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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, B.S.
Computer Science
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, M.S.
Computer Science

Current Companies

Chief Product Officer

Former Companies

CEO and Co-Founder
SVP Product Management
SVP Discovery
SVP Consumer Applications

Former Financial Organizations

Software Engineer, VP

Web Presences


Jeff Holden

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, 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.

Recent Milestones

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    Jeff Holden added a position as Chief Product Officer at Uber. (2/1/14)
    Posted 2/14/14 at 11:05am
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    Jeff Holden added a position as SVP Product Management at Groupon. (1/1/11)
    Posted 2/11/14 at 10:24am
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    Jeff Holden added a position as SVP Discovery at Amazon. (1/1/05)
    Posted 2/11/14 at 10:34am
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    Jeff Holden added a position as SVP Consumer Applications at Amazon. (1/1/04)
    Posted 2/11/14 at 10:36am
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    Jeff Holden added a position as Software Engineer, VP at D.E. Shaw & Co.. (1/1/92)
    Posted 2/11/14 at 10:34am
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    Jeff Holden added a position as CEO and Co-Founder at Pelago.
    Posted 11/2/07 at 11:56am



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