Board of Directors

Brian Sharples

Director of Ally since August 2018. Sharples is co-founder and chairman of Twyla, Inc., a privately held company that provides a new way to discover and buy art.

Before co-founding Twyla, Sharples was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of HomeAway, Inc., a global online marketplace for the vacation rental industry.  Prior to this, he served as president and chief executive officer of IntelliQuest Information Group, Inc., a supplier of marketing data and research to technology companies.  He began his career as a consultant at Bain & Company, a global management consulting firm, and has engaged in a number of entrepreneurial and investment activities since that time.

Sharples currently serves on the board of directors for GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), Twyla, Inc., Fexy Media Inc., and RVshare LLC.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in math and economics from Colby College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Board of Directors

President and Chief Executive Officer
Ribbon Communications Inc.

Co-Founder and Partner
RailField Realty Partners

Former Chief Financial Officer
Towers Perrin

Chief Executive Officer
Ally Financial

Former President & Chief Operating Officer
GE Capital

Founding Partner
Eachwin Capital

Former Chairman, President & CEO
Cowen Group, Inc.

Brysam Global Partners

Co-founder and Chairman, Twyla, Inc.

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Ceska Sporitelna, A.S.

Chief Executive Officer
XO Group Inc.

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