Deva Kannan has joined Solutionstar, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of residential mortgage servicer and originator Nationstar Mortgage, as chief information officer.
Kannan joins Solutionstar from Groupon, where he served as a vice president of Groupon Goods. Prior to Groupon, he held executive roles at GlobalScholar.com, Amazon.com, Blockbuster and Walmart.
In his new role, Kannan will lead Solutionstar's technology and information service initiatives. One of his first projects is the build-out of two research and development facilities in Seattle, Wash., and Chennai, India.