Innovation Insights explores the impact of new and emerging concepts in sales, marketing, strategy and leadership for CEOs of growth-driven business-to-business companies.
Tags: Focus Area: Leadership, executive communication, leadership strategy, entrepreneurship, b2b business growth, growth strategy, business execution, competitive differentiation, market opportunity assessment, associations, CEO Profile Series
Kathy Clark is a visionary leader with a history of innovation in the technology industry. As the co-founder of Landmark Systems, she built the firm from a two-employee startup to a 330-employee, $60 million enterprise later sold to ASG Software. Kathy has served as board chair of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), as well as on the boards of George Mason University, Shenandoah University and the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges. She has been named both a KPMG Entrepreneur of the Year and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Most recently, Kathy served as President & CEO of Smarthinking, Inc. We recently caught up with Kathy to learn about her entrepreneurial journey, her insights on business and her experience working with Wendt Partners.
Tags: Focus Area: Leadership, business strategy, executive communication, exit strategy, b2b business growth, competitive differentiation, market positioning, technology, NVTC, Pearson Education, strategic sale, CEO Profile Series
As an international healthcare professional with more than 25 years of experience, Jim Marinucci has a clear vision for new strategies that can improve the delivery of care to a diverse range of patient populations. As the CEO of Via Medica International, he is implementing that vision at the cutting edge of innovation. We recently interviewed him at the City Club of Washington to learn more about his approach and accomplishments.
Tags: marketing strategy, value proposition, brand strategy, web strategy, b2g, Focus Area: Leadership, b2b, business strategy, startup, business leadership, leadership strategy, b2b business growth, international business, CEO Profile Series
Having immigrated to the United States from Africa and with an extensive background in the global hospitality and housing sectors, Ferdinand Akesse developed a vision for helping international executives achieve a more successful transition to the United States. In launching Transitions from Africa, he brought to bear all of his personal and professional knowledge to create a world-class resource. In this interview, Akesse shares how he developed his vision and brought it to life, and how Wendt Partners helped him make its success possible.
Tags: brand strategy, web strategy, b2g, Focus Area: Leadership, b2b, business planning, business leadership, business launch, international transition, startup strategy, multilingual website, CEO Profile Series