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Startup Grind New York City Hosts Michael Bryzek (cofounder of Gilt Groupe)

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Michael Bryzek, cofounder of Gilt Groupe

Michael Bryzek (http://www.crunchbase.com/person/michael-bryzek) is the CTO and co-founder of Gilt Groupe (http://www.gilt.com/), an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise, culinary offerings, and experiences every day, many at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most coveted brands and products, including fashion for women, men, and children; home decor; artisanal ingredients; hotels and travel experiences on every continent; and unique activities in a growing list of cities and destinations. We believe that every day is an opportunity to inspire and be inspired. Michael has built Gilt's technology platform to support massive bursts of traffic as sales start every day at noon. He holds a BSc and Masters in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Twitter: @mbryzek (http://twitter.com/mbryzek)

Agenda

6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
8:00 Networking

Hosted By Brian Park, Washington DC Chapter Director

Over 18 years professional experience in web/online/mobile product development. Experience in developing innovative consumer and enterprise collaborative web products and services. Has started three previous startups, including one that had $17 million in revenues. Previously worked for AOL and Merrill Lynch. Is a CMUer.
Email: Brian@startupgrind.com | Twitter: @brianbpark (http://twitter.com/brianbpark)

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