Jake Weatherly is the CEO and Co-founder of SheerID, the pioneer of instant customer eligibility verification services for retailers. A fearless backcountry skier, bat-out-of-hell mountain biker, global trekker, and rare car collector, Jake doesn’t do anything part way; he is one of those people who seems to have 28-hour days and 8-day weeks.
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- “Since I will not lose, they try to help him cheat. But I will not lose, for even in defeat. There’s a valuable lesson learned, so it evens it up for me.” – Jay-Z click to tweet!
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- Jake saw the obstacles and challenges that MILLIONS of people were facing daily online, and he created SheerID to solve it. Why dip your net in your backyard brook when you can dip it in the Mississippi?!
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- The ONE Thing by Gary Keller
- SheerID: Works as a bridge to connect your website, POS, customer service reps, or mobile app with any database.
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