Nov 13 2023
The Creative Pivot
It's not every day you get a candid look behind the scenes of tech leadership, particularly from a voice as clear and resonant as Chief Product Officer of Pinterest, Sabrina Ellis. This conversation highlights the importance of consciously navigating our life's journey while maintaining a balance between personal values and professional aspirations.
Caesar sits down with Sabrina Ellis, whose strategic insights have shaped her roles at industry behemoths like Google and now as Chief Product Officer at Pinterest.
Sabrina opens up about her approach to decision-making, emphasizing the joy in following one's passion and the wisdom gleaned from her father on welcoming new opportunities.
Highlighting her transition from Google to Pinterest, Sabrina offers an intimate look at the significant career decisions she's faced and how she balances the demands of a high-powered tech career with family life and personal happiness.
Additionally, the conversation explores the role of diversity in building innovative teams and products and underscores Sabrina’s commitment to philanthropy through donor-advised funds and responsible giving.
Interesting links from this week’s episode:
Check out the Pinterest executive team page.
Learn about Pinterest’s new body type technology in their recent announcement.
About Sabrina Ellis
As Pinterest's Chief Product Officer, Sabrina is helping build and grow the platform, enabling millions to find and pursue their passions and design a life they're excited about. Her knack for 'pinning' is matched only by her extensive experience in crafting consumer products and fostering vibrant communities at pioneering companies like Pinterest, Google, and Yahoo.
Before her current role, Sabrina was a driving force at Google, where she led the Google Pixel project, laying out the strategy for Google's entry into the smartphone arena. Her tenure at Yahoo! saw her steering key communication services, including Yahoo! Mail and Messenger.
Renowned in the tech circles for her visionary product leadership, Sabrina has a reputation for scaling innovative, beloved products. Beyond her product prowess, she stands out as a vocal champion for diversity and inclusivity, dedicated to shaping the tech landscape into a more inclusive and diverse environment.
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