Elizabeth Hamren has served as Chief Operating Officer at Discord Inc., a voice, video and text communication service that enables people to gather virtually, including while gaming, since December 2021. In her role, she oversees Discord’s go-to-market teams across marketing, business development and operations, bringing extensive management experience at world-class companies and expertise leading marketing, product and engineering teams.
Prior to joining Discord, Ms. Hamren served as a Corporate Vice President at Microsoft Corporation from March 2017 to December 2021 running product and engineering for Xbox consumer products, including developing and launching the Xbox Series X|S and leading Xbox Game Pass. Prior to that, from August 2015 to March 2017, she led Global Marketing and Sales for Oculus at Meta Platforms, Inc. (formerly Facebook, Inc.), where she launched the industry-defining Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.
Earlier in her career, from November 2012 to October 2014, Ms. Hamren was Vice President of Marketing at Dropcam, Inc., where she ran marketing, subscriptions, and direct sales, prior to the company being sold to Google/Nest. Ms. Hamren holds a BSE in Civil Engineering and Operations Research from Princeton University, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Ms. Hamren brings to the Board extensive leadership experience in digital gaming, consumer products, strategic growth and capital allocation, in addition to a fresh digital perspective that will be invaluable to Hasbro’s brands and broader business.
- Extensive management experience at world-class companies.
- Extensive background in engineering, product management, marketing and operations for subscription-based technology products and gaming companies.
- Expert in consumer tech products, including leading product and engineering for Xbox consumer products and services, including the flagship Xbox Game Pass subscription service, Xbox hardware and platform software, and PC experiences.
- Proven track record in leading companies to growth in user base, including direct experience launching and scaling some of the most popular consumer technology and subscription-based services in the world.
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