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Mr. Ken Surdan

Wrong Ken Surdan?

Senior Vice President, Product

Constant Contact Inc
1601 Trapelo Road Suite 329
Waltham, Massachusetts 02451
United States

Company Description: Constant Contact, Inc. is a provider of on-demand, e-mail marketing and online survey products to small organizations, including small businesses, associations and...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • M.B.A.
    Babson College
  • B.S.
    Boston University
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Web References
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about.constantcontact.com, 4 Nov 2014 [cached]
Ken Surdan
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Ken Surdan |@KSurdan Senior Vice President, Product Ken drives Constant Contact's product innovation roadmap from conception to execution, uniting the product strategy, user experience, engineering, and operations teams that create and deliver industry leading products to Constant Contact's more than half a million small business customers. More
Ken has held a number of senior leadership positions from Fortune 100 companies to several venture-backed startups. Among his most recent positions, he was VP of Operations at online games company Turbine Inc (a Warner Bros. Interactive Company), SVP of Technology at TripAdvisor, and COO/CTO at SmartBargains.com.
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For fun, Ken likes to spend time with his wife and kids, who keep him pretty busy! A local guy who attended Boston University and earned an MBA from Babson College, Ken's a big Patriots and Red Sox fan, a skier, as well as an avid cyclist who's participated in the Pan Mass Challenge for over 20 years. Less
Constant Contact Names ...
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Constant Contact Names Ken Surdan Senior Vice President, Product Constant Contact Names Ken Surdan Senior Vice President, Product :: Press Releases :: Constant Contact
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CONSTANT CONTACT NAMES KEN SURDAN SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, PRODUCT
Surdan will lead product strategy, engineering and operations groups to drive innovation
WALTHAM, Mass. - June 21, 2012 Constant Contact®
(NASDAQ: CTCT) has appointed Ken Surdan to the newly created role of senior vice president, product. The newly created role will oversee product strategy, engineering, and operations, uniting the teams that create and deliver products to Constant Contact's more than half a million small business customers. With executive-level experience at a variety of high-growth companies, such as Turbine Inc., TripAdvisor, and SmartBargains.com, Surdan brings nearly 20 years experience in product and technology to Constant Contact. In this new role, Surdan will drive the development and execution of the product innovation roadmap. He will report to CEO Gail Goodman.
"We're thrilled to add Ken to the executive team.
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Surdan has served in a variety of technology and operations roles, most recently as vice president of operations at Turbine Inc., where he was responsible for technical operations and infrastructure, customer service, project management, and international operations. Prior to Turbine, Surdan was the senior vice president of technology at TripAdvisor Inc., and chief operating officer and chief technology officer at SmartBargains.com. At SmartBargains.com, Surdan led initiatives to radically increase reliability and scalability of core systems and improve customer satisfaction. Surdan has also held leadership positions at National Leisure Group, Send.com, The Stride Rite Corporation, The Timberland Company, and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Surdan will be based in Constant Contact's Waltham, Mass. headquarters.
Company Info - Our Executive Team
www.smartbargains.com, 5 April 2007 [cached]
Ted McNamara | Ken Surdan | Cheryl Kaplan | Shari Shakun | Michael Griffith | Mark McWeeny
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Ken Surdan
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Ken Surdan, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Ken Surdan joined SmartBargains.com in September 2004 and currently serves as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.He leads customer service, order fulfillment, technology and website design functions for the company.Previously, Ken served as Chief Technology Officer at National Leisure Group, an $800 million online travel company.He was responsible for all aspects of technology, including land and cruise packaging systems, sales center agent systems, and multiple high-volume consumer web sites..He has held senior technology and operations roles in companies ranging from Fortune 50 to Internet startups.
Ken's favorite bargains include our 800 thread count sheet sets and "an awesome blender for margaritas."Each August, this avid sportsman participates in the 192-mile Pan Mass Challenge, an annual cycling fundraiser for the Jimmy Fund at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.Ken received his Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University and his MBA from Babson College.He, his wife and three children live in Massachusetts.
Ken Surdan Senior ...
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Ken Surdan Senior Vice President, Product
Ken oversees product strategy, engineering, and operations, uniting the teams that create and deliver products to Constant Contact's more than half a million small business customers. He joined Constant Contact in 2012, bringing with him over 20 years of product and technology experience to his role. He drives the product innovation roadmap from conception to execution. He is responsible for ensuring Constant Contact consistently delivers excellent products to customers, enabling them to sustain and grow their business. Prior to joining Constant Contact, Ken served as vice president of operations at Turbine Inc., where he was responsible for technical operations and infrastructure, customer service, planning and program management, and internal operations. Before Turbine Inc., he was senior vice president of technology at TripAdvisor Inc., and chief operating officer and chief technology officer at SmartBargains.com. He has also held leadership positions at National Leisure Group, Send.com, The Stride Rite Corporation, The Timberland Company, and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Ken holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University and an MBA from Babson College.
Ken Surdan has joined ...
www.hotelexecutive.com, 2 Nov 2007 [cached]
Ken Surdan has joined Tripadvisors management team as senior vice president of technology, to lead the company's rapidly expanding engineering and IT teams.
TripAdvisor has doubled its workforce in the past year, while also doubling the amount of content on the site, growing from 5 million to 10 million reviews and opinions."We're thrilled that Ken has embraced the challenge to help us deliver the best possible tools and user experience to our travelers," said Steve Kaufer, founder and CEO of TripAdvisor.
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"Ken has a history with startups where he's proven that he can deliver robust technology platforms on time and under budget, while growing traffic and performance exponentially."
Surdan comes to TripAdvisor from Smart Bargains, where he served as COO/CTO and led initiatives to radically increase reliability and scalability of core systems and improve customer satisfaction.Prior to Smart Bargains, Ken was CTO at National Leisure Group, where he led the technology strategy through a period of extremely high growth.Ken started his web career at Send.com as vice president of technology.Prior to the dot-com revolution, Ken held technology leadership positions at The Stride Rite Corporation, The Timberland Company and Digital Equipment Corporation.He holds an undergraduate degree from Boston University and an MBA from Babson College.
"TripAdvisor has established itself as an outstanding technology culture, with a hand-picked team of top software engineers who have built a remarkable product and business," said Ken Surdan, senior vice president of technology at TripAdvisor.
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