Lain

Lain is a brand manager at MailChimp. He manages our sponsorship program and works with nonprofit organizations.

Read This Summer with Alexander Chee, MailChimp, and the Decatur Book Festival

Preview for Read This Summer with Alexander Chee, MailChimp, and the Decatur Book Festival

For the past 4 years, MailChimp has sponsored the Decatur Book Festival, a world-class literary gathering hosted right down the road from our Atlanta headquarters every September. Last year, we asked the writer Roxane Gay to curate a track of diverse, up-and-coming authors to appear at the festival. It was such a hit, we had to …

Investor Relations at MailChimp

Preview for Investor Relations at MailChimp

MailChimp is weird in a lot of ways. One thing that makes us different from many other tech companies is that we don’t have investors. We’re privately owned, bootstrapped, and proud of it. We chart our own course, guided by our core values and the needs of our users. But one day a few months …

Scaling Global Forgiveness One Email at a Time

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu wrote the book on forgiveness. And earlier this year they launched a parallel initiative: the Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge. During the initial three-month signup period, 20,000 people from every time zone in the world invited forgiveness into their lives, delivered via a daily email. Over the course of the challenge, …

The Life of a MailChimp Ad

Earlier this month, the AJC Decatur Book Festival brought together more than 85,000 people and hundreds of authors just a few miles from our office. Congressman John Lewis gave the keynote address, roughly coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom as well as the release of his new graphic …

The Story Behind the MailChimp Billboards

If you’ve walked around San Francisco or New York City this past year, you might have seen our mascot, Frederick von Chimpenheimer IV, looming overhead. Or maybe you’ve noticed him winking tirelessly into your office, day and night. Freddie’s playful intrusion of privacy and public space has been great fun to work on this past …