Kajabi, a provider of online courses, memberships and other tools for creators and entrepreneurs, raised the single biggest funding round for any creator economy startup last year. Armed with $550 million from a May deal led by Tiger Global Management, the 12-year-old startup has since brought on new executives and plotted a product expansion.
On Thursday, the $2 billion-valuation company plans to announce it hired David Lennie as chief strategy and data officer, The Information is first to report. He previously was Shopify’s senior vice president of data science and engineering. (Read our story on Shopify’s data science exits.) His appointment follows Sean Kim, former head of product at TikTok, who joined in February as chief product officer.