ABOUT US

Executive Team

 


Mr Barry Newstead, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Barry Newstead was appointed CEO and Managing Director with effect from 1 August 2018. He joined Redbubble in 2013 and as Chief Operating Officer had executive responsibility for Redbubble’s growth and culture. Under his leadership, the technology, product, design, marketing, strategy, commercial and operations teams have been built to scale driving much of Redbubble’s growth and strengthening economics, while building platforms and team culture for the long term. Prior to joining Redbubble, Barry held internet focused executive roles at the Wikimedia Foundation (which runs Wikipedia) in San Francisco and at Australia Post. He spent 14 years as a strategy consultant with the Boston Consulting Group and the Bridgespan Group (an affiliate of Bain & Company). Barry has lived and worked in North America, Asia, Europe and Australia.   Barry earned his bachelor's degree from Ivey Business School, Canada, and a Master’s degree from Harvard University, USA. Barry is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a board member of the Foundation for Young Australians.


Ms Emma Clark, Chief Financial Officer

Emma Clark joined as Chief Financial Officer in June 2019.  Prior to this she spent ten years at ANZ Bank holding a variety of executive roles, with the most recent being CFO of ANZ's Technology Division.  Emma has previously been both CFO and Managing Director for the Diners Club business in Australia.  CPA qualified, Emma has a Bachelor of Business from Monash University, and is also active on Boards, most recently spending four years as Treasurer for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation.


Ms Corina Davis, Executive Vice President - Business Development, Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary 

Corina Davis joined Redbubble in 2012 and oversees the company’s legal function.  In 2017 Corina also assumed responsibility for Redbubble’s partnerships and licensing initiatives.  Corina has a wide range of cross‑functional experience with particular expertise in copyright and trademark law, litigation, compliance and risk management. Before joining Redbubble, Corina practiced law in Los Angeles and New York City at Milstein Adelman, McCurdy & Fuller and Mendes & Mount. Corina is an active member of the Women’s General Counsel Network and the San Francisco General Counsel Group.  Corina is a board member of the Australian Digital Alliance, Australia’s peak body representing copyright users and innovators in digital.  Corina holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, California.


Mr Daniel Vydra, Chief Technology Officer 

Daniel Vydra has been with Redbubble since 2012, working across the engineering organisation in strategy and infrastructure leadership roles. Prior to that, Daniel worked as a software consultant in the media, travel and telecommunications industries, spending several years working with the technology team at The Guardian newspaper in London. Daniel has a Bachelor of Information Systems degree from The University of Melbourne.


Ms Vanessa Freeman, Chief People and Culture Officer

Vanessa Freeman joined Redbubble as Chief People and Culture Officer in August 2015. Vanessa previously held senior human resources and strategy roles at Pacific Brands. Vanessa began her career with the New Zealand Trade Development Board in New York before joining McKinsey & Company, London, where she focused on corporate strategy, post merger management and operational transformation. Vanessa has Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from Auckland University and an MBA from Stanford University, California.


Mr Arnaud Deshais, Chief Supply Chain Officer

Arnaud Deshais joined Redbubble in 2014 and oversees the Global Operations function. Arnaud has a wide range of supply chain experience with particular expertise in the areas of fulfillment, logistics, quality and customer experience. Before joining Redbubble, Arnaud was the Director of Supply Chain for Art.com. Earlier, he was a Consultant Manager for Cap Gemini Ernst and Young within the Supply Chain and High Tech Practices. Arnaud is an active member of APICS and ISM. Arnaud holds an MBA from Clemson University, USA and ESC Rennes, France.


Ms Sadie Stoumen, Vice President - Product

Sadie Stoumen joined Redbubble in 2017 and oversees the Product Management and Design functions. During her time at Redbubble, Sadie has worked across fulfilment systems, product launches, and scalable platforms. Prior to joining Redbubble, Sadie held product management and product marketing positions at Intuit and Google, and led content strategy at a venture-backed marketplace. Sadie has a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Economics from Wellesley College, Massachusetts.


Mr Georg Friedrich, Head of Platforms / Vice President - Engineering

Georg Friedrich joined Redbubble in 2009 and has held various leadership roles within the engineering team. He has contributed to most of Redbubble’s code base since the earliest days. Georg’s experience spans 20 years of software development roles in industries ranging from printing to online fundraising and e-commerce. In 2007, he co-founded 'betterplace.org' and developed an online donation platform which remains Germany’s largest of its kind. Georg holds a degree in business informatics from the Berlin School of Economics.


Mr Anuj Luthra, Head of Artists & Content / Vice President - Engineering

Anuj Luthra joined Redbubble in 2012 as a senior engineer and currently leads our technology team supporting artists, fan art and product launches. Prior to Redbubble, he held a number of senior engineering roles in the travel and tourism industry, developing deep expertise in search and paid marketing platforms. Anuj has a Bachelors of Computer Science from Jodhpur University and a Masters of Information Technology from the University of South Australia.


Dr Sadegh (Sam) Kharazmi, Head of Customer Experience / Vice President - Engineering & Data Science

Sam Kharazmi joined Redbubble in 2015 to build the company’s data science and machine learning capability and currently leads customer experience and data science. Sam holds a PhD in Computer Science from RMIT where he specialised in machine learning and information retrieval. He has held research positions at RMIT and National ICT Australia, and collaborated with Microsoft Research and Yahoo Research. His prior experiences also include a number of senior technical, operational and advisory positions at several startups.


Dr Brett Watson, Chief Commercial Officer

Brett Watson joined Redbubble in 2016 as a Senior Strategy Manager and has provided strategic and commercial leadership across the Redbubble marketplace, being promoted to the role of Chief Commercial Officer in August 2019. Prior to Redbubble Brett has held senior strategy positions at Coles and as a consultant with KPMG and Pacific Strategy Partners. Brett has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Curtin University and a PhD in Engineering from Monash University.


Mr Adam Schwartz, Chief Executive Officer - TeePublic 

Adam Schwartz joined the Redbubble Group in November 2018 as TeePublic’s CEO after TeePublic was acquired. Prior to the acquisition, Adam was TeePublic’s Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Adam was Chief Operating Officer of BustedTees.com and a Co-Founder of Le Souk . In 2016, Adam was named to Forbes 30 Under 30. He is a start-up mentor for ERA Ventures and an advisory board member for Bombas, The Loyalist, Attentive, Pathspark and Curos. He holds a Bachelors of Science from the University of Florida in Telecommunications Operations Management and Business.