7:00 a.m. — 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast and Registration
8:00 a.m. — 8:10 a.m.
Partner, Tax Services Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
8:10 a.m. — 9:00 a.m.
Partner and National Leader, Emerging Company Practice,
|Report on Emerging Canadian Software Companies: The CEO Perspective
(3.31 MB) Download the PDF presentation.
9:00 a.m. — 10:15 a.m.
Speaker — Tom Jenkins, Executive Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer, OpenText
|Capitalize on the Future: Digital Media
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10:15 a.m. — 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. — 11:55 p.m.
Session One — The Visionary and the Money
The Cyence Story: In November 2008, Cyence International was sold to Davis + Henderson Income Fund for $35 million. Hear the ups and downs of the Cyence story from CEO and Visionary Peter Hynde and Cyence's Venture Capital investor, Scott Clark of Covington.
Partner and National Leader, Emerging Company Practice
Managing Director, Covington Capital Corp.
|The Visionary and the Money
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Session Two — Legal and Tax: Operational Advice
The top 10 things CEOs need to know about intellectual property (IP) protection, commodity taxes, cross-border requirements and other 'fun' topics. This fast-paced review of legal and operational requirements for an emerging software company will tell you what you need to know to run your business, in as painless a way as possible.
Partner, Wellington Financial LP
Partner, Fasken Martineau
Partner, Goodwin Procter
Partner, Indirect Tax Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
|Legal and Tax: Operational Advice
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Session Three — What Do the Consultants Say?
We have invited three leading consultants who have advised hundreds of emerging software companies, to provide their views on what CEOs should be doing in today's economy.
Peter Evans will give his insights on what strategy means to an emerging company, and how CEOs should go about developing and implementing strategy.
Albert Behr will challenge your current strategy and show you alternative ways to implement your vision - ones tailored to Canadian CEOs managing through the economic crisis.
Allan Wilson will provide practical advice on how to execute your strategy on a day-to-day basis.
National Leader, Technology, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
President, Behr & Associates
Advisor, MaRS Venture Group & Founder, Riverdale Partners
President, Allan Wilson & Associates
|What Do the Consultants Say?
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12:00 p.m. — 1:15 p.m.
1:30 p.m. — 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.