Person Overview

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Primary:
Chief Product Officer at Uber
Past:
SVP Consumer Applications at Amazon, SVP Discovery at Amazon, See All (5)
Education:
University of Illinois, Urbana, Champaign, University of Illinois, Urbana, Champaign

Detailed Description

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Jeff Holden was the Senior Vice President of Product Management of Groupon since April 2011.

Prior to joining Groupon, Jeff was the CEO and co-founder of Pelago, whose flagship product, Whrrl, was designed to help people get out of a social rut and discover new things in their cities.

Previous to this, Jeff was at Amazon.com, where he was Senior Vice President of Consumer Websites, Worldwide. He was responsible for the worldwide consumer website experience, including personalization, ordering/Amazon Prime, community, search, automated merchandising and online traffic (Associates, SEM/SEO).

Prior to Amazon, he worked at D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. in New York from 1992 to 1997, where he joined as a Software Engineer. He served as the Vice President at Shaw, responsible for front office software infrastructure. He has been an Independent Director at Become, Inc., since September 2010.

Experience (6)

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    Uber

    Chief Product Officer
    Feb, 2014
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    Pelago

    CEO and Co-Founder
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    Groupon

    SVP Product Management
    2011 - Mar 18, 2014
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    Amazon

    SVP Discovery
    2005 - Jan, 2006
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    Amazon

    SVP Consumer Applications
    2004 - Jan, 2005
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    D.E. Shaw & Co.

    Software Engineer, VP
    1992 - Jan, 1997