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. Prior to Casper, Mr. Krim was Chief Executive Officer of Vocalize Mobile, a mobile search advertising platform for small businesses, from 2010 to 2013 and Chief Executive Officer of The Merrick Group from 2003 to 2009. Since 2016, Mr. Krim has served on the Emerging Leadership Council of the 92nd Street Y, and has served as a Director of the Travis Manion Foundation since 2019, and as a member of the Leadership Council of the Robin Hood Foundation since 2019. 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 is the President and Chief Commercial Officer at Casper Sleep. With over 20 years of leadership experience across retail, merchandising, customer experience, and marketing, she leads the Company's commercial and brand strategy. Previously, Emilie was the CEO of FULLBEAUTY Brands, a plus-size apparel company, where she led the Company through a debt restructuring and put them on the path to a digital transformation. Prior to FULLBEAUTY, she served as the CEO of Quidsi, an Amazon company with 10 brands, including Diapers.com and Soap.com. Earlier in her career, Emilie spent 7 years with Gap Inc. where she held multiple positions and led a team of 12,000+ employees and 220+ stores. Before joining Gap, Emilie held various roles at Target Corporation for 6 years. Emilie has earned MBAs from Columbia Business School and the University of California, Berkeley. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Michael Monahan, Chief Financial Officer

Michael Monahan has served as Casper Sleep Inc.’s Chief Financial Officer since August 2020. Previously, Mr. Monahan served as the Chief Financial Officer of Nutrisystem, Inc. from 2013 to 2019 where he oversaw the growth of the company’s market capitalization from approximately $250 million to $1.3 billion and subsequently, the successful sale of the business. Mr. Monahan has also served as the Chief Financial Officer of both Hexo Corp. and PetroChoice Holdings, Inc. Earlier in his career, he served in financial roles at Exelon Corp., Accenture and Arthur Andersen. Mr. Monahan received an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a B.A. from Villanova University.

Jonathan Truppman , General Counsel

Jonathan Truppman has served as Casper Sleep Inc.'s General Counsel and Secretary since February 2017 and previously served as Casper’s VP Business Development & Legal from 2015 to 2017. Prior to joining Casper, Mr. Truppman was an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, an international law firm from 2013 to 2015 and 2010 to 2012, 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 2012 to 2013. Mr. Truppman received a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Columbia University.

Dara Williams, Chief People and Diversity Officer

As Chief People and Diversity Officer, Dara is responsible for building a dynamic company culture and driving Casper’s mission of bringing better sleep to more people. In this role, she oversees all areas of HR for the company, while developing and executing the organizational strategy. She also leads all diversity, equity and inclusion work, including strategy, education, cultural initiatives, and internal development. Dara brings more than 15 years of HR leadership experience to her role as CPDO. Prior to Casper, she held senior HR roles at several high-growth companies, including Refinery 29, Blue Apron, Gilt and Carat.

Lisa Pillette, Chief Marketing Officer

As Chief Marketing Officer, Lisa Pillette oversees Casper’s extensive marketing, customer and communication strategies. With a 20+ year track record showcasing a deep understanding of what motivates people, teams and purchases, Lisa guides the dynamic Casper brand as the company continues to shift how we think about sleep and well-being. Prior to joining Casper, Lisa was the Senior Vice President of Marketing, CRM and Analytics at Lacoste and the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Creative at HSN. Before that, Lisa spent nearly six years at Ralph Lauren as the Global Vice President of Marketing in the Denim and Supply division before running DTC Marketing in the Americas.

Charles Liu, Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Charles Liu oversees all end-to-end operation functions, including sourcing, product engineering, compliance, quality, supply planning, production, logistics and customer experience support. Charles brings more than 20 years of experience in end-to-end supply chain management and corporate operations to his role at Casper. Prior to joining Casper, Charles was the Vice President of Supply Chain for Walmart’s e-commerce division, where he delivered meaningful operating efficiencies across supplier relationships and negotiations, inventory, logistics and customer promise. Throughout his career, Charles held various leadership roles at companies including Walgreens, Shopko, and Ahold Delhaize USA.

Ben Clark, Chief Technology Officer

Ben Clark has served as Casper Sleep Inc.'s Chief Technology Officer since July 2019. Previously, he served as Wayfair’s Chief Architect from 2014 to 2019, and in other positions there from 2011 to 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Clark was a programmer, technology architect and consultant, for a variety of venture-funded startups and members of the Fortune 500. He began that part of his career at Digitas, the direct marketing agency, and continued it at Axis Technology, LLC, in the financial services sector, and as an independent. Mr. Clark received a B.A. with Honors from The University of Chicago.