FF SIG: The Numbers That Drive Your Business



  • Find out what numbers mean in business context and why you should care. Also, learn from your peers as to what numbers they look out for as they build and grow their business.


    Bill O'Brien, Consultant


    Presentation Overview

    The Numbers That Drive Your Business

    What are the numbers, from customer acquisition and key drivers, to operational finance ratios that indicate the health and direction of your business? What are the basic financial questions that you need to ask before starting a business or while running one? How do the answers to these questions drive staffing, expenses, growth and profitability? Attend this session to find out and ask your own questions.


    About our Guest

    Bill O'Brien

    Bill O'Brien, formerly with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, has been in financial management, from manager to CFO, with companies like Tangent, Intel, ROLM and more. He is currently a consultant on managerial accounting to major corporations and is also on the business faculty of San Jose State University and Santa Clara University. Bill is also serves on the Board of Advisors of Product Acceleration Inc., an SDF member company.


    Event Logistics


    Pre-registration is recommended -- seating is limited.

    To use a coupon or register by phone, please call (408) 494-8378.




    111 West Saint John, Suite 200

    San Jose, CA 95113

    Phone: 408-494-8378


    6:00pm-6:30pm - registration

    6:30pm-8:30pm - discussion



    $15 for non-SDForum Members

    No charge for SDForum members and students with ID

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