ACETECH is BC’s only not for profit organization formed by CEOs for CEOs of companies innovating with technology. We help CEO’s lead better, grow faster and feel empowered by offering a proven growth strategy program; transformative event experiences; and a trusted peer group for ongoing support.
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Location: Coast Coal Harbour Hotel
Location: Ambrosia Centre | Victoria
Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler
2017 Whistler Summit SpeakersSee all speakers
David YoffieDirector - Intel, HTC & TiVo | Professor, Harvard Business School
A master of corporate and competitive strategy, David presents thought provoking case studies Harvard style.
Matt AbrahamsCo-Founder & Principal, Bold Echo | Author of "Speaking Up Without Freaking Out"
Matt Abrahams is a passionate, collaborative and innovative educator and coach. He has published research articles on cognitive planning, persuasion, and interpersonal communication.
Adele RevellaCEO, Buyer Persona Institute | Author of "Buyer Personas" (Wiley, 2015)
Adele Revella is CEO of Buyer Persona Institute and author of Buyer Personas: How to Gain Insight into Your Customer’s Expectations, Align your Marketing Strategies, and Win More Business (Wiley).
Eric TermuendeFounder, DRYVER | International Speaker
Co-founding Gen Y Inc. (now DRYVER Group) in 2014 with Emerson Csorba, Eric Termuende built a tool that quantifies culture. The tool helps organizations understand what it is their employees love about their job in order to attract talent based on fit as opposed to just brand or salary.
Anne C. GrahamProfit & Growth Expert | #1 Best-Selling Author | Speaker of the Year
Known as a #1 Best Selling Author and the keynote speaker for the prestigious Profit 500 CEO Summit, Anne shows motivated business leaders who are fed up with having too little to show for their hard work how to double their bottom line – or more – and finally stop saying “we don’t have the budget for that!”
David RendallAuthor of The Freak Factor
During the last fifteen years, David Rendall has spoken to audiences on every inhabited continent. His clients include the US Air Force and the Australian Government, as well as companies in the Fortune 500 including, AT&T, State Farm Insurance and Ralph Lauren.
Jayaram BhatCEO, Squelch Inc | Venture Partner, Shasta Ventures
Jayaram Bhat has spent the last 33 years in software. Founding, building and growing enterprise software companies have been his passion. Jayaram Bhat is the CEO of Squelch inc. (www.squelch.io) Jayaram is also a Venture Partner at Shasta Ventures and currently serves on the board of Skycure Inc.
Thomas A. StewartNational Center for the Middle Market, Executive Director
Tom Stewart is the Executive Director of the National Center for the Middle Market, the leading source for knowledge, leadership, and research about mid-sized companies, at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business.
Mike MaddockCEO & Founder, Maddock Douglas | Author, "Free the Idea Monkey"
Mike Maddock is an entrepreneur, an inventor, a writer and a keynote speaker. He is the founding partner and CEO of Maddock Douglas, the internationally recognized innovation consulting firm.
Guy ParsonsPresident & Founder, Value Stream Solutions LLC | Coach, Lean Transformations
Guy C. Parsons is the founder of Value Stream Solutions (VSS).Guy leads Value Stream MappingSM workshops and delivers educational presentations on Lean Principles. VSS is currently focused on delivering value to the owners of business at all sizes.
Time: April 26-28, 2017, -
Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler
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A Framework for Growth
The Metronome Effect by Shannon Susko outlines ACETECH’s Growth Strategy Program framework which provides a step-by step process to help CEOs find and implement a rhythm for growth