Meet Mike Wittig, VP of Tax

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Meet Mike Wittig, VP of Tax

Mike Wittig joined Instacart in early 2022 to lead our Tax team. This team is tasked with covering all things tax including corporate income tax, US and international tax, state and local tax, and sales…...

Dec 20, 2022
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Building a Data-Driven company with Anahita Tafvizi, Instacart’s Vice President and Head of Data Science

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Building a Data-Driven company with Anahita Tafvizi, Instacart’s Vice President and Head of Data Science

Anahita Tafvizi joined Instacart in early 2021 and today, she leads the Data Science team which has more than doubled in size during her tenure. Our Data Science team is charged with identifying and informing…...

Jul 25, 2022
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Happy Pride, from the Rainbow Carrots Community

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Happy Pride, from the Rainbow Carrots Community

Corinne McCreery here, Rainbow Carrots Employee Resource Group Lead. I’m based in Toronto as part of the Catalog Technical Account Management team and started my career with Instacart in San Francisco. I’ve been with the…...

Jul 5, 2022
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Honoring Juneteenth at Instacart

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Honoring Juneteenth at Instacart

Last year, we announced Juneteenth as an official company holiday moving forward for all corporate employees. For us, Juneteenth is a day to reflect, listen, learn, and engage in critical conversations around racial injustice. At…...

Jun 16, 2022
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Celebrating our Progressive Grocer Top Women in Grocery Winners

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Celebrating our Progressive Grocer Top Women in Grocery Winners

Today, we’re proud to celebrate four women at Instacart who have been selected for Progressive Grocer’s 2022 Top Women in Grocery list. Progressive Grocer’s annual Top Women in Grocery award recognizes the integral role women…...

Jun 15, 2022
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How We Spent Our

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How We Spent Our “Self-Checkout”

Last week we signed off for our second company-wide Self Checkout. Knowing how difficult it can be to hit the pause button during busy times, we introduced Self-Checkout to give us a chance to step…...

Jun 3, 2022
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Data Engineering and Infrastructure at Instacart with Engineering Manager Abhi Kalakuntla

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Data Engineering and Infrastructure at Instacart with Engineering Manager Abhi Kalakuntla

“It sounds cliché, but data drives Instacart’s entire business—our logistics and shopping processes, as well as our ordering experience, are all based on data,” explains Abhi Kalakuntla, Engineering Manager on Instacart’s growing Data Infrastructure team.…...

May 26, 2022
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Introducing Flex First, Instacart’s Future of Work 

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Introducing Flex First, Instacart’s Future of Work 

Since Instacart’s earliest days, we primarily built our culture in-person. We designed beautiful offices in San Francisco, Toronto, Atlanta and New York, hosted epic events and thought of our employee experience as a series of…...

May 6, 2022
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Honoring Black History Month with Nightshades

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Honoring Black History Month with Nightshades

Nightshade (noun)night·shade | \ ˈnīt-ˌshād \A family of flowering plants that ranges from annual and perennial herbs to vines, lianas, epiphytes, shrubs, and trees, and includes a number of agricultural crops, medicinal plants, spices, weeds,…...

Feb 24, 2022
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