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Pinterest Nabs Amazon Vet Jon Jenkins To Be Its New Head Of Engineering

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http://techcrunch.com – Pinterest may have had its start several years back led by three non-technical co-founders, but the company is showing that it’s serious about being an engineering powerhouse. Pinterest, which recently moved into its new headquarters in the heart of San Francisco, has hired Jon Jenkins to be its new head of engineering. Jenkins, 40, comes to Pinterest from Amazon, where he worked for the past eight years as an engineering lead. Most recently at Amazon, Jenkins led up the team responsible for the Silk browser on the Kindle Fire. He’s also worked as a director of developer tools, di (IT news)