Ted McNamara


As an XIR/Partner at General Catalyst Partners, Ted McNamara focuses on all stages of consumer online businesses.  He is based in the firm’s Cambridge office.

Ted was a member of the founding team at Rue La La, a General Catalyst portfolio company that was acquired by GSI Commerce (NASDAQ: GSIC) in November 2009.  He served as its COO and CFO from its inception through its sale to a public company.  Prior to Rue La La, Ted served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at SmartBargains.com.  Prior to joining SmartBargains.com, Ted served at Cendant as their Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Operations and Administration for the Travel Distribution Services Division.  He has also served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Interim Chief Executive Officer at Wright Express, LLC. Ted is a Certified Public Accountant with over eight years of experience with Price Waterhouse.

Ted graduated from Providence College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. 


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