Chad Dickerson is the CEO of Etsy. Chad was CTO of Etsy from September 2008 to July 2011. Before joining Etsy in 2008, Chad led the Brickhouse and Advanced Products teams at Yahoo. Prior to this role, Chad was senior director of the Yahoo Developer Network and launched the global Hack Day program at Yahoo. Chad came to Yahoo from InfoWorld Media Group, where he served as CTO for nearly five years. Prior to InfoWorld, Chad served as CTO of and in various engineering positions at CNN, Sports Illustrated, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and the Raleigh, North Carolina-based The News & Observer. Chad holds a B.A. in English literature from Duke University.