Tamar Draper Mahru

Vice President, Global Real Estate and Workplace


Tamar Draper Mahru is currently Vice President, Global Real Estate and Workplace at Twilio, navigating the new world and its intersections between COVID, office design, and reimagined ways of working. Prior to Twilio, Tamar spent four years at Zendesk leading the global Workplace Experience function, expanding the HQ presence in downtown San Francisco into 5 buildings and nearly 1000 employees. Tamar was the Head of Global Real Estate and Facilities at Airbnb, responsible for building the team from scratch and leading the design and construction of HQ at 888 Brannan. Tamar was recently awarded Elevate’s Women in Tech award and has also received the distinction of Rising Star in the Northern California Real Estate Women of Influence. She is a Past President of the International Facility Management Association’s San Francisco chapter and is currently a member of Corenet’s EDIB Committee. She is also an Advisory Board member of the Oakland Education Fund, benefitting the children of Oakland Public Schools