Category Archives: CFO Dinner

Market trends & international growth opportunities

Dinner for an invited group of CFOs, with discussion around market trends and international growth opportunities. Our guest speaker is James Downing, Vice President – Origination at Silicon Valley Bank UK.

The CFO Dinner is hosted by Bailey Fisher Executive Search in partnership with KPMG and Taylor Vinters.

Update on the market

Dinner and roundtable discussion for 30 CFOs of high-growth technology companies. The guest speaker was Ian Stewart, Chief Economist at Deloitte.

Routes to growth

Discussion was chaired by Alex Macpherson, Chairman of Octopus Ventures. Alex co-founded Katalyst Ventures in 2000 & was CEO for 7 years, creating the private angel network which became Octopus Venture Partners.

Is listing an exit?

Discussion was chaired by Ken Ford, Director of BrainJuicer plc, Scientific Digital Imaging plc & Nakama Group plc.  Experts at the table were Mark Russon, Business Development Manager – UK Markets, London Stock Exchange; and Arild Eide, Director at Hybridan LLP.

Preparing your business for exit

Co-founder and Partner at Highland Europe, Laurence Garrett is a highly experienced investor whose track record includes CSR plc (IPO on LSE), Trigenix (sold to Qualcomm), STNC (sold to Microsoft) & Select Software (IPO on NASDAQ).