Bigcommerce has announced that former Google executive Tim Schulz has joined the company as senior vice president of product management.
Schulz will be responsible for leading the product organisation, setting Bigcommerce’s product vision, and working closely with the development team to achieve that vision.
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In his most recent role at Google, he led strategic partnerships and business development strategy for Google’s Product Listing Ads business.
Schulz also led strategic partnerships with large retailers for many of Google’s next generation shopping products including Shopping Express (same-day delivery), Wallet (mobile commerce) and Local Product Listing Ads (local inventory availability).
Bigcommerce chief product officer West Stringfellow says the appointment is an exciting one for the e-commerce platform.
“Tim is an incredibly talented head of product who will be a tremendous complement to our team, company and long-term goals,” Stringfellow says.
“He has a strong operational skill set, an incredible business development and product network in the Valley, and a very strong e-commerce strategic vision and knowledge.
“He also possesses a unique awareness of the sector – its strengths, weaknesses and opportunities. In fact, I have never met someone with so much insight into SMB and enterprise commerce space.”
Schulz says Bigcommerce is in a unique position to capture several new global opportunities and to deliver impactful solutions to both small and large retailers.
“Bigcommerce is definitely one of the most exciting companies in the Bay Area right now,” says Schulz.
Schulz will be based in Bigcommerce’s San Francisco office.