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Julian Green

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

CEO, Founder, Jetpac. Formerly co-Founder, Houzz. Mobile, data, travel.

CEO, Founder, Jetpac. Formerly co-Founder, Houzz. Mobile, data, travel.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Product
I have an idea I'm commited to
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Jetpac
Houzz

Positions

Group Product Manager - Mobile Vision Google 2014 - present
CEO, Founder Jetpac 2011 - 2014
Director Strategy, Business Development, Business Intelligence StubHub January 2007 - April 2010
co-Founder Houzz 2008 - 2010
General Manager ProStores - an eBay company September 2005 - January 2007
Director Business Development eBay Stores eBay January 2004 - September 2005
VP Business Development, Sales IronPlanet (Kleiner Perkins/Accel Partners company) January 2000 - January 2004
Director Business Development, Product Management Fatbrain.com January 1999 - March 2000
Consultant Bain & Company September 1994 - July 1997

Education

INSEAD Business 1997 - 1998
University of Oxford Engineering, Economics, Management 1990 - 1994

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Photos
  • • Travel

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Consumer internet • Business Development • Business Strategy • Social Media Marketing • B2C Marketing

Key Accomplishments

co-Founder at Houzz.com - #1 home design website
Head Strategy, Business Development, Business Intelligence, Operations at StubHub (eBay bought StubHub)
General Manager at ProStores - bought Kurant for eBay
1st employee at IronPlanet, #1 equipment marketplace, (Kleiner+Accel)
Fatbrain.com - Business Development, went public 1998, bought by Barnes & Noble, became Barnes&Noble.com

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Help network to hire and do deals
Team-building
Early-stage value proposition building
Analytical test and learn approach
Strong strategy, customer, product focus
Fund-raising, M&A

As an Advisor

Show me the product, tell me about the customer. Let me know what you want. Good at making myself available for brief, concentrated sessions.

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Vouches Received

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Vouches Given

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Ron Levi
We worked together at StubHub  •  Product leader, writer, Dad. Former startup exec at StubHub, TheFind and Spreecast. Thinking hard about the intersection of work and family.
The first time I heard Julian's voice I fell in love. (Well c'mon, this is a dating site after all.) It's not just that he has an amazing vo ... ice, you can hear that on the radio. Julian is great to work with because when he shares his thoughts and opinions they are typically some combination of insightful strategic thinking, smart pragmatic experience, and passionate "what-the-hell-lets-go-for-it" enthusiasm. Sounds like a successful entrepreneur to me!
David Urmann
Co-Founder, GetNow.At and Co Founder, Himalayan Wonders. The Ohio State grad. Utah State grad.

Ron Levi
Product leader, writer, Dad. Former startup exec at StubHub, TheFind and Spreecast. Thinking hard about the intersection of work and family.
Ron is a rare combination of extreme creativity and execution on big and small projects across product and marketing particularly. Plus he' ... s a nice guy and fun to work with. Julian

Aaron Batalion
Co-founder, former CTO, LivingSocial
Real product and viral growth skills combined with an ability to inspire, communicate and build and manage teams is a dangerous combination. ... Plus he's fun.

Vishwas Prabhakara
CEO, beRecruited. Previously Founder and CEO, Fanvibe (YC Summer 2010). Harvard Business School grad. Carnegie Mellon grad.
Vish is the man. Knows how to take lemons and have everyone want to make and drink vodka lemonades.

Vishwas Prabhakara
CEO, beRecruited. Previously Founder and CEO, Fanvibe (YC Summer 2010). Harvard Business School grad. Carnegie Mellon grad.
Vish knows how to get stuff done. Smart and focused. I've backed him before and I'd do it again.

Francesco Rovetta
We worked together at eBay  •  VP Business @Freshdesk, Technophile, Advisor. Formerly: Skype, eBay, PayPal, Alcatel.
One of the good ones. Smart, great guy, and able to think different and lead others.

Phaedon Stough
Advisor, DeckStream and Founder, Innovationbay.
Phaedon has a great network and experience, and gets stuff done. Knows how to build teams the right way.

Marco Marinucci
co-founder and Managing Partner, MTS Venture Partners and Board member, IE Business School Fund.
The best of Italy and Entrepreneurship in one package.

Peter Boyd
Founder & CEO, Time4Good Group and Executive Fellow, Yale Center for Business and the Environment
Person most likely to crush anything you throw at him. Peter makes stuff happen, and knows how to get influential people to help. He has an ... unusual range of impressive skills, and is a thinker and a doer.