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Shivi Shankaran Joins EverQuote as Executive Vice President of Commercial Insurance and Special Projects

October 24, 2019

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 24 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  EverQuote, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVER), a leading online insurance marketplace in the U.S., is pleased to announce that Shivi Shankaran will join the company as Executive Vice President of Commercial Insurance and Special Projects. 

Mr. Shankaran is a gifted and experienced leader in product, technology and operations, who brings significant expertise building and scaling global organizations.  "We are thrilled to welcome Shivi to the leadership team. His tenure at Amazon in a period of hypergrowth in their Global Operations organization will enable him to accelerate EverQuote's entry into new verticals and expand opportunities. Shivi has a rare combination of skills and experience that will be crucial to EverQuote's growth ambitions." said Seth Birnbaum, CEO and Co-Founder of EverQuote. 

"I love building things. You get to build a strong leadership culture, hire passionate individuals who share your mission, and drive hard towards results. I'm excited about how EverQuote is transforming the customer experience for buying insurance. There is significant opportunity to use technology to match customers with the right products for their needs at the right prices. I'm thrilled to be joining an organization as data-driven as EverQuote and look forward to helping write the next chapter in EverQuote's incredible growth story,"  said Mr. Shankaran. 

Mr. Shankaran previously spent nearly 15 years in various roles at Amazon. Before this, he worked as a Senior Software Engineer at Netscape. He holds a Bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering, a Masters degree in Computer Science, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. 

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About EverQuote

EverQuote operates a leading online insurance marketplace in the U.S., connecting consumers with insurance providers.  The company's data & technology platform matches and connects consumers seeking to purchase insurance with relevant options from the company's broad direct network of insurance providers, saving consumers and providers time and money.  EverQuote was founded with the vision of applying a scientific, data-driven approach to help consumers find the best price and coverage for their individual insurance needs.

For more information, visit and follow on Twitter @EverQuoteInsure.

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