Mike Ghaffary is the Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at Yelp.He is also the co-founder of the $999.99 iPhone app, BarMax, and advises them. Previously, he was the Co-Founder and Vice President of Business Development of Stitcher, and the Director of Business Development at TrialPay.
He was most recently a Vice President at Summit Partners, a venture capital and private equity fund. Previously, Mike worked at the Boston Consulting Group and MSC Software, and also co-founded a startup while in college.Mike received his MBA from Harvard Business School and JD from Harvard Law School. He also received his BS in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.
Vice President of Business and Corporate Development
Oct, 2010 - Current (almost 6 years)
|Mar 31, 2016||Venture Beat - Luminaries to debate distribution trends at Mobile Summit|
|Oct 28, 2014||TechCrunch - Yelp Buys Cityvox To Build Out Restaurant And Nightlife Reviews In France|
|Oct 28, 2014||Webrazzi - Yelp acquires Cityvox to beef up its recommendations and listings in France|
|Oct 24, 2014||TechCrunch - Yelp Buys Restaurant-Kritik To Expand Its Presence In Germany|
|Oct 21, 2014||Fast Company - Now You Can Book A Hotel Room Through Yelp|
|Oct 21, 2014||TechCrunch - Yelp Strikes Hotel Bookings Partnership With Hipmunk|
|Oct 21, 2014||Mashable - Yelp Partners With Hipmunk to Add Hotel Booking|
|Jul 15, 2014||TechCrunch - Yelp Liberates Its API To Box Out Foursquare And Google|