Zillow Chairman Rich Barton to Keynote Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kuala Lumpur Oct. 12
SEATTLE and KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate and home-related marketplace, today announced Executive Chairman Rich Barton will deliver a keynote address at the Fourth Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) being held in Kuala Lumpur October 11-12.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry kicked off the Summit October 11 with Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak. The U.S. delegation also includes Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman.
The GES is a platform to facilitate the exchange of views and ideas between global business leaders and entrepreneurs and strengthen alliances among entrepreneurs around the world. More than 3,500 attendees from 123 countries registered for the weekend summit.
Mr. Barton's address, which will align with the theme of the conference, "Empowering and Connecting Entrepreneurs" will begin at 9 a.m. MYT on Saturday, October 12 (Friday, October 11, at 6 p.m. PDT/9 p.m. EDT). The event will be webcast live at http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLlI5UCyA-sgve3e4IPDstg?v=qFTned6jYow.
Following his remarks, Mr. Barton will take questions via Twitter utilizing the hashtag #GESQARichB. This question-and-answer portion of the program will be moderated by Lorraine Hahn, former anchor and correspondent of CNN International and CNBC Asia.
In addition to the keynote, Mr. Barton will participate in a number of GES-related activities with entrepreneurs from around the globe, including
- A private roundtable with Secretary Pritzker and 20 entrepreneurs
- Serving as a judge for the Global StartUp Youth Awards
- Participating in a roundtable lunch with finalists of the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST)
About Zillow, Inc.
Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) operates the leading real estate and home-related marketplaces on mobile and the Web, with a complementary portfolio of brands and products that help people find vital information about homes, and connect with the best local professionals. Zillow's brands serve the full life cycle of owning and living in a home: buying, selling, renting, financing, remodeling and more. In addition, Zillow offers a suite of tools and services to help local real estate, mortgage, rental and home improvement professionals manage and market their businesses. Welcoming nearly 64 million monthly unique users in August 2013, the Zillow, Inc. portfolio includes Zillow.com®, Zillow Mobile, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace, Zillow Rentals, Zillow Digs™, Postlets®, Diverse Solutions®, Agentfolio™, Mortech®, HotPads™ and StreetEasy®. The company is headquartered in Seattle.
Zillow.com, Zillow, Postlets, Diverse Solutions, Mortech and StreetEasy are registered trademarks of Zillow, Inc. Agentfolio, HotPads and Digs are trademarks of Zillow, Inc.
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