Int'l SIG: 20 Stress Points in International Expansion
Come hear a highly experienced international consultant examine the key challenges in launching a technology business internationally.
20 Stress Points in International Expansion
For technology companies launching operations in international markets, there are predictable 'stress points' along the way. Based on the presenters extensive experiences launching technology businesses internationally, this presentation examines the key challenges - from the planning phase through to a mature international presence - as seen from the perspective of investors, headquarters management team, international management team, international employees, distributors and partners. and offers some suggestions for avoiding those common pitfalls.
About the Presenter
Mark Zawacki, Managing Partner at Milestone Group
Mark Zawacki is Managing Partner of Milestone Group, a business acceleration firm serving technology companies expanding in North America, Europe and Asia. Milestone Group delivers operations expertise to help its clients improve and outsource sales, business development and business expansion. Mark has been integral in the international expansion of more than 20 technology companies including Symantec, CSC, Vignette, PlaceWare, AvantGo, Artesia, and Intraspect.
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7:00-7:15pm announcements and introductions
8:30-9:00pm networking/one-on-one discussions
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