Sunday, May 16, 2010

June 7th AZIGG: New Product Development

Products the World Wants, from Arizona
Panel Discussion of Global New Product Development Experts
Monday, June 7th, 7:30 - 9:00am
Networking starts at 7:00am
ASU-SkySong, Global Suite 200
1475 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale (at McDowell)

Jim Foxworthy - President, Pragmatic Marketing
David Zuckerman - President, Raytech Design & Development
Hamid Shojaee - CEO, Axosoft
Moderator: Doug Bruhnke

Join new product design and development business leaders who run companies that contribute world-class consumer, industrial and technology products to over 10,000 large and mid-sized companies around the world, from their headquarters right here in Arizona. You should attend if new products are important to your business strategy or if your business sells to large and mid-sized global companies.

Investment $15 includes coffee and continental breakfast, at SkySong
AZIGG, then click on 6/7/10

Jim Foxworthy is President at Pragmatic Marketing, Inc. He is an industry veteran with more than 30 years in the computer industry and has been using the Pragmatic Marketing Framework since the early ‘90’s. Prior to joining Pragmatic Marketing, Jim was president of a consulting firm focused exclusively on implementations of the Pragmatic Marketing Framework. In that role he helped nearly 100 organizations become more tuned in to their markets. Jim attributes his success to a strong balance of technical, sales, and executive knowledge.

David Zuckerman is co-founder and President of Raytech Corporation, a full-service product design and development firm based in Phoenix. Raytech provides holistic, user and client-centered services that help product managers get new products to market with higher positive impact and lower risk. David has been in the product development field for over 15 years. As an Industrial Designer and a project manager for engineering programs, David and his team at Raytech have worked with clients in solar technology, specialty audio equipment, GPS equipment, automotive accessories, and other consumer and industrial products.

Hamid Shojaee is founder and CEO of Axosoft, a Scottsdale-based software company that specializes in tools to help software development teams Ship Software On-Time. Prior to starting Axosoft, Hamid was a Senior Consultant with Microsoft and helped Microsoft's enterprise customers become more efficient at managing their software development projects. As an expert in the field of Software Development, Hamid has developed the world's #1 video for learning the popular Scrum software development methodology. The 8-minute intro to Scrum has been viewed more than 200,000 times on YouTube.

Doug Bruhnke, Growth Nation and AZIGG