Registration is now open for the Go Global Seminar on May 04, 2016! If you are thinking about expanding into new international markets, want to save tens of thousands of dollars and months of time, then you don’t want to miss this upcoming 1-Day Seminar organized by the Global Chamber® San Francisco. Our partners and globalization experts at DoubleNova Group will address the benefits and pitfalls, and share best practices of Going Global.
Global Chamber® San Francisco (GCSF): GCSF is the San Francisco Bay area chapter of the Global Chamber®. Unlike most local Chamber of Commerce organizations, which typically focus on a single metro area, the Global Chamber® is focused on helping its members to engage in cross-border trade and investment in an unique collaborative way across any of the 500+ primary metro areas located around the world, where the Global Chamber® maintains an active Chapter. In addition to providing a robust global networking platform and connecting our members with new business opportunities and contacts worldwide, the Global Chamber® also hosts events for and provides members and affiliates with value added advisory services, educational seminars, career advancement and development, and other valuable resources.
DoubleNova Group (DNG): DNG is a boutique management consultancy with a focus on high tech businesses and Global 2000 technology companies. DNG provides strategic consulting and operational services that enable technology companies to successfully enter new markets, define their go-to-market strategy, develop effective marketing, accelerate revenue generation, define and validate their product roadmaps, and attract quality investment. DNG's globalization experts have 25+ years of experience working with SMEs and Fortune 50 companies. Previous clients include Apple, Hewlett Packard, Cisco, VeriSign, GE, BrightStare Healthcare, VMware, and IDT.
Jorden Woods: Jorden is a successful Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur who has founded and led three high tech-focused companies over the last 15 years. Jorden has raised over $60 million for his own startups as well as high-tech startups he has advised. His first startup, GlobalSight, became a leader in the multilingual content management space and was acquired in 2005. He has successfully raised investment capital from Silicon Valley VCs, global investors, corporate VCs, and Angels. He has also generated millions of dollars in revenue for clients worldwide. For over a decade, Jorden has developed and executed comprehensive market entry strategy for European, South American, and Asian high-tech companies entering the US marketplace. He has extensive experience in the Cloud, Big Data, Mobile, Video Games, Web and Globalization spaces and has significant networks in these areas. Jorden has lived and worked in Asia and Europe and speaks Chinese and some French in addition to his native English. He has a B.S. in Astrophysics from Caltech, and a Masters in Physics from the University of Washington.
Radhika Iyengar-Emens: Radhika provides clients with full service business and marketing strategy for international business expansion, including US market entry and expansion roadmaps. She has over 15 years experience in marketing, working with technology companies of all sizes. Radhika has developed and executed comprehensive market entry strategy for European and Latin American high-tech companies entering the US marketplace. She has significant experience in Health IT/Digital Health, Cloud, Big Data and Mobile spaces. Radhika has also been a high-tech entrepreneur in the Telecom space. A global citizen with experience in Asia, North Africa and the US, Radhika is savvy in international and multicultural contexts. She successfully leverages her multilingual talents in 8 languages – English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, and native languages Tamil and Kannada – to further clients’ international business interests. Radhika has an M.B.A. from Chapman University and a Bachelors (A.B.) from Bryn Mawr College.