René Yoakum

René Yoakum

Chief Customer and People Officer

René Yoakum has served as Remitly’s Chief Customer and People Officer since May 2019 and previously as Chief Customer Officer from July 2018 to March 2019. Prior to joining Remitly, Rene served as VP Customer Service and Support for Pearson Education, Inc., and held various positions at Microsoft Corporation from September 1997 to May 2016, including most recently GM, Global Consumer Support. Rene holds a Post Graduate Marketing Certificate from Chartered Institute of Marketing and a B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Pacific Lutheran University.