Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) January 23, 2009
The Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) has announced that Greg Waldorf, CEO and founding investor of eHarmony.com, will deliver the opening keynote address at the eRetailer Summit, held March 1-3 at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, Fla.
Waldorf is a dynamic and sought-after speaker, regularly cited by the business media--including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, BusinessWeek and CNBC, among many others--on a variety of issues relating to technology, investment and entrepreneurship. He is responsible for leading all aspects of eHarmony's business. The online relationship service is one of e-commerce's great success stories, founded in 2000 with one round of investment totaling $3 million and becoming cash-flow positive within two years. Today, the company is responsible for an astonishing 236 marriages each day.
Waldorf, who holds an MBA from the prestigious Stanford Graduate School of Business, is also the founder of Bay Area-based Startup, which has provided business training to more than 500 aspiring entrepreneurs.
The eRetailer Summit's perfect balance of a world-class educational line-up, networking opportunities with industry leaders in direct-to-consumer marketing, and social events that promise to be truly memorable makes it a can't-miss event for direct marketing and e-commerce professionals. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to reserve one-on-one time with industry experts in every aspect of multichannel marketing at the first-of-its-kind Solutions Zone.
For more information about the eRetailer Summit and to register, please visit http://www.eretailersummit.org.
About the Electronic Retailing Association
Representing a more than $400 billion market, the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) is the only trade association in the U.S. and internationally that represents the leaders of direct response, which includes members who maximize revenues through electronic retailing on television, online and on radio. ERA strives to protect the regulatory and legislative climate of direct response while ensuring a favorable landscape that enhances e-retailers' ability to bring quality products and services to the consumer. ERA members include some of the nation's most prominent retail merchants, including Google, eBay, Guthy-Renker Corporation, Discovery Communications, HSN, QVC, ShopNBC, Jewelry Television, Thane Direct, Gaiam, Salem Radio Network, Acorn Corporation, and Bare Escentuals, Inc. For more information about ERA, please visit http://www.retailing.org.