OpenTable names head of consumer products and global marketplaces
Mr. Kinder brings a wealth of digital product and senior leadership experience to OpenTable.
Most recently, he served as Head of Digital Products at JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the US by assets, where he helped lead a customer-centered, digital transformation of the bank and oversaw products including Chase.com and the top-rated Chase mobile app.
He joined JP Morgan Chase in 2011 as President of Chase Offers, and later added the role of COO of Mobile, E-Commerce and Payments.
Previously, he was a senior executive at Yahoo! with global responsibility for Yahoo's media and marketplace products, including Yahoo.com, Yahoo! Finance, Sports, News, Movies, TV, Shopping, Travel, Autos, and Real Estate.
Prior to this role, he led Yahoo's small business and merchant services, including search advertising, serving nearly two million small and medium-sized business customers.
Before joining Yahoo!, he was Senior Vice President at Cendant Corporation, a conglomerate provider of travel and real estate services, owning such well-known brands as Avis, Budget, Wyndham, Ramada, Days Inn, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, Orbitz, Galileo and Travelport.
Previously, Mr. Kinder had co-founded and sold an internet travel startup. Earlier in his career he was a strategy consultant with The Boston Consulting Group and served as an officer in the United States Navy.
Mr. Kinder holds a bachelor's degree in Operations Research from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. ■