Stephen Kaufer founded TripAdvisor, Inc. and CenterLine Software, Inc. Presently, he occupies the position of President & Chairman at The Tripadvisor Charitable Foundation and President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at TripAdvisor, Inc., Chief Executive Officer at Oyster Travel Corp. (a subsidiary of TripAdvisor, Inc.). Mr. Kaufer is also on the board of 6 other companies.
In the past he was Vice President-Engineering at CenterLine Software, Inc. and President for CDS, Inc.
He received an undergraduate degree from Harvard University.