Camilla Velasquez, Board Chair

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Camilla Velasquez is the SVP, GM of New York Times Cooking, a digital cookbook and cooking guide that helps home cooks of every level discover, save and organize the world’s best recipes. Prior to The New York Times, Camilla served as SVP of Product at Justworks, the fastest growing HR technology company that supports entrepreneurs, small businesses, non-profits, and their employees with the tools and benefits they need to grow. 


Camilla previously worked at Etsy, where she was the Director of Payment Products and MultiChannel Sales, and learned first hand the healing and economic power of the arts. Before Etsy, she was a Director of New Product Development at American Express, and ran a fashion business. Camilla has been an avid supporter of YNY through the years and became the chair of the board of trustees in 2021. She also serves on the Board of Camilla holds BAs in Economics and Spanish from Cornell University and lives in Brooklyn with her amazing husband and two sons.