Investor Relations

Board of Directors

Jonathan Oringer
Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

Jonathan Oringer has served as our Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board since founding the Company in 2003. Prior to founding Shutterstock, Mr. Oringer served as a director of several private companies. Mr. Oringer holds a B.S. in computer science and mathematics from State University of New York at Stony Brook and an M.S. in computer science from Columbia University.

Jeff Epstein

Jeff Epstein is an Operating Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, where he specializes in marketplaces and enterprise software. He serves on the Boards of Directors of Kaiser Permanente, Booking Holdings, Twilio, Shutterstock and several private companies. He is also a lecturer at Stanford University.

He is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Oracle, one of the world’s largest and most profitable technology companies, with a market value of over $150 billion.

Prior to joining Oracle, Jeff served as Chief Financial Officer of several public and private companies, including DoubleClick (sold to Google), King World Productions (sold to CBS) and Nielsen’s Media Measurement and Information Group. Earlier in his career, he was an investment banker at The First Boston Corporation.

He holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar, and a BA from Yale College, where he graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.

Thomas R. Evans

Thomas R. Evans has served as a member of our Board since March 2012. Since January 2014, Mr. Evans has served as Advisor to the Board of Bankrate, Inc., a leading aggregator of financial rate information, and, from March 2004 until December 2013, Mr. Evans served as its President and Chief Executive Officer and a director. From August 1999 to August 2003, Mr. Evans served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Official Payments Corp., specializing in processing consumer credit card payments for government taxes, fees and fines. From 1998 to 1999, Mr. Evans was President and Chief Executive Officer of GeoCities Inc., a community of personal websites. From 1991 to 1998, Mr. Evans was President and Publisher of U.S. News & World Report. In addition to his duties at U.S. News & World Report, Mr. Evans served as President of The Atlantic Monthly (1996—1998) and as President and Publisher of Fast Company (1995—1998), a magazine launched in 1995. Mr. Evans also serves as a director of Future Fuel Corp. and previously served as a director of Navisite, Inc. Mr. Evans holds a B.S. in business administration from Arizona State University.

Paul Hennessy

Paul J. Hennessy has served as a member of our Board since April 2015. Since April 2015, Mr. Hennessy has served as Chief Executive Officer of, a leading provider of online travel and travel related reservation and search services. From November 2011 to March 2015, Mr. Hennessy served as Chief Marketing Officer of, a leader in booking accommodations online. From July 2006 to October 2011, Mr. Hennessy was Chief Distribution Officer of Mr. Hennessy holds a B.S. in marketing management from Dominican College and an M.B.A. from Long Island University.

Deirdre M.  Bigley

Deirdre M. Bigley has served as a member of our Board since May 2016. Since September 2009, Ms. Bigley has served as Chief Marketing Officer of Bloomberg, L.P., a global business and financial information and news leader. Prior to joining Bloomberg, L.P., Ms. Bigley spent thirteen years at IBM, serving in several capacities, including serving in her final years as Vice President of Worldwide Advertising and Interactive and Vice President of Worldwide Brand. Ms. Bigley currently serves as a member of the Ad Council Board of Directors and as a New York member of the Business Marketing Association Board of Directors. Ms. Bigley holds a English Literature from West Chester University.