MailChimp Announces General Counsel Scott Culpepper

ATLANTA--()--Today MailChimp, the world’s leading email marketing platform, announced that Scott Culpepper has joined the company in a newly created position as General Counsel and member of the executive team, reporting to CEO Ben Chestnut.

“MailChimp’s fantastic products and creative culture made this an offer I couldn’t refuse.”

Culpepper is a lawyer and registered patent attorney with expertise in technology and intellectual property. He brings to MailChimp 19 years of experience advising technology clients, from startups to Fortune 100 companies.

“We’re growing faster than ever, and Scott could not have joined MailChimp at a better time,” said Chestnut. “Under his direction, we’ll continue to establish our leadership in the areas of compliance and privacy, and we’ll move into new international markets more efficiently.”

Before joining MailChimp, Culpepper was a partner at Robins Kaplan, and previously, a partner at Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley. In addition to his law degree from Vanderbilt Law School, he has a degree in aerospace engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

“It’s always been important to me to work for innovative organizations with strong values,” said Culpepper. “MailChimp’s fantastic products and creative culture made this an offer I couldn’t refuse.”

About MailChimp

More than 9 million businesses around the world use MailChimp to send, test, and track email campaigns, marketing automation, and e-commerce messages. Self-funded and independent, MailChimp has been helping businesses grow since 2001.


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