Marco Zappacosta

CEO, Thumbtack

Marco Zappacosta is cofounder and CEO of Thumbtack, a marketplace that connects consumers with local service professionals such as floor remodelers, treadmill repairmen, and bartenders. Founded in 2008, Zappacosta and his team at Thumbtack have recently announced a massive $100 million round of investments and are poised to join the biggest names in the local commerce market. Zappacosta started Thumbtack after graduating from Columbia University where he majored in political science. During college, Zappacosta was the director of Saving Social Security in Washington, D.C., a group representing the student voice in the Social Security debate, with more than 10,000 student members in over 300 campus chapters nationwide.