Mr. Bufano has served as our Chief Financial Officer since April 2021, after joining us in January 2021. From March 2020 to December 2020, Mr. Bufano served as an advisor to several early stage companies on business and finance matters. From July 2010 to February 2020, Mr. Bufano served in several roles at Panera Bread Company, a chain store of fast casual restaurants, including most recently as Chief Financial Officer from April 2015 to February 2020, in which role he was responsible for overseeing Panera’s finance, accounting and investor relations departments, as well as Panera’s consumer packaged goods business and human resources function. Mr. Bufano holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Joseph has served as our Chief Technology Officer since October 2020 and prior to that, Head of Engineering since 2017. Prior to Allbirds, he founded GoodApril which was acquired by Intuit in 2013. At Intuit, he served as Director of Engineering of TurboTax until 2017. Mr. Joseph is also a Managing Partner at V1.VC, a seed-stage technology venture capital firm. Mr. Joseph holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan, a M.S. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech, and a M.B.A from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.