Mike Osborn serves as Chief Marketing Officer of Upstart, a lending platform that goes beyond the FICO score to finance people based on signals of their potential, including schools attended, area of study, academic performance, and work history. He oversees Upstart’s marketing team (they're hiring!), responsible for accelerating the company’s tremendous growth.
Prior to Upstart, Mike worked as Head of Growth Marketing at Uber, responsible for all digital and offline marketing, as well as product management of Uber’s adtech and consumer promotions platform. Before that, Mike was SVP of Marketing & Analytics at HomeAway where he oversaw brand and performance marketing, sales and marketing operations, BI and analytics, and the advertising revenue line of business. Prior to HomeAway, Mike served as VP of Marketing at Metaweb, which was acquired by Google. Mike previously spent five years at eBay where he took on increasing levels of responsibility in the marketing organization, building and leading the marketing teams that managed eBay’s paid search, affiliate, email, and onsite marketing. He started his career with time at Openwave Systems in Corporate Development and in Corporate Strategic Planning at The Walt Disney Company.
Mike earned a BA in Quantitative Economics at Stanford University in 1994 and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2001.
Mike will also be speaking at The GrowthHackers Conference coming up next month.
Mike will be live on January 7th 2016 for ninety minutes, and he is excited to answer as many of your questions as possible.
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