Maria Thomas


Maria Thomas joined our board of directors in February 2018. Ms. Thomas is an accomplished Internet executive and entrepreneur, with 20 years of experience building high growth consumer-focused digital businesses. Most recently, she was CMO at SmartThings where she helped lead the smart home technology company to a successful acquisition by Samsung in 2014. Previously, Ms. Thomas served as CEO of Etsy (NASDAQ: ETSY) where she led the company through an extraordinary phase of growth and internationalization. Maria also led NPR’s transition into a digital and multimedia enterprise and was an early product leader at Amazon.com. In addition to Control4 (NASDAQ CTRL), Ms. Thomas also currently serves on the boards of McClatchy (NYSE-American: MNI) and privately-held Spoonflower. Ms. Thomas is also an active angel investor and advisor in several early-stage startups. She graduated with honors from Boston University and received her MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.