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MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Presents: "Successful Exits: Practical Tips for Entrepreneurs" Panel of Experts on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/06/13 -- The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will present an Innovation Series event: "Successful Exits: Practical Tips for Entrepreneurs" on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. It's human nature to strive for success, whether it is achieving a personal goal or a successful business venture such as a lucrative company sale or an IPO. While there is no magic key for achieving success, there are valuable principles that if applied can increase the probabilities of successful outcomes. This Innovation Series event will focus on critical success factors and provide insights on key actions that led to successful outcomes. The panel includes local experts, founders and CEOs that will offer practical tips for success.

The panel features:

  • Brook Colangelo, SVP/CIO of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and former CIO for the Executive Office of the White House
  • Katherine Hays, CEO of GenArts, Inc. and Co-founder of Massive, Inc., sold to Microsoft
  • Maura FitzGerald, CEO of Version2Communications and Co-founder of FitzGerald Communications, sold to Omnicom Corp.
  • Kent Plunkett, CEO Skytec Group Former Chairman and CEO of Salary.com, successful IPO and subsequently sold to Kenexa/IBM.

The moderator, Bob Davis, is a General Partner at Highland Capital and former CEO of Terra Lycos.

This event is sponsored by Microsoft.

When:
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
5:30-6:10pm: Registration and snacks
6:10-8:00pm: Event
8:00-9:00pm: Come next door to the R&D Pub on the 4th Floor of the MIT Stata Center at 32 Vassar Street for drinks and networking thanks to our sponsor!

Where:
MIT EG&G Education Center, Room 34-101
50 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

Registration and information:
http://www.mitforumcambridge.org/events/innovation-series-event-successful-exits-valuable-lessons-leading-to-valuable-results/

Pricing:
Enterprise Forum Members: $20; Non-members: $45; All Enterprise Forum Sponsors, Free. Students from all universities are free with college ID. Pre-registration is encouraged.

About The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge (http://www.mitforumcambridge.org/ )
The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge is one of the 27 worldwide chapters of the MIT Enterprise Forum, Inc. The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge builds connections to technology entrepreneurs and to the communities in which they reside. The Forum produces over 70 seminars, panel discussions, case studies and networking events yearly.

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