Executive Score Counseling 1 on 1 Session



  • 50 Minute Appointments with Tom Knight and Lori Trippel

    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.


    To make an appointment:

    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.




    Tom Knight

    Tom worked 27 years for large corporations and also founded, obtained financing and operated his own small company for 13 years. This company evolved into one of the first three computer retailers here in Silicon Valley. He spent 20 years with GE as well as seven years with Fairchild and Fujitsu. His experience is concentrated in Sales, Marketing and General Management. He has a broad understanding of direct, distribution and retail sales.


    Lori Trippel

    With 35 years in the software industry, Lori has experience with executive management as well as management of strategic planning, product development, quality assurance, documentation, product management, sales and marketing. Lori has worked in Internet content management, imaging & document management, desktop graphics, word processing, color printing/publishing, operating systems and network solutions in management and software engineering positions.


    FREE to SDForum Members


    SDForum Center

    111 West Saint John, Suite 200

    San Jose, CA