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Greg Mazanec is General Manager of LivingSocial Takeout & Delivery, which helps make ordering food from consumers’ favorite restaurants easier and more convenient. As one of LivingSocial’s first 30 employees, Greg has been integral in evolving LivingSocial from a daily deal provider to the online source for discovering valuable local experiences and connections.
Prior to his role as General Manager, Greg held senior leadership positions within the organization as Senior Director of Inside Sales, scaling LivingSocial’s phone-based sales operations and as Director of Performance Marketing, managing customer acquisition efforts and creating LivingSocial’s strategy to attract and retain new members in the early days of the deals business.
Greg has spent much of his career in performance marketing, including positions at online marketing firm, Gratis Internet, and at ad network, SocialCash, where he helped build a business that explored the innovative ...