Ex-Facebook, Instagram Engineer Scott Goodson Joins Pinterest

Scott Goodson, a former engineer with Facebook, Instagram and Apple, is the new head of core experience at Pinterest.

Pinterest said Goodson will lead its mobile platform and Web teams, with a focus on improving performance and architecture across iOS, Android and the Web.

Goodson managed the engineering teams for Facebook’s Paper application and Instagram’s iOS app. Prior to Facebook and Instagram, he spent four years at Apple, where he was one of the first engineers to work on iPhone OS 1.0, as well as the primary author of its Calculator and Stocks apps.

He was also the primary author of AsyncDisplayKit, Facebook’s second-most-popular open-source project for iOS.

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