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November 2014

5th Annual John Imlay Leadership Award Ceremony - Technology Leader of the Year: Bill Nussey, CEO of Silverpop, an IBM Company

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
5:30 pm — 7:30 pm
Watch the Video Playback here

The fifth annual awards program honored Bill Nussey, CEO of Silverpop, an IBM Company.

John Yates led the fireside chat with Bill Nussey and John Imlay, which can be viewed below.

April 2014

"I’ve done it before... so what questions do you have?"

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
5:30 pm — 7:30 pm

Panel Participants: 

Asif Ramji
Paymetric - Exit to Francisco Partners
Ernex - Exit to Moneris Solutions
David Cummings
 Pardot - Exit to Exact Target/SalesForce
Tom Noonan
Internet Security Systems - Exit through IPO
Internet Security Systems - Sale to IBM
Joulex - Exit to Cisco
Wain Kellum
Vocalocity - Merger to Vonage
Extreme Logic - sold to Hewlett Packard

 

 

February 2014

2014 Accounting, Tax and Legal Update: WHAT EVERY TECHNOLOGY COMPANY NEEDS TO KNOW

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
7:00 am — 9:00 am

MODERATOR: John Yates
Partner - Corporate Technology Group/Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

PANELISTS:
 

Wayne Reid and Seth McDaniel
Frazier & Deeter, LLC 

Scott Allen and Shannon McNulty
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

 

March 2014

Special Roundtable Session: Compensation Challenges in 2014

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
7:00 am — 9:00 am

 

MODERATORS and HOST:

Each Table Will Have a CEO or CFO Moderator

Sami Jajeh, Principal – Arketi Group - Host

 

Come share and hear from your peers how they are addressing the unique challenges of executive compensation, as you debate and discuss items such as:

  • ·         Is compensation accelerating as the market is recovering?
  • ·         Are you using any tax deferral strategies to keep the tax man from coming?
  • ·         Has recent healthcare legislation affected your executive health package?
  • ·         What percentage of your company are you putting towards stock option?
  • ·         What are the latest trends in sales compensation?
  • ·         How are you using compensation as a strategic tool in retention?

 

Prior to the Roundtable, for 10-15 minutes, Sami Jajeh will present the highlights of the results of the Fifth Annual Technology Executives Roundtable Compensation Study. The survey results will be handed out to all TER members.

 

 

June 2014

When the $#!T Hits the Fan: Crisis Management for Technology Companies

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
7:00 am — 9:00 am

MODERATOR:

John P. MacNaughton,
Senior Partner, Commercial Litigation & Products Liability Group
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

PANELISTS:

Terrie O'Hanlon, Chief Marketing Officer, Brightree

Robert L. Alpert, Sr., Senior Counsel, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Mike Neumeier, APR, Principal of Arketi Group

May 2014

Digital Currency – What is it & What is its Future?

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
7:00 am — 9:00 am

MODERATOR:
Thomas Armstrong
Vice President - Silicon Valley Bank

 PANELISTS:
Megan Burton, CEO, CoinX
Tony Gallippi, CEO, bitpay
Additional panelists TBD

 

 

 

August 2014

Talent Management - Your Competitive Weapon

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
7:00 am — 9:00 am

 

MODERATOR:

Huff Logue
 CEO
ExecuLinks

PANELISTS:

Scott Brown, CEO & Founder, Sability
Beth Armknecht Miller, CEO, Executive Velocity
Frank Merritt, Ph.D., CEO, TalentQuest


 
 
 

 

 

July 2014

Venture Capital for Southeastern Companies: How to find it and what it costs!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
7:00 am — 9:00 am

 

MODERATOR:

Ann McDonald
Director, Business Development
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

PANELISTS:

Alan Taetle, Noro-Moseley
Rik Vandevenne, River Cities Capital Funds
Frank Dalton, Fulcrum Equity Partners
Bernice Dixon, Atlanta Technology Angels/Advising Angels
 
 
 

 

 

September 2014

Leadership Lessons from a Football Legend & Serial Entrepreneur - Tech Fireside Chat with Fran Tarkenton

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
7:00 am — 9:00 am

  
Tech Fireside Chat Moderated by
Don Addington
CEO of MobileLabs & Serial Entrepreneur

Featuring
Fran Tarkenton
CEO of GOSmallBiz & Pro Football Star

 

 

July 2014

Venture Capital for Southeastern Companies: How to find it and what it costs!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
7:00 am — 9:00 am

 

MODERATOR:

Ann McDonald
Director, Business Development
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

PANELISTS:

Alan Taetle, Noro-Moseley
Rik Vandevenne, River Cities Capital Funds
Frank Dalton, Fulcrum Equity Partners
Bernice Dixon, Atlanta Technology Angels/Advising Angels
 
 
 

 

 

October 2014

Current Trends in M&A for Tech Companies - Practical Pointers for Increasing your Company's Valuation

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
7:00 am — 9:00 am

Featuring

Alec L. Ellison
Vice Chairman, Jefferies
Chairman, Technology Investment Banking

JOIN US to hear Alec L. Ellison, one of our country's leading
technology bankers.

 

January 2014

Insights On Private Equity

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
7:00 am — 9:00 am

MODERATOR: David Calhoun, Partner - Corporate Technology Group/Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

PANELISTS:  Rob Palumbo, Accel-KKR; Michael Kohlsdorf, Francisco Partners; Alan Cline, Vista Equity Partners

December 2014

Economic Forecasts for 2015: Impact on Atlanta and Our Technology Community (Featuring Dr. Donald Ratajczak - Consulting Economist)

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
7:00 am — 7:30 pm

Dr. Donald Ratajczak is a leading economic forecaster and currently is Regents Professor Emeritus of Economics at Georgia State University.  He previously was Director of the Economic Forecasting Center in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University from 1973 until June 2000.  He also was a Professor of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies.  In 2000 he founded Brainworks Ventures, Inc., an Atlanta, Georgia based venture development company and served as its CEO and Chairman of the Board until it merged with AssuranceAmerica in April 2013.  He remains on the board of the combined company and also serves on the board of directors of Crown Craft corp. and Citizens Trust Bank. 

Join us as we hear his recap of 2014, how close his forecasts given last year came in and what he predicts will happen in 2015 and how it will affect us.

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