San Mateo, California (PRWEB) March 15, 2011
Kaboodle (http://www.kaboodle.com), the largest social Web site for passionate shoppers, today announced the appointment of Robert Carter as vice president, product, reporting directly to Kaboodle CEO Anne Zehren.
Carter joins Kaboodle from kodakgallery.com, where he was senior director of product management, and spearheaded the company’s social, mobile and partner efforts. He also previously held leadership roles at Amazon, Gap Inc., and support.com. At Amazon, Carter led the launches of the Merchant Integration Platform and Apparel Store, a platform for merchants such as Nordstrom and Gap to sell through the Amazon website. At Gap Inc., he oversaw the implementation of the company’s commerce re-platform, and promotion engine and merchandising CMS buildouts.
"Robert’s unique combination of experience in e-commerce and retail, alongside his deep product knowledge and user interface capabilities, will make a great addition to the Kaboodle team," said Zehren. "We’re confident his contributions will be invaluable as we enter an exciting time for the company, with new product and feature updates on the horizon."
“I’m excited by the opportunity Kaboodle presents,” said Carter. “It's a great property with an enthusiastic community poised squarely at the intersection of fashion, commerce and social. I'm looking forward to taking the user experience and feature set to a whole new level.”
Kaboodle (http://www.kaboodle.com) a Hearst Corporation-owned and operated property, is the Internet's largest social website for passionate shoppers. Kaboodle's shopping tools allow users to add products from anywhere online to their Kaboodle lists. As a result, it is home to the world's most exclusive catalog of user-curated products, making it the trusted source for discovering, sharing, and buying products from retailers large and small. With more than 16 million unique monthly visitors and a devoted community perpetually adding more finds, Kaboodle provides the ultimate platform for connecting people with products.