08 Jul July 8, 2021 – Trajectory Dave Parker and Beyond Fear John Hagel
Dave Parker – Author of Trajectory Startup
I hope what you are building is actually unique, however
the way you make money is almost never unique.
Dave Parker is a 5X Startup Founder having sold three and closed two of his own startups. He’s been part of 10 exits, 8 sell-side, and 2 buy-side as Founder, Board Member, or Advisor. He was SVP of Programs for UP Global (the merger of Startup Weekend and Startup America) scaling both the team and programs globally. In his last full year, the company did over 1,200 events worldwide with 72,000 attendees in 120 countries. UP was sold to Techstars in 2015. As a mentor for Techstars, Seattle Director of Founder Institute, and Community Builder, Dave has worked with 1,000’s of Founders in his career.
John Hagel – Author of The Journey Beyond Fear: Leverage the Three Pillars of Positivity to Build Your Success
Never underestimate the power of fear―and never
underestimate your ability to conquer it.
John Hagel has spent over 40 years in Silicon Valley and has experience as a management consultant, entrepreneur, speaker and author. He has recently retired from Deloitte and founded a new company, Beyond our Edge, LLC, that works with companies and people who are seeking to anticipate the future and achieve much greater impact. He has also worked with McKinsey & Co. and Boston Consulting Group. In addition to his new book, John is the author of 7 books, including The Power of Pull, Net Gain, Net Worth, Out of the Box and The Only Sustainable Edge.