Oct. 21, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- RetailMeNot, Inc. (NASDAQ: SALE), the operator of the world's largest digital coupon marketplace, today announced the appointment of
to its board of directors, effective
, 2013. Gokul joins the RetailMeNot board subsequent to the company's initial public offering in July 2013. Gokul is currently Product Engineering Lead at Square, where he leads software development for Square Register, a full point-of-sale system for local businesses, and other products.
"Gokul's guidance as a board member on product development will be invaluable as we improve RetailMeNot's offerings for consumers and retailers alike," said Cotter Cunningham, CEO & Founder, RetailMeNot, Inc. "Gokul has been on the front lines of some amazing businesses, helping them to communicate their offerings to consumers in compelling ways, and I am excited to work with him as a member of our team."
"I am thrilled to join the board of RetailMeNot," said
, board member, RetailMeNot, Inc. "Whenever I'm shopping, whether online or in-store, I always check RetailMeNot for coupons. I look forward to working with the team to help find new ways to save consumers money when they shop."
About Gokul Rajaram
Prior to Square, Gokul was Product Director, Ads at Facebook. In this role, he drove the product roadmap and execution for Facebook's advertising products. Before Facebook, Gokul was Co-Founder and CEO of
, a semantic technology startup he grew to profitability and a multi-million dollar annual revenue run-rate before its acquisition by Facebook.
Earlier in his career, Gokul was Product Management Director for Google AdSense. He helped conceive and crystallize the product in early 2003, and played a key role in its launch and growth from 2003 onwards into a multi-billion dollar product line. Gokul was also product lead for a number of acquisitions for Google, including DoubleClick (display advertising/ad serving), AdScape (in-game advertising) and dMarc (radio advertising).