Howard is the founder and CEO of B-Stock Solutions, a technology-enabled service company that helps Fortune 1000 retailers and manufacturers with the liquidation of excess, returned, and refurbished inventory in bulk lots (truckloads or pallets). The company builds and manages private-label auction marketplace and generates significantly higher recovery rates for its clients.
Howard worked at eBay for 6 1/2 years where he started and ran the company’s Private Marketplace business. Before that, he worked in business development for eBay Motors, which was eBay's largest and fastest growing category at that time.
Prior to joining eBay, Howard was founder and CEO of an early player in the user-generated video content space. The company was streaming a library of independent films via the web.
Before becoming an entrepreneur, Howard spent nearly 6 years as a venture capitalist investing in branded product manufacturers, business services, retail, restaurants, and e-commerce companies. He also spent two years as an investment banker with the Blackstone Group. Howard holds dual degrees with honors in Economics from The University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School of Business and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.