Juan joined GoFundMe in December 2020 to combine his nearly 20+ years of experience in technology, product, and business leadership with his passion for giving and philanthropy. Prior to GoFundMe, Juan was General Manager of Braintree, a global payments company that experienced significant growth and was acquired by PayPal in 2013. Before serving as GM, Juan led product and engineering as Braintree’s CTO. Prior to Braintree, he spent nine years in various capacities at Yahoo!, including VP of Engineering in Yahoo!’s Advertising Products Group and VP of Search Advertising. Benitez holds a BS and MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Juan enjoys advising several companies and serving on the board of the American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter.
Company start date: December 1 2020