SURKUS CrowdCasting Appoints Former Groupon Head of Operations Stephen George as Chief Operating Officer
SURKUS CrowdCasting Mobile Platform announced today the appointment of Stephen George to the position of Chief Operating Officer. In the new role, Stephen will lead the strategic operations of the company, strengthening the infrastructure and positioning SURKUS for further growth in the tech sector.
Hollywood, California, January 14, 2016 (Newswire.com) - – SURKUS CrowdCasting Mobile Platform announced today the appointment of Stephen George to the position of Chief Operating Officer. In the new role, Stephen will lead the strategic operations of the company, strengthening the infrastructure and positioning SURKUS for further growth in the tech sector.
Stephen joins SURKUS after starting his own company, IndiCard, a mobile platform for the service and hospitality industry. His wealth of experience in the tech sector was derived from his role as the head of operations for Groupon, where he was the company’s fifth employee and resided for three years. During his time with Groupon, Stephen was a part of the executive team that took the company public to a highly publicized IPO. He led a global team of several hundred employees in over 50 countries overseeing IT, human resources, and accounting/finance.
"We are extremely excited to have Stephen join SURKUS as we venture into the next stage of development and growth. His knowledge and proven experience with Groupon is an indication of the capabilities we can expect as we position ourselves for innovation and exceptional service for our clients and users. I'm confident Stephen will play a key role in setting and implementing invaluable standards for the company going forward," says Forest Zukerman, CEO and founder of SURKUS.
Forest Zukerman, CEO - Founder
Stephen graduated DePaul University in Chicago, IL, with a degree in Finance and Economics. He has traveled for three years visiting over 54 countries, and currently resides in Los Angeles.
SURKUS is changing the way people experience the world and the way businesses reach their audience. SURKUS is a mobile platform that provides local events and venues with a new way to cast their perfect crowd and allow users to experience amazing events and opportunities.