Etsy Names John Allspaw as the new Etsy CTO

7CTOs congratulates both John Allspaw on becoming the new CTO of Etsy and we wish Kellan Elliott-McCrea well.  Mr. Elliot-McCrea talks more about his time at Etsy here: Five Years, Building a Culture, and handing it off.

In the Etsy Blog Post announcing the change, CEO Chad Dickerson talked more about John's role: "As CTO, one of John’s key responsibilities will be to bring the engineering practices and culture that he has already played such an integral part in building at Etsy to a new level by emphasizing engineering’s role as a strong partner for our community. John will continue to build the team and evolve the technology platform that is the engine that drives our business."