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  • TAP Tech Tour: An Inside Look at Boxed.com


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When

Thursday
February 19, 2015
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Where

Boxed.com
110 Greene St., Suite 303,
New York, NY 10012

For the next iteration of our “Inside Look” series, we’ll be visiting another hot NYC company that’s disrupting and setting industry trends, this time for online wholesale.

This month, we’ll be visiting the newly constructed offices of Boxed.com, a venture backed tech startup that is known as the “Costco of mobile apps” and whose clever ads you may have seen on the subway. We’ll hear from the CEO of Boxed – Taiwanese American Chieh Huang – as well as from employees in business development, operations, and analytics, about what life is like at Boxed, transitioning from MBA/corporate to a startup, and plans for the company’s latest round of funding.

Space is extremely limited for this event, so act quickly. Free of charge; however, if you miss the event without providing notice, you will not be considered for future TAP exclusive “Inside Look” company visits and events. Please sign up for the waitlist if tickets are not available, as additional spots may become available.

More on the Panelists:

Chieh Huang is the CEO of Boxed, one of Forbes’ Most Exciting Startups. Previously, Chieh was the Director of Zynga Mobile New York where his team launched the #1 hit game, What’s the Phrase. Chieh was also the CEO of Astro Ape, a venture-backed mobile gaming company later acquired by Zynga pre-IPO. In another life, he was an attorney at a large international law firm, representing major sports leagues and private equity funds.

Michael Chen spent two years in investment banking in the consumer retail, high-tech, and bio-tech space. He was at a hedge fund for three years, investing in tech, mining, and biotech, before going back to graduate school. Currently, Michael focuses on data analytics and retention at Boxed.

Jackie Harman is the Director of Acquisition at Boxed Wholesale. Jackie manages new customer marketing campaigns at Boxed – a mobile commerce startup enabling customers to buy wholesale goods conveniently through their app on mobile and tablet devices, as well as on their site Boxed.com. Previously, as the Associate Director of Marketing at Quidsi (a subsidiary of Amazon), Jackie led marketing efforts for Soap.com and Vinemarket.com, and prior to that spent 7 years at American Express across their Commercial Card and OPEN organizations. Jackie has a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and received her MBA from Columbia University.

Ludivine Ni is an Operations Manager at Boxed and works on developing Boxed’s fresh products and perishables line of business. She holds a Master of Science in Operations Research from Columbia University and before that, studied engineering in France, her home country.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Boxed.com (110 Greene St., Suite 303,
New York, NY 10012)

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