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Cofounders, Hiring and Firing

Los Angeles Spring 2012 Semester

What talent do you need in the beginning to be successful? How do you recruit the first team members with extremely limited resources? How do you conduct a thorough interviewing process? How do you compensate? How do you set expectations, measure results and remove or fire under-performing resources? Do you need a cofounder? Do you need to have engineering in-house?

Recruit your first team members.
2012-05-14, 06:00 PM


Dale Fox
Co-Founder and CEO, Tribogenics

Seasoned startup entrepreneur with a proven record of turning ideas into revenue generating businesses. Successfully launched over two dozen consumer products, executing at all phases from conception through to distribution. An early adopter and passionate market expe...

Mark Landay
Managing Director, Dynamic Synergy

Mark J. Landay is managing director of Dynamic Synergy and has spent nearly two decades providing start up and growth companies with retained executive recruitment. Approximately 33% of the companies he has consulted to have gone IPO or been acquired by public companies...

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