Strategic Partners: Friend or Foe?

Past Event

Strategic partnerships can be a great win-win relationship. Each party may gain access to resources, innovation, expertise, and connections on terms that are more favorable than those available on an “independent” basis. However, strategic partnerships present unique risks and challenges. This session will examine how strategic partnerships can go well — and go wrong. Panelists will share best practices and proven methods on how to effectively manage and grow strategic partner relationships.

Moderator:
Edouard C. LeFevre, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Panelists:
James A. Simms, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary, Vicor Corporation
Timothy Thompson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Proventys
Michael Wetzer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cyandia, Inc.

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