Vice-President of Talent Strategy MailChimp
As Vice President of Talent Strategy at Mailchimp, Andy Pittman and his team focus on ensuring Mailchimp grows with a diverse group of humble, creative, and independent thinkers that are passionate about empowering the underdog. He oversees all recruiting and talent acquisition, people development opportunities like apprenticeships and internships, and learning and development initiatives like Mailchimp University, an MBA-style program taught by Emory University professors. Prior to joining Mailchimp, Andy built out the talent function at Pindrop, and helped build Scoutmob by running talent and managing sales and company operations. Andy graduated from Auburn University and also founded an Atlanta-based holiday decorating business and Big Gorilla Jerky, a grass fed beef jerky “business” satisfying the needs of jerky lovers everywhere.
Outside of work, Andy lives in Candler Park with his wife, two daughters, and two rescued dogs, Rufus and Presley. Growing up playing the double bass, Andy has always been passionate about the power of music and dreams of one day writing the next great movie score. Outside of daydreaming of being a better musician, Andy can usually be found cooking, hiking, playing disc golf, or encouraging his daughters to find joy in the little things.