Stephen Kaufer co-founded TripAdvisor in 2000 and serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kaufer also serves as President and Chairman of the Board of The TripAdvisor Charitable Foundation, a private charitable foundation. Previously, 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 also serves on the board of CarGurus. He holds an A.B. in Computer Science from Harvard University.