Groupon Senior Management Team
Chief Executive Officer
Rich Williams has served as our Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors since November 2015. During his tenure, he has served as Groupon’s Chief Operating Officer, President of North America and Senior Vice President of Marketing. Prior to joining Groupon, Rich held a variety of marketing leadership roles at Amazon and spent nearly seven years in leadership positions at Experian in sales and marketing.
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Alison Allgor has served as our Senior Vice President of Human Resources since August 2015. Prior to this role, she served as Groupon’s Vice President of Human Resources for North America and Human Resources Director. Before joining Groupon, Alison served on the Board of Directors for Country Doctor Community Health Centers, was Vice President of Business Operations at Pelago and was the Director of Human Resources and Global Development Centers at Amazon.
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Dane Drobny has served as our General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since July 2014. Dane oversees Groupon’s entire global legal function, which includes commercial, corporate security, employment and compliance, government affairs, immigration, information security, intellectual property, litigation, privacy, regulatory reporting and risk management. Prior to joining Groupon, he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Sears Holdings Corporation and he spent 17 years at the international law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP, most recently as a partner.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Jason has served as our Senior Vice President of Corporate Development since March 2011. He is responsible for global M&A, investment and strategic business development. Prior to joining Groupon, he worked in Corporate Development at Google, where he led the DoubleClick acquisition.
Senior Vice President, Global Marketing
Vinayak Hegde serves as the SVP of Global Marketing overseeing channel management, customer acquisition, CRM and technology systems that power them. He joined Groupon in February 2012 as Vice President of Computational Marketing and quickly founded our Seattle office. Prior to Groupon, Vinayak spent 12 years at Amazon.com as General Manager of the marketing group, managing the Gold Box and Lightning Deals program, the email marketing program and the central technology for Amazon’s Product Advertising API. Vinayak has also held technology positions at Oracle and Verifone.
Chief Financial Officer
Mike Randolfi has served as our Chief Financial Officer since April 2016. In his role, Mike oversees accounting, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, tax, procurement, internal audit and treasury. Prior to joining Groupon, he served as CFO of Orbitz Worldwide and held a number of senior finance roles at Delta Air Lines, ultimately serving as Senior Vice President and Controller. Mike has also held positions with Continental Airlines and Raymond James and Associates.
Chief Product Officer
Jay Sullivan has been Groupon’s Chief Product Officer since December 2015. Jay is evolving Groupon’s customer– and merchant-facing assets — including its desktop experience and top-rated mobile app — as well as the critical technology infrastructure that supports them. Prior to joining Groupon, he served as Chief Operating Officer and interim CEO of the Mozilla Corporation. Before Jay led Mozilla’s global organization, he served as SVP of Product where he led the product management and design teams and oversaw the user experience for the widely used Firefox mobile and web browser.