Ben McKean is a General Manager at Groupon, overseeing Groupon's premium business, Groupon Reserve.
Prior to Groupon, Ben founded and served as the CEO of Savored, the nation's leading provider of yield management solutions to the restaurant industry. Over 1,000 restaurants nationwide use the Savored reservation platform to lower prices when they have empty tables and to increase prices when they have excess demand. Savored was acquired by Groupon in September 2012.
Prior to Savored, Ben worked in investment banking for Merrill Lynch's Global Technology Group, where he performed extensive industry research primarily for clients in the Internet and digital media markets. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Ben successfully founded and exited CSH, a service referral company that connects college student workers with customers seeking low-skilled manual labor. Ben grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts, is a graduate of Georgetown University and currently resides in New York City.