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This Thursday: Matt Moog of Viewpoints and Built In Chicago at the Chicago Lean Startup Circle

Bernhard Kappe
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Hi fellow Chicago Web Professionals group members. The Chicago Lean Startup Circle is having an event on August 18th that you might find interesting:

Matt Moog of Viewpoints and Built In Chicago. Our featured speaker is Matt Moog, CEO of Viewpoints and Founder of Built In Chicago, and former President and CEO of publicly traded Q. Interactive. Sign up at the Chicago Lean Startup Circle website: http://www.chicagolea...­

He's got great experience leading startups to success at different stages, and is really tapped in to what is going on in the Chicago tech community (there are some big things on the horizon.)

As at most of our meetings, Pathfinder Software's Bernhard Kappe will be giving a five minute introduction to the lean startup approach.

About the Speaker

Matt Moog is the Founder & CEO of Viewpoints Network a social technology and media based in Chicago. Viewpoints helps leading retailers and brands positively impact the Triple Bottom Line of Social Commerce –sales, service and insight. More than 50 million shoppers use the Viewpoints platforms. Clients include Sears Holdings Corporation, Walgreens, Best Buy, Procter & Gamble, Nintendo, Kitchen Aid, Whirlpool, Kraft and SC Johnson among others. Matt founded Viewpoints in August 2006 after spending ten years at Q Interactive, the last five as the President & CEO while it was a publicly traded company. From 2001 to 2006 while serving as CEO of CoolSavings, a publicly traded interactive marketing services company, Matt led a turn around that resulted in revenue growing from $21 million to $80 million. In 2005 he led a transaction that took the company private in a sale to Landmark Communications that valued the company at $220 million. Under his leadership the share price grew more than 400% over five years. Most recently, Matt founded Built In Chicago, the wildly successful social networking site for the Chicago tech community.

Sign up at the Chicago Lean Startup Circle website.

For more details, see the full listing:

When: Thursday, August 18, 2011 6:30 PM

Where: Illinois Technology Association
200 S. Wacker
Chicago, IL 60606

Price: $10.00 per person

RSVP limit: 120 "Yes" RSVPs

If changes affect your plans to attend, please take a moment to update your RSVP. (You can RSVP "No" or "Yes".)

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