This week, we’re welcoming a new face to Kickstarter’s executive team: Sindy Wilson joins us as our new Chief Financial Officer.
As CFO, Sindy will report directly to our CEO, Everette Taylor. She will be responsible for overseeing and managing the financial aspects of Kickstarter’s business, ensuring the company’s financial health, and providing strategic financial guidance to support our overall goals.
“At Kickstarter, I see a passionate team that’s dedicated to fostering creativity and empowering creators. I’m eager to have a deeper purpose in my work, and Kickstarter’s mission really resonates with me.” — Sindy Wilson
Sindy is a seasoned finance executive with over 20 years of experience. She specializes in performance improvement and building finance, transformation, and analytics organizations that unlock scalable growth. Most recently, Sindy was the VP, Finance Transformation & Analytics at Lyft. At Lyft, Sindy was responsible for maturing the company’s financial processes, systems, and analytics capabilities, with the goal of enabling accurate, trusted, and efficient decision-making. Prior to joining Lyft, she held leadership roles at brands like Oldcastle Infrastructure, EY, Cox Automotive, and IHG Hotels & Resorts. Sindy holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Limestone College, and an MBA in Finance from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.
Of her new role, Sindy said: “At Kickstarter, I see a passionate team that’s dedicated to fostering creativity and empowering creators. I’m eager to have a deeper purpose in my work, and Kickstarter’s mission really resonates with me. I firmly believe that generational wealth lies in the creation of ideas. I’m excited to bring my financial expertise to Kickstarter and support its business goals, its mission to make a meaningful impact on the world, and consequently, its community of creators.”
Everette Taylor, Kickstarter’s CEO, added, “Kickstarter is at the beginning of a new chapter where we are very focused on growth and innovation within the crowdfunding industry and the creator economy at large. With her extensive experience in finance transformation, strategic leadership, and analytics, Sindy brings a unique perspective that will be instrumental in our continued growth. Her financial savviness paired with her belief in our mission make her the perfect fit for our team. We’re looking forward to working with Sindy to drive Kickstarter's success.”