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Wayfair Names Chad Ghosn Vice President of IT Infrastructure and Security

05/23/2016

Former Expedia, Dell Executive to Expand Wayfair’s IT Infrastructure and Security Capabilities

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W), one of the world's largest online destinations for home furnishings and décor, today announced that Chad Ghosn has joined the company as Vice President of IT Infrastructure and Security. With extensive experience developing data and security organizations for large e-commerce corporations, Ghosn will oversee a large engineering team that is responsible for scaling Wayfair’s infrastructure system to meet increasing customer demands and company needs.

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“Chad’s background developing modern infrastructure systems for e-commerce and technology organizations will be a significant asset as we continually innovate our platforms to deliver an unparalleled online shopping experience for our customers,” said Jeremy Delinsky, chief technology officer, Wayfair. “We are delighted to welcome Chad on board to lead our infrastructure and security teams, and we look forward to his contributions and insights.”

Before joining Wayfair, Ghosn led the infrastructure team at Expedia Inc., where he spearheaded the modernization of the company’s network and computer environments. Prior to his role at Expedia, Ghosn spent more than a decade at Dell Inc., driving system stability and innovation with infrastructure leadership positions. Previously, he led network operations for Kaiser Permanente.

“I am thrilled to join an innovative, forward-thinking e-commerce company,” added Ghosn. “Wayfair’s advanced technologies and streamlined online experience set a strong foundation for further infrastructure development opportunities. As Wayfair continues to innovate and grow at such a rapid pace, I look forward to helping build and strengthen the company’s infrastructure system to meet increasing IT expansion needs.”

Ghosn holds an M.S. in Management Information Systems from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, and a B.A. in Computer Information Systems from California State University, Los Angeles. He served in the U.S. Air Force following graduation for four years.

About Wayfair

Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. The Wayfair family of brands includes:

• Wayfair.com, an online destination for all things home

• Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings

• AllModern, a go-to online source for modern design

• DwellStudio, a design house for fashion-forward modern furnishings

Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair generated $2.25 billion in net revenues for full year 2015 and $747.3 million in net revenues for first quarter 2016. The company employed 4,604 people as of March 31, 2016 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe.

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