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Chicago Booth Entrepreneurs' Advisory Group April 2009 Meeting - a Chicago Booth/Kellogg Alumni Club event

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of the Bay Area

Thursday, April 16, 2009 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

Chicago Booth Entrepreneurs' Advisory Group April 2009...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Chicago Booth Alumni Club of the Bay Area, University of Chicago Alumni & Partners   more info Ended $15.00 $0.00
General Public   more info Ended $20.00 $0.00
Kellogg Alumni Club of San Francisco/Bay Area   more info Ended $15.00 $0.00
Wait List   more info Ended Free $0.00

Event Details

Entrepreneurs' Advisory Group


The Entrepreneur's Advisory Group (EAG) of the Chicago Booth Alumni Club of the Bay Area will have its first meeting this Thursday, April 16th, 2009 in San Francisco, CA.  This event is open to alumni of Chicago Booth and Kellogg.

We're delighted to welcome John Robb '99, Zimbra's
VP of Global Sales and Markets.  Zimbra, a division of Yahoo! since being acquired in 2007, makes an open source, next-generation messaging and collaboration software that provides an alternative to existing calendar and email offerings.  John will share his experiences and observations on what to do and what to avoid when growing your own venture.

Prior to Zimbra, John was the Director of Messaging Products at Openwave Systems (OPWV). John managed the business and product strategy for the mobile messaging group which included the multimedia messaging (MMS), voice mail and instant messaging product lines. Prior to Openwave, John held director-level roles at Mspect (acquired by Telephia) and Cellmania where he was responsible for leading the teams that defined product strategy and go to market planning. John has also worked at McKinsey in Europe, Chase Bank in online banking and brokerage, and at SBC in new product development. John has an M.B.A. from Chicago Booth, as well as a B.A. in Political Science and a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University.

Light refreshments will be served.


Entrepreneurs' Advisory Group - The mission of the newly created Entrepreneurs' Advisory Group (EAG) of the Chicago Booth Alumni Club of the Bay Area is to support Bay Area entrepreneurial alumni of Chicago Booth (including the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship) and its partners.

Contact: Rajesh Krishnan, '01 at 650.468.5291 or ChicagoBoothBayAreaPresident -at- gmail . com.

Have questions about Chicago Booth Entrepreneurs' Advisory Group April 2009 Meeting - a Chicago Booth/Kellogg Alumni Club event? Contact Chicago Booth Alumni Club of the Bay Area

When & Where

555 Post St - 1st floor Conf Room
San Francisco, CA 94101

Thursday, April 16, 2009 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)


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Chicago Booth Alumni Club of the Bay Area

The Chicago Booth Alumni Club of the Bay Area:

1. Promotes and enhances the local Chicago Booth community
2. Provides opportunities for continuous education and exchange of ideas in business
3. Encourages communication and networking among Booth alumni and the business community

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