Board of Directors

Aaron Easterly

Co-founder, CEO, and Chairman
Aaron Easterly has served as Rover’s chief executive officer since September 2011 and as a member of our board of directors since November 2011. Mr. Easterly cofounded Rover in 2011. Previously, Mr. Easterly served as entrepreneur in residence at Madrona Venture Group from May 2011 until September 2011 and in various positions, including general manager, advertising strategy and monetization, at Microsoft from 2007 until 2011. Mr. Easterly holds an A.B. in Economics with Honors from Harvard University.

Megan Quinn Siegler

Lead Independent Director
Megan Quinn Siegler has served on our board of directors since July 2017. Ms. Siegler has served as chief operating officer at Niantic since 2020 and on the board of Niantic since 2017. Previously, Ms. Siegler served as managing partner at Spark Capital from 2015 to 2020, as a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufeild & Byers from 2012 until 2015, as the director of products at Square from 2011 until 2012, and in various leadership positions in marketing, business development and product management at Google from 2004 until 2011. Ms. Siegler also serves on the board of several other companies, including and Handshake. Ms. Siegler holds a B.A. in Political Science and History from Stanford University.

Susan Athey

Susan Athey has served on our board of directors since November 2016. Dr. Athey has served as economics of technology professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business since 2013, including as founder of the Golub Capital Social Impact Lab since 2019. Previously, Dr. Athey served as a professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and Harvard University, as a consulting chief economist to Microsoft, and on the National Academies Board of Sciences, Technology, and Economic Policy. Dr. Athey also serves on the board of several other companies, including Ripple Labs, Expedia, LendingClub and Turo. Dr. Athey holds a B.A. in Economics, Computer Science, and Mathematics from Duke University, a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and an honorary doctorate from Duke University.

Adam H. Clammer

Adam H. Clammer has served on our board of directors since April 2021. He is a founding partner of True Wind Capital, a private equity firm focused on the technology industry. Prior to starting True Wind in 2015, Mr. Clammer was head of the technology group at KKR, a global investment manager, where he joined in 1995. Prior to KKR, Mr. Clammer worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Morgan Stanley in New York and Hong Kong. Mr. Clammer has served as a director on many public and private boards. He and currently serves as a director of Open Lending (NASDAQ: LPRO) and LeadVenture. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Venky Ganesan

Venky Ganesan has served on our board of directors since July 2014. Mr. Ganesan has served as a managing director at Menlo Ventures since March 2013. Previously, Mr. Ganesan served as a managing director at Globespan Capital from 1998 until 2012 and as the chairperson of the National Venture Capital Association from 2016 until 2017. Mr. Ganesan also serves on the board of several other companies, including UpCounsel, Gild, Machine Zone, Waterline Data Science, BitSight Technologies and Takipi. Mr. Ganesan holds a B.A. in Economics and Math from Reed College and a B.S. in Engineering and Applied Science with a focus on Computer Science from California Institute of Technology.

Greg Gottesman

Greg Gottesman has served on our board of directors since June 2011. Mr. Gottesman has served as the managing director and co-founder at Pioneer Square Labs since 2015 and as an adjunct faculty member at University of Washington since 2011 teaching entrepreneurship and venture finance. Mr. Gottesman previously served as a managing director at Madrona Venture Group and as co-founder and chief executive officer at Rover. Mr. Gottesman also serves on the board of several other companies, including LumaTax, NextStep, Kevala, Joon Care, Hola Cash Technologies and Boundless Immigration. Mr. Gottesman holds a B.A. with Honors and Distinction in Political Science from Stanford University, a M.B.A. with Honors and Distinction from Harvard Business School, and a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School where he served as editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Scott Jacobson

Scott Jacobson has served on our board of directors since October 2017. Mr. Jacobson has served as a managing director at Madrona Venture Group since 2007. Previously, Mr. Jacobson served in senior product and business management positions in the Amazon Kindle and Amazon Marketplace groups at from 2003 until 2007. Mr. Jacobson holds a B.A. in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Northwestern University and a M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.

Kristina Leslie

Kristina Leslie has served on our board of directors since February 2021. Ms. Leslie is the chairperson of the board of Blue Shield of California. Ms. Leslie has served on Blue Shield’s board since 2013. Ms. Leslie also serves on the board of Directors and as Chairperson of the Audit Committee for CVB Financial Corp. and Justworks, Inc. Previously, she served on the boards of several other public and private companies including Glassdoor Inc., Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., Pico Holdings Inc., Obagi Medical Products, Bare Escentuals Inc. and Methodist Hospital of Southern California. Ms. Leslie previously served as chief financial officer of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. until her retirement in 2007.

Please note: Prior to April 2021, members of the Board of Directors other than Adam Clammer served on the board of A Place for Rover, Inc., our parent company until the completion of the business combination with Nebula Caravel Acquisition Corp. (now known as Rover Group, Inc.). They now serve on the board of Rover Group, Inc.