September 28, 2023
Maggie Leung

Maggie Leung — most lately govt editor at enterprise capital agency Andreessen Horowitz and founding vice chairman of content material at NerdWallet — is becoming a member of ClickUp as vice chairman of content material and natural development in January.

ClickUp is a productiveness platform that serves groups. It integrates a wide range of office instruments — together with challenge administration, doc collaboration, spreadsheets, objectives, time-tracking and chat — in a single place. Its enterprise customers embrace Google, McDonald’s and Netflix.

The startup has raised $535 million, at a valuation of $4 billion. Traders embrace Andreessen Horowitz, the place Leung has been govt editor of The positioning served startup builders and others within the tech neighborhood.

Leung stated: “I discovered an excellent deal at a16z, however I actually missed startup work. And it was straightforward for me to get behind ClickUp, as a result of sturdy instruments assist groups collaborate extra successfully and creatively all over the world and throughout time zones. I’ve led distant groups for years, in order that strongly resonates with me.”

Leung will begin in 2023 as a result of she’s taking a two-month journey sabbatical.

At NerdWallet, she constructed content material operations from scratch, beginning in 2013. By the point she left in 2021, her workforce neared 100 writers and editors, unfold throughout the nation. Serving on the corporate’s exec management workforce, she helped NerdWallet combine acquisitions within the U.S. and U.Ok., in addition to broaden into Canada. The private finance platform IPO’d at $1.8 billion in 2021, with 21 million customers a month.

Beforehand, Leung spent greater than 20 years in information, together with retailers equivalent to CNN, The Washington Submit and The Wall Avenue Journal.