TORONTO, Aug. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - VarageSale, the family-friendly app to buy and sell used items locally, has expanded its senior management team with the addition of Craig Dunk as Vice President of Engineering.
With over 15 years of experience in developing cutting-edge mobile applications and services, Dunk will lend deep management and technical leadership to VarageSale's growing team. He joins from Desire2Learn (D2L), which raised $85M in their latest round of funding from Omers Ventures, where he was VP of Product Architecture. Dunk joined the D2L team via the acquisition of his mobile video startup Metranome. He started his career at Research in Motion, where he was employee #50 and built and scaled BlackBerry Messenger (BBM).
"We are extremely excited to welcome Craig to the VarageSale family. He brings a breadth of experience managing and scaling tech companies that will be an important part of VarageSale's continued success," says Andrew Sider, CEO of VarageSale.
In his new role, Dunk will oversee all engineering functions including Software Development, QA and DevOps.
Dunk attended both the University of Guelph and the University of Waterloo where he studied Engineering.
Designed by a mom, VarageSale is the family-friendly app to buy and sell used items locally. Founded in 2012, it has millions of members in local communities across the United States, Canada and beyond. VarageSale is free to use at varagesale.com and on the mobile app, which is available on iOS, Android and Kindle devices. The company is based in Toronto and funded by investors including Sequoia Capital and LightSpeed Venture.
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