Virginia Wang Joins Apartment List as Vice President of Product
- Aug 01, 2012
San Fransico—ApartmentList.com, an apartment search, announced that Virginia Wang has joined the company as vice president of product. Wang was previously head of product for marketing and business development at Gilt Groupe, a members-only luxury shopping site, where she was responsible for initiatives to increase user acquisition and promote consumer engagement.
Prior to Gilt Groupe, Wang managed products at YouTube, PayPal and Microsoft, where she launched YouTube Video Annotations and the first YouTube in-video advertisements, PayPal’s first SMB merchant risk management platform, and PayPal’s then largest-ever UI overhaul.
San Francisco-based Vertical Brands, which is the parent company of Apartment List, has hired Wang to lead product strategy and development for its flagship product, ApartmentList.com, as well as meta-search products in other categories.