You're in business to make money -- but it isn't always easy. You may find yourself beating your head against the wall about what that magic formula will be to take you into maximum profit. Well, you'll get those answers and more with a fireside chat with VC and Investor, John Sanders, of JohnSanders.com.
John D. Sanders serves as a strategic business consultant and promoter for emerging growth technology companies. He also has served as a Director and Advisor of several public and private technology corporations ranging in size of annual revenues from $1 million to $70 million.
John has spent nearly his entire life at the forefront of business, technology and investing. In his former years, he built a successful and profitable TechNews company that he sold to a little company you may know as, The Washington Post. He packaged some of his best material into "Parables for Entrepreneurs" which you can download on his website here or listen to it on Apple and Google Podcasts.
John is invested in several businesses locally and around the nation. He also serves several philanthropic efforts through his foundation, the John Sanders Tech Ed Foundation. When it comes to getting money, raising money and convincing people to give it to you, he know what's up.
I guarantee you there's something you can learn from John's decades of career long success that will put more dollars in your pocket.
Don't miss us on February 5, 2020 at the Veterans Association of North County if you'd like to make sure your business is getting top dollar in 2020.
John D. Sanders is a strategic business consultant advising businesses on how to leverage capital, meet maximum profit and comprehensive growth. He's managed companies with revenues from $1 million to $70 million, providing insight that helps businesses of any size reach their full potential. John invests in small business and tech companies, where his passion thrives.
John D. Sanders serves as an investment banking / strategic business consultant and promoter for emerging growth technology companies. He also has served as a Director and Advisor of several public and private technology corporations ranging in size of annual revenues from $1 million to $70 million.
He is the Chairman Emeritus of the Grand Strand Technology Council (serving Myrtle Beach, SC and surrounding counties) and was Founder in 2008. The Council is a non-profit member organization with initiatives in personal networking, Women in Technology, Robotics and STEM Education Support, and Startup.sc. The purpose of the Council is to Enhance the Region's Technology-Driven Business.
Prior to its sale to The Washington Post Company in 1996, he was Chairman and CEO of TechNews, Inc., publishers of Washington Technology newspaper. The publication and allied events & promotions served to enhance strategic planning and business growth of technology-intensive companies serving the CEOs, corporate and technical management, and business developers. He was founder and served as Chairman of the National Technology Fast 500 Program and its companion regional Technology Fast 50 programs that annually list and promote the fastest growing technology companies in the United States. He has served as Chairman of the Washington DC Technology Council after a short period as Interim President. The Council provides forums and interactions among technology companies, organizations and the federal and local governments to foster a stronger regional business environment and community involvement.
For more than twenty years, Dr. Sanders was an investment banker, specializing in the equity financing of emerging technology corporations. He has been the principal in the initial public offerings of a dozen companies and has served as advisor to numerous other public corporations. More thn forty private placements of equity capital have been organized through his efforts, including start-up entrepreneurial situations as well as established public entities.
Prior to entering the investment banking industry, Dr. Sanders served as a research scientist for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, as a Member of the Technical Staff of RCA Research Laboratories, and as a Development Engineer for general Electric Company.
He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Virginia and Kentucky, a Life Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Society of Investment Analysts, Association for Corporate Growth, and Founder of the Association of Technology Business Councils. In 1992, Dr. Sanders was recognized as the "Titan of Technology" at the Greater Washington Region High Tech Awards Gala.
A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Sanders maintains residence in Carlsbad, California with his wife Carole.