CarGurus Announces Appointment of Manik Gupta to Board of Directors
Gupta brings product leadership and vision scaling global platforms to Board position with the nation’s most visited automotive shopping site1
“Manik’s deep experience and product vision for platforms serving both consumers and SMBs has contributed to significant scaling at some of the most recognized brands in the technology sector. His expertise will be a valuable asset in our goal of driving continued strategic and sustainable momentum at CarGurus,” said
Gupta has proven success guiding long-term product strategy and execution that drives customer acquisition, retention, and overall growth. This includes identifying opportunities to optimize products and enhance team efficiency through the use of emerging technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. He also brings deep expertise in marketplace platforms, improving tools and features to benefit all user segments.
During his four years with Uber, most recently as Chief Product Officer, Gupta helped the company grow to more than 100 million monthly active customers through the development of rider- and driver-facing products and marketplace capabilities. As a key member of the executive team, he helped lead the company through its
Before Uber, he held senior leadership roles at Google, ultimately leading long term product vision, strategy, and execution for Google Maps. Among key projects, he led an initiative to enhance Maps data using an innovative combination of available data sources, machine learning, and user engagement. Gupta earned an MBA from the
“CarGurus delivers a unique and meaningful value proposition to consumers and dealers navigating today’s automotive market. This is a testament to the team’s commitment to continually innovating for the benefit of its customers,” said Gupta. “I am thrilled by the opportunity to contribute to the company’s ongoing success in partnership with the Board of Directors and the broader
Gupta will occupy a newly created seat on the CarGurus Board of Directors.
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Maggie MeluzioDirector, Public Relations & External Communicationspr@cargurus.com Investor Contact: Kirndeep Singh Vice President, Investor Relations email@example.com
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