• EB SIG: Prognostications for 2002 Tuesday, December 04, 2001 - 06:30PM
    Thelen Reid & Priest Multipurpose Room
    101 Second Street, Second Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94105
    East Bay Series

EB SIG: Prognostications for 2002



  • Presenters

    Vernon Keenan - Keenan Vision
    Mitchell Levy - ECNow.com
    (possible third speaker to be announced)


    Presentation Overview

    Prognostications for 2002

    This is a reprise of our very popular meeting last year. Don't miss this opportunity to hear what trends we can expect that will affect our business. A panel of industry experts will give their E-business prognostications on what will make news, and what will shape business in the coming year. Bring your questions and participate in the discussion.

    Note: There will NOT be a meeting on December 18th. The next meeting is targeted for January 15th or January 22nd. Suggestions for speakers or topics are invited.


    About the Presenters

    Vernon Keenan

    Mr. Keenan is the CEO and chief analyst for Keenan Vision, a San Francisco-based market research firm for the Information Technology industry. As an international information technology strategy consultant, Mr. Keenan services the needs of companies of all sizes, ranging from brand-new startups to the world's largest transnational corporations. As a respected industry analyst, Mr. Keenan is frequently quoted in industry publications as well as The New York Times, Business Week, and The Wall Street Journal.

    Prior to founding Keenan Vision, Mr. Keenan was a director for Zona Research, a business development and marketing manager for Oracle Corporation, a researcher and IT manager for biotech giant Genentech, as well as a small business owner. Mr. Keenan earned a bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from Northwestern University.

    Keenan Vision is a San Francisco-based industry analyst firm leading the creation of new thoughts in the information technology industry. Keenan Vision specializes in helping companies develop new information technology opportunities. Working with senior executives, Keenan Vision helps clients understand and act upon new market opportunities ahead of the competition. Keenan Vision's services help clients with market research, business development, investment deal flow, executive training, and marketing consulting.

    Mitchell Levy

    Mr. Levy, is President and CEO of ECnow.com, a training business service provider helping companies transition its employees, partners and customers to the Internet age through off-the-shelf and customized on-line and on-ground training. He is the author of E-Volve-or-Die.com, Executive Producer of ECMgt.com, an on-line E-Commerce Management (ECM) e-zine, Chair of comdex.biz at Comdex Fall and Chicago, the Founder and Program Consultant of the premier San Jose State E-Commerce Management Certificate Program, and the Chairman of the ECM Institute. Mr. Levy was at Sun Microsystems for 9 years, the last 4 of which he managed the e-commerce component of Sun's $3.5 billion supply chain. He is a popular speaker, lecturing on ECM issues throughout the U.S. and around the world.


    Event Logistics


    Thelen Reid & Priest Multipurpose Room
    101 Second Street, Second Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94105
    (Room is provided courtesy of Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP).


    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments/pizza

    7:00-9:00pm presentation and discussion

    (Pizza and sodas are provided courtesy of ExecuStaff http://www.execustaff.net)



    $10 for non-SDForum Members

    No charge for SDForum members and students with ID

    No registration required

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