The GXS Conference is now virtual!
How do you manage your tech company and pursue tech M&A in crisis?
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.
Tech Growth & Exit Strategies: LA, Tech Investment and M&A in a Virtual World
Sep 17, 2020
11:40 – 12:00
Login Grace Period
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Director of WFS: Matt Rung
Conference Chair: Serge Jonnaert, Corum Group (Platinum Sponsor)
12:05 – 12:25
2020 Top Ten Disruptive Technology Trends: Will they put you out of business?
Tim Goddard, Corum Group
12:25 – 1:25
Investors Panel: Will your strategy get funded?
Jeff Wallace, Co-Founder & Angel Investor, Silicon Valley in Your Pocket
Neil Sahota, Angel Investor & CIO, UCI Law
Brian Mac Mahon, Head Honcho, Expert DOJO
Jeffery Potvin, Founder, OPN (Open People Network)
Vik Sasi, Partner, Dreamers VC
Moderator: Jeff Bunting, Corum Group
1:30 – 1:55
Tech Valuations: What is your company worth?
1:55 – 2:05
2:15 – 3:15
Buyers Panel: Do you have what they want?
Todd Crick, Co-Founder & Partner, Astra Capital Management
Jenna Sleefe, Software Investor, K1 Investments
Josh Klein, Corporate Development, Ripple
Matt Picciano, Principal, Alpine Investors
Simer Mayo, CEO, Valor Global
Jerry Pence, Managing Partner, Balanced Capital Partners
Moderator: Ian Thurbon, Corum Group
3:20 – 4:20
Sellers Panel: Advice from CEOs who’ve sold & how to prepare for an exit
Scott Barrows, Former CEO/Co-Founder, ZeroHero
Maria Grineva, CEO and Co-Founder, Orb Intelligence
Gregory Barsh, Founder SECA, Principal, Success Rule One
Moderator: Serge Jonnaert, Corum Group
4:20 – 4:45
Succession Planning: Selling During Troubled Times
Bruce Milne, CEO, Corum Group
Dan Bernstein, EVP, Corum Group