Jayna Cooke, Groupon's (GRPN) top 2011 salesperson in terms of billings, is leaving the company...

|By:, SA News Editor

Jayna Cooke, Groupon's (GRPN) top 2011 salesperson in terms of billings, is leaving the company to join Eventup, a startup backed by Groupon chairman Eric Lefkofsky. Last week, just before Groupon's brutal Q2 report, the WSJ reported the company was seeing major sales defections, due to poor morale, difficulties in meeting commission goals, and pay changes. (earlier)