Christa Quarles was appointed CEO of OpenTable in 2015. She is also a member of the board of directors for the Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Prior to joining OpenTable, Christa served as the Chief Business Officer for Nextdoor, a private company funded by Benchmark Capital and Greylock Partners. Previously, Christa served as an SVP and General Manager for The Walt Disney Corporation where she led the interactive games effort. Christa joined Disney in 2010 as part of the acquisition of Playdom, a leading social games developer, where she served as Chief Financial Officer. Earlier in her career, Christa spent ten years as an equity research analyst covering the Internet sector at Thomas Weisel Partners (now Stifel Financial).
Christa holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS from Carnegie Mellon University where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.