Former Fiverr COO joins Guesty as chief operating officer
Israel: Short-term rental platform Guesty has announced the appointment of Vered Raviv Schwarz, former COO of Fiverr, to its senior leadership team.
Schwarz brings more than 20 years of experience in leadership positions in both early-stage, mid-sized, private and public companies.
She will be based at Guesty’s Tel Aviv headquarters and will oversee the company’s global operations, including customer success, customer support, guest communications, HR, legal and finance. In her role, she would support the company’s aggressive plans for growth and global expansion across North America, Europe and Asia.
“Vered’s addition to the leadership team comes with perfect timing,” said Amiad Soto, co-founder and CEO of Guesty. “This expansion shortly after securing our round B funding, reflects our massive investment and commitment to enhancing our product and service offering as well as our global reach. Vered brings a proven track record of success in scaling companies from early stage to an enterprise level and in creating a customer-centric focus.”
“I am thrilled to join the Guesty team”, said Schwarz. “The hospitality market, and in particular the short-term rentals market, is experiencing major disruption in recent years due to technology innovation. It is exciting to take part in this dynamic, multi-billion dollar market. With Guesty’s accelerated growth and cutting edge product, I am confident we can create a leader in this industry.”
Prior to joining Guesty, Schwarz spent nearly six years as the COO of Fiverr, the world’s largest marketplace for creative and digital services. During her tenure, Fiverr grew from less than 40 employees to approximately 400.
During her career, she has held leadership positions in several other technology companies such as Kenshoo, Radware and MediaMind, and led financing rounds, M&As and IPOs.
Earlier this year, Guesty obtained close to $20 million in Series B funding.