Former Rue La La Executive, Onur Mergen, Joins ezCater as Chief Technology Officer
Will Play Key Role in Scaling ezCater’s Ecommerce Platform and Doubling its Engineering Team
BOSTON – AUGUST 12, 2016 – ezCater, the only nationwide marketplace for business catering, today announced that Onur Mergen has joined the company’s executive team as Chief Technology Officer. A proven technology leader who most recently served as SVP of Engineering at Rue La La, Onur will lead ezCater’s engineering organization. Leveraging his past success in building high-performance ecommerce platforms, Onur will help ezCater meet its fast-growing demand. Onur will also expand ezCater’s engineering team of 22 to at least double its size within a year.
“I can’t overstate how important our engineers are to us,” said Stefania Mallett, co-founder and CEO at ezCater. “We selected Onur, with his impressive reputation and solid pedigree, because we think he will help each engineer flourish. That in turn means the top-shelf technology that powers ezCater will continue to get better and better.”
Onur brings over 20 years of experience leading software development teams at high-growth technology, SaaS, and ecommerce companies. At Rue La La, he added substantial new business capabilities by revamping development practices and significantly expanding the technology stack. Onur started his career in software startups such as WorldStreet and Convoq.
“Building great technology takes high-performing and happy teams,” said Onur. “ezCater is experiencing tremendous growth and success, so I’m thrilled to join them. I intend to help take ezCater’s people and platform through many further levels of growth.”
Onur will partner closely with ezCater’s Co-Founder and President, Briscoe Rodgers. Briscoe retains the role of Chief Product Officer, driving product management, UI, and UX.
ezCater is the only nationwide marketplace for business catering. ezCater’s online ordering, on-time ratings and reviews, and 5-star customer service connect businesspeople to reliable catering for any meeting, anywhere in the United States. For more information or to place an order, visit www.ezcater.com.
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