Former Flipboard CFO and Facebook Global Head of Ad Business Operations will lead and scale OpenTable’s financial operations strategy globally
LONDON, January 28th, 2016… OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), today announced that Jeff McCombs has been appointed Chief Financial Officer.
“Jeff is a dynamic executive with a strong track record of leading financial and business operations on a global scale,” said Christa Quarles, Chief Executive Officer of OpenTable. “As we innovate on OpenTable’s mission of connecting restaurants and diners in more ways and locations around the world, Jeff has a great blend of entrepreneurial spirit and drive with the operational excellence needed to scale our business.”
“As a longtime fan of the OpenTable brand and the value it delivers to diners and restaurants, I’m excited to work with Christa and the executive team to build upon the company’s success in the U.S. and other markets around the globe,” said Jeff McCombs.
Prior to joining OpenTable, McCombs served as the Chief Financial Officer for Flipboard. Previously, he served as the Global Head of Business Operations for Facebook’s ad business; Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate and Business Development for Tumri; and in various senior executive roles at Yahoo. He began his career as an investment banker at firms including Credit Suisse First Boston and Lehman Brothers. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.