Coppy Holzman

Coppy Holzman, CEO and Co-Founder of Charitybuzz, has over twenty-five years of experience as a senior level Internet and consumer products executive. He is also credited with developing the upscale cause-marketing niche that is now gaining such momentum.

Holzman was one of the founding members of webvan.com, where he defined the brand, helped raise capital and wrote and executed the business plan that ultimately resulted in the largest e-commerce launch in United States history. Under his leadership, following its initial IPO, webvan had a market cap exceeding 7 billion and had raised in excess of 750 million dollars to finance its expansion plans. Holzman's responsibilities included all merchandising, buying and marketing activities including supervision of content management and all website publishing. He also spent many years in senior level corporate retail positions serving as Senior Vice President for Federated Department Stores responsible for Global Sourcing and Production. Holzman has a B.S. in Economics and International Business from the Wharton School of Business.

Holzman blogs about the intersection of charity, pop culture and technology weekly at www.Charitybuzz.com/charityBlog.