Dave Nickens

Head of Emerging Technology, Build.com

Dave is a self-proclaimed Product Geek with a passion for building clean & simple user-friendly features. His product experience comes from building user experiences for Cisco, eBay, PayPal, and Visa over the last 17 years. Dave learned the value of Data-driven decisions as the Head of Behavioral Tracking & Reporting at PayPal. At eBay, Dave was one of the first Product Managers on the Mobile Platform team. He built both a Product and a UX team to support the eBay Mobile Growth Stack. Dave’s latest adventure started at Build.com in February of 2016 as Mobile Director & Head of Innovation. The app is experiencing rapid growth and adoption, delivering 2X the AOV and Conversion Rate as Mobile Web. Recent efforts have been focused on Augmented Reality and Virtual Showrooming, defining the future of Immersed Home Improvement. The Build.com App is featured in the Apple App Store for AR Shopping.

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