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I’m CEO at Etsy and live in Brooklyn, NY. See my LinkedIn profile for more background.

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Chad Dickerson is the CEO of Etsy. Chad was CTO at Etsy from September 2008 until July 2011.

Before joining Etsy in fall 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 Hack Day program globally at Yahoo!

Chad came to Yahoo! from InfoWorld Media Group (IDG) where he served as CTO for nearly five years. Prior to InfoWorld, Dickerson served as CTO of Salon.com and in various engineering positions at CNN, CNN/Sports Illustrated, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The (Raleigh, NC) News & Observer. Dickerson holds a BA in English literature from Duke University.

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  4. I just watched your etsy lab and thank you. because I really feel inspired. I do have one question. I know that you have to get out there and do and keeping doing until you succeed. How do you separate the times when you have a business idea that really has merit and should really keep going or move on because you have failed. I guess I have to listen to the voice in my heart .

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