Skillz CFO Ian Lee leaves

  • Push-out Score determined
  • After about a year in the position
  • Jason Roswig taking over

(exechange) — San Francisco, California, June 30, 2022 — Ian Lee, finance chief of Skillz, leaves. As announced by Skillz Inc. in a news release and in a regulatory filing published on Thursday, June 30, 2022, Ian Lee leaves his post as chief financial officer at the mobile games platform, after about a year in the role, effective August 5, 2022.

Ian Lee’s duties as CFO will be taken over by Jason Roswig, most recently Managing Director at Blackstone.

“To pursue other opportunities”

Ian Lee’s departure from the CFO post is explained as follows. Skillz said that Ian Lee “is stepping down to pursue other opportunities.”

Precise information regarding Ian Lee’s future plans was not immediately available.

Share price decline since June 2021

The announcement follows a decline in Skillz Inc.’s share price of 93% since June 2021. June 2021 is the month in which Lee’s tenure as CFO began.

In the position of CFO since 2021

Ian Lee became CFO of the Company in 2021.

Lee joined the Company in June 2021 in the position of Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to joining the Company, Lee served as Head of Investor Relations at Airbnb, Inc., a global marketplace where hosts offer guests stays and experiences on its platform, since 2019.

Prior to Airbnb, Lee served as Vice President, Investor Relations at Atlassian Corporation Plc, a leading provider of team collaboration and productivity software, from 2015 to 2019.

Lee earned his Masters in Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and has a Bachelor’s degree from Auckland University of Technology.

At the time of Ian Lee’s appointment as Chief Financial Officer at Skillz, Skillz CEO and founder Andrew Paradise had stated: “With an outstanding track record of leading corporate finance and investor relations at some of the industry’s most respected technology companies, Skillz will benefit greatly from Ian’s leadership, business acumen, and proven ability to guide the transition from pre-IPO to life as a publicly held company. We’re fortunate to have Ian join our leadership team to continue building on that success and realize our promising outlook and growth trajectory.”

Push-out Score determined

The Push-out Score™ determined by exechange gauges the pressure surrounding Ian Lee’s move on a scale of 0 to 10.

exechange reached out to Skillz and offered the company the opportunity to comment on the score.

Read the full story in the exechange report 27.2022 ($).