Learn the basics of business development and walk out of class having closed your first deal! After an awesomely fun workshop on the basics of biz dev, everyone will participate in a biz dev role-playing simulation to really deepen their understanding of how deals get done.
Scott Pollack has 12 years of experience in business development and startups. Scott currently works on Digital Partnerships & Development for American Express. Prior to American Express, Scott was responsible for a $30MM sales distribution partnership pipeline at Dow Chemical. On the startup side, Scott was the founder & CEO of Hot Pot Culinary Events (http://www.hotpotevents.com) , a social cooking experiences company based in NYC. Scott began his startup life as a Java developer, and rose from intern to CIO of UVentures (acquired by Innovaro) as a 19 year old college freshman. Scott writes about business development at http://www.startofthedeal.com
Wed, May 9th, 2012
7:00 pm – 10:30 pm EDT