Kraftful Names Jacob Gable VP of Engineering
“We’re thrilled to announce that Jacob has been promoted to VP of Engineering,” said Yana Welinder, CEO of Kraftful. “Joining our team as employee #2, Jacob has shown incredible leadership in building our business and culture with empathy and humor. I’m excited for Jacob to move into this leadership role and help us grow in the years ahead.”
Jacob has almost two decades of experience developing software across a range of industries. He was most recently Staff Engineer at Slack and before that Facebook and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. At CZI, he helped grow the learning platform his team built from 6 Bay Area schools to over 500 schools across the US. Their work made schools particularly well-prepared for the online learning that came at a critical time in 2020.
Since joining Kraftful, Jacob was instrumental in architecting and bringing to market our new Analytics platform. He’s also taken a lead role in building our engineering team and fostering our company culture. “It's been great building things with everyone,” Jacob said. I’m excited for the future and grateful to have landed with such incredible people.”