Tech CEOs & Entrepreneurs...what are you worth? How do you get it?
The flagship WFS Tech Conference for CEOs, founders, and investors of software and IT companies, covering Tech M&A: investment, growth, strategy, buyouts, sales, and mergers. Now virtual!
Insights from: private equity, VC, angels, strategic buyers, M&A advisors, and CEOs who’ve had a successful exit.
Growth & Exit Strategies: Building for Scale & Building for Sale
Mar 24, 2022
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Barbara Momboeuf, International Director | WFS
Jeff Bunting, WFS Conference Chair | Corum Group (Platinum Sponsor)
10:10 – 10:35
M&A Market Update & 2022 Top 10 Disruptive Tech Trends:
How trends drive strategic imperative and lead to successful exits
Tim Goddard, Executive Vice President Corp Dev | Corum Group
10:35 – 11:35
Investors Panel: Will your strategy get funded?
Jason Frankel, Partner | Mainsail Partners
Jeffery Potvin, Founder | OPN (Open People Network)
Chris Puscasiu, Managing Partner | Presidio Investors
Neil Sahota, Angel Investor & CIO | UCI Law
Bill McAleer, Managing Director | Voyager Capital
Moderator: Serge Jonnaert, Senior Vice President | Corum Group
11:35 – 12:00
Tech Valuation Metrics: What is your company worth & how do you get it?
Yasmin Khodamoradi, Vice President Valuation Services | Corum Group
12:00 – 12:10
The Merger Experience & Short Break
12:10 – 13:10
Buyers Panel: Do you have what they want?
Patrick Eble, Vice President | Alpine Investors
Todd Crick, Co-Founder & Partner | Astra Capital Management
Jerry Canada, Group President Healthcare | Harris Computer
Rishabh Mishra, Vice President, Head of Corporate Development | Infostretch
Mike Anello, Co-Founder & Managing Director | M33 Growth
Andy Tseng, VP Corporate Development | Sony Corporation
Moderator: Jeff Bunting, Senior Vice President & WFS Conference Chair | Corum Group
13:10 - 13:15
12 Steps You can Take to Increase Value
Bruce Milne, Founder & CEO | Corum Group
13:15 – 14:15
Sellers Panel: Advice from CEOs who’ve sold & how to prepare for an exit
Tom Gilman, President/ CEO | BioSero
Joel Abramson, CSO | Fully Managed
Ryen Leyva, CEO | Infinity
Moderator: Ivan Ruzic, Senior Vice President | Corum Group
14:15 - 14:30
Corum Celebration: After the deal & Closing Remarks
Sponsored by: Corum Group & Arizona Tech Council