About Us

TaskRabbit allows you to live smarter by connecting you with safe and reliable help in your neighborhood. Outsource your household errands and skilled tasks to trusted people in your community.

It’s an old school concept - neighbors helping neighbors - reimagined for today.

Our Story

Our Team

Leah Busque

Founder + CEO

The vision for revolutionizing how work gets done led Leah Busque to pioneer the concept of “Service Networking,” forging a leading role in the Collaborative Consumption movement. Since bootstrapping TaskRabbit in 2008, Leah has expanded the company internationally, raised nearly $40 million in venture funding, and inspired legions of startups to launch in the Collaborative and Service Networking space Read more

Stacy Brown-Philpot

Chief Operating Officer

A passion for the convergence of operational, analytical, and strategic execution inspired Stacy Brown-Philpot to join TaskRabbit, where she applies her considerable experience to scaling and expanding the marketplace. Before taking the operational helm at TaskRabbit, Stacy served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Google Ventures, lending strategic expertise to the firm’s portfolio companies. Prior to that, she spent nearly a decade leading global operations for Google’s flagship products, including Search, Chrome, and Google+, and serving as Head of Online Sales and Operations for Google India. Read more

John Vars

Chief Product Officer

Chief Product Officer, John Vars, brings to TaskRabbit more than 15 years of technology experience and a passion for creating amazing user experiences. He leads the product, engineering and design teams responsible for building and optimizing the TaskRabbit experience. Prior to joining TaskRabbit John founded Dogster, a portfolio of premium pet properties that was acquired by Say Media in 2011. At Say Media, John served as VP of Product building the award-winning publishing platform, Tempest, and growing Say’s stable of top media brands. Read more

Brian Leonard

Chief Architect

Brian leads the engineering teams in building TaskRabbit's applications and infrastructure. He focuses on creating a platform that enables innovation and reliably scales with the growth of the service. The company's technical co-founder, Brian built and launched the TaskRabbit site. He is still coding, in addition to drawing architectural diagrams, turning learnings into a better experience for Clients and Taskers. Prior to TaskRabbit, Brian was a Software Engineer at IBM Lotus where he was responsible for design and leadership in large functional areas including search, application development, text analysis, and others. Read more

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