Stephen Kaufer

President and Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Kaufer co-founded Tripadvisor in February 2000 and has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Tripadvisor since that date. Mr. Kaufer has been a director of Tripadvisor since the completion of the spin-off of Tripadvisor from Expedia, Inc. (“Expedia”) in December 2011 (the “Spin-Off”). Mr. Kaufer serves as President and Chairman of the Board of The Tripadvisor Charitable Foundation. Mr. Kaufer also serves on the boards of CarGurus, Inc., a company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market, LLC, and the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (formerly known as Caring for Carcinoid Foundation). Prior to co-founding Tripadvisor, Mr. Kaufer served as President of CDS, Inc., an independent software vendor specializing in programming and testing tools, and co-founded CenterLine Software and served as its Vice President of Engineering. Mr. Kaufer holds an A.B. in Computer Science from Harvard University.