Fall 2010

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Inside the Fall 2010 Issue:

Sailing the Sea of Uncertainty
Between troubled European credit markets, a Gulf oil spill, and a potential double-dip recession, many CEOs are struggling against currents they can’t control. But some Alliance members, like James White of Jamba Juice, are focusing on the things they can control—and getting results.

Alliance Community Activities
Recent Alliance CEO Community Activities included a variety of CEO events such as:
CEO Roundtables in which Bay Area CEOs discussed “Mergers and Acquisitions” and “Exiting Via IPO or M&A," Keynote discussions with Andrew Meikle, a high performance researcher and consultant, and Noah Alper, founder of Noah’s Bagels and our Alliance CEO Spring Dinner in the South Bay.

Spurring Bureaucracy to Action: A Case Study
What happens when government won’t move its feet? Learn how Eric McAfee, CEO of AE Biofuels, used a three-step plan to shake government officials into funding long-awaited grants.

New Members
Check out our newest Alliance members who run companies in industries such as solar technology, enterprise video management, blended frozen drinks, new product design and Internet infrastructure, and many others.

Upcoming Events
We've got some great events coming up, including our Alliance Fall Dinner and Holiday Dinner; and keynote discussions with Eamonn Kelly, CEO of the Global Business Network and author of “Powerful Times,” Bob Johansen, futurist and Distinguished Fellow with the Institute for the Future, and James White, CEO of Jamba Juice. Alliance members are invited to attend all keynote discussions, even if their private group is not meeting that day.

Also inside: Member News; our most recent Progressive Dinner; and our new partnership with the Dynamic Consulting Group (DCG). Download it now!