Kapow Hires Chris Brown as Chief Product Officer

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Former CPO of Orbitz Worldwide to lead Kapow’s product development and user experience team

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Kapow, an online marketplace changing the way companies book and manage corporate events, welcomes Chris Brown as its new chief product officer. In this role, Brown will guide Kapow’s product team to further develop its transformative online marketplace and tools and the user experience of booking and managing client entertainment.

Before joining Kapow, Brown was Chief Product Officer at Orbitz Worldwide, where he helped guide a 900+ team of product, technology, user experience and retail operations professionals to develop online travel solutions for the travel company’s portfolio brands. Using this expertise, Brown comes to Kapow with the mission to transform how corporate events are booked, just as Orbitz transformed travel booking with its online marketplace.

“Kapow connects corporate groups to the best supply in the entertainment industry and improves their experience by taking out all possible friction when booking a corporate event,” said Chris Brown, CPO of Kapow. “I’m incredibly excited to be joining the Kapow team and to continue the development of its platform.”

In his new role as Chief Product Officer at Kapow, Brown plans to significantly improve the user experience of the platform, develop and implement more tools to allow companies and venue partners to better manage events and significantly grow its user base in the next year.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Chris to Kapow. His unique outlook on the link between the travel industry and the corporate events industry perfectly aligns with our vision,” said Marc Halpin, Kapow CEO and co-founder. “His solid expertise in marketplace technology and user experience will enable us to better serve the needs of our corporate customers and ensure their events deliver a high return.”

To learn more about Kapow, visit http://www.kapow.com.

About Kapow
Kapow makes it easy to show your clients love. Kapow removes the hassle of planning a corporate event with its online marketplace, which houses unique, pre-packaged event experiences at the best venues in town. Companies can book these experiences in one click, freeing up time to focus on what’s important—building meaningful relationships with their clients. With offices in 20 markets, Kapow hosts hundreds of corporate events every month for some of the country’s largest and most established public and private companies such as HP, CBRE, Boston Consulting Group and more. To learn more, visit https://www.kapow.com.

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