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Mr. Neil Blumenthal

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Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive...

Local Address: New York, New York, United States
Warby Parker
295 Lafayette Street
Manhattan New York, New York 10012
United States

Company Description: Warby Parker offers a simple flat-rate shipping fee for all international orders. Customer returns may be subject to a fixed return fee. We cannot provide...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MBA , Business Development
    University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
  • Institute for International Mediation and Conflict Resolution
  • MBA
    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • BA , International Relations and History
    Tufts University
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"Everyone wants to find their unicorn ...
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"Everyone wants to find their unicorn - and she's sort of the ideal unicorn hunter," says Neil Blumenthal, co-founder and co-CEO of the eyeglass startup Warby Parker, who's retaining Rich to hire a VP of human resources.
Conversation Agent - Valeria Maltoni: promise economy
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Neil Blumenthal co-founded Warby Parker# out of his apartment in Philadelphia in 2009-2010 to create an alternative to three problems:
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Blumenthal retraced the company steps for the benefits of a group of brand marketers and strategists at this year's Brite conference.
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According to Blumenthal, it's all about customer experience and innovation. They monitor their net promoter score (NPS), a leading indicator, more closely than revenue booking, a lagging indicator based on whether they created a good experience.
Over 85% of their sales are generated by word of mouth. They view customer service as a brand elevator and marketing as a way to help them grow.
The medium does not matter, says Blumenthal.
Neil ...
www.nantucketconference.com, 25 May 2014 [cached]
Neil Blumenthal Nantucket Conference
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Neil Blumenthal
Neil Blumenthal is a Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Warby Parker , a transformative lifestyle brand that offers designer eyewear at a revolutionary price, while leading the way for socially-conscious businesses.
Prior to launching Warby Parker in 2010, Neil served as Director of VisionSpring, a non-profit social enterprise that trains low-income women to start their own businesses selling affordable eyeglasses to individuals living on less than $4 per day in developing countries. He was responsible for developing VisionSpring's award-winning strategy (Fast Company Social Capitalist Award '08, '07 and '05) and expanding VisionSpring's global presence from one to 10 countries. In 2005, Neil was named a Fellow for Emerging Leaders in Public Service at NYU Robert F. Wagner School for Public Service.
In 2012, he was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company. In 2013, he received an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and was recognized as part of "The Next Establishment" by Vanity Fair and one of Crain's "40 Under Forty". Neil serves on the board of RxArt and on the United Nations Foundation Global Entrepreneurs Council.
A native of New York City, Neil received his BA from Tufts University and his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Neil lives in Greenwich Village with his wife Rachel, the founder of Cricket's Circle.
Social Entrepreneur Corps: Leadership
www.socialentrepreneurcorps.com, 28 June 2011 [cached]
Neil Blumenthal, Former Director of Programs, VisionSpring
Neil Blumenthal ...
www.tuftsgloballeadership.org [cached]
Neil Blumenthal (EPIIC'02) Currently a director of the Scojo Foundation, Neil began his association with Scojo in 2003 as a consultant in El Salvador developing the foundation's first program. He subsequently joined the New York team to expand and manage operations globally. Prior to joining the Scojo Foundation, Mr. Blumenthal worked with the International Crisis Group and attended the Institute for International Mediation and Conflict Resolution in The Hague, Netherlands. Mr. Blumenthal was a 2005-6 Emerging Leaders in Public Service Fellow at NYU Robert F. Wagner School for Public Service.
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