Jeff Zisk is a mid-market executive/entrepreneur with unique experience in bringing the cutting edges of technology, retail and e-commerce to market - profitably.  Jeff has coupled pioneering vision with the ability to create working solutions that evolve with the day-to-day needs of an ever changing consumer environment.

Experience

Founder, President, Board of Directors
Speed Commerce
2000 – 2015

Speed Commerce provides ecommerce technology and service solutions to retailers and manufacturers. Services include: ecommerce platform development; hosting, managed ecommerce, and marketing services; order and inventory management; pick, pack, and ship; returns processing; and 24/7 customer care.

Jeff Zisk started Speed Commerce in 2000 with a $1 million from friends and family and sold to a public company in 2012 for $58 million.  Speed Commerce currently has 4 fulfillment centers with approximately 1.9 million square feet, 4 contact centers and a technology team that develops and manages some of the largest web sites in the country.

President, Director
Designers Collection
1995 – 2000

Designers Collection was a leading manufacturer and distributor of home textile products to major department stores, mass merchants, wholesale clubs and specialty stores.  In addition to the Company’s in-house brand, Audrey, the Company had licenses with Ralph Lauren (Polo), Lenox China, Fiesta China and other leading designers.  Customers included Macy’s, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Target Stores, Wal-Mart and more.

Vice President
TurboChef
1993 – 1995

TurboChef Technologies, Inc. has pioneered the world of rapid cooking. With innovation and top performance in mind, TurboChef has redefined cooking efficiency by designing rapid-cook ovens that are versatile, user-friendly, and save energy. TurboChef ovens cook faster and produce consistent results without compromising quality.  Customers include Subway, Starbucks, Einstein Bagels, AMC Theatres, 7-11 and more.

Founder, President, Director
Entertainment Foods
1991 – 1993

Entertainment Foods created and developed the concept of selling “fresh prepared foods” in wholesale clubs.  The Company partnered with Pace Membership stores and built out and managed 80 kiosks within an 18-month period.  Entertainment Foods leased approximately 200 square feet within the Pace store, employed and managed staff, prepared and sold the food products and paid Pace a revenue share.

Founder, President, CEO, Director
American Wholesale Club
1985 – 1991

American Wholesale Club was a wholesaler/retailer in the fledgling wholesale club industry.  The Company opened and operated 4 stores – 2 in the Dallas area and 2 in the Chicago area.  Ross Perot was the Company’s primary investor.  The Company was sold to Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club division.

Education
Vanderbilt University, BE in Mechanical Engineering
St. Mark’s School of Texas

Leadership