HH Brown Shoe Hack - It's about time someone hacked shoes...

HHBrown is a large shoe company that has been in business since 1883. We are owned by Berkshire Hathaway and specialize in Women's and Men's casual shoes but have brands in almost every shoe category from Work Boots to High Fashion.

Come join us for the first shoe Hack-a-thon and find a way to disrupt the the shoe and fashion industry with your HACKS!

We will provide you with the API + Food and cant wait to see your hack!!


  • 8:00am-9:00am - Registration
  • 9:00am-9:30am - Introduction¬†
  • 9:30am-10:00am - Team Pitches/Formation
  • 10:00am-6:00pm - HACKING + LUNCH + SNACKS
  • 6:00pm-7:00pm - Presentations and refreshments
  • Prizes and Awards will follow


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  • Max team size: 5


  • Mobile/Web App


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Peter Hurvitz
CIO/VP - HHBrown shoe company

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Frank Malsbenden
VP/GM - HHBrown shoe company - Vision Retailing

Steve Patterson

Steve Patterson
GDG - Chief Organizer

Matt Bridges

Matt Bridges
CTO - Intrepid Pursuits

Alice Chuang

Alice Chuang
Lead Designer - Intrepid Pursuits


Senior Manager for Big Data and Technology Initiatives - Mass Technology Collaborative

Judging Criteria

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