Austin CEO Diaries: So You’ve Been Acquired. Now What?


Jag Bath


Brian Sharples

Twyla, Inc

So your tech company has been acquired — now what? Hear from Brian Sharples, Cotter Cunningham, and Jag Bath, 3 successful Austin-area CEOs who have built significant consumer-facing tech businesses to find out what life is like after their companies have been acquired. Learn how acquisitions can usher in new eras of growth and hiring, how to nurture existing cultures, how to merge different ways of thinking when the acquiring company doesn’t have tech roots, and how to deploy strategies that enable future success. Oh, and how about that new boss?

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced