Featuring: Steve Cox, CEO of TakeLessons.com

November 6, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
La Jolla Marriott
4240 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
Members $65, Non Members $95


Program Overview:

Nov. speaker - Steven CoxBusiness Executives Council invites you to hear Steven Cox, Founder and CEO of TakeLessons.com (http://TakeLessons.com).

TakeLessons.com is America’s largest marketplace for aspirational learning, connecting students with instructors both online and in over 5,000 cities across the USA. At TakeLessons, students can follow their dreams and fuel personal growth by connecting with the perfect instructor in areas ranging from music, dance and acting to foreign languages, math and photography. The company has raised over $20mm in venture financing.

Steven has been involved in Internet startups since 1996 when he helped start PurchasePro, an ecommerce platform that provided bidding and purchasing solutions for over 100,000 businesses. In 1999, the company went public at over $1B market cap. After that, he was VP of Business Development for San Diego’s CollegeClub.com, an early social network focused on connecting college students through communication, pictures, and events. The company raised over $80mm in funding and sold to a public company.

Steven has also consulted Fortune 500 companies on Internet marketplace and ecommerce strategy. He’s been featured in print or on air in Inc. Magazine, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, ABC, NBC, Fox, and The CW.  He writes regularly on his blog at http://StevenCox.com.

Date: November 6, 2014 Location: La Jolla Marriott

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Networking and Dinner Presentation