OMAZE WELCOMES FORMER PINTEREST & GOOGLE EXECUTIVE SCOTT COLEMAN AS NEW PRESIDENT

Omaze is the leading social impact fundraising platform that reimagines the charitable giving experience to create equal opportunity for all. Omaze arranges amazing prizes like cars, trips, Housesand experiments to inspire people who dream big and want to help solve some of the world’s toughest problems. It supports the world’s best charities by running raffles to raise funds for their life-changing work. in 2021the Omaze community raised nearly $30M supporting over 130 charities.

“Throughout my career, I’ve gravitated towards mission-driven companies and roles that have given me the opportunity to make a positive impact,” Coleman said. “After spending time with Matt and the team at Omaze, I am excited to continue the incredible growth the company has seen and leverage my expertise to further grow this business, while doing good in the world. What the team has built here over the past ten years is remarkable. »

Most recently, Coleman was at Pinterest where he was Head of Growth and International, responsible for global user growth. While there, he oversaw growth products, product operations, localization, product marketing and content partnerships. Scott has also served as a board member of Pinterest Europe Limited and Pinterest International Entities.

Prior to Pinterest, Coleman spent more than a decade at Google where he was responsible for new business development and product partnerships for Google Search and Maps, bringing new products to Asia Pacific, Latin Americaand Europe. He also built a fiber optic network business in Africaand led a variety of new product launches such as Google Earth Engine. Coleman has developed customer support and sales teams in Brazil, Argentine, India and United States to make AdSense a multi-billion dollar business.

“Scott is one of the rare talents who can go both far and deep into technology, product, growth, marketing and more and I couldn’t be more excited for Scott to join. us,” Pohlson said. “He has a reputation as a world-class leader and his experience helping Google and Pinterest grow internationally will help prepare us for our next stage of global impact. »

Coleman holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of University of California at Berkeley with a double major in Political Economy and in Spanish and Portuguese.

About Omaze
Omaze is an online fundraising platform that offers the chance to win unique experiences and prizes to support nonprofit organizations around the world. Through the Omaze platform, the Omaze community has raised over $150 million supporting over 400 charities, resulting in substantial levels of awareness of their work. Omaze experiences raises funds for Charities Aid Foundation America (“CAF America”), a US registered, 501(c)(3) public charity, which then awards the donations, less experience fees and costs, to the identified non-profit organization for an applicable experience. To learn more and donate, please visit omaze.com.

SOURCEOmaze, Inc.

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