We hope you can join us for the first of many GeekWire meetups!
5:30pm - Check-in, drinks, snacks, "tech tunes" trivia contest.
6:30pm - GeekWire Presents Rich Barton: The Goods, from A to Zillow
Rich Barton: Co-Founder/Executive Chairman, Zillow Rich served as CEO & Chairman from 2005 until September 2010 when he passed the baton to Spencer Rascoff. Before co-founding Zillow, Rich founded Expedia.com, the world's largest travel agency online or offline. Expedia was started within Microsoft in 1994, & then spun out in 1999 as a public company; Rich served as President, CEO and Board Director until 2003. Rich also co-founded & serves as Non-Executive Chairman of Glassdoor.com & Trover, & he co-founded King of the Web. Rich is also a venture partner at Benchmark Capital & the boards of directors at Netflix, Avvo, RealSelf.com & CommonSenseMedia.org.
7:00pm - "Name That Tech Tune" winners and geeky give-aways.
7:30pm - You don't have to go home, and you can stay here, but the event is over.
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