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Our mission is to make world-class marketing
easy for everyone

We believe...

  1. The customer’s customers always come first.
  2. Advertising must be a great experience for both consumers and marketers.
  3. The world is becoming transparent, and we should be too.
  4. Empowering those around you is a good thing.
  5. Love what you do and do what you love.
  6. We should only get paid if we add value.

Our Story

We were our own first customer.

We began using Pinterest in early 2011 as a solution for our own marketing purposes while building The very first version of Tailwind (then named PinLeague) asked a simple question: how can we identify brides-to-be using Pinterest to plan their weddings? As we dug in deeper, we began to see rapid success on Pinterest. Pretty soon, our friends started asking if we could generate similar insights for them.

A huge opportunity was emerging and we decided to pivot, focusing on opening the best Pinterest marketing and analytics platform to everyone.

Since then, our users have led us in new and exciting directions, and have helped us to understand that:

  1. ROI from Pinterest isn’t just about what happens on Pinterest.
  2. The greatest rewards come from leveraging insights across marketing channels, and even across entire organizations.

Thus, we've grown with our users’ needs and are thinking bigger each and every day.

Today, over 200,000 of the world’s leading brands and 400 of the top agencies trust Tailwind, and we’re excited to see how social intelligence can transform your business.

We view this as only the beginning. Thank you for making it all possible!

Meet the Team

Alex Topiler - Tailwind Head of Product, Co-founder

Alex Topiler

Head of Product
New York, NY
"Make Something People Love."
Melissa Megginson - Tailwind Marketing Manager

Melissa Megginson

Community Manager
Oklahoma City, OK
I love you more than Kanye loves Kanye - Kanye West
Will Washburn - Tailwind VP Engineering

Will Washburn

VP Engineering
New York, NY
That what is not measured cannot be improved.
Emily Richard - Tailwind Customer Success Lead

Emily Richard

Community Success & Operations
Oklahoma City, OK
"All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney
Kevin Lorenz - Tailwind Enterprise Customer Success Manager

Kevin Lorenz

Enterprise Customer Success Manager
Oklahoma City, OK
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known."
Janell Pechacek - Tailwind Product and Software Developer

Janell Pechacek

Software Developer
Oklahoma City, OK
"In 900 years of time and space, I've never met anyone who wasn't important." - The Doctor
Stephen Siu - Tailwind User Experience Analyst

Stephen Siu

User Experience Analyst
New York, NY
"Pain is just weakness leaving the body" - General Lewis B Puller
Frankie Nwafili - Tailwind Product and Software Developer

Frankie Nwafili

Product & Software Engineer
New York, NY
"Intellectuals solve problems. Geniuses prevent them" - Einstein
Kolbi Claborn Recruiting and Operations Specialist

Kolbi Claborn

Recruiting & Operations Specialist
Oklahoma City, OK
Kensen John - Tailwind Product & Software Engineer

Kensen John

Product & Software Engineer
Oklahoma City, OK
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle
David Christopher - Tailwind Director - Marketing & Growth

David Christopher

Director - Marketing & Growth
Oklahoma City, OK
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.” Albert Einstein
Sam Provenza - Tailwind Product Designer

Sam Provenza

Product Designer
New York, NY
"Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated. — PAUL RAND"
Alisa Meredith - Tailwind Content Marketing Manager

Alisa Meredith

Content Marketing Manager
Wilmington, NC
"We're all just stories, in the end - just make it a good one, eh?" — Doctor Who (11th Doctor)
Justine Gab - Tailwind Marketing Associate

Justine Gab

Marketing Associate
Oklahoma City, OK
"Everything in moderation, including moderation." — Oscar Wilde
Jordan McNamara - Tailwind Customer Success Manager

Jordan McNamara

Customer Success Manager
Melbourne, AU
"We can judge our progress by the courage of our questions and the depth of our answers, our willingness to embrace what is true rather than what feels good." — Carl Sagan
Jason Tarre - Tailwind Product & Software Engineer

Jason Tarre

Product & Software Engineer
New York, NY
"Make it work, make it right, make it fast." - Kent Beck
Mark Manos - Tailwind Software Developer

Mark Manos

Software Developer
Oklahoma City, OK
"Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes." - Oscar Wilde
Cody Crow - Tailwind Product and Software Engineer

Cody Crow

Product & Software Engineer
Oklahoma City, OK
"Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion." - Hegel
Ellana Walker - Tailwind Chief of Staff

Ellana Walker

Chief of Staff
Oklahoma City, OK
"It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan." - Eleanor Roosevelt
Alex McKenzie - Product and Software Engineer

Alex McKenzie

Product & Software Engineer
Oklahoma City, OK
“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” - Kurt Vonnegut
Matt Woods — Inbound Marketer

Matt Woods

Inbound Marketer
Oklahoma City, OK
"If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary." -Jim Rohn
Jaren Hommen-Roddy - Customer Success Associate

Jaren Hommen-Roddy

Customer Success Associate
Oklahoma City, OK
"If you're going to be a bear, be a grizzly." - George Hyde Preston
Savannah Carlin — Product Designer

Savannah Carlin

Product Designer
New York, NY
The work needs to get out of your head and on to the table, and it needs to be done from the heart. —Paula Scher
Sarah Grove - Customer Success Associate

Sarah Grove

Customer Success Associate
Oklahoma City, OK
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. - Albert Einstein
Taylor Hall- Customer Success Associate

Taylor Hall

Customer Success Associate
Oklahoma City, OK
"If you want to talk about something new, you have to make up a new kind of language." —Haruki Murakami
Stefanny Cano - Paid Ads Marketer

Stefanny Cano

Paid Ads Marketer
Rockaway, New Jersey
"Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself." — Rumi
Andy English - Finance Director

Andy English

Finance Director
Oklahoma City, OK
"Nil Satis Nisi Optimum. Nothing but the best is good enough." - Everton FC Motto
Clay Gill - Customer Success Associate

Clay Gill

Customer Success Associate
Oklahoma City, OK
"A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for." - John A. Shedd
Marty Jones - Product & Software Engineer

Marty Jones

Product & Software Engineer
New York, NY
"Time discovers truth." - Seneca
Mo Mason - Customer Success Associate

Mo Mason

Customer Success Associate
Oklahoma City, OK
"Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." — Albert Einstein
Cash Daugherty - Customer Success Associate

Cash Daugherty

Customer Success Associate
Oklahoma City, OK
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." — Winston Churchill
Andres Barbaro - Engineering Leader

Andres Barbaro

Oklahoma City, OK
"Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt

Board of Directors

Beth Ferreira - Tailwind Board Member

Beth Ferreira

Board of Directors
New York, NY
Will Lee - Tailwind Board Member

Will Lee

Board of Directors
San Francisco, CA

Join the Tailwind Team

Challenge yourself
We tackle big problems every day; the kinds of challenges that will give you bragging rights.
Join the founding team
Your role in shaping the team will be limitless and you'll own huge ideas right from the start.
We're just getting started
Helping brands conquer Pinterest is only the beginning. We're already harnessing social data across the web to power audience targeting, email marketing, merchandising and more...

Do Something Incredible

We are a very close-knit, hard-working, fast-moving and diverse team that helps each other, learns from one another, and challenges each other to accomplish extraordinary things. With all of the challenges we face day-to-day, there is absolutely no room for egos or any sense of entitlement.

Sound like an environment you’d fit into? We’d love to hear from you!

We're looking for...

Don’t fit neatly into any of the roles above? We believe that anyone who is passionate and yearns to never stop learning can find a place on our team and contribute. Tell us how you think you’ll be able to help, or better yet, just do it and show us. It never hurts to come bearing gifts.

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