5/26/14 David Houston Founder B Beanery
May 29, 2014•81 min
So young but so successful!l Jerry Jao will help our up and coming entrepreneur listeners find their path in the business world! Jerry Jao, CEO and co-founder of Retention Science, a retention-marketing business. Jao has co-founded two other ecommerce marketing companies, including incentiBox, a social media referral platform. Jao worked as an analyst with Morgan Sttog, where he advised Fortune 500 companies on product pricing strategies. Most recently, Jao worked as an adviser to the CFO of Clear Channel, the radio and communications company, working on digital sales initiatives, and iHeartRadio. Jao has a B.S. in Business Administration from U.C. Berkeley.
While having difficulty getting a table at a local pool hall with one of his friends, David Houston decided he should open a pool hall. In 1989, David opened Q's Billiard Club that is still in its current location today. In 1999, long-time Los Angeles eatery Barney's Beanery came on the market. David jumped at the chance to pur