Benjamin Silbermann net worth and biography

Benjamin Silbermann Biography and Net Worth

CEO of Pinterest

Benjamin Silbermann is the co-founder and CEO of Pinterest.

Growing up, he loved collecting stamps and insects, and that love of collecting was the genesis of the visual discovery engine. Silbermann co-founded Pinterest with Evan Sharp and Paul Sciarra in 2009, and the trio launched the initial desktop version of the photo bookmarking site the following year. 

After Pinterest’s launch, the site had a low user base and limited engagement. In an uncommon move for a tech founder, Silbermann personally connected with users to understand what they appreciated about the platform, and he tailored its continued development around their feedback. The founder intentionally prioritized Pinterest’s online curation and discovery utility instead of turning it into yet another social networking platform, a move that proved to be the central reason millions of users joined the platform. 

Silbermann took Pinterest public in 2019 resulting in an expectation-beating valuation of over $12 billion. In 2021, the site had over 450 million monthly users. 

In 2003, Silbermann began his career in IT and infrastructure consulting for Fortune 1000 companies at CEB—now Gartner. He then joined Google in 2006 where he worked on developing the tech giant’s online advertising group, AdSense. 

Silbermann left Google in 2008 to develop iPhone apps with Paul Sciarra. The pair’s initial application, Tote, failed to gain serious traction as a shopping app. Instead, users adopted the platform as a way to find items they liked and save photos for future shopping—the basis behind Pinterest. 

Silbermann holds a bachelor of arts degree from Yale University. 

What is Benjamin Silbermann's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Benjamin Silbermann is at least $656,850.92 as of November 16th, 2022. Mr. Silbermann owns 26,422 shares of Pinterest stock worth more than $656,851 as of December 4th. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Silbermann may own. Additionally, Mr. Silbermann receives an annual salary of $199,100.00 as CEO at Pinterest. Learn More about Benjamin Silbermann's net worth.

How old is Benjamin Silbermann?

Mr. Silbermann is currently 39 years old. There are 5 older executives and no younger executives at Pinterest. The oldest executive at Pinterest is Ms. Christine F. Deputy, Chief People Officer, who is 56 years old. Learn More on Benjamin Silbermann's age.

What is Benjamin Silbermann's salary?

As the CEO of Pinterest, Inc., Mr. Silbermann earned a total compensation package of $199,100.00 in 2021. Mr. Silbermann earned a salary of $197,100.00, and other compensation of $2,000.00.There are 3 executives that earn more than Mr. Silbermann. The highest earning executive at Pinterest is Mr. Todd R. Morgenfeld, CFO & Head of Bus. Operations, who commands a salary of $362,500.00 per year. Learn More on Benjamin Silbermann's salary.

How do I contact Benjamin Silbermann?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Silbermann and other Pinterest executives is 505 BRANNAN STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94107. Pinterest can also be reached via phone at (415) 762-7100 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Benjamin Silbermann's contact information.

Has Benjamin Silbermann been buying or selling shares of Pinterest?

During the last ninety days, Benjamin Silbermann has sold $32,614,572.02 in Pinterest stock. Most recently, Benjamin Silbermann sold 150,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, December 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.97, for a transaction totalling $3,745,500.00. Learn More on Benjamin Silbermann's trading history.

Who are Pinterest's active insiders?

Pinterest's insider roster includes Christine Flores (General Counsel), Naveen Gavini (SVP), Jeffrey Jordan (Director), Jeremy Levine (Director), Todd Morgenfeld (CFO), William Ready (CEO), Evan Sharp (Insider), Benjamin Silbermann (CEO), and Tseli Yang (CAO). Learn More on Pinterest's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Pinterest?

In the last twelve months, Pinterest insiders bought shares 1 times. They purchased a total of 222,551 shares worth more than $5,000,720.97. In the last twelve months, insiders at the sold shares 42 times. They sold a total of 2,766,428 shares worth more than $67,078,847.72. The most recent insider tranaction occured on December, 2nd when Chairman Benjamin Silbermann sold 150,000 shares worth more than $3,745,500.00. Insiders at Pinterest own 7.6 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Pinterest.

Information on this page was last updated on 12/2/2022.

Benjamin Silbermann Insider Trading History at Pinterest

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
12/2/2022Sell150,000$24.97$3,745,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/30/2022Sell150,000$24.59$3,688,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/28/2022Sell150,000$24.57$3,685,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/25/2022Sell150,000$25.04$3,756,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/23/2022Sell150,000$24.95$3,742,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/21/2022Sell150,000$23.81$3,571,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/18/2022Sell150,000$24.33$3,649,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/16/2022Sell123,578$25.09$3,100,572.0226,422View SEC Filing Icon  
11/14/2022Sell150,000$24.50$3,675,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
4/21/2022Sell59,154$20.58$1,217,389.32View SEC Filing Icon  
1/21/2022Sell56,960$29.97$1,707,091.20View SEC Filing Icon  
10/21/2021Sell58,857$61.66$3,629,122.62View SEC Filing Icon  
7/21/2021Sell58,179$71.08$4,135,363.3258,179View SEC Filing Icon  
7/14/2021Sell25,000$71.02$1,775,500.0027,167View SEC Filing Icon  
7/12/2021Sell27,167$74.29$2,018,236.43View SEC Filing Icon  
7/8/2021Sell37,500$75.49$2,830,875.0037,500View SEC Filing Icon  
7/6/2021Sell37,500$80.42$3,015,750.0037,500View SEC Filing Icon  
7/1/2021Sell37,500$79.21$2,970,375.0037,500View SEC Filing Icon  
6/29/2021Sell37,500$78.50$2,943,750.0037,500View SEC Filing Icon  
6/24/2021Sell37,500$75.90$2,846,250.0025,000View SEC Filing Icon  
6/22/2021Sell25,000$73.00$1,825,000.0025,000View SEC Filing Icon  
6/17/2021Sell25,000$72.26$1,806,500.0025,000View SEC Filing Icon  
6/15/2021Sell25,000$69.93$1,748,250.0025,000View SEC Filing Icon  
5/25/2021Sell25,000$63.54$1,588,500.0025,000View SEC Filing Icon  
5/20/2021Sell25,000$60.02$1,500,500.0025,000View SEC Filing Icon  
5/18/2021Sell25,000$60.02$1,500,500.0025,000View SEC Filing Icon  
5/11/2021Sell25,000$60.00$1,500,000.0025,000View SEC Filing Icon  
4/21/2021Sell57,200$72.12$4,125,264.0057,200View SEC Filing Icon  
1/21/2021Sell57,181$73.48$4,201,659.8857,181View SEC Filing Icon  
1/14/2021Sell70,000$73.33$5,133,100.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
1/12/2021Sell105,000$73.52$7,719,600.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
1/7/2021Sell105,000$70.19$7,369,950.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
1/5/2021Sell105,000$68.18$7,158,900.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
12/24/2020Sell105,000$71.55$7,512,750.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
12/22/2020Sell105,000$70.85$7,439,250.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
12/17/2020Sell105,000$71.34$7,490,700.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
12/15/2020Sell105,000$70.10$7,360,500.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
12/10/2020Sell105,000$70.50$7,402,500.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
12/8/2020Sell105,000$69.33$7,279,650.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
11/25/2020Sell105,000$66.32$6,963,600.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
11/23/2020Sell105,000$65.36$6,862,800.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
11/19/2020Sell105,000$65.81$6,910,050.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
11/17/2020Sell105,000$63.19$6,634,950.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
11/12/2020Sell105,000$59.76$6,274,800.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
11/10/2020Sell105,000$55.10$5,785,500.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
10/21/2020Sell52,600$49.84$2,621,584.0052,600View SEC Filing Icon  
10/14/2020Sell105,000$44.06$4,626,300.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
10/12/2020Sell105,000$44.66$4,689,300.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
10/8/2020Sell105,000$43.56$4,573,800.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
10/6/2020Sell105,000$43.62$4,580,100.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
10/1/2020Sell105,000$43.30$4,546,500.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
9/29/2020Sell105,000$41.00$4,305,000.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
9/17/2020Sell105,000$36.64$3,847,200.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
9/15/2020Sell105,000$37.12$3,897,600.00105,000View SEC Filing Icon  
9/10/2020Sell80,963$35.71$2,891,188.7386,450View SEC Filing Icon  
9/8/2020Sell86,450$34.74$3,003,273.0086,450View SEC Filing Icon  
9/3/2020Sell86,450$36.50$3,155,425.0086,450View SEC Filing Icon  
9/1/2020Sell86,450$37.40$3,233,230.0086,450View SEC Filing Icon  
8/13/2020Sell78,772$35.11$2,765,684.9282,091View SEC Filing Icon  
8/11/2020Sell82,091$35.11$2,882,215.0182,091View SEC Filing Icon  
8/6/2020Sell86,450$35.88$3,101,826.0078,899View SEC Filing Icon  
8/4/2020Sell78,899$34.66$2,734,639.3478,899View SEC Filing Icon  
7/21/2020Sell58,559$25.76$1,508,479.8458,559View SEC Filing Icon  
6/11/2020Sell199,500$20.26$4,041,870.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
6/9/2020Sell66,500$22.28$1,481,620.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
6/4/2020Sell66,500$21.57$1,434,405.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
6/2/2020Sell66,500$20.42$1,357,930.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
5/5/2020Sell66,500$21.43$1,425,095.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
3/5/2020Sell37,760$19.21$725,369.6066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
3/3/2020Sell66,500$19.64$1,306,060.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
2/20/2020Sell66,500$23.74$1,578,710.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
2/18/2020Sell66,500$23.16$1,540,140.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
2/13/2020Sell66,500$23.83$1,584,695.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
2/11/2020Sell66,500$24.43$1,624,595.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
11/21/2019Sell66,500$19.34$1,286,110.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
11/19/2019Sell66,500$19.66$1,307,390.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
11/14/2019Sell66,500$19.84$1,319,360.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
11/12/2019Sell66,500$20.64$1,372,560.0066,500View SEC Filing Icon  
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Pinterest Company Overview

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Pinterest, Inc. operates as a visual discovery engine in the United States and internationally. The company's engine allows people to find inspiration for their lives, including recipes, style and home inspiration, DIY, and others; and provides video, product, and idea pins. It shows visual machine learning recommendations based on pinners taste and interests. The company was formerly known as Cold Brew Labs Inc. and changed its name to Pinterest, Inc. in April 2012. Pinterest, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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Today's Range

Now: $24.86
Low: $24.71
High: $25.52

50 Day Range

MA: $23.70
Low: $21.28
High: $26.29

2 Week Range

Now: $24.86
Low: $16.14
High: $41.23

Volume

9,904,400 shs

Average Volume

14,625,885 shs

Market Capitalization

$16.86 billion

P/E Ratio

355.19

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

0.98