On Monday, June 13th Saint Mary's College South Bay Graduate Business Alumni Council hosted the first Executive Speaker Series featuring best-selling author, speaker, and advisor, Geoffrey Moore. Geoffrey delivered a dynamic presentation that showcased original content from his new book, Escape Velocity: Free Your Company's Future from the Pull of the Past, scheduled to be released September 2011.
Event attendance reached over 100 and included an amazing crowd of students, alumni, and community members. "This is the first time I've presented some of this content before, so you are my alpha test group. Please be sure to challenge me with questions!" said Geoffrey. The hour long presentation followed by audience Q&A covered topics such as:
- Performance Management Myopia: The Mistakes We Keep Making
- The Hierarchy of Power: Category Power
- Freeing Your Company's Future: Portfolio Dynamics
- Building Next-Generation Opportunities: Best Practices
The presentation and interactive discussion was recorded and the video will be released shortly. Click here to view photos of the evening's highlights. Click here to view the video of his presentation. "Geoffrey Moore's books are consistently on our MBA students' required reading list, and we are truly honored to have him speak to our students and alumni this evening," said Dr. Zhan Li, Dean of the School of Economics and Business Administration.
About Saint Mary's College Graduate Business Alumni
Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's College of California is a cornerstone institution of the San Francisco bay area. After nearly 150 years, with a network of more than 40,000 alumni worldwide, Saint Mary's tradition of educational excellence is stronger than ever. Saint Mary's College of California Graduate Business Alumni Chapter's mission is three-fold: network, learn and serve. Our goal is to connect graduates with new people and opportunities, provide continued professional development, and use our knowledge, experience, and skills to help those in our community. For information about how to get involved visit, www.smcbusinessalumni.com