Takeaways: 101 Lessons from 30 years as a Silicon Valley CEO

Takeaways: 101 Lessons from 30 years as a Silicon Valley CEO

by Lacy Edwards


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Silicon Valley is the business Mecca of the 21st century. It draws entrepreneurs and business leaders from all across the world who are seeking success and lucrative opportunities. But while there are opportunities, there aren't enough for everyone. Success there is mined from experience, from past failures, and from lessons won over the course of a lifetime.

What if there was an experienced professional with over 30 years of history in Silicon Valley willing to share their story, their wisdom, and their experience?

Lacy Edwards is just that man. "Takeaways" is his story as a CEO in Silicon Valley. He has helped build six software companies, and now he's helping you build yours. In 101 short, understandable lessons you'll receive the experience it took him 30 years to earn.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781098356255
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 04/21/2021
Pages: 140
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Over thirty years as a Silicon Valley software industry CEO, raised numerous rounds of public and private capital, managed several mergers and acquisitions, led a successful IPO, led companies through explosive growth as well as significant downsizing, served as a board member for a number of public and private companies, mentored several CEOs and business leaders, as an entrepreneur started or helped start companies from ground zero to hundreds of employees, hired to turn around stalled companies, built worldwide distribution networks, Limited Partner in several venture funds, evaluated hundred of business plans for venture capital/private equity funds, recognized as CEO of the Year by Insider Magazine, Awarded Entrepreneur of the year by Harvard Business School Club, twice as CEO placed companies in Inc 500, lectured at over 100 colleges and universities on entrepreneurship, served as Executive in Residence for academic year 2003-2004 at Auburn University, active public speaker on entrepreneurship and leadership.

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