Veteran Tech Executive Stacy Brown-Philpot Joins Board of StockX

Stacy Brown-Philpot

Veteran technology executive and Detroit native Stacy Brown-Philpot has joined the board of StockX LLC, one of the fastest growing tech companies in her hometown.

Brown-Philpot, who last year stepped down from running San Francisco gig economy company TaskRabbit Inc., becomes the first female board member of StockX, an e-commerce reseller of sneakers, luxury goods and other lifestyle items. The company has been raking in venture capital largesse and is seen as a likely candidate for going public in the coming months.

News of Brown-Philpot joining the StockX board was first reported Tuesday by Business Insider. That report, citing anonymous sources, said StockX will likely be going public early next year.

Brown-Philpot, who grew up on Detroit’s west side, also serves on the boards of Nordstrom, Noom and HP and is a founding member of Japanese investment firm SoftBank’s Opportunity Fund, as well as a board member for Black Girls CODE.

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SOURCE: Crain’s Detroit Business, Nick Manes