Making is for everyone.

With Zazzle, your imagination is at your fingertips.

At Zazzle, The Make Engine™, we believe that dreams should be indulged, ideas explored, and inner creators set free. Our mission is to give anyone, anywhere the power to make anything imaginable.

Our People

The people of Zazzle are just as diverse and unique as our products. We're PhD's, professional artists, manufacturing gurus, patent holders, inventors, musicians, and more — and we're all united by a passion to re-define commerce. Whether we're improving our technologies, building your latest creation, spiffing up our online experience, or showing you around the site, we do what we do because we believe that pretty much anything is possible.

Our Technology

If you can dream it, we're making the technology to do it. At Zazzle, we're on the cutting edge of real world technology that brings your imagination to life. Our innovative minds are taking on the toughest technical challenges to make customizing anything a possibility. We're developing not just the newest software for interacting with your creations before they happen, but also the state-of-the-art hardware and manufacturing processes that turn your dreams into realities.

Our Products

Our products let you add your personal touch to any part of your life. We're passionate about giving you the ability to make your mark on the world through customization, and we believe there is no limit to self-expression. With an ever-expanding array of categories including everything from apparel and paper goods to fabric and food, we're committed to offering the highest quality custom products in the world.

Leadership

To accomplish dreams as big as ours, you need the right people leading the way. From our humble beginnings in a converted family garage to international offices and manufacturing facilities, the Zazzle family has grown by leaps and bounds – with some of the best and brightest joining along the way. Meet the talented visionaries whose commitment to breaking the mold is shaking up the world of commerce.

Robert Beaver, Co-Founder and CEO

Robert founded Zazzle with his sons, Bobby and Jeff, and is the Chief Executive Officer. Robert has an AB in Economics from Stanford University, an MBA from Stanford Business School, and a JD from Stanford Law School. Upon graduation, he launched the first of five companies, discovering the excitement and challenges of building a business. His companies have always been tech-focused, from semiconductor processing equipment, to light-based cooking technology, and now to the internet. Zazzle is company #5, and his proudest accomplishment, having had the privilege to build it with his sons, wife Peggy, and many other extremely talented and unique people. At Zazzle, his favorite activities include anything that involves competition, such as MCing summer BBQs and cheering on Zazzle contestants in pie eating, bull riding, and seed spitting. At home, he is a proud father of four, and has recently become a grandfather, discovering that his tiny grandson is the real boss.

Jeff Beaver, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

Jeff founded Zazzle together with his brother, Bobby, and father, Robert, while a student at Stanford University. Jeff worked side-by-side with Bobby to engineer the entire Zazzle website, which first launched in mid-2005. His deep passion for the online consumer directs the website experience and drives feature and product innovation. Jeff helps to guide company direction and vision, while sharing responsibility for day-to-day operations. Jeff holds an AB in Economics from Stanford University. Although he has a third the number of degrees as his father, he makes up for it with his innate event planning prowess, best exemplified by Zazzle's special events. After having sponsored Zazzle Bay to Breakers on its 100th Anniversary—with over 150,000 revellers in attendance—he's pretty sure that's the largest tech "startup party" in history. He's also passionate about running, cycling, skiing…and burritos.

Bobby Beaver, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Bobby founded Zazzle together with his brother, Jeff, and father, Robert, while a student at Stanford University. Bobby and Jeff built the first version of the Zazzle website which launched in 2005. Bobby still designs and codes today, but spends most of his time supporting an extraordinary team of engineers, mathematicians and scientists to invent, implement and scale Zazzle's systems. Bobby holds an AB in Economics from Stanford University and is proficient in the many technologies behind Zazzle's software and hardware systems. Bobby is passionate about working on really hard problems with really smart people.

Jason Kang, Chief Financial Officer

Jason has been an integral part of Zazzle since its launch in 2005 in a variety of key roles, including Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President of International. Jason continues to focus on helping Zazzle grow. In his current role as CFO, Jason oversees finance, enterprise supply-chain and Mergers & Acquisitions. Prior to Zazzle, Jason worked in the technology investment banking division of Salomon Smith Barney (Citigroup). Jason graduated from Stanford University with an AB in Economics. Jason's claim to fame is getting the Zazzle roll listed on the menu of a once famous Palo Alto sushi house. When not crushing it at Zazzle, Jason enjoys spending time with his wife, three children (2 human, 1 dog), playing golf and cooking delicious food, usually in that order.

Peggy Beaver, Chief People Officer

Peggy has been a part of Zazzle since the beginning, first in finance and then in human resources. She leads a team that oversees staffing, recruiting, compliance, training, employee relations and culture across all Zazzle offices. Prior to Zazzle, Peggy held positions in operations and employee relations at Bank of America. She also coordinated market research for a fast-growing start-up. She holds an AB in Psychology from Stanford University. She's an avid skier from Tahoe to Austria and runner – she has completed many marathons including San Diego, San Francisco, and Vancouver. She's the ever-reliable "Zazzle Mom" not just to every Zazzler but also to her own four children and baby grandson.

Nizzi Karai Renaud, Chief Marketing Officer

Nizzi is helping Zazzle's marketplace ecosystem to reach new heights. From hardcore video gamers to crafty DIY enthusiasts and style aficionados, Nizzi has engaged passionate communities in a variety of forms throughout her career. She had held leadership roles at Refinery29, Atari and Etsy as well as executive roles agency-side across diverse sectors including politics, tech and the nonprofit world. A graduate of Emerson College, Nizzi has her BA in Communication Studies and her MA in Integrated Marketing Communications. Named one of Marketing's Next Generation by Marketing Magazine, she lives in San Francisco by way of Brooklyn, Toronto, Boston, London and Kolkata with her musician husband and dog. She's a pop culture aficionado and admitted TV addict with a love of beauty blogs, Bollywood and post-apocalyptic fiction.

Charles Ohiaeri, Chief Fulfillment Officer

Charles met brothers Bobby and Jeff Beaver while all three were students at Stanford studying Economics. He’s been with Zazzle since the beginning, helping grow the company and expanding his responsibilities over time. When Zazzle was founded, Charles was invited on board to build the customer service division, which he did, before quickly transitioning to lead Operations. He is passionate about manufacturing processes and all things bespoke. He built the architecture and technology that allows the company to produce millions of unique products from invitations to skateboards, most in less than 24 hours. Charles and his wife wore Zazzle shirts on their wedding day, and the very first garment worn by his son after his birth was a Zazzle onesie. Charles also enjoys endurance cycling and archery.

Melanie Sherk, Chief Legal Officer and Vice President, Business Development

Since joining Zazzle in 2005, Melanie is responsible for overseeing all legal matters, including commercial contracts, intellectual property, employment law, and privacy issues. As Vice President of Business Development, she leads a team that secures new strategic partnerships for Zazzle while also managing relationships with Zazzle's existing licensing partners, including Disney, Getty Images, Sesame Street, and The Collegiate Licensing Company. Prior to Zazzle, she held both legal and business affairs positions with a number of privately-held and publicly-traded companies. Melanie holds a BA from Agnes Scott College and a JD cum laude from the University of Georgia. Melanie calls San Francisco home but she's still got love for her native North Carolina, particularly the barbecue and pimento cheese and the Dogwood blossoms in the spring. She enjoys cycling with friends, discovering up-and-coming musical artists, and taking her rescue dog, Clementine, for beach romps.

Press

BAGGU® Teams Up with Zazzle for Custom Bags

Redwood City, CA — July 14, 2015 — Zazzle and BAGGU® have teamed up to offer customization and personalization on popular canvas tote bags. Starting today, Zazzle now offers the popular BAGGU Duck Bag made from high quality cotton canvas. Each BAGGU Duck Bag can be created with a custom design or image, printed using our patent-pending fuZe technology.

This partnership with Zazzle is an exclusive arrangement for custom bags — no other site offers this unique feature that allows customers to add photos, images or text to these durable and fashionable bags. This BAGGU Duck Bag is ethically made from 100% recycled cotton. Designers can also add templates and designs to these bags such as monograms or trend-based patterns such as pineapple prints, or even catchy slogans.

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