Cross the Chasm with Geoffrey Moore

by Wendy Soon on May 5, 2014

Dollarphotoclub_34773537_chasmbannerIf you’ve heard of the big ‘Chasm’ for early stage startups, or read the must-read for startups “Crossing the Chasm”, you’ve definitely heard of Geoffrey Moore. And yes, believe it or not, he’s coming to meet YOU at the next Igniter’s meetup!! So sign up HERE now, to learn directly from the expert!

It’s going to be yet another mega event organized by the fantabulous Stanford Igniters. You don’t want to miss it! 🙂

See you there on 27th May (tue) at 7pm!


About the speaker:

Geoffrey Moore is an author, speaker and business advisor to many of the leading companies in the high-tech sector, including Cisco, Cognizant, Compuware, HP, Microsoft, SAP, and Yahoo! His portfolio includes Managing Director of Geoffrey Moore Consulting, Venture Partner of Mohr Davidow Ventures, Chairman Emeritus of TCG Advisors, The Chasm Institute and The Chasm Group, Member of the Board of Directors of Akamai Technologies and several pre-IPO Companies.

His first book, Crossing the Chasm, which addresses the challenges of gaining initial adoption for disruptive innovations, continues to be a best seller and required reading in business schools and entrepreneurship curricula. Moore wrote four subsequent books which addressed the challenges faced by management when competing in hyper-growth markets (Inside the Tornado) and those faced by investors when managing a high-tech stock portfolio (The Gorilla Game). The two additional books both address the organizational challenges faced by established enterprises, in one case posed by the volatility of the technology sector overall (Living on the Fault Line), in the other by the need to reignite innovation in mature franchises (Dealing with Darwin). Escape Velocity rounds out these efforts in service to established enterprises by laying out a comprehensive program for engaging with next-generation trends while maintaining their core franchises.

Moore is an active public speaker who gives between 30 and 60 speeches per year, split roughly evenly between industry events and company-specific meetings. His speaking practice is global, addressing a spectrum of topics of interest to the high-tech sector, including high-tech market dynamics, business strategies, innovation, organizational development, and industry futures.

Earlier in his career, he was a principal and partner at Regis McKenna, Inc., a leading high tech marketing strategy and communications company, and for the decade prior, a sales and marketing executive in the software industry. He has a bachelor’s degree from Stanford and a doctorate from the University of Washington, both in English Literature.

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