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Zappos’ Lin speaking at Connect

Real estate conference coming to San Francisco in August

Learn the New Luxury Playbook at Luxury Connect | October 18-19 at the Beverly Hills Hotel executive Alfred Lin will share insight into building a brand, culture and company that matters at the Real Estate Connect San Francisco conference in August. Lin -- Zappos' chairman, chief operating officer and chief financial officer -- will share the top 10 lessons learned developing the popular online shoe store, as well as key insights on e-commerce and entrepreneurship (click here to read an Inman News interview with Lin). Before joining Zappos in 2005, Lin was with Tellme Networks and LinkExchange. He co-founded the venture capital firm Venture Frogs, which has invested in Ask Jeeves, Tellme Networks and Zappos. Also slated to speak at the conference, to be held Aug. 5-7 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, are Jeff Turner, president of virtual tour provider Real Estate Shows, and Brian Boero, a partner in the real estate consulting firm 1000Watt Consulting. Following an Aug. 5 welcome address by Inman News founder and publisher Bradley Inman, Boero will explor...