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Why Home Depot Bought Us | The Blinds.com Story

July 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Free

They want us to keep doing what we’re doing and teach them about our culture . . . We specialize in selling products that are difficult for consumers to make decisions about.” — Jay Steinfeld, CEO of Blinds.com

Join us on July 11 as Jay Steinfeld—Founder and CEO of Blinds.com—share insights about launching a startup company, and growing into an organization notorious for its personnel and culture.

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ABOUT THE SPEAKER: JAY STEINFELD

As founder and CEO of Blinds.com, Jay was an early mover in e-Commerce, in 1993 bootstrapping his website built in his garage into the world’s #1 online window covering store. In January, 2014, Blinds.com was acquired by The Home Depot. Jay is still active as CEO, driving and integrating the Blinds.com platform into Home Depot’s interconnected retail strategy.

Jay earned a BBA in Accounting with Honors from the University of Texas in Austin, after which he worked for KPMG Peat, Marwick. Jay is a 10-year member of Vistage International, The Houston Technology Center Tech 100, Houston Jewish Community Center board member, American Leadership Forum, and on The XPRIZE Innovation Board.

He is an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year and writes for Inc. Magazine a column entitled Chief Effective Officer, about becoming a more effective leader.  In 2013, was ranked globally as one of the Top 60 CEO’s on Social Media. Jay is an advocate and frequent speaker on how company culture and authentic core values drive profitable growth.

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Date:
July 11
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
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Organizer

Station Houston
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www.stationhouston.com

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Station Houston
1301 Fannin St. Suite 2440
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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