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HBS: Leadership Breakfast Series
December 13, 2018 @ 7:15 am - 9:00 am
Mr. Zalik, a co-founder of GreenSky, has served as CEO since the Company’s inception in 2006. Mr. Zalik works intimately with the Company’s product development and risk management teams to drive innovation and advance the Company’s customer value proposition. A serial entrepreneur, Mr. Zalik built his first company, MicroTech Information Systems, at the age of fourteen while attending college at Auburn University.
Prior to launching GreenSky, Mr. Zalik founded and successfully operated companies in the technology automation, real estate, and e-commerce sectors. A frequent speaker on a variety of “Entrepreneur” and “Tech” topics, Mr. Zalik was recently named the winner of the 2016 National EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Financial Services, the recipient of the 2014 “Top Tiger” Award from the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business at Auburn University, a past recipient of the 2003 Catalyst Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and a recipient of the 2000 Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta Young Leadership Award. In the past year alone, Mr. Zalik’s accomplishments with GreenSky have been chronicled widely, including feature articles in the Wall Street Journal, Businessweek, and Forbes.
Mr. Zalik has served on the boards of a number of closely-held companies, along with select not-for-profit organizations in the metro Atlanta area. In partnership with his wife Helen, Mr. Zalik is the proud parent of three grade school age daughters.