Driving Growth in Technology

The Proto Connecticut ACM Chapter is proud to announce their June general meeting on Tuesday June, 18th at 5:30 pm. You DO NOT have to be an ACM member to attend.


Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: CCAT East Hartford
222 Pitkin St. East Hartford, CT (near 84/91 interchange)


Growth through innovation is not just about technology or
products but rather about the careful design and optimization of
the business with people, processes, policies, and partners with
purpose, passion, persistence, and perspiration!

In this talk, Dr. Srini Chari will share his experiences first
in working at a large technology firm (IBM); followed by running
a small emerging technology software startup; and now at being a
solo entrepreneur. He will discuss the key differences between
these three scenarios. including how to optimize and grow the
business by working with key stakeholders including investors,
clients, business partners, employees, and others.

He will take a 360-degree-view examining each business scenario
across various dimensions, ranging from strategy (strategic intent
marketplace insight, technology innovation, business design) to
execution (critical operational tasks, climate/culture, talent,
organization, etc.). He will highlight the key differences and
lessons to be learned. Most of the talk will focus on the practical
aspects of leading or running a technology intensive business.

About the Speaker

Srini has over 20 years of experience in information technology
and is an authority on emerging computing technologies with a
focus on high performance computing and cloud computing. Prior
to co-founding Cabot Partners Group, Srini was president and CEO
of TurboWorx, Inc., a bioinformatics software company providing
workflow solutions for grids and clusters.

Before that, Srini spent 13 years at IBM, where his last
position was Program Director, Emerging Businesses, Corporate
Strategy. Srini was a start-up member of IBM’s Life Sciences and
Healthcare business unit.

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