Stanford, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2006
Alumni Career Services at Stanford Graduate School of Business, together with the Highland Team and Kathryn Ullrich Associates, Inc. announce the next program in the career seminar series, Getting To The Top. This series explores the skills and knowledge successful marketing and sales executives leveraged in their careers to get to the top.
The seminar Getting To The Top in Marketing will take place Tuesday, March 7, at Stanford GSB, Bishop Auditorium at 6:00 PM.
The panel features marketing executives from Adobe, Cisco, eBay and Symantec. This powerful group of executives will share the keys to their successful careers.
- Tom Bobich, General Manager and Chief Services Officer, Visage Mobile
- Melissa Dyrdahl, SVP Corporate Marketing and Communications, Adobe
- Judy Kirkpatrick, VP International Development, eBay
- Denise Peck, VP Marketing Operations, Cisco
- Jon Pedley, Director of Portfolio Advisory Client Experience, Charles Schwab & Company
- Marlene Williamson, VP Americas Marketing, Symantec
Mercy Eyadiel, Director, Stanford Graduate School of Business Alumni Career Services explains, “Alumni need to understand what skills are important for the next step in their careers. Successful marketing executives will explain how these skills change as one moves up in marketing management, as well as the importance for top talent to seek their own training and mentorship.”
Deborah Henken adds, “These leaders will share not only what worked, but what mistakes they learned from during their career. Executives will provide a candid, honest assessment of the expertise needed to lead first-class marketing teams.”
Other programs in the Getting to the Top series are:
April 4 Getting Unstuck
June 6 Getting to the Top in Public Relations
September 7 Getting to the Top in Strategic Alliances and Channel Management
November 9 Getting to the Top - CEOs with Marketing and Sales Backgrounds
Registration is available at http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=104155. The fee is $40 in advance, $60 at the door. Stanford Graduate School of Business alumni that pre-register are welcome for a discount price of $25, or $35 at the door. Stanford Graduate School of Business student fee is $15.
About Stanford GSB Alumni Career Services:
Alumni Career Services offers a broad range of expertise, services, programs, and resources to assist Stanford GSB alumni with their continued career development. We offer the GSB Alumni Job Board, Executive Career Coaching, Self-Assessment and Job Search Tools, Workshop Presentations, Career Reading Lists, and Industry Guides. For more information, contact Mercy Eyadiel, Director of Alumni Career Services, at 650.724.3130 or visit our website at https://alumni.gsb.stanford.edu/career/.
About the Highland Team:
Highland Team, a go-to-market consulting firm creates revenue-enhancing strategies and programs to launch and grow businesses focused on strategic marketing, channel strategy and development and go-to-market planning and implementation. Highland Team’s over 50 years of startup and corporate executive experience delivers strategic thinking combined with rapid implementation that assures results. For more information, contact Deborah Henken at 650.224-6295 or http://www.highlandteam.com.
About Kathryn Ullrich Associates, Inc.:
Kathryn Ullrich Associates, Inc. specializes in the recruitment of senior-level executives for technology and consulting companies. Kathy and team combine proven search experience with working knowledge of high technology functional skills and industry experience to find top executive talent. For more information contact the firm at 650.458.8737 or http://www.ullrichassociates.com
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