Speaker: David Friedman
Presentation topic: 6 Steps to Beat the Competition
Synopsis: This presentation discusses how you can analyze and assess the competitive landscape and position your startup for success in just 6 steps.
About the Speaker: David is a tech savvy marketing and business executive (CMO/COO) who is known for growing profitable revenue through product innovations and marketing creativity. During his career he has commercialized more than $1 billion in new products; if you fly on an airplane with internet service, David commercialized the first wifi service while he was a VP at Connexion by Boeing. He wants to focus on building another company in the small to mid-cap range while also helping to mentor the next generation of leaders of a company. He is a TechCoastAngel of Orange County and member of the UCI Graduate School of Business E2E Mentoring Program.
The Lunch & Learn event is an opportunity for Experts-in-Residence (EiRs) to present informal talks and Q&As with startup teams working at the Cove. The talks will cover such diverse topics as branding, marketing, pitching mistakes to avoid, investor relations, and prototyping.
Check-in 11:30 am Open to UCI students, staff & faculty, alumni, startups, spinoffs & Cove EiRs.