Wattpad Makes Three Big Hires from Torstar Digital and Kobo

by Rob Lewis

Toronto-based Wattpad announced three significant hires this morning.

The Canadian company, which boasts more than 10 million uploads and 15 million monthly users, has hired Candice FaktorCharles Chan, and Ashleigh Gardner.


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Faktor will be Wattpad's first general manager. She was formerly a vice-president at Torstar Digital.

Chan will become Wattpad's new head of engineering. He was formerly a director at Kobo.

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Finally, Gardner will take over as head of content for Wattpad. She was formerly a director at Kobo as well.

Want to work for Wattpad, too? They're hiring through the Techvibes Job Board.


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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