Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers
Winter 2010 Houston Semester
What should you outsource, and what do you need to do in-house? How to segment the vendors that you need? What vendors do you need right when you start, and what vendors will you need as you grow? How do you recruit and select the important vendors? What are tips and tricks to manage vendors in order to ensure a consistent level of quality? How do you fire and replace under-performing vendors? What are common mistakes made when dealing with vendors?
Develop a process to select key vendors.
2011-01-19, 07:30 PM
principal, Alkimie Pte. Ltd.
John Young is a USPTO-registered patent attorney and businessman, originally from California, where he attended Harvey Mudd College receiving undergraduate and graduate engineering degrees with a focus on systems and communications. Along the way John has worked in the p...
Ziv Gillat - Co-founder, Eye-Fi (Silicon Valley FI), Eye-Fi, Drop, Fluxx
Ziv Gillat is Cofounder of Eye-Fi. Previously, Ziv worked at Silverback Systems, iReady, Zaffire, Photo Access, and Apple. Ziv is a professional photographer with a passion for helping consumers backup and share their photos and videos. He received his B.S. in computer sc...
Founder and CEO, Mint.com & Fountain
Aaron Patzer is both the visionary and technical mind behind Mint.com. With 10 patents filed or pending, Aaron brings strong innovation skills to Mint. Prior to founding Mint, Aaron worked in the fields of bioinformatics, optical networking, computer architecture (includ...