Employee Spotlight: Freedom Shannon, Outside Divisional Sales Manager Extraordinaire

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Name: Freedom Shannon Title: External Divisional Sales Manager, New Business Development, Restaurants Start Date:  April 2011 You’ve been with Groupon since 2011, so you’ve obviously seen a lot of organizational changes. How do you balance pivoting with the company while still kicking butt in an Outside Sales role?  Staying focused and never forgetting our mission is to… Read More



Working in Groupon Seattle: Krassimir Dimov, Software Development Engineer

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at April 19th, 2016

What’s it like to work as an Engineer at Groupon in Seattle? Krassimir Dimov, a Software Development Engineer, gives us the scoop. (And some nice new office pics!) What brought you to Groupon from your previous company? I moved to Groupon from Amazon Web Services. It was a magnificently executed recruiting effort that started with a cold… Read More



Getting to Know Groupon Phoenix: Chris “Magoo” McGeough

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at March 30th, 2016

Last year, we circled up the wagons and headed to the southwest to open up a new sales office in Phoenix, Arizona. Today’s interview features Chris, an Account Executive who joined from the golf industry with a determination to make the most out of the opportunity.   What brought you to Groupon? The new office…new opportunity… Read More


Working in Groupon Seattle: Michael Janusa, Software Engineer

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at March 22nd, 2016

What’s it like to be an Engineer at Groupon in Seattle? Michael Janusa, a current Software Development Engineer, talks about impact of work as well as learning from teammates. Plus, a brand new office with a stunning view doesn’t hurt. Title: Software Development Engineer – Goods Start date: February 2015 What brought you to Groupon? Before joining Groupon,… Read More


Getting to Know Groupon Phoenix: Account Executive Emily

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at March 21st, 2016

Last year, we circled up the wagons and headed to the southwest to open up a new sales office in Phoenix, Arizona. Today’s interview features Emily, an Account Executive who transitioned from working at a hospital to sales at Groupon. Name: Emily Sykes Title: Account Executive  What makes selling Groupon to local businesses unique? Groupon is very customizable. You… Read More


Groupon Phoenix Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity

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at March 16th, 2016

In late February, members of our Groupon Phoenix office had the amazing opportunity to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Central Arizona. Jessy Gheen, one of our Phoenix Account Executives, shares the experience of helping a family build their home. Jamel Jibba was born in Ethiopia and moved to Phoenix, Arizona with his family a few… Read More


Groupon Volunteer Spotlight: Devin Breen and the CHIditarod

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at March 14th, 2016

Written by: Alicia Koch, Program Coordinator, Employee & Community Engagement Photo by Bartek Karas This past weekend, 535 Chicagoans ran through the streets of the Wicker Park and Ukrainian Village neighborhoods in costumes pushing shopping carts full of canned food for the 11th annual CHIditarod. Founded and led by Groupon Senior Software Engineer, Devin Breen,… Read More


Tech Spotlight: Austin Talks 2010 Groupon Customer Service & Managing a Tech Team

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at March 14th, 2016

Today, we’re chatting with Austin Campion, Manager of the App Ops Support team here in Chicago. Austin began his Groupon journey in August of 2010, utilizing his improv background in Customer Service. Almost six years later, he’s running a team in Engineering and also helped  produce a video of our new office space. Name: Austin Campion  Title: App… Read More