Liza Hausman is Vice President of Industry Marketing at Houzz, an innovative residential design platform and community. Ms. Hausman has experience spanning advertising, consulting, marketing and social strategy for Fortune 500 brands and a host of innovative startup. Ms. Hausman has been with Houzz for over seven years helping building industry businesses both small and large take advange of the Houzz platform to increase growth ande profitability. Liza's speaking experience over the last decade includes IBS, KBIS, AIA Convention, Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies, and TISE among others. Over the last ten years she's worked with designers, architects and contractors to remodel, landscape and decorate nearly every inch of her home in Palo Alto, CA. Liza earned her degree in Rhetoric from U.C. Berkeley and her MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.