Philip Krim, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

Philip Krim has served as Casper Sleep Inc.'s Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since October 2013. Mr. Krim was Chief Executive Officer of Vocalize Mobile, a mobile search advertising platform for small businesses, from January 2010 until July 2013 and Chief Executive Officer of The Merrick Group from January 2003 until December 2009. Since 2016, Mr. Krim has served on the Emerging Leadership Council of the 92nd Street Y. He received a B.B.A. in Marketing from Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. 

Emilie Arel, President and Chief Commercial Officer

Emilie Arel has served as Casper Sleep Inc.'s Chief Commercial Officer and President since July 2019. Previously, Ms. Arel served as the Chief Executive Officer of FULLBEAUTY Brands, a portfolio of brands in the plus-size apparel space, from November 2017 until June 2019 leading its turn-around out of bankruptcy, as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Quidsi Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon LLC, from April 2015 to September 2017. Prior to that, she served as the Senior Vice President of Retail at Quidsi Inc. from May 2014 to April 2015. Between February 2007 and March 2014, Ms. Arel held a variety of executive and leadership roles at Gap Inc., including Vice President of Stores at Old Navy. Before joining Gap, Inc., Ms. Arel served in various positions at Target Corporation from January 2001 to January 2007. Ms. Arel received a dual M.B.A. from the Columbia School of Business in New York, New York and the Haas School of Business in Berkeley, California, as well as a B.A. in Marketing from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. 

Stuart Brown , Interim Chief Financial Officer

Stuart Brown has served as Casper's Interim Chief Financial Officer since April of 2020. Prior to Casper, Mr. Brown served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Iron Mountain Inc., a publicly traded company, from July 2016 to February 2020. While at Iron Mountain Inc., Mr. Brown led a successful acquisition and corporate development strategy that helped transform the company into a global top-ten data center business. Prior to that, Mr. Brown served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., a publicly-traded company, from September 2011 to July 2016, where he helped lead the reacceleration of the brand’s growth and was recognized nationally for his leadership in investor communications.

Jeff Chapin, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer

Jeffrey Chapin has served as Casper Sleep Inc.'s Chief Product Officer since September 2013. Prior to Casper, he founded Common Made LLC, a platform for designers to address societal issues, in May 2013 and served as Principal until April 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Chapin was a Designer at IDEO LP, an international design and consulting firm, from July 2003 until August 2013. Mr. Chapin received an M.S. in Product Design from Stanford University and a B.S.E. in Civil Engineering from Princeton University.

Neil Parikh, Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer

Neil Parikh has served as Casper Sleep Inc.'s Chief Strategy Officer since November 2018 and as a member of our board of directors since October 2013. Mr. Parikh was the Chief Operating Officer of Casper Sleep Inc. from October 2013 to November 2018. Mr. Parikh received a B.A. in Commerce, Organizations, and Entrepreneurship from Brown University.

Jonathan Truppman , General Counsel

Jonathan Truppman has served as Casper Sleep Inc.'s General Counsel and Secretary since February 2017. Previously, Mr. Truppman served as our VP Business Development & Legal since February 2015. Between October 2013 and February 2015 and September 2010 and August 2012, he was an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, an international law firm, and he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Victor Marrero of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York from September 2012 through September 2013. Mr. Truppman received a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Columbia University.

Elizabeth Wolfson , Chief People Officer

Elizabeth Wolfson has served as Casper Sleep Inc.'s Chief People Officer since June 2017. Previously, she served as a Human Resources Consultant for Casper Sleep Inc. from September 2016 until May 2017. Prior to joining Casper, Ms. Wolfson served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Talent at fashion label Tory Burch LLC from August 2015 through August 2016 and as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Kate Spade New York from January 2012 through March 2014, where she built the company's global Human Resources organization beginning in 2007. Prior to that, from 1996 through 2006, Ms. Wolfson held a variety of Human Resources leadership roles at fashion label Ralph Lauren Corporation. Ms. Wolfson received her B.A. from University of Maryland College Park.