Updated: Feb 16, 2019
How to lead a team to tackle complex problems is often the challenge many excellent tech engineers/researchers are facing. Although many of them are professional in handling "things", however, handling "people" is far more complicated than we can imagine. Motivating, inspiring, encouraging, guiding and leading a group of smart people run toward the same goal require new skills that individual contributors would need to acquire.
Founder of Robin.ly and TalentSeer; Managing Partner of BoomingStar Ventures
As a veteran business professional who has more than 15 year experience in high-tech sales, marketing, startup and investment, Alex Ren, witnessed the successes and failures of more than 300 startups during his career. He also talked with more than 100 leaders in high tech in the past 4 years as a proactive investor. His industry understanding and business acumen dramatically changed many people’s mindsets.
During this business camp, Alex Ren provided valuable insights on the essence of entrepreneurship and leadership, including lessons you might have to learn from real practices, real hardships and real failures.
Date: July 29, 2018, 2:00PM – 5:30 PM
Location: Santa Clara, CA 95054
The Essence of Business, in the context of AI, 2: 00PM to 3: 30PM
How to choose a great problem to work on
How to differentiate from others
How to transform a technology/research to product
How to navigate the process from 0 to 1, then from 1 to n
The economic model of a business
Competing with big enterprise: Innovator’s dilemma
The Essence of Leadership, 3: 30PM to 4: 30PM
Psychology of influence
Leadership styles and case studies
Leading the change
Mingle 4: 30PM to 5: 30PM
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