Wade Gerten (8th Bridge & Fluid)

Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center - 130 S Macalester Street Saint Paul, 55105 Minneapolis
Thu, Sep 18, 2014, 6:30 PM (CDT)

About this event

Wade Gerten is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at 8thBridge and Chief Marketing Officer at Fluid.  8thBridge, which was acquired by Fluid, a Goldman Sachs-backed e-commerce agency and solutions company in April of 2014, provides a Social Discovery platform to brands that want to empower people to discover new product ideas from each other, inspire the creation of crowd-sourced content, and gain a far deeper understanding of their customers. Wade was most recently the Vice President of Product Strategy for Oracle Retail. Best Buy, Walmart, Tesco, Nordstrom, Carrefour and over 200 other leading global retailers accelerated their business growth with merchandise optimization solutions developed under Wade’s leadership during his 10 year tenure at Retek and Oracle Retail. Wade helped grow Retek from 20 employees in 1995 to the largest retail-specific enterprise software company. Retek was acquired by Oracle in 2005 for $630 million.

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  • Wade Gerten

    Wade Gerten

    8th Bridge & Fluid

    Wade Gerten is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at 8thBridge and Chief Marketing Officer at Fluid.  8thBridge, which was acquired by Fluid, a Goldman Sachs-backed e-commerce agency and solutions company in April of 2014, provides a Social Discovery platform to brands that want to empower people to discover new product ideas from each other, inspire the creat...

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  • When

    Thursday, Sep 18
    6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CDT)

    Where

    Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center
    130 S Macalester Street
    55105 Saint Paul

    Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center
    130 S Macalester Street Saint Paul55105

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    • Gregory Binsfeld

      Gregory Binsfeld

      Startup Grind Minneapolis / St. Paul

      Minneapolis Chapter Director

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