11 January, 19:00 CET/1pm EST/10am PST

This session is part of Innov8rs Connect on Careers & Personal Development (11-13 January 2022).

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How to Disrupt Others Before They Disrupt You

Trending Topic Talk with

Jay Steinfeld

Founder of Blinds.com, sold to Home Depot. Author of WSJ Best Seller "Lead From the Core: The 4 Principles for Profit and Prosperity"
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About the session

Jay Steinfeld shares insights from his new WSJ Best Selling book, Lead from the Core: The 4 Principles for Profit and Prosperity, on the challenges and opportunities of starting a business or improving an existing one. You’ll learn how he built his company, Blinds.com, that disrupted Home Depot and Amazon, and the hard-fought lessons about disrupting others before they disrupt you.

About the speaker

Jay Steinfeld founded and was the CEO of Blinds.com, the world’s number one online window covering retailer. Boot-strapped in 1996 for just $3,000 from his Bellaire, Texas, garage, Blinds.com was acquired by The Home Depot in 2014. Jay remained as its CEO and later joined The Home Depot Online Leadership Team. After stepping away from these roles in early 2020, he teaches entrepreneurship at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business and has increased his involvement on numerous private company boards and serves as a director of the public company Masonite (NYSE: DOOR). He also supports numerous charities.

Jay is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and has earned a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Houston Technology Center. Active as an industry speaker on topics including corporate culture, core values, how to scale a start-up, and disruption, he has more than 100 published articles and writes a column for Inc.com. He also sings in the same barbershop quartet of which he’s been a part of for nearly 50 years. He lives with his wife, Barbara, in Houston, Texas, and has five children and seven grandchildren whom he proudly refers to as his seven start-ups.

Jay’s book, “Lead from the Core: The 4 Principles for Profit and Prosperity” was published on November 30, 2021.

11 January, 19:00 CET/1pm EST/10am PST

How to Disrupt Others Before They Disrupt You

Trending Topic Talk hosted by Jay Steinfeld, Founder of Blinds.com, sold to Home Depot. Author of WSJ Best Seller "Lead From the Core: The 4 Principles for Profit and Prosperity"

This session is part of Innov8rs Connect on Careers & Personal Development (11-13 January 2022).

Click here to check the latest agenda for this event.

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