Chuck Pletcher

You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. - Wayne Gretzky

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I am currently the Sr. Manager, mobile browser experiences at eBay. I'm responsible for eBay's mobile web and tablet web products. Previously, I launched four iPhone apps for Kijiji, Gumtree, and eBay Classifieds, and was responsible for product management and driving social media integrations with the eBay Classifieds US.


I hail from the Metro Detroit area and spent six years in Chicago after graduating from the University of Michigan College of Engineering. I now live in the Bay Area with my wife, Sarah, our daughter, and plenty of cats. In my spare time, I play recreational ice hockey with the PHA Jackalopes.


After posting several pictures of lousy parking jobs on Facebook, a friend of mine posted a picture on my wall that inspired me to start If you spot a car that was parked by someone who has no clue how to park, please send the picture to


why cifip?
Back in my freshman year at the University of Michigan, I needed a login ID for CAEN access. Having only a couple minutes to think of something, I decided to rearrange my initials: Charles Forrest Pletcher II (cfpii - doesn't really roll off the tongue) transformed into "cifip". End of story.