What You May Not Know About Outsourcing: What, When and Why You Should Care
CEOs and other entrepreneurial leaders responsible for building and scaling their companies understand the conflicting pressures that face them: Sourcing the right talent to meet ever-evolving needs, managing budgets with limited resources, and maintaining enough agility to adapt the organization as the business evolves.
Join our panel discussion focused on understanding best-practice models and considerations for working with outsourced partners to help support or lead key business functions. Outsourcing can yield a range of benefits including operational excellence, cost savings, and business agility. However, leaders must understand when, how and what to outsource to make the right decisions for their firm based on their objectives, stage and unique requirements. The goal of this session is to help you better understand the advantages and considerations of outsourcing and give you a chance to network with like-minded professionals.
Food, wine & beer will be served!
5:30 – 6:15 PM - Registration & networking
6:15 – 7:00 PM - Panel Discussion / Audience Q & A
7:00 – 7:15 PM - Closing Remarks
7:15 – 8:00 PM - Networking
Keith Cline, Founder of VentureFizz
Keith founded VentureFizz in 2009 to tell the stories of Boston’s successful leaders and fast-growing organizations, and help people make connections through the VentureFizz Job Board, Networking Calendar, and BIZZpages. Under Keith’s leadership, VentureFizz has grown to become a well respected source for technology, entrepreneurship, and career inspiration in Boston. Keith has contributed to leading publications on topics related to entrepreneurship and recruiting, including Inc., Forbes, Fox Business News, The Boston Globe, Xconomy and Boston Business Journal.
Nancy Drees, CEO & Founder of Vacaré Group
Nancy has more than 20 years of experience in technology recruiting, process improvement, and employment branding. Her talent acquisition consulting firm, Vacaré Group, has worked with some of the hottest emerging growth startups in Boston including, Hubspot, Paydiant, CLYPD, DataXU, Evertrue, Verivo, zCater, Pixability, Temp@lert, Bostinno, Acorio, and Forward Financing, among others. Nancy is recognized as one of the leading recruitment professionals in the Greater Boston area, topping Linkedin's recruiting lists.
Natalie Nathanson, President & Founder of Magnetude Consulting
Natalie is a tech sector entrepreneur with 15 years of marketing experience building and leading marketing functions. As President of Magnetude Consulting, she leads a team of seasoned marketers that help entrepreneurial B2B companies market the right way in today’s increasingly complex environment by providing fractional marketing department services spanning marketing strategy, content development, digital marketing, and sales enablement. Prior to founding Magnetude, Natalie led a global marketing team at Forrester Research and has also held marketing communications and product marketing marketing positions in high growth B2B tech firms.
Tom Libby, CEO of Diversified Sales Solutions Inc.
Tom is a seasoned Sales VP and business development executive who is CEO of DSSI, a firm that provides outsourced sales solutions. Over the past 16 years Tom has developed his management, leadership, and sales skills in diverse industries and includes experiences in small companies up to and including fortune 500 companies. He has received numerous awards and accolades during his career. He is a business professional with demonstrated results, as well as the ability to produce in high pressure situations.