Pete Flint is a Managing Partner of NFX, an early stage Bay Area based Venture Capital fund, focused on Network Effects. Prior to NFX, Pete founded Trulia, a leading online real estate company. He was its CEO and Chairman from inception to acquisition by Zillow for $3.5B. Prior to Trulia, Pete was part of the founding team at lastminute.com, a leading European online travel company that was acquired for over $1Bn. He is a founding Board member of New Story Charity, a technology platform focused on building sustainable communities globally, and also a founding board member of GBx, the leading British technology community in Silicon Valley. He received a Master's and First Class Degree from the University of Oxford, and MBA from Stanford GSB.
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Silicon Valley based international executive with over 20 years internet industry experience in a range of sectors including travel, banking, broking, home design and telecommunications. Worked for a range of organizations from startups to Fortune 100's including directorship and head of roles, managing annual gross sales lines exceeding $1.5 billion. Qualified lawyer with experience as an in-house counsel, about 7 years with online financial services pioneer, E*TRADE dating back to the late 90s with senior roles in product, marketing and alliances. Just over a year at Barclays with global divisional responsibility for their ecommerce operations. 8 years with the world's largest online travel business Expedia Inc. Currently the Senior Global Business Development lead at Houzz for Consumer Partnerships. I've also established and delivered consistent revenue growth and profits from my own personal start-up travel business. 25 years experience using the internet and it's earlier incarnations (circa 1989). Built my first ''world wide web homepage'' 20 years ago. And an intimate knowledge of Google, Bing, Yahoo!, MSN, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Inbound Marketing & Social Media. Top strengths: * Innovation, creativity, resourceful and analytical * Sales and negotiation skills * Ability to deal effectively at all levels * Strong commercial acumen... But.. most of all, 'figuring out what good looks like' + 'making goodness, happen @ speed'. Specialties: Business Development, Commercial Negotiation, Account Management, Campaign Management, Online Marketing, Account Acquisition, Internet Industry, People Management, User Experience, Conversion Optimization, Corporate Development, Strategic Change, Solution & Value Selling. Open to any thoughts, ideas, concepts, no matter how zany you think they are :-) Contact me: bryan [at] vctravel.com