Michael Akkerman

As the Head of the Marketing Partners program at Pinterest, Michael is responsible for growing and managing the ecosystem of strategic technology partners working with some of the largest brands and advertisers around the world and helping them be successful on Pinterest.

The Pinterest Marketing Partners program has over 40 technology partners and spans four specialties; Advertising, Content Marketing, Audiences, and Measurement.

Before joining Pinterest, Michael was a Global Vice President at Kenshoo, an enterprise digital marketing software company. Prior he led Client Services at Mumba Cloud, an integrated social networking platform for employee collaboration.

Originally from Sydney, Michael is constantly exploring new insights in the intersection of advertising and technology.