KEYNOTE: The Digital Innovation that Built a Houzz
Thursday, June 07, 2018: 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM
Providing consumers with a whole new way to get design inspiration, hire professionals and shop for products and materials for their home renovation and design projects has built Houzz into a red-hot company now valued at $4 billion. Keynote speaker and Houzz co-founder Alon Cohen will detail how listening to homeowners and home pros and innovating to meet their needs created a vibrant community of more than 40 million monthly unique users around the world. With more than 15 million home photos, 1.5 million active home professionals and over 10 million products from more than 20,000 sellers, Houzz helps people go from inspiration to shopping and execution. From its beginnings as a side project to help its founders with their own home remodel, to its evolution as the site Wall Street called a “trifecta of content, community and commerce,” the Houzz story will offer insights and inspiration for all.