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Groupon Names Parker Barrile SVP Of Product

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Groupon has appointed Parker Barrile as its senior vice president of Product. Mr. Barrile will be heading Groupon’s global product teams focused on web, mobile and design. Mr. Barrile will join Groupon’s senior leadership team and will report to CEO Eric Lefkofsky. He will be based in Groupon’s Palo Alto office, beginning in September.

Mr. Barrile joins Groupon from LinkedIn, where he was VP of Product Management. Prior to LinkedIn, Mr. Barrile founded and served as CEO of Predictify, a community-based prediction platform where members could make and vote on predictions regarding current events. He has also held roles at Google and Bain & Company.

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