Chegg, Inc., the leading student-first connected learning platform, today announced that Marcela Martin, Chief Financial Officer of Squarespace, has joined Chegg’s Board of Directors. Ms Martin will serve as a member of the Audit Committee. Dan Rosensweig, CEO & President of Chegg, Inc., commented:
“With a passion for the future of education and experience in growing global companies, Marcela has everything we were looking for and more. Her knowledge in successfully adapting to growing trends will be incredibly helpful as we continue addressing students’ ever-changing needs worldwide. We are all very excited to have a CFO of a multibillion-dollar company in the creator economy on our board.”
Martin joined Squarespace as Chief Financial Officer in 2020, leading the company through its direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange in May 2021, after previously serving as the CFO of Booking.com. At Booking.com, she led the finance function, overseeing finance operations, financial systems and services, risk management, corporate development, and M&A. Martin’s extensive experience in the finance, tech and media industries has provided her with the skills to integrate emerging technologies and automation in order to improve Squarespace’s reporting processes as the company continues to scale globally. Martin commented:
“I am enthusiastic to be joining Chegg’s Board of Directors because of how incredibly customer-focused the company is.”
She also added that now, more than ever, students need the kind of educational support that is always available, regardless of whether they’re fully in-person, remote, or hybrid. She concluded that education can become the great equalizer and that she is thrilled to utilize her skills to promote students’ academic success no matter how they learn or where they are learning from.