Growth Lead at Airbnb
Jason Silver leads growth in Canada at Airbnb, the world’s leading community marketplace for accommodations. At Airbnb, Jason oversees all host acquisition and quality strategies across the country including host outreach, operational strategy, partnerships, sales, and marketing.
Jason works collaboratively with hosts, guests, and strategic partners across all verticals in Canada to grow Airbnb’s business and meet the rapidly increasing demand for people traveling to and from Canada. For the past two years, Jason has headed up these efforts because he understands the Canadian marketplace and how to translate innovative new goals into practical realities.
Prior to joining Airbnb, Jason built and ran two of his own startups, both focused on helping small to medium sized businesses leverage technology to grow their own businesses. He has been working in business development and operations, with a passion for all things that make great companies grow, ever since joining an early-stage startup early in his career. Jason holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Carleton University and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Ottawa.