Ep. 240 – Mailchimp COO, Sheldon Cummings

Nov 21, 2022

Our guest today is Mailchimp’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheldon Cummings. 

Before stepping into his leadership role at Mailchimp, Sheldon had a dual role as a VP Intuit Sales in addition to serving as Intuit’s Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer (CDEIO). Since joining Intuit in 2017, Sheldon has led a number of leadership positions across Intuit’s Sales, Marketing, Global Partnerships, and Global Operations teams.  

Prior to Intuit Sheldon had a number of roles across industries and countries, including leading a European business for 6 years headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.   

Sheldon, a native of New York City, graduated with a BA from Wesleyan University and received his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management with concentrations in Finance, Marketing, and Strategy.

 

In This Conversation We Discuss:

  • What Sheldon got from the private school made him see the value of a network that he carried into his current role 
  • What Sheldon learned from the CPG experience
  • How to stay lean as an organization when there are opportunities to add more features 
  • How to know which data to look at and which to leave in the background

Resources:

Connect with Sheldon Cummings: LinkedIn 

Mailchimp – https://www.mailchimp.com

 

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Written By Steven Safak

Written By Steven Safak