Ian Vacin is the Vice President of Marketing & Product for Xero and works from Xero's San Francisco office. Prior to Xero, Ian spent almost 9 years working at Intuit where he led the QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program and previously was the Offering Leader of Intuit's Mac Financial Software. Ian has over 15 years of experience in technology working as a product manager, marketer, engineer and entrepreneur with expertise in the design, development, and marketing of software solutions. He has helped companies ranging from Fortune 500 (Intuit, Intel, IBM, and Oracle) to early stage startups develop and deploy accounting, CRM, procurement, and software integration solutions.
Ian received both a Master of Business Administration (Kellogg School of Management) and a Master of Engineering Management from Northwestern University. He also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley.