This week, veteran product management and marketing executive Ken Evans comes to TBIC to share his experience working with both startup and Fortune 50 companies. Ken has held marketing, product and business development positions at Compaq Computer, NYNEX (now Verizon) and several technology start-ups. Ken is a recognized advocate for emerging tech companies in the Central Florida area. His activities include:
• Advisor and committee member, STAR Tec Business Accelerator
• Regional coordinator, Kauffman Foundation’s Global Entrepreneur Week
• Co-founder, IdeaField Coworking (in Ybor City)
• Chief Marketing Officer for Tampa-based eBridge Solutions
• Blogger @ StartupMonkey.com
Ken is equally at home in emerging technical markets as well as the re-engineering, rebuilding and the relaunching of established products and services that need a refreshed strategy. He has a knack for distilling product strategy and positioning into actionable plans and meaningful guidance essential to inventors pondering their innovation.
At our meeting, he will focus on assessing product readiness and the difference between a great idea and a viable path to market. Come and learn if your idea has what it takes to make it on the market by applying practical principals necessary for success. I know first hand that Ken can teach you to view your product strategy
from perspectives that you are missing! He is great at telling you what you might not want to hear but what you need to hear! No candy coating, just the honest truth. If you think you can handle the truth, make sure and attend this meeting. You will want to take notes!
Join us this Wednesday, February 9th for a very informative, eye opening session that will help you think about the correct steps you need to take to succeed! I'll see you Wednesday!