E-Commerce Veteran To Speak At Prestigious MIT Alumni Entrepreneurship Event
Wize Commerce CEO and MIT Alumnus Jeff Katz to Discuss Lessons Learned From Varied Career, From American Airlines to Orbitz to Wize Commerce, at “Startup Saturday” Event
LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Wize Commerce CEO and MIT alumnus Jeff Katz will deliver the keynote address at an MIT Club of SoCal event called “Startup Saturday: Breakfast with Leaders in Entrepreneurship.”
In his keynote, Katz will draw on his business experience in the airline, retail, and e-commerce industries to share lessons learned over the course of his 30-plus year career.
Prior to his current position as CEO of leading e-commerce company Wize Commerce, Katz served as founding Chairman and CEO of Orbitz, a Vice President and head of the SABRE division at American Airlines, President and CEO of Swissair, and CEO of LeapFrog Enterprises.
“I’ve learned a lot over the course of my career, first in the airline industry, then in retail and online ticketing, and now in the e-commerce industry,” Katz said. “And I look forward to sharing my experiences as a startup survivor with my fellow MIT alumni, who are some of the smartest people in the country.”
The event will begin at 10 AM on Saturday, March 16(th), at the Covel Commons at UCLA. Katz will deliver his keynote at 11 AM, which will be followed by an hour-long panel discussion. Those who wish to attend, including media, must register HERE.
About Wize Commerce
Wize Commerce(TM) (formerly Nextag, Inc.) is a global leader in online revenue optimization and traffic acquisition technology. For over a decade we have been helping clients maximize their revenue and traffic using optimization technologies that operate on a massive scale across every channel, device and digital ecosystem. Wize Commerce currently drives over $1 billion in worldwide sales through its partner sites and Shopping Network, including Nextag and 12 others. Wize Commerce is headquartered in San Mateo, CA, with offices in Chicago, Tokyo, Hamburg, and Gurgaon, India.
For more information please visit www.wizecommerce.com.
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