Bill Watkins

Bill Watkins, Chief Revenue Officer

Bill Watkins (@wewiv) is the Chief Revenue Officer at Pinterest, overseeing all aspects of the company’s global sales, partnerships, strategy & operations organization. An 8 year veteran of Pinterest, he previously served in several leadership roles, including Head of Global Mid Market & Small Business Sales and US Head of Large Customer Sales, responsible for the Retail, Finance, Tech, & Travel industry sales teams. His teams work with partners of all sizes across sectors to solve business challenges and accelerate revenue growth. Bill also serves as the site lead for the Pinterest Chicago office.

Bill was one of the first 250 employees at Pinterest & founder of the Pinterest Chicago office. Starting w/ the company pre-monetization, Bill helped to recruit & hire our initial sales team, and has co-developed the evolution of our sales & go-to-market strategy over the years. Prior to joining Pinterest in 2014, Bill held multiple leadership positions at Yahoo & Demand Media.

Bill earned a B.S. in Management Information Systems from Miami University, and resides in Chicago with his wife, daughter, and two sons. Bill is currently saving ideas about documentaries, musical influences, and mens fashion.