Joe Gebbia is the co-founder and CPO of Airbnb. He serves on the company’s Board of Directors and Executive staff and also leads Samara, Airbnb’s in-house design and innovation studio.
Airbnb’s groundbreaking service began in Gebbia’s San Francisco apartment and has since spread to nearly 5 million listings across more than 191 countries, creating a new economy for thousands of people around the world. Gebbia is involved in crafting the company culture, shaping its design aesthetic, and innovating future growth opportunities. He has spoken globally about both entrepreneurship and design and has received numerous distinctions, such as being included in the Inc 30 under 30 and Fortune 40 under 40. Gebbia serves on the Rhode Island School of Design’s Board of Trustees, Malala Fund Leadership Council, and USA for UNHCR Advisory Council.