Int'l SIG: Launching into Europe and Asia
...pitfalls and lessons learnt for US tech companies .
Mark A. Zawacki, Managing Partner - ExpertEyes
Silicon Valley World Internet Center
700 Welch Road, Suite 250
Stanford Barn (2nd floor)
Palo Alto, CA
7:00-7:15pm announcements and introductions
8:30-9:00pm networking/one-on-one discussions
$10 for non-SDForum Members
No charge for SDForum members and students with ID
Headquartered in Belgium with offices thoroughtout Europe, ExpertEyes is a professional services firm accelerating the globalization of pre-eminent high tech companies. ExpertEyes accelerates growth opportunities to emerging US technology companies in the form of fully funded joint ventures, exclusive master distribution agreements and comprehensive outsourced business and consulting services. ExpertEyes offers a proven track record in delivering sustainable revenue and ensuring profitability. Globalizing your business is our business!
ExpertEyes is privately held and employs approximately 60 personnel.
For more information, visit http://www.experteyes.com
Mark Zawacki, managing partner, member of the board of directors and chief rainmaker of ExpertEyes, brings more than 15 years of experience in international business management and strategic business development to the company. At ExpertEyes, Zawacki leads the North American business development team.
Prior to joining the ExpertEyes team, Zawacki was vice president of business development at Protégé, a privately held investment firm and incubator assisting U.S. technology start-ups expand into the UK. As vice president of business development, Zawacki initiated partnerships for European expansion with companies such as AvantGo, Sandpiper Networks, PlaceWare, FaceTime Communications and GlobalSight. He secured many business initiatives with companies in the customer relationship management, wireless/mobile, and enterprise application integration market spaces.
Zawacki previously served as a management consultant at CSC Index, the strategic consulting division of CSC. During his tenure, Zawacki advised European and Asian multinationals on corporate strategy, organizational development, operational improvement and technology issues. Prior, Zawacki working in operational and technology roles at Symantec.
Zawacki holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado. He also holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Rochester. He is frequently a panelist and/or moderator at technology industry conferences and forums.