John Atcheson is founder/CEO of Stuffstr, a new public benefit corporation (“B Corp”) dedicated to reducing clutter and waste by maximizing the lifetime value of goods. Prior to Stuffstr, John was on the early team at Getaround, a pioneer in peer-to-peer car sharing and a central player in the early evolution of the sharing economy.
Prior to Getaround, John served as founder/CEO of several media-related startups, including SparkWords, Ads.com, and MusicNet, the first interactive music service. John also served as vice president and general manager of Media Publishing at RealNetworks (RNWK), where he helped to introduce the use of streaming audio and video across the Web through strategic alliances with media partners such as NPR, Warner Bros, and Sony. Earlier in his career, John served on the early executive staffs of both Digidesign (now part of Avid) and Macromind (now part of Adobe).
John has served as board chair of Sightline Institute, a leading sustainability think-tank based in Seattle, and has appeared as a section leader and occasional soloist with the Seattle Symphony Chorale. He received his BA from Brown University and his MBA from Stanford Business School.