Daniel Marovitz

Daniel Marovitz is the founder of buzzumi, a software platform that helps individuals and organisations collaborate and communicate in branded, easy-to-use, web conferences. Until July of 2011, he served as head of product management for Deutsche Bank's global transaction banking business and as a member of the board of the US$5bn a year division. Previously, Marovitz served as chief information officer (CIO) for investment banking. He also served as a strategic advisor to the division's technology banking practice. Marovitz joined Deutsche Bank in 2000 as managing director and chief operating officer (COO) of the eGCI group at Deutsche Bank, charged with developing and implementing online products for Deutsche Bank's investment and commercial bank globally. He was the youngest managing director in the history of the firm. He joined Deutsche Bank from iVillage, the online Women's Network, then one of the 15 most trafficked sites on the internet. At iVillage, he was vice president of commerce and a member of the management team that took the firm public in, at the time, the sixth largest initial pubilc offering (IPO) in history. Before iVillage, Marovitz worked for Gateway 2000 where he served as the head of Gateway.com, which sold the first PC over the internet. He took Gateway.com from zero to US$750m in annual sales over two years. Prior to this, Marovitz was the co-founder of Gateway's Japanese subsidiary in Tokyo. A frequent speaker on the subjects of social media, banking innovation, IT management, and outsourcing, Marovitz has addressed audiences around the world. In 2001, he co-authored 'Three Clicks Away: Advice from the Trenches of eCommerce', published by John Wiley. Marovitz graduated from Cornell University in 1994.

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