Session Information

Monday, May 16th, 11:15–11:55am

TRACK 1: Disruptive Startups and Pioneering Brands

New Marketplace Startups

Nick Huzar
CEO, OfferUp
Nick Huzar is an internet executive with over 15 years of experience leading product teams. He is an extremely passionate, driven, leader who loves to work with creative minds towards driving results.

Nick Huzar is presently founder and CEO of OfferUp with a mission to revolutionize how people buy and sell locally by providing the simplest and safest solution. OfferUp is presently the largest mobile marketplace in the United States.

Most recently, Nick was the co-founded of Konnects Inc. There he designed the original platform and directly managed the engineering and design teams in addition to his daily duties as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. With Nick’s leadership, Konnects growth exploded growing from 1,500 members to over 1 million within 18 months. Nick oversaw the hiring of key personnel, growing the team from 2 to 26 people. He played a vital role in assisting the CEO with fundraising efforts which attracted over $6 million in investment during his time at Konnects.

Prior to Konnects, Mr. Huzar played a key role on the web team at T-Mobile for 3 years where he was pivotal in leading the development and integration of web applications. He facilitated the design and implementation of a completely new website as the company transitioned from Voicestream to T-Mobile. During his time at T-mobile he helped to redevelop the online channel enabling the company to accept over $45 million a month in payments and attract 8 million customers.

Nick’s career started at a web development company where he fully immersed himself in what the internet had to offer. He’s been passionate about the web and its potential ever since. He firmly believes when the right team is assembled, at the right time, and with the right network anything is possible.