Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 6th and 7th, 2012
I have taken an entrepreneurial approach to life since I could drive.
I help technology firms with customer development, in particular lead generation and negotiation to close of important deals. Some of our clients are in transition from delivering their technology primarily as consulting to a full product; we help them make this transformation successfully.
Panel discussion with four software startup CEOs offering their perspective on the practical realities of starting and growing a company.
This session is for both aspiring and active entrepreneurs, it will outline important tips and issues to consider if you are investing your time in a startup. In particular we will explore: difference between employees, contractors, alliances, partners and co-owners; defining the key roles in a startup; what partners need from you; how to pitch to a co-founder; joining a global team.
Each panelist will give a 5 minute lightning talk on background and lessons learned, followed by a group Q&A session with the audience.
Panelist: Sam King, CEO of ExpressMango.com
Panelist: Lenny Greenberg CTO of Assityx.com
Panelist: Ruoting Sun, co-founder of Temvi.com
Panelist: Giacomo Vacca, CEO of KineticRiver.com
Moderator: Sean Murphy, CEO of SKMurphy.com