Kristin Toth is currently President & Chief Operating Officer and Board Member at Fernish, the furniture and home decor rental service making it as effortless as possible to create a home that allows you the high-quality, modern home furnishings you want - without the commitment.
Her startup career began at Zulily as Vice President, Operations where she built and scaled operations through IPO. She subsequently held CEO and COO positions at Code Fellows (a software coding trade school) and Dolly (on-demand last-mile delivery and moving). During her eight years at Amazon.com, Kristin led several teams across the company – helping build Prime, launching same day delivery, managing the Movies & Television category and launching Amazon’s digital music cloud-based offering, including Marketing, Product Management, Site Merchandising, Pricing, Business Development, and Design.
Kristin holds a BSE and MSE in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from the Tauber Institute for Global Operations at the University of Michigan, a SM in Civil and Environmental Engineering from MIT, and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management through the Leaders for Global Operations fellowship program.
She's also an active volunteer and serves on and leads non-profit boards of directors and dedicates time helping others to be successful through education, coaching, advisory positions, and mentoring. She is the Board Chair for University of Michigan’s Center for Entrepreneurship, serves on several advisory boards for startups (mostly women-founded and -led companies), and is on the Board of Directors of Radiant Logistics (RLGT), chairing the company’s Nominating and Governance Committee. She was a contributing author for Women in Tech (Sasquatch Books) and enjoys public speaking, coaching, and teaching. Kristin lives on Lake Sammamish, just outside of Seattle, where she can often be found paddle boarding (with her pup, Maizey) or wake surfing.