The founding leadership in a business sets the world view, the tone for the culture that decides whether a business will succeed or fail in the long haul. Culture is set from the start, you can’t change it and if you try, you will destroy value in your business. Here is the proof.
David Russo is Founder and President of Eno River Associates, Inc., a coaching and consulting practice which advises companies and executives on employee engagement issues, “Employer of Choice” initiatives, optimizing executive search efforts, and Human Capital Management best practices including HR technology choices. He is also the author of a “wake up call” talent management book, 17 Rules Successful Companies Use to Attract and Keep Top Talent. Previously, David was Chief People Officer for Peopleclick, Inc., the world’s premier vendor of strategic workforce acquisition software and services. He is also a past Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer for the world’s leading human resources professional association, The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and served on the Board of The SHRM Foundation.
Before he began his consulting practice, David was the president and chief executive officer of Empliant, Inc., providers of ASP-delivered employee self-reliant human resources technology solutions.
BUSINESS OF SOFTWARE – FOR PEOPLE BUILDING GREAT SOFTWARE BUSINESSES.
This year will be the 7th Business of Software, a three day conference for founders who want to build sustainable, profitable software businesses. BoS has always been a special conference for our delegates and we want to keep it special.
Attendance is restricted to just 400 attendees in 2013 and we have 200 places taken and the next 100 tickets (as of April 20th) will be sold at the second Early Bird Rate.
If you want to see all of the action from Business of Software 2012, the videos of the talks are available in one place now: