How are Local Entrepreneurs Succeeding or Failing
Sponsored by IEEE ENET
co-sponsored by Chinese Union Technology Enterprises (CUTE) and New England Section of the Optical Society of America (NESOSA)
Boston Entrepreneurs’ Network in conjunction with NESOSA invite you to bring your stories for a night of networking and a talk by Jack Derby of Derby Management and Common Angels on Tuesday evening, April 12, 2011 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. The event will take place at the NERD – Microsoft, New England Research & Development Center One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142 - 11th Floor Commons Room, and the charge is $10 for all attendees, with a light dinner and soft drinks included, catered by Off the Vine caterers.
The night will be mainly for networking with a talk from Jack Derby on the theme of the evening - successes, failures and lessons learned by entrepreneurs in the past year or recent years, with Jack speaking from his experience as coach, mentor, CEO and angel investor.
Jack Derby’s background includes past positions as CEO of Mayer Electronics Corporation, President of CB Sports, President of Litton Industries Medical Systems, CEO of Datamedix Corporation and President of Becton Dickinson Medical Systems, before he formed in 1990, Derby Management, a management consulting firm specializing in both emerging and middle market growth companies. Jack is extremely active in the New England emerging and middle market business communities. Jack has been named to Mass High Tech’s All Star Team. Additionally, he was Chairman of the MIT Enterprise Forum, Vice Chair of the Smaller Business Association of New England, President of the University Club of Boston and is currently Chairman of the Association for Corporate Growth of Boston. Jack is also an investor with Common Angels and corporately, Jack is currently a Director at the Associated Industries of Massachusetts, Accounting Management Solutions, The Alliance Companies, Beacon Hospice, Brainshark Corporation, Common Angels, Research Frontiers, Rome Snowboards and Ntirety Inc. Jack has been an active board member in 10 other companies. Jack is a graduate of Boston College, the University of Chicago and the United States Peace Corps. He divides his time between working in Boston, living and snowboarding in southern Vermont during the winter and living and surfing on the beach in NH whenever he can.
$10.00 fee for all attendees.
6:30 - 9:00PM Meeting Presentation
Note: Meeting at NERD – Microsoft, New England Research & Development Center One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142 - 11th Floor Commons room
To expedite the registration process, we ask that everyone -- Members as well as Non-members -- preregister online for the meeting. We will have badges ready when you come in. Part of preregistration is a "Virtual Card Basket". The contact information for attendees is distributed to all attendees. If you would like your contact information to be excluded from the distribution, please be sure to click NO on the online registration form. Please note that online registration for this meeting will close at 12:00 midnight on April 11, 2011, however, registration at the door will be available.
Boston-ENET LinkedIn Group. Extend the networking beyond the meetings, join Boston-ENET's LinkedIn group at http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1857314 .