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TubeMogul Inc.TubeMogul was doing OK, but Brett Wilson knew it could do even better

Brett Wilson could see the concern from his employees when he and his team at TubeMogul Inc. decided to take the company in a completely different direction in 2011.

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Northern California 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year®

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® reaches across the country to encompass nearly 10,000 distinguished American alumni celebrated in 25 U.S. regional programs.

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Northern California 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year®

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Polycom Inc.Jeff Rodman and his team help bring people closer

The idea of gathering in a conference room and connecting with another party halfway around the world is commonplace today. Polycom helped make it happen. Learn how Jeff Rodman helped lead a team that changed the way business gets done.

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Brown and CaldwellCraig Goehring has helped Brown and Caldwell find success in the virtual realm

Craig Goehring is a professional engineer and a student of leadership. Both skills have been put to the test in recent years as he has steadily changed the organizational structure of Brown and Caldwell.

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Insights

How to choose the right CFO for your company

The ability to nurture and build relationships is critical for today’s CFOs, says Larry Ormsby, a partner at ON Partners. In businesses that are characterized by rapid growth, Ormsby says, the seemingly perpetual onboarding of new employees and either Wall Street or Private Equity financing means relationships need to be established quickly so trust and cohesiveness can be formed.

Be clear about your company’s needs before pursuing a new line of credit

One of the keys to securing an appropriate line of credit for your business is being clear with your bank about the problem you’re trying to solve, says Kelly Cook, senior vice president, Technology Banking Group at Bridge Bank.

Attention to detail is critical for candidates exploring executive roles

The hiring market for executives is robust in select industries. There seems to be more opportunities than there are candidates to fill them, which has led many candidates to make rudimentary mistakes that eliminate them from consideration.

Why your search for an investor has to be about more than just money

With such great effort needed to get your product out the door, you want partners you’ll be comfortable working with for extended periods of time. When you face challenges, as most growing businesses do at some point, the relationship you have with your financial partner can go a long way toward determining your future.

How to structure competitive executive compensation packages

Finding great candidates to fill executive positions is inherently difficult. Though quality candidates can be found, companies tend to lose their top pick because they can’t meet a candidate’s compensation expectations. “Companies often enter into an executive search intending to construct a competitive compensation package for the right candidate,” says Tim Conti, managing partner at […]