Former iStock by Getty Images COO to Lead Expansion of 500px’s Growing Marketplace

500px announced last week that Kelly Thompson has joined 500px as Head of Marketplace.

Thompson is a photo licensing industry veteran, having worked as SVP, Product Development at Getty Images and COO of iStock by Getty Images.

At 500px, Thompson will oversee the expansion of 500px marketplace, developing new products to service the company’s growing number of enterprise accounts, including advertising agencies and large brands, as well as continuing to accelerate 500px’s base of self-service marketplace customers.

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“We’ve only begun to scratch the surface when it comes to tapping the potential of 500px’s marketplace,” said Andy Yang, CEO Of 500px.

“Kelly will be instrumental in leading our initiatives to increase our market position in photo licensing both by growing our client base and helping to guide the marketplace’s product direction to better service these customers.”