EZLINKS GOLF NAMES NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
EZLinks Golf, a PGA TOUR Affiliated Company, Expanding Operations in Chicago –
Technology Leader to Expand Employee Count by Ten Percent in Q4 2016
CHICAGO – August 23, 2016 – EZLinks Golf LLC, a PGA TOUR affiliated company, today announced the hiring of Vivek Aggarwal as Chief Financial Officer, and the promotion of Chris Kapcar to Chief Technology Officer. Aggarwal is new to the organization, and Kapcar was promoted from his previous position as Vice President of Technology.
Aggarwal will lead the accounting and finance departments supporting EZLinks Golf’s rapid growth following a record-breaking year in 2015. Joining EZLinks after CFO positions at VaporStream, Stafflogix and Leapfrog Ongline, Aggarwal is familiar with growth companies and began his career with PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
“Vivek has the operational experience and accounting aptitude to support the ongoing success and growth of EZLinks Golf,” stated Gary Cohen, chief executive officer, EZLinks Golf. “We are growing rapidly in all areas of the company from the ongoing success of TeeOff.com by PGA TOUR ecommerce site to the expansion of our core software products.”
The ecommerce success and platform growth has been driven by a strong technology team led by former VP Technical Delivery of Redbox, Chris Kapcar. Kapcar joined EZLinks in August 2015 as the VP of Engineering, and quickly established himself as an important piece of the EZLinks leadership team. Named Chief Technology Officer, Kapcar now has responsibility for the Engineering, Development, QA, and Business Intelligence teams. In addition to his roles with EZLinks and Redbox, Kapcar has previously served as Senior Consultant for KPMG / Bearing Point, as well as positions with cloud-based business solutions provider OneSoft, Inc. and Ford Motor Company.
“EZLinks Golf continues to seek and cultivate incredible talent in the Chicago area to grow technology business,” said Cohen. “It’s a fun company, a fun industry with a bright future ahead of us.”
About EZLinks Golf LLC
EZLinks Golf LLC, a PGA TOUR affiliated company, produces industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry. Founded in 2015 by an affiliate of the PGA TOUR and EZLinks Golf, Inc. (established 1995), EZLinks Golf LLC software and service suite is tailored for golf and includes: tee sheet, point of sale, 24/7 reservation center, online booking engines, marketing services, 24/7 support and TeeOff.com by PGA TOUR (www.teeoff.com) – an online tee time marketplace connecting millions of golfers with tee times at golf courses worldwide. For more information, visit www.ezlinksgolf.com.