As Shutterfly`s President & CEO, Jeffrey Housenbold leads the company`s strategic direction and growth. Jeffrey is a new-media visionary with a successful track record of building online consumer franchises by artfully combining commerce and community. His leadership and vision are the driving force behind Shutterfly`s industry leading transformation of how people interact with their memories. Jeffrey has assembled a talented executive team that oversees the rapid growth of Shutterfly`s global customer base, strategic partnerships, technology platforms and innovative products and services.
Previously, Jeffrey was Vice President of Business Development & Internet Marketing at eBay, where he managed customer acquisition and retention. At eBay he also held positions as Vice President & General Manager of its Business-to-Consumer group and Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions.Formerly, Jeffrey held senior management positions with AltaVista, including Vice President & General Manager, and was the Chief Operating Officer of Raging Bull, the award-winning community finance portal. He also served as Vice President of Corporate Development at WinStar Communications and as Manager and Founder of Accenture`s Media & Entertainment Strategy Group.
Jeffrey earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School where he was a Dean`s Fellow; and his undergraduate degrees, with High Honors in Economics and Business Administration, from Carnegie Mellon University where he was a Presidential Scholar.
Jeffrey previously served on the Board of Directors of There, Inc. the award-winning next generation 3-D online community; inQ, Inc. a leading provider of revenue enhancement technology and services for ecommerce companies; and on the Board of Advisors of Teoma, Inc. a leading web-based search engine acquired by Ask Jeeves.
Jeffrey is the co-author of The Shutterfly Guide to Great Digital Photos, an instructional book on the essentials of digital photography and managing images. He is an avid photographer with his Canon 20D, and spends his weekends capturing the special moments created by his three sons and wife.