Stuart MacDonald, former CMO of, joins FreshBooks

May 25, 2011

We’re super excited. Today Stuart MacDonald, entrepreneur and marketer, has joined the FreshBooks team as our new Chief Marketing Officer. He has a long history of making great companies greater. His history includes founding Expedia Canada (arguably Canada’s most successful online business) and working as the CMO of in Seattle, Washington. He has also worked with numerous other organizations as a consultant, advisor, investor and mentor in addition to co-founding the mesh Conference, now in its 6th year, with our CEO Mike McDerment and other partners.

What does this mean for FreshBooks? We can tell you that no one can rival Stuart’s love of customers. Taking care of customers is always a FreshBooks priority by helping them focus on what they love to do, not the paperwork. This new role will only increase that commitment. Stuart plans to build the category of online billing, helping people get paid for what they do quickly online, as he said in an interview with the Financial Post.

Stuart is also excited about joining the team and making a difference:

“What Mike and the team have accomplished so far is already remarkable, and taking that next growth step together will be tough but also fun. The team here loves what they do and loves their customers. It’s a pretty special thing to see in action and that attitude is infectious.”

If you want a little taste of who Stuart is, check out this quick video of him at the mesh Conference.

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FreshBooks is the #1 accounting software in the cloud designed to make billing painless for small businesses and their teams. Today, over 10 million small businesses use FreshBooks to effortlessly send professional looking invoices, organize expenses and track their billable time.