• Marco Zappacosta

    Co-Founder and CEO, Thumbtack

    Marco Zappacosta is the co-founder and CEO of Thumbtack. Recognized on Forbes’ 2015 30 under 30 list, Marco and Thumbtack have been featured in media outlets including The New York Times, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal and CNBC and were recently acknowledged as one of GlassDoor’s Best Places to Work and Highest Rated CEOs lists. Marco started Thumbtack with co-founders Jonathan Swanson and Sander Daniels after graduating from Columbia University, where he majored in Political Science. He and his wife live in San Francisco. His favorite personal Thumbtack project was hosting a Halloween party that included a Thumbtack bartender, magician, and photographer.

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  • Completed: March 28, 2018 PST

    A Positive Vision of the Future of Work

    What the world needs now is a positive vision of the future of work. We’ve got plenty of dystopian visions of the rise of the robots, the race to the bottom of globalization, and the loss of myriad jobs on the horizon. Enough already. Marco Zappacosta, the young co-founder and CEO of Thumbtack, one of the most successful startups in the sharing economy, thinks we now need more positive thinking about how the next economy could work better for everyone.

    Participants: Marco Zappacosta