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Bigcommerce Adds Twitter and Amazon Vets to Exec Team

Jason Del Rey has been a business journalist for 15 years and has covered Amazon, Walmart, and the e-commerce industry for the last decade. He was a senior correspondent at Vox.

Bigcommerce, a heavily funded startup whose software powers e-commerce sites, has hired PayPal and Amazon veteran West Stringfellow as chief product officer and ex-Twitter engineering director Ron Pragides as VP of engineering. The company, which has offices in Australia, San Francisco and Austin, Texas, received a $40 million investment from Steve Case’s Revolution Growth in the summer, bringing total funding to $75 million.

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