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Artifact Uprising names M​ichael Clark its Chief Technology Officer

He joins the company from Photobucket


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Artifact Uprising,​​ a VSCO owned company and leading online provider of premium quality custom photo goods, has appointed Michael Clark as the company’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

With deep roots in the photo industry and more than 20 years of experience building scalable systems and teams, Clark joins Artifact Uprising from Photobucket, where he previously served as CTO. He was crucial in scaling the company’s infrastructure to accommodate 150 million registered users with more than 15 billion uploaded images and helped lead Photobucket to an exit to News Corporation.

Prior to rejoining Photobucket in 2012, Clark built SafetyWeb, a cloud-based security product for parents which was acquired by Experian in 2011. He has also held positions at NetApp, led development for solid state storage at TiGi, and helped build Citrix’s consulting services organization.

Clark will focus on scaling up infrastructure and the engineering team at Artifact Uprising. He will also be integral in growing VSCO’s engineering team. Artifact Uprising was acquired by the California based art and technology company in December 2014.

To view and apply for open roles at Artifact Uprising and VSCO visit, ​www.vsco.co/careers.​

About Artifact Uprising

Artifact Uprising, a VSCO® company, creates tangible photo books, prints, and gifts for digital photos. Founded in 2012 by two sisters with professional photography backgrounds, the company is driven by a mission to move stories “Off your device, into your lifeTM.” Signature products include premium quality photo books whose interior pages are printed on 100 percent recycled paper and a collection of wooden products handcrafted with locally sourced reclaimed wood.

About VSCO

VSCO® is an art and technology company empowering people everywhere to create, discover, and connect. Our goal is to honor art and artist while fueling a worldwide creative movement through images and words. Founded in 2011, VSCO is based in Oakland, Calif.  with an office in New York. In 2014, VSCO acquired Denver-based printing outpost, Artifact Uprising.

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