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Instacart CTO Departs Ahead of Grocery-Delivery Platform’s IPO

  • VP of engineering Varouj Chitilian will assume role of CTO
  • Instacart announces newly created chief architect role

Instacart Inc. Chief Technology Officer Mark Schaaf is departing the grocery delivery company as it restructures its executive ranks in advance of an initial public offering. 

Schaaf is leaving to take a break with family and pursue new opportunities, the San Francisco-based company said Tuesday in a blog post. Varouj Chitilian, vice president of engineering, will succeed Schaaf, Instacart said.