Why attend? It's free. It's informative. And, it's JD Sherman. What else do you want? Orange Ping Pong Balls from HubSpot? Deal!
JD Sherman will share thoughts and experiences on the following:
The evolution of how consumers shop and buy
Why businesses should think about their marketing/sales as an investment rather than an expense
Match the way you run your company to the way people want to live and work
Prior to HubSpot, JD spent six years as Akamai's Chief Financial Officer, where he was responsible for finance, strategic planning, and corporate development. During his tenure, Akamai grew from over $200 million to $1.2 billion in revenue, with over 2,000 employees globally, and was added to the S&P500 index. JD also served as the Chief Financial Executive of IBM's $21 billion Systems and Technology Group. During his 15-year career at IBM, JD held a number of senior executive positions in finance.
As Vice President of Finance and Planning for the zSeries Server Division, JD served as financial and business leader for IBM's $5 billion mainframe computer division. He was instrumental in the company’s pricing strategies and led a worldwide finance and sales operations team responsible for an $800 million expense budget. JD also served as CFO for CommQuest, which was acquired by IBM. He developed the post-acquisition business plan and led the integration of CommQuest into IBM.
JD holds a BA in Economics from Emory University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He also graduated from BR High School!
Food, Fun and Marketing Advice will be served up!
We hope you can join us!
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