The Creators of the World's FIRST eCommerce Company | Thomas Parkinson of Peapod (VIRTUAL)

Apr 16, 2020, 11:00 PM – Apr 17, 2020, 12:15 AM

Brothers Andrew and Thomas Parkinson founded online grocer Peapod in the Northwestern Technology Incubator in 1989 as the world’s first dedicated E-commerce company. In our discussion, we'll not only get to hear their story of creating an e-commerce company in the 80' through taking the company public, to the sale of PeaPod and all their lessons learned along the way.

Virtual event

About this event

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Join us as Thomas Parkinson of Peapod comes to share his incredible 30+ year journey with us.

Where: Virtual (Zoom Details to Follow)

When: April 16th, 6:00-7:15 PM

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Check out what happened

Speaker

  • Thomas Parkinson

    The Garage

    Entrepreneur in Residence

When

When

April 16 – 17, 2020
11:00 PM – 12:15 AM UTC

Agenda

11:00 PMFireside Chat

Hosts

  • Tom Denison

    SmartHealth Activator

    Co-founder & President

  • Aaron Levy

    Raise the Bar

    Founder & CEO

Organizers

  • Rajiv Nathan

    Director

  • Sid Khaitan

    Chapter Coordinator

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Dell Technologies

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