In light of all of that’s been written about Steve Jobs since his death, it’s hard to imagine that there remains any area of business that has not yet illuminated his contribution. Enter CFO Lawrence Levy, whose new book To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History, spotlights Jobs’s finance…
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When it comes to applying scale and systems (S&S) to growing businesses, few professionals wield greater insight than those who reside inside the venture industry—and few finance leaders are more experienced with the application of “S&S” than those counted within the ranks of venture management. Join us when finance leader Jim Stewart, CFO of True Ventures,…
Join us when Tom Walsh, CFO for Toledo, OH-based steel fabrication business Art Iron, explains how the company's employee health care plan became a strategic lever to enforce the firm's values and retain talent. “Going forward, we’d like to step up our communication with employees and look for ways to be more effective with that communication as…
Join us when Robert Douglas, CEO of BioConnect, explains how the alignment of customer insight and product development is the key ingredient in healthy, renewable growth. Three Lessons for Hypergrowth "I've had the opportunity to work with many high-growth enterprise software companies, but Siebel Systems in particular really stands out for me. There…
The year 2017 has been a memorable growth chapter for RedSeal, of Sunnyvale, California. Having fine-tuned its customer offerings, the cybersecurity middleweight is now seeking to sound the cyber alarm and wake up corporate America to a threat now mushrooming at every digital connection. Join us when Ray explains the threat, challenge, and opportunity fueling RedSeal's impressive growth.…
Like many middle-market business leaders, Pat Phelan wears the label "entrepreneur" as a badge of accomplishment as well as a testament to survival. Today, his company, Leap Hospitality. based near Kansas City, Missouri, is tightly wired to the geography's hospitality ecosystem as it pursues client opportunities inside three different development areas. Join us when Pat recalls his bumpy…
John Waldron built a business by helping other business owners navigate the complexities of their growing wealth. Join us when John describes the opportunity he first identified and the unique customer approach that has propelled Waldron Private Wealth into the ranks of middle-market firms. “At the beginning, I had three founding principles. One was that I…
"Today we're in about 30 percent of the hospitals in the United States. We've got about 1,600 hospitals (as customers) and over 120 health systems. All the big health systems in the country are using our product. … It was sort of a breakthrough technology. We were really alone in the market for two-plus years,…
From Middle Market Thought Leader
- 079: Driving Growth By Inspiring Change, Raj Mamodia, CEO, Brillio
- 068: Selling Advice for a Piece of the Action, Joe Bizzarro, CEO, Vizant
- 082: Charting Your Recurring Revenue Stream, Scott McFarlane, CEO, Avalara
- Envisioning a Dealer-Owned Captive Finance Company, Erik Day, CFO, Warren Henry Automotive Group
- 087: Creating a Culture Where Employees Stand Up, Jon Shanahan, CEO, Businessolver
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