Speeches

Speeches and Panel Discussions

  • “How To Succeed With SaaS” – Presented at the EuclidSR Partners Conference, while moderating a CEO panel exploring the SaaS business model
  • “Secrets of Sustained Success” – Presented at a CEO Panel with Amnon Landan CEO of Mercury Interactive, Bernard Liautaud, CEO of Business Objects, Mike Greenough, CEO of SSA Global and Jim Cashman, CEO of ANSYS in San Jose, California
  • Blasting Through Growth Chokepoints: How you can avoid the deadly growth plateaus that plague all software and IT service entrepreneurs” Presented at the China IT Outsourcing Summit, Beijing, China and at the Software Business Conference in Santa Clara, California
  • “Show Me The Money! Companies That Recently Received VC Funding” – Panel discussion moderator at the Growth & Exit Strategies For Software & I.T. Companies Conference, New York
  • “The Software CFO As Hero” – NYSIA CFO Council, New York
  • “What The Elite 2% Know About Creating Years Of Profitable Growth” – Software Business Conference and Software University On-Line Class
  • “Secrets Of Long-Term Success” – Presented to the Faculty of the Harriman School Of Business At Stonybrook University
  • “Secrets of Long-Term Success: How The Elite 2% Achieve Long-Term Success” – Long Island Software CEO Council
  • “Long-Term Success: Six Lessons Learned” – New York Software Industry Association CFO Council
  • “Long-Term Success: What Does It Take” – Software Business Conference, Boston
  • “Successful Business Strategies In The Software Industry” – Presented to the Faculty of the Harriman School Of Business At Stonybrook University
  • “Success Secrets: Achieving Growth and Profitability Despite Lack Of Financing” – Presented to the New York New Media Association (NYNMA) New Ventures SIG
  • “Lessons Learned From Successful Software Companies” – Long Island Software and Technology Network (LISTnet)
  • “Lean Startups: A New Way To Think About Building A New Business Or Products” Presented to the leadership team of Vision Care; to the portfolio companies of Canrock Ventures, VC firm ; to both the NYTECH CEO Council and to the LISTnet CEO Council; and to undergraduate students at Hofstra
  • “Eleven Pitfalls of First-Time Startup CEOs–And How To Overcome Them” presented to the portfolio companies of Canrock Ventures and to the LISTnet Mentoring Event
  • “An Overview Of Four Popular Sales Methodologies: What Is Distinctive About Each And Why That Matter To You” New York Technology Council’s Sales and Marketing SIG.
  • “Leveraging New Trends In The Global Ecosystem” Moderated a panel from Microsoft, Symphony Services, Hyperion Solutions and Kazeon Systems at the Business of Software Conference in Santa Clara, California
  • “CEO Panel: Growth Challenges And Opportunities” Software Business Conference  San Francisco, California
  • “Tech M&A 360: Buyer, Entrepreneur and Banker Perspectives on Maximizing Value In The Post-Bail Out Economy” he Technology Executive Network New York
  • “CEO Panel- Growth Challenges: Thriving and Surviving in Good Times–And Bad” Interop in Las Vegas, Neveda
  • “CEO Panel – Effectively And Efficiently Spending Private Equity”  Software Business Conference, Denver Colorado
  • “Venture Capital Panel: New Opportunities For First Institutional Round” World Financial Symposium, New York
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    William Lieberman
    CEO, Xtiva