Now that you have passed the start up phase how do you face the new challenges? What are the new challenges and how does you business change? What are the new sets of issues in the complexity of growing? How do you change your mindset?
Godard founded BigMachines in 2000 and has led the company's efforts to deliver customer success, innovation, and profitable growth. Prior to BigMachines, Godard was General Manager of the iNiku.com application service for Niku, a developer of online PSA software that successfully went public in 2000 prior to being acquired by CA. Previously Godard consulted for McKinsey and advised leading corporations on strategy and business process improvement. Godard earned an MBA from Stanford and both a... Read More →
Michael Alter is president of SurePayroll, the online alternative in payroll services. Under his leadership, SurePayroll appeared twice on the Inc. 500 “Fastest Growing Companies” list and was named one of “Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Places to Work” by the National Association for Business Resources. The company was named “Most Innovative Infrastructure for Small Business” by Software CEO and won the American Business Award’s 2011’s... Read More →
Adam founded Model Metrics in an effort to accelerate the adoption of Cloud Computing within enterprise organizations, with the goal of bringing these companies all the value of the technology, from rapid implementation to ease of use, enhanced analytics, and tremendous ROI. Adam earned his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and his undergraduate degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a board member of the Illinois Technology Association and a... Read More →
Fred Hoch is the President of the Illinois Technology Association – a next generation trade association with over 700 member companies with a focus on being a strategic development arm for its members and an economic development platform for the community. A recognized thought leader on the business models of the software industry, Fred jumps in the fray with companies each and every day to figure out their needs and provide insight, connections and promotion. If he’s not doing... Read More →
Glenn Trout is President and CEO of MSDSonline, a leading provider of on-demand Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) management and compliance products and services for the Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) industry. Glenn has more than 10 years of experience in the rapidly expanding Software as a Service (SaaS) Industry. Prior to his experience at MSDSonline, Glenn worked at Ernst & Young LLP in their Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory Group and at Mead Publishing Paper, where he led... Read More →