You've successfully launched a technology business, you're building a customer base and revenue... Now how do you scale it? Join our panelist of female tech executives and a mystery male counterpart from the Charlottesville community all of whom have either scaled their own business or guided others through the process. Topics will include how scaling impacts operations and team dynamics, strategies for growth (organic versus inorganic) and the all-important question of funding. Topics will include how scaling impacts operations and team dynamics, strategies for growth (organic versus inorganic) and the all-important question of funding.
- Deb McMahon received her PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has been the CEO of Scitent since 2004. Formerly known as CardioConcepts, Scitent helps organizations monetize their intellectual property through online education. For organizations that want to offer options for online learning and need a resource to build, manage, maintain, market, and monetize their e-learning programs, we offer comprehensive e-learning partnership solutions, including marketing and sales, to ensure sustainable educational programs.
Robin Fray Carey founded Social Media Today LLC, a media company which brings together many of the world’s best thinkers about business and policy topics, in 2007. Prior to that, she ran her own media consulting company for 16 years, and worked with Time Inc, Newsweek, BusinessWeek and Ziff-Davis. She leads a team that curates web-based content about social media and other topics, speaks frequently about social media and business, and is an advisor to Social Week and to the Society for New Communications Research. She is the past co-chair of the Women's Refugee Commission, on whose board she served from 2005 to 2014, and was a member of the Overseers of the International Rescue Committee.
Crystal R. Icenhour received her PhD in Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine from the University of Cincinnati Medical School of Graduate Studies in 2002. She conducted postdoctoral research in the Thoracic Diseases Research Unit at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine from 2002-2005 and in the Department of Infectious Diseases at Duke University Medical Center from 2005-2006. Dr. Icenhour has been involved in local and national postdoctoral associations including the Mayo Research Fellows Association Executive Committee (President), the Duke University Postdoctoral Association (chair of membership committee), and the National Postdoctoral Association (2008 Chair). Dr. Icenhour was President & Chief Science Officer for Phthisis Diagnostics, a biotechnology company located in Charlottesville, Virginia from 2007-2013. In 2014 Dr. Icenhour was hired as CEO of Aperiomics in Ashburn, Virginia. Aperiomics’ focus is to harness the power of next-generation sequencing to improve world health.
And a Mystery Male counterpart from the Charlottesville community!
Sponosored in part and moderated by CBIC Board Member Gardy Bloemers of Merrill Lynch and Lindsay Burton of Kayo Advisory.
PARKING: Please park in the lot to the far right of the building, or on the street. Here's a map to guide you.
For questions, please contact Tracey Greene at (434) 242-5886 or Executive [at] CvilleBIC [dot] org.
4:15-4:30 pm: Check In & Grab a Drink
4:30-5:30 pm: Panel Discussion
5:30-7:30 pm: Afterhours Networking and Celebration with Light Food and Beverages
CBIC Member Early Bird: $20
Non-Member Early Bird: $30
CBIC Member (late): $25
Non-Member (late): $35
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