Jeanne Lam

Jeanne Lam

President, Wattpad

More about Jeanne Lam

I focus on scaling high-growth consumer and platform businesses. Currently the president of Wattpad, responsible for the P&L of a global technology & media app used by 90M people around the world every month. I love working in industries that are pioneering a radically different business or technology, and growing people and organizations to do what's never been done before.

Official Bio:
Jeanne Lam is all about scaling and accelerating high-growth consumer tech businesses. With more than 17 years experience across different functions, Jeanne leads tech companies through strategic growth and transition.

As president of Wattpad, the world’s largest storytelling platform with 90M+ readers and writers, she is responsible for the global team and strategy that drives user and revenue growth. 

Prior to Wattpad, Jeanne led growth and user acquisition at Shapeways, the world’s largest 3D printing service. She has also worked at Yahoo as Director of Platform Strategy, and mobile payments company, GoPago, as Head of Marketing & Business Intelligence. Before her startup career, she spent three years as a management consultant at Accenture.
 
Jeanne holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a B.S. in economics from Cornell University. She serves on the boards of Women and Color, Canadian Club Toronto, Cornell Club of Toronto, HBS Club of Toronto and is a founding member of the Coalition of Innovation Leaders Against Racism (CILAR). She is passionate about helping young professionals find fulfillment in their careers.

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