OEN Workshop: Scaling Operations – Linking Strategy and Execution
Scaling a startup requires careful attention to the operational details within the company. Our experts in finance, human resources, and real estate will equip you with concepts and tools to build and evaluate operations to support your vision. You will learn how to tailor your company’s operational competencies, processes, and assets to a specific business strategy.
Includes lunch. This workshop is the first of a three-part series on scaling your startup. You may register for just this session, or you can register for the entire Scale Up Workshop Series here.
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Cost: $25 for OEN members (or $60 for the series) and $50 for non-members (or $125 for the series). *Sorry, no refunds*
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Greg Zafiris (Moderator)
Greg Zafiris has been helping clients resolve a wide variety of business issues for over 20 years. His expertise covers intellectual property, licensing, commercial transactions, acquisition and sale of businesses, corporate, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining alto law group, Greg ran a successful “virtual general counsel” practice, worked for Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PXLW) and Mobilian Corporation (privately held; acquired by Intel), and practiced at the law firms of Ater Wynne (1999) and Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt (1995).
Managing Director, JLL
Eric serves as a Managing Director at JLL, focused on landlord agency and tenant advisory services in the Portland market. Eric is also the Portland Tenant Rep lead for JLL and a member of the national JLL Headquarters Practice Group.Eric has more than 21 years of commercial real estate experience. His prior experience includes 6 years in Phoenix, and 11 years in the Portland Grubb & Ellis office. Eric has earned recognition for revenue production from JLL as a Top Achiever and Gold Achiever in recent years, as well as the CoStar Power Broker award.
VP of Operations, Vacasa
Kimberly White has been a key leader behind the record-setting fast growth of Vacasa. Though her background is in creative arts and design, Kimberly has scaled operations from 0-1,000 employees over the past 7 years. From customer service, to property management, housekeeping, and owner acquisition, she has built teams that can grow along with demand.
Barry guides financial operations for Jama. With experience managing all functional areas within an enterprise, in addition to mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, investment capital raising, and IPO preparation, Barry helps steer the Jama vision to maximize shareholder value. Formerly President, CFO and COO at digital visual media licenser Corbis, Barry brings more than two decades of experience driving key strategic initiatives for startups and established organizations within the enterprise software, online services, digital media and systems engineering sectors.
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