The Entrepreneurs Club: Growing Pains
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)
New York, NY
Do you feel that you spend a lot of time “putting out fires”? When your organization expands it can often experience different types of growing pains indicating that things are not as they should be regarding the organization’s development. Gain more experience on how to deal with planning, leading, communicating and controlling the various members and resources of the organization during expansion. The organization is forced to make changes, in order to grow it cannot remain at status quo, but where do you start and how do you make the necessary alterations?
Join SACC New York Entrepreneurs Club for a panel discussion on Growing Pains – How to Grow Your Business, on organizational management and listen to our experts discuss common organizational growing pains and how they have handled them.
Pernilla Ammann, COO & Partner, Mother New York
Creative agency Mother was founded in London in 1996, and has over 400 employees in three continents with offices in London, New York and Buenos Aires. Mother London was named Agency of the Decade in 2009 by Campaign Magazine and Mother New York was named Advertising Agency of the Year in 2009 by Creativity Magazine. Pernilla Ammann joined Mother New York from its opening and is today COO & Partner.
Siggi Hilmarsson, Founder & CEO, siggi’s - The Icelandic Milk & Skyr Corporation
Siggi Hilmarsson is the founder and CEO of the Icelandic Milk & Skyr Corporation, better know as siggi's yogurt. In 2006 he started making his own skyr yogurt and began selling it at a local farmers market. Now, seven years later, his products are available in stores nationwide. Siggi Hilmarsson landed on Food & Wine's prestigious 40 under 40 list of the most influential people in the U.S. food scene.
Morten Sohlberg, Chef, Farmer & Owner of Smörgås Chef Restaurant Group
Morten Sohlberg opened his first Smörgås Chef restaurant featuring Nordic cuisine in New York City in 2003. He has since grown his restaurant group into a multi-unit operation with 6 locations in New York City and New Jersey, which includes 3 Smörgås Chef restaurants and 3 Crepes Du Nord creperies. Morten Sohlberg is a seasoned entrepreneur with diverse professional backgrounds that span fine cuisine, design, finance, business administration and education.
Johan Lidén, Principal of Industrial Design & Co-Founder of aruliden
Johan Lidén is the Principal of Industrial Design and Co-Founder of aruliden, the award-winning brand strategy and product design consultancy. After 20 years of experience within industrial design, including global clients such as Microsoft, Estee Lauder and Nike, Johan Lidén established the firm together with Rinat Aruh in 2006 to bridge the gap between design and marketing. His work has been recognized in several competitions, museums and press worldwide.
Moderator: Peter I. Pernebo, Principal & Co-Founder of Vistrada
Peter I. Pernebo is the Principal and Co-Founder of Vistrada, a New York based management and strategy consulting firm. He started his career working for Andersen Consulting in Sweden and the U.S., and in the early 2000's he headed up several eCommerce and dot.com projects. In 2010 Mr. Pernebo started Vistrada, and is today part of the management team and responsible for developing new client offerings and the corporate growth strategy.
Date: February 13, 2013
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: Skanska, Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue, 32nd Floor, NY 10118
Fee: $30 to be paid by check or any major credit card prior to the event.
RSVP: No later than February 11, 2013. Please note that no cancellations are accepted after noon February 11. Tel: +1 212 838 5530 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2013 Entrepreneurs Club Series is generously sponsored by Nixon Peabody LLP
This event is generously sponsored by Skanska USA