About Zach

Hi – I’m Zach. I live and work in Downtown Las Vegas where I focus on building connected cities, formerly just in Downtown Las Vegas but now the world.

I’m the founder and CEO of Project 100, co-founder of Work In Progress and a general partner at VegasTechFund. I lead Technology & Industrial Investments with Downtown Project and developed the Downtown Las Vegas Campus for Zappos.com (which Bloomberg called the 4th most impressive corporate office in the world).

Let’s connect:

  • Twitter is where I hang most often.
  • I don’t use Facebook.
  • Pinboard is where I put cool things I’ve read.
  • LinkedIn is, well, there (but increasingly useful, go LinkedIn!)
  • Email me at hi@zgware.com.
  • I share things I find interesting via an email letter here.

What I Do:

Project 100
Founder & CEO. We’re a new type of mobility company focused on contributing to global happiness and innovation by connecting people to the meaningful places and experiences they care about.We’re the guys who purchased 100 Tesla Model S cars.

Work In Progress
Co-Founder. Providing startups and creative thinkers with tools like workspaces, mentorship and partnerships that inspire creativity and innovation.

VegasTechFund
General Partner. VegasTechFund is a seed stage investment fund focused on investing in founders and startups solving huge problems who are committed to building a vibrant, connected tech community in downtown Las Vegas.

DowntownProject.com
Leader of Technology & Industrial Investments. Check out the press here.

What I Did:

Zappos.com
Developed Zappos new Downtown Las Vegas Campus (which Bloomberg called the 4th most impressive corporate office in the world). Transitioned from an employee to a contractor in June 2013 to focus on Project 100.

  • Former Head of Product Management at zappos.com.
  • Former Web/Retail Manager at The Republic of Tea.

Random Background:

Life goals.

  • Spend a week volunteering in Africa
  • Get pilot’s license
  • Live in a foreign country
  • Learn Mandarin
  • Learn to surf (done)
  • Ride a 100-mile bike ride
  • Sail the entire east or west coastline
  • Go skydiving (done)
  • Create a meaningful company that makes peoples’ lives better long after I’m gone (sooo close)

Added a few:

  • Climb a 5.13
  • Complete the 8,000 meter challenge (done)
  • Complete a Tough Mudder
  • Complete a triathlon
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