Dan Price, Founder & CEO, Gravity Payments
Dan Price is the Founder and CEO of Gravity Payments. Dan built his company with a values-based philosophy in mind. Unlike many others in the industry, he didn’t want to confuse business owners with industry jargon or hide fees in the fine print. Instead, Gravity practices honesty, transparency, and doing business with integrity. These simple values have set Dan and his company apart from many other processors, making Gravity the most trusted name in the payments industry. Dan’s leadership and entrepreneurial spirit have earned him Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Entrepreneur of 2014”, the 2014 Seattle Business Executive Excellence Award, the 2013 GeekWire “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” award, the 2010 SBA “National Young Entrepreneur of the Year” award, and he has been featured in countless articles, including Forbes, CNBC, Business Week, and Inc.
Nate Moch, Group Manager, Zillow
Nate is Vice President of Product Teams at Zillow and has been with the company for almost 10 years. He is responsible for Zillow’s Growth and Data teams, helping expand Zillow’s audience and data footprint. Nate has managed a number of Zillow products, including the creation of its mortgage business, Zillow Mortgages. In his talk, Nate will give a little background on Zillow’s history, share their strategy, and talk about how they consciously built their culture to motivate top talent. Hopefully you walk away with a lot of ideas, big and small, about things you can do to make your company a fun and inspirational place to work.
George Walther, Speaker, Author, Global Adventurer
Our speaker, George Walther, has been inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame, so you won’t be dozing off. His acclaimed books and training programs are popular around the world in many languages. Local companies like Starbucks and Microsoft have relied on his expertise. Although a Washington resident for much of his life, he now moves to and lives in a different country every year. For our program, he’s coming all the way from South Africa, where he and his wife are living quite adventuresome lives, as you’ll hear.
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