Dr Tom McKaskill
ABOUT THE SESSION
Keynote Presentation – Build an Innovation Process
Whether you are a large firm or just working by yourself, innovations in your services and the way you do business will help you differentiate your firm from others in the same market. The good news is that anyone can create and add new innovations – you don’t have to be an inventor or a Bill gates to do it. Even small innovations make a difference!
This session will show you how you can develop an innovative culture in your business and provide you with a systematic process for identifying, evaluating and applying innovations.
Concurrent Session – Build Value for Growth and Succession
Whether you are building value in your business to enjoy the rewards of success as you work in it or via an exit, the strategies for value creation (risk reduction, resilience, profitability, growth and potential) are similar and are based on a set of techniques which can be applied in any firm. This session will set out the best approaches to both growth and succession and will challenge your long term plans.
Concurrent session Sponsored by Liberty International Underwriters
Global serial entrepreneur, educator, author and angel investor, Dr McKaskill is an authority on how entrepreneurs’ start, develop and harvest their ventures. He is the world’s expert on exit strategies for high growth enterprises. His experience includes multiple start-ups in the UK and USA, raising venture capital twice, undertaking two acquisitions and strategic trade sales of three businesses. Recently retired from the Richard Pratt Chair in Entrepreneurship at the Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship, Dr. McKaskill is the author of 14 books covering such topics as new venture growth, raising venture capital, selling a business, acquisitions strategy and angel investing.