Frederickson, Founder and CEO, Frederickson Partners. “Ed has a wealth of experience in driving strong HR operational processes and improvements within a tech-heavy workforce, and the deep expertise to help build strong internal partnerships and an excellent employee experience as Klaviyo grows.”

Meskey joins Klaviyo from Bird, an eco-transportation startup where he was Head of Tech HR Business Partners and Senior HR Business Partner (HRBP). Prior to Bird he was Senior HR Manager in Azure Cloud Storage at Microsoft, held HRBP roles at Facebook, Dropbox and Microsoft, and was an HR Generalist at GE. Meskey started his career in the U.S. Air Force. He holds an M.S. in HR and employment relations and a B.S. in labor studies and employment relations from Penn State University.

Founded in 2012, Klaviyo is a Boston-based, fast-growing company that recently announced $200 million in Series C funding. As a customer data and marketing platform for online businesses. Klaviyo believes that growth-focused companies must leverage email, website and mobile channels — the channels they “own” – to help accelerate sales and build stronger relationships with customers. Today, more than 32,000 brands, including e-commerce leaders such as Bonobos, Chubbies, CustomInk, Huckberry, Steve Madden and Untuckit rely on Klaviyo to drive sales with super-targeted, highly relevant marketing campaigns and other customer experiences. In 2019, Klaviyo was named to Forbes’ Cloud 100 list and ranked as one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces.

Frederickson Partners recruits high impact human resources leaders for innovative companies. Frederickson matches startups, tech unicorns, and the Fortune 500 with world-class full-time and project-based talent. The country’s leading People executive search firm, Frederickson Partners is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices nationwide. Clients include Alphabet, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Gartner, Gilead, Intel, Northwestern Mutual, Pinterest, Qualtrics, Roche, ServiceNow, StockX, The Nature Conservancy, Twitter, Uber and Workday.

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