Arvato Bertelsmann & SVG Partners present:

A PANEL ON GLOBAL EXPANSION. 
Growing and scaling the right way

Business and tech leaders will discuss perspectives about challenges and opportunities of scaling globally
• The 3 common mistakes to avoid when going global
• How to scale with a global SCM and Manufacturing
• Building your organization to expand in Europe

 

Time and location:

9th Annual Silicon Valley Global Awards

FOUR SEASONS, PALO ALTO - CA
March 17, 2016 - 11.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

Rich Moran
President Menlo College Moderator

John o Farrell
Partner
Andreesen Horowitz

Patrick McGivern
Senior Vice President
Fitbit

Mike Dennison
President
Flextronics

Patrick Manders
Vice President
Arvato

Craig Hinckley
CEO
Whitehat


Join VCs & CEOs of scale ups to discuss and perspectives about challenges and opportunities of scaling globally

In todays connected world and the ambitions of unicorn multibillion companies - going global is no longer the second part of the journey - in fact it needs to be an integral part of your strategy.

However, global expansion is not a risk free venture - according to Harvard Business Review, 75% of the business expanding globally fail and at the same time more than 70% of revenue for S&P 500 companies are outside the US (eg. Apple’s revenue split is more than 65% outside the U.S.)

 Too many companies are not prepared or planning for global expansion and lots of expensive mistakes seriously hurt the company – yet it is critical for scale, diversifying revenue stream and reducing risk. 

We have assembled a panel of world class technology leaders who have successfully scaled multi-billion dollar companies to explore what are the common mistakes and challenges that companies need to be carefully considering from the start with key planning around:

  • Talent
  • Location
  • Supply chain
  • Cost
  • Market access 
  • Business environment 
  • Culture
 

Launching SVG GlobeX

A Global Expansion Workshop Series

1st Workshop
May 24, 2016
Los Gatos


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