Ann Hoey, President & CEO
As president and chief executive officer of Limos.com, Ann Hoey drives the company’s vision, strategy and global expansion, while ensuring consistent top-line revenue growth across several departments including sales, marketing, account management, product management and engineering. With more than 17 years of branding, advertising, online marketing, mobile marketing and operations experience, Hoey is involved in every commercial aspect of Limos.com.
Most recently the general manager at Mediaplex, a division of ValueClick, Hoey managed over $1.5B in annual ad spends for more than 1,500 advertisers, such as eBay, United Airlines, Avis Budget Group and Shutterfly. During her 11-year tenure at Mediaplex, Hoey grew top-line revenue by 45 percent and increased profitability by 90 percent while serving in progressively senior roles, including vice president of operations and director of client services.
Previously, Hoey spent five years at Levi Strauss & Co. in various consumer and brand marketing roles for the Levi’s brands.
She holds a BA double-major in Economics and History from University of California, San Diego.
Doug Anderson, Chief Product Officer
As the chief product officer for Limos.com, Doug Anderson oversees the overall product direction and development, working with all operational areas within the company, including engineering and supply, to ensure continued quality and innovative functionality. Prior to joining Limos.com, Anderson served as the vice president of product and technology for LesConcierges, which provides online concierge services for loyalty points programs such as American Express, Bank of America, Neiman Marcus, and Nordstrom. In 2001, Anderson joined the Hotwire.com start-up team where his responsibilities included hotel and package products, as well as revenue management functions. Prior to Hotwire, he was a revenue analyst for Hilton Hotels. He holds a BA from The School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University.
Darren Kahan, Senior Vice President of Engineering
As senior vice president of engineering for Limos.com, Darren Kahan is responsible for all development, maintenance and support of Limos.com, as well as all mobile applications, APIs, private label sites and operator ground control. Darren joins Limos.com with 15 years of experience in the travel industry and a deep knowledge of online travel technology, having developed and led technical teams and strategy for major consumer e-commerce websites. Darren spent 10 years in increasingly senior software engineering roles at Hotwire.com, most recently as senior director, software engineering and web development, leading a global team of 50 developers and managers across all aspects of Hotwire.com and Travel-Ticker.com. Darren holds a BA in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Sharon Saffel, Senior Vice President of Customer Operations
As senior vice president of customer operations at Limos.com, Sharon Saffel oversees the global programs that support customer loyalty, service delivery and supplier partnerships. Prior to Limos.com, Saffel spent four years as vice president of operations and global integrations at LesConcierges, preceded by executive-level experience in fulfillment at Expedia, customer care at Hotwire.com, operations at Travelocity and incentive services at American Express. For more than 20 years, Saffel has delivered global customer service to luxury clients in the travel and hospitality domains. As a pioneer in the online travel community, she’s helped to define the channel and its service model, earning Hotwire.com the J.D. Power and Associates award for “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Independent Travel Web Sites.” Saffel is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach.
Matt Mancuso, Senior Vice President of Finance
As senior vice president of finance for Limos.com, Matt Mancuso brings over 15 years of financial and operations management experience to the online private car marketplace. A former controller at One Kings Lane, CFO at Yapstone and vice president finance at Kapow Technologies, Mancuso joined Limos.com in November where he currently oversees the company’s finance and administration functions.
Prior to joining Limos.com, Mancuso also served in several leadership positions with Internet and software companies, including Kayak and Hotwire.com. Before moving to the Bay Area in 2000, Mancuso began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Morgan Stanley.
He is a graduate of Villanova University and has a Masters in Business Administration from St. John’s University.