Kal Raman has been named senior vice president, Americas at Groupon Inc. He will oversee the company's operations in 10 countries in North, Latin and South Americas from Groupon's corporate headquarters in Chicago. Raman has more than 20 years of experience in technology and retail, most recently consulting as general manager of global fulfillment at eBay. He also was CEO of GlobalScholar, a provider of enterprise software to K-12 public schools, and senior vice president at Amazon with responsibility for driving its global non-media business for retailers and sellers. In addition, he led Amazon's retail technology and marketing units. Before that he held management roles at drugstore.com wand Wal-Mart. Raman is a graduate of College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai.
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