Lessons in Leadership with Tom Siebel



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    Program Overview

    While many CEOs have founded a company or authored a book or two, Tom Siebel has successfully created an entire industry. Customer relationship management, commonly known as CRM, is something Siebel not only conceived and built into a growing concern, but he helped grow into a whole new software application for business. Join us as Tom Siebel shares his story about his passion with customer service and technology and how that led to the founding of a successful company and a burgeoning industry. Learn from a true leader as he shares lessons learned, provides advice, and an industry perspective with the entrepreneurs of today.


    Speaker Bio: Tom Siebel

    Thomas M. Siebel founded Siebel Systems in 1993 and today serves as Chairman. Before founding Siebel Systems, Mr. Siebel served as Chief Executive Officer of Gain Technology, a multimedia software company that merged with Sybase in December 1992. From 1984 through 1990, he was an executive at Oracle Corp., where he held a number of senior management positions. Mr. Siebel serves on the Board of Advisors of the University of Illinois College of Engineering. He is also a Director of the Montana Historical Society. He is a frequent industry spokesman and is the author of three books, Taking Care of eBusiness and Cyber Rules, published by Doubleday, and Virtual Selling, published by the Free Press. Mr. Siebel is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he received a bachelor of arts in history, an MBA, and a master of science in computer science.


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    SDForum Founders Forum SIG

    SDForum Business Intelligence SIG


    6:30- 7:00 Registration and Networking

    7:00-9:00pm Program


    Event Logistics


    Network Meeting Center

    5201 Great America Parkway

    Santa Clara, CA 95054



    Pre-Registered Cost*

    $35 SDForum members

    $55 Non-members

    *at the door add $10 to member and non-member prices

    Pre-registration for this event is closed.
    Please register at the door.