NJ Tech Meetup 50 w/ Steve Jacobs, CIO Gilt

"Connection: Where Emotions Drive KPIs"—a Talk by Gilt CIO Steve Jacobs (bio below)

Bonus: As an attendee of this event, you can also have a chance to book 25 min office hours at Mission 50 during the day David Drahms, a venture partner at Osage Ventures.  Details sent out to those with are RSVP'd as yes.  First come, first served. 


6:45 (sharp!) - 7:15: Speed Networking
7:15 - 8:15: Welcome/Startups present
8:15 - 9: Feature Speaker
9+: Closing remarks/head to Little Town (local bar) with food/drink specials




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About Steve:  Steve Jacobs serves as the Chief Information Officer of Gilt, where he is responsible for overseeing the company's technology and product execution and strategy. Steve joined Gilt in August 2009. 

Prior to Gilt, Steve headed up the High Performance Computing group at Merrill Lynch, where he managed globally distributed teams that were focused on maximizing grid efficiency for the many thousands of servers used for pricing and risk calculations. Before entering financial services, Steve was the CTO of Poindexter Systems, an online ad personalization and targeting company. In his five years there, Steve was responsible for development, architecture and operations.

Steve holds a PhD in electrical engineering from Columbia University and currently serves as a mentor for NYCSeed, an early-stage New York City investment fund.

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  • Robert N.

    Great Meetup, good combination of startups, excellent main speaker. Look forward to the next meeting.

    July 24, 2014

  • Matt R.

    Did anyone catch the promo code for the free 6 months of phone.com? I tried njtechfree and it's not working.


    July 23, 2014

    • Murat K.

      Matt, I heard njtechunlimited and njtechshare. Try and see if it works.

      July 23, 2014

  • Tiffany W.

    Very impressed with my first NJTech meeting! 3 great pitches & learning about behind the scenes at Gilt, Thanks Steve Jacobs! Congrates fundthatflip!

    July 23, 2014

    • Matt R.

      Thanks Tiffany! Glad you enjoyed your first NJTech! Hope to see you at the next one!

      1 · July 23, 2014

  • Rick M.

    Great MeetUp last night! I'm very excited to use Yooka for a date night with my wife. Arron, how many pizzas were ordered? I'm curious to compare with my app (That I should have made you use) http://goo.gl/2Ex014

    1 · July 23, 2014

  • richard n.

    like the content

    July 23, 2014

  • Julianne A.

    Insightful approach to KPIs

    1 · July 23, 2014

  • Murali R.

    excellent examples of connecting emotions to KPIs.

    July 22, 2014

  • Gabriela L.

    Transitioning from consulting to full-time employment.
    Are you looking for a project manager with a strong technical background "and" oral/written communication skills? Let's talk!

    1 · July 22, 2014

    • jeanne d.

      Hi Gabriela, Just saw that KissMetrics is hiring tech folks like yourself. Good luck! I am also searching for full time as well. See you this evening! Warmest regards

      2 · July 22, 2014

    • Gabriela L.

      @Jeane, thanks! I'll check it out.

      July 22, 2014

  • GabeVelez

    Anyone got the wifi username & password for Stevens?

    July 22, 2014

  • Eleanor K.

    Sorry I need to cancel due to work issue. See you all next time.

    July 22, 2014

  • Eric G

    I needed to cancel at the last minute due to a work issue. Hope my seat can be used by someone else.

    July 22, 2014

  • Lindsay G.

    Are walk-ins allowed for this? My VP would like to join me and the registration is full?

    July 21, 2014

  • Nicole S.

    Last minute work commitment. Hate to miss it :(

    July 21, 2014

  • Susan N.

    Looking forward to seeing you all! I have some exciting news! Suzy Brandtastic Radio is in talks to become LIVEthru video>> Still looking to feature innovative, creative entrepreneurs, just come on over and chat with me.

    1 · July 21, 2014

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