Groupon, Inc.

Groupon, Inc.

Sector: Computer Related Services Not Elsewhere Classified Region: IL, United States

: | Nasdaq: GRPN

Similar to: Groupe Open SA, Axis Communications, Solucom SA

Groupon, Inc. is a local commerce marketplace that connects merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount. The company operates its business under four categories: Local Deals, Groupon Goods, Groupon Getaways and Other. The Local Deals category includes deals with local merchants, deals with national merchants and local events. The Groupon Goods category offers customers the ability to find deals on merchandise across multiple product lines, including electronics, sporting goods, jewelry, toys, home and apparel. The Groupon Getaways category includes travel offers, including hotels, airfare and package deals covering both domestic and international travel. The Other category offers tools that merchants can use to operate their businesses more efficiently, which is merchant operating system. These tools include payments, a credit card payment processing service, and breadcrumb, its point-of-sale solution. Groupon was founded by Andrew D. Mason, Eric P. Lefkofsky and Bradley A. Keywell on January 15, 2008 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Andrew Mason , CEO
Andrew is the founder of Groupon and has served as our Chief Executive Officer since our inception in November 2008. Prior to co-founding Groupon and The Point, Andrew worked as a software developer with Innerworkings, Inc. Andrew received his Bachelor of Arts in Music from Northwestern University.
Jason Child , CFO
Jason joined Groupon as Chief Financial Officer in December 2010. Before Groupon, Jason held a number of senior positions at including CFO and VP of Finance, International. Prior to joining, Mr. Child spent more than seven years as a C.P.A. and a consulting manager at Arthur Andersen. He has lived and worked in Munich, Tokyo, and Seattle. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.
Kal Raman , COO
Kal joined the Company in May 2012 as our SVP, Americas, and was appointed as SVP, Global Sales and Operations in August 2012. Prior to joining Groupon, Kal worked for Ebay as VP Global Fulfillment, and served as CEO of Global Scholar. Earlier in his career, he also served as CEO of and as an executive at, Inc.

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