GXS Boston 2020 Virtual

Jun 18, 2020

GXS Boston 2020 Virtual

5:00 PM

10:00 PM


The GXS Conference has gone virtual.  This conference will be broadcast live from Boston, but available to a worldwide audience.

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.  Insights from: private equity, VC, angels, strategic buyers, M&A advisors, and CEOs who've had a successful exit.

2020 Top Ten Disruptive Tech Trends

Investors Panel: Will your strategy get funded?

Tech Valuation Metrics: What are you worth?

Buyers Panel: Do you have what they want?

Sellers Panel: Advice from CEOs who've sold.

Succession Planning: Selling during troubled times



EVP Bus. & Corp Dev

Scott Sidman

SVP Corp Dev

Stephanie Buckner


Suzanne Oakley

Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategies

Timothy Goddard

President and CEO

Ziad Moukheiber

Managing Director

Laila Partridge

Vice President

Lyndsay Kerwin

Senior Vice President

Martin Lowrie


Paul Schaut

Senior Vice President

Dr. Ivan Ruzic

Founder and CEO

Greg Raiz

SVP of Corporate Development

Jeremy Segal


Jim Andrew

Executive Director - Client Services

Joel Espelien


Jon Lemelman


Jude McColgan

Senior Vice President

Arnaud Viviers

Founder & CEO

Bruce Milne


Caitlin Bolnick

Co-Founder & Mng. Partner

Deepak Sindwani



11:30 – 12:00
Login Grace Period

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Director of WFS: Matt Rung
Conference Chair: Martin Lowrie, Corum Group (Platinum Sponsor)

2020 Top Ten Disruptive Technology Trends: Will they put you out of business?
Tim Goddard, Corum Group

Investors Panel: Will your strategy get funded?
Lyndsay Kerwin, Vice President, Silversmith Capital Partners

Jim Andrew, Member, Walnut Ventures

Ziad Moukheiber, President and CEO, Boston Harbor Angels

Caitlin Bolnick, Investor, Open View

Laila Partridge, Managing Director, Techstars Accelerator

Moderator: Ivan Ruzic, Corum Group

Tech Valuations: What is your company worth?
Joel Espelien, Corum Group

1:55 – 2:05
Short Break

2:15 – 3:15
Buyers Panel: Do you have what they want?
Jon Lemelman, Partner, The Riverside Company

Scott Sidman, EVP Business and Corporate Development, Building Engines

Jeremy Segal, SVP of Corporate Development, Progress Software

Josh Randle, COO, I-Evolve

Deepak Sindwani, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Wavecrest Growth

Moderator: Arnaud Vivers, Corum Group

3:20 – 4:20
Sellers Panel: Advice from CEOs who’ve sold & how to prepare for an exit
Paul Schaut, CEO, Aginity

Jude McColgan, CEO, Localytics

Suzanne Oakley, CFO, Bedrock Data

Greg Raiz, Founder and CEO, RaizLabs

Stephen Baker, CEO and Board Member, Attivio

Moderator: Martin Lowrie, Corum Group

4:20 – 4:45
Succession Planning: Selling During Troubled Times
Bruce Milne, Corum Group