Grocery Industry Icons & Innovators
Tony Xu is the CEO and Co-founder of DoorDash (NYSE: DASH), a technology company that connects consumers with their favorite local businesses in 27 countries across the globe. DoorDash is building infrastructure for local commerce, enabling merchants to thrive in the convenience economy, giving consumers access to more of their communities, and providing work that empowers.
Born in China, Tony came to America with his parents and grew up working in a restaurant, alongside his mom. He and his co-founders started DoorDash to help local businesses succeed. Prior to co-founding DoorDash in 2013, Tony worked in Product at Square, led special projects for the CEO and CFO at eBay, and began his career at McKinsey and Company. He holds a B.S. with high honors in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.