NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--letgo, which makes it simple for millions to buy and sell locally, has hired Daniel Perelló as Vice President of Data and Analytics. He will lead the company’s growing team of data scientists, data engineers and business analysts, and their efforts to better understand how millions of buyers and sellers use the secondhand marketplace every month. The 4-year-old startup passed 100M downloads, 400M listings and 6B messages sent between users worldwide last year, mostly in the U.S.
Perelló joins letgo with nearly 20 years’ experience, including nine at Google, Amazon and Wayfair in senior analytics and product roles in the U.S. and Europe. Most recently as Wayfair’s Director of EU Analytics, he built the company’s European analytics group from the ground up as its first employee, hiring and leading a team of 18.
“Daniel’s expertise will help us gain richer insights into how people buy and sell on letgo, creating new opportunities to evolve and grow our marketplace,” said cofounder Alec Oxenford.
Perelló holds an MBA from INSEAD, and a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
letgo's free app makes it simple to buy and sell locally. With over 100M downloads and 400M listings worldwide since its 2015 launch, the secondhand marketplace is filled with everything from electronics, cars and collectibles to housing, clothing and furniture. Innovative features like letgo Reveal and video listings help millions sell what they don’t need and find great deals nearby on anything they do. Listing something is as simple as taking a photo because letgo’s technology automatically suggests a title, price and category. letgo was founded by Alec Oxenford, Jordi Castello and Enrique Linares. For more information, visit letgo.com and download the app for Android and iOS.