Executive Score Counseling 1 on 1 Session



  • 50 Minute Appointments with Theo Schaeffer and Elik Porat

    Meet with SCORE (Service Corp for Retired Executives) counselors who have experience in the high tech industry. These experienced business experts provide general business advice on everything from how to write a business plan, to cash flow management, to developing a small business advisory board. Assistance for aspiring entrepreneurs may involve investigating the market potential for a product or service and assessing the capital needs to start a business. Counselors can provide insight into how to start a business, operate a business, buy a business or franchise and sell a business.


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    Executive SCORE counseling sessions are available to SDForum Members only on a first-come, first-served basis. Call Bridget at 408.494.8378 to schedule an appointment.




    Theo Schaeffer

    Theo has over 40 years experience in information technology including 19 years with Xerox managing corporate and division data centers, networks and software development. He set up the U.S. IT organization and infrastructure for Mitsubishi Electric and was the senior IT executive for Fujitsu Microelectronics and Hyundai Electronics America. Since retiring as VP Information Technology and CIO for Hyundai Electronics America, Theo has done consulting for Palm and Gadzoox Networks.


    Elik Porat

    Elik is a veteran of 23 years with Hewlett Packard where he retired as Senior Research & Development Manager for Software Applications & Artificial Intelligence. He is now active as VP Operations of Velo Trend (VeloTrend.com) and has been involved in other start-ups including Scopus Technologies which recently went public.


    FREE to SDForum Members


    SDForum Center

    111 West Saint John, Suite 200

    San Jose, CA