Atlanta CEO

CEO Roundtable Discussion of Disruptive Innovation

Insights from Merrick Furst: When looking at your own organization, realize that the results are not going to be what you expect. Embrace and learn what makes your system immune to change. On Start-Ups: Change the model; start-ups aren’t companies, they are people with ideas. Bet wide and shallow; give a tiny bit of money […]

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Merrick Furst

Merrick L. Furst, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, runs commercialization and new venture creation and directs undergraduate programs and faculty development in the College of Computing at Georgia Tech. He recently founded the anti-botnet startup, Damballa, Inc. Prior to GT he was a professor at UC Berkeley, president of the International Computer Science Institute at Berkeley and […]

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Atlanta CEOs Hear from VCs

It was standing room only at The Challenge of Raising Capital,Wednesday, January 26. Thanks to Venture Capital panelists: Gerald Benjamin,Atlanta Equity, Frank Dalton, Fulcrum Equity Partners; Tom Hawkins, Arcapita; Ross Mason, HealthTrain Ventures; and Fred Sturgis, H.I.G. Capital.

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Touring the Ron Clark Academy December 6, 2010

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At the 2010 Ron Clark Academy Special Event

Thanks to all who attended and contributed to a succesful evening at the Ron Clark Academy. Here are executives Kelly Gay, Charlie Paparelli, Dave Gould, Bert Ellis, Sig Mosley and Wain Kellum competing in “Are You Smarter Than an RCAer?”.

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