Consumer >> CEO Interviews >> May 28, 2001

Steven Golden – (csav)

STEVEN M. GOLDEN founded inc. in 1994 and has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1996. Mr. Golden is the company's strategic visionary and has been responsible for its considerable growth over the last six years and will continue to set the direction of the company to ensure the goals and objectives set forth are met. Prior to founding coolsavings, Mr. Golden spent three years as a Financial Consultant at Smith Barney. Earlier in his career, Mr. Golden was the Founder and President of Land Data Network, one of the nation's first online property information systems, providing tax roll and assessment information for various counties in the State of Michigan. Land Data provided printable vacant land directories with county maps simplifying an otherwise time consuming and difficult to assemble process. Prior to Land Data, Mr. Golden served as an Executive at his family-owned steel company in Michigan. Mr. Golden received his BBA from Michigan State University. Profile
TWST: Can we begin with a brief history and a quick overview of

Mr. Golden: coolsavings was started in 1995 with the intention of

driving shopping traffic into