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Groupon Announces Key Engineering Hires

Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) ( http://www.groupon.com) today announced three key engineering hires reporting to Sri Viswanath, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations.

Brian McCallister joins Groupon as CTO of Platform. McCallister comes to Groupon from Ning, where he was Principal Architect and Distinguished Engineer. At Ning, he also worked in other key architecture roles while managing technical direction and communication across the organization. McCallister was active with the Apache Software Foundation, serving on the Board of Directors and as PMC Chair for the DB and ActiveMQ projects.

Stephen Deasy joins as the VP of Infrastructure and Data Platform at Groupon. Deasy joins from VMware, where he was Senior Director of R&D for VMware's Mobile Platform and Clients team. In this role he was responsible for all aspects of Engineering, QE and DevOps. Prior to VMware, Deasy held several senior roles at EMC, including IT Director and Senior Software Developer.

Pete Webb joins Groupon as VP Global Production Operations. Before Groupon, Webb was at Flipboard Inc., where he was Head of Operations. Prior to Flipboard, Webb was VP Technical Operations at Ning and Director of Operations and IT, where he was responsible for all operations teams including IT, Network Engineering, Architecture, Database Administration, Systems Administration, and Systems Engineering.

“Groupon Engineering continues to recruit senior talent as we become a high-performing, global organization with more than 1,000 people tackling significant and interesting engineering challenges,” Viswanath said. “I am excited to have Brian, Stephen and Pete join a very talented group as we continue to expand and scale our capabilities to deliver meaningful business results for Groupon across the globe.”

About Groupon

Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon is reinventing the traditional small business world by providing merchants with a suite of products and services, including customizable deals, payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions to help them attract more customers and run their operations more effectively. By leveraging the company’s global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers incredible deals on the best stuff to eat, see, do, and buy in 48 countries. With Groupon, shoppers discover the best a city has to offer with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and more with Groupon Goods. To subscribe to Groupon emails, visit www.Groupon.com. To learn more about the company’s merchant solutions and how to work with Groupon, visit www.GrouponWorks.com.



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