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Gary Kennedy ‘80, former President of Oracle USA: Practical Career Planning from a Tech Executive, an Entrepreneur, and a Private Investor in early stage Technology Companies.

by General Management Club

Speaker Leadership Career Development Personal Development VC Management Tech Entrepreneurship

Thu, 16 May 2019

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

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Join us for a Lunch & Learn with Gary Kennedy (Kellogg ’80). Gary will discuss practical lessons learned from his career trajectory in the Tech industry. He will cover the common patterns he has observed in all successful technology companies from joining Intel when he graduated from Kellogg to being one of the first few employees at Oracle and eventually becoming the President of Oracle USA.

Lunch will be provided.

If you prefer to virtually ask question for Q&A, you can do it through the SpeakUp app:

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Room: 38134


Speaker’s Bio:
Gary D. Kennedy
Private Investor, Double Eagle Ventures LLC

Most recently Mr. Kennedy was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Willowstick Technologies, a product company using its patented technology to map, model, and predict groundwater paths and patterns via electromagnetic waves. He is also the majority owner and managing partner of Double Eagle Ventures, a private venture fund targeting early stage investments. Double Eagle Ventures has been the seed stage investor in 11 companies including, TenFold, Overstock.com, iDirect, Neumont University, Imagine Learning, American School Academy, Kanab Hills, and Remedy Informatics. From December 2004 to 2014 he was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Remedy Informatics, a leading provider of registries for Life Sciences Research and Healthcare Delivery organizations. He served as the first investor, President, and Chief Executive Officer of TenFold Corporation a public software company focused on developing enterprise-scale software applications. From 1993 to 1996 Mr. Kennedy served as Mission President for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Prior to his missionary service Mr. Kennedy was President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Litton/PRC, Inc., a public systems integration company. Prior to joining Litton/PRC, Mr. Kennedy held various management and executive positions at Oracle Corporation from 1982 until 1990. His positions included National Sales Manager, Senior Vice-President Oracle Corporation and President of Oracle USA. He was one of the first handful of employees of Oracle. Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Kennedy began his career in 1980 as a Marketing Manager for Intel Corporation. Mr. Kennedy holds a B.A. in finance from the University of Utah and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
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Gary Kennedy

Private Investor

Double Eagle Ventures LLC

https://www.linkedin.com/in/gary-kennedy-424910/

Most recently Mr. Kennedy was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Willowstick Technologies, a product company using its patented technology to map, model, and predict groundwater paths and patterns via electromagnetic waves. He is also the majority owner and managing partner of Double Eagle Ventures, a private venture fund targeting early stage investments. Double Eagle Ventures has been the seed stage investor in 11 companies including, TenFold, Overstock.com, iDirect, Neumont University, Imagine Learning, American School Academy, Kanab Hills, and Remedy Informatics. From December 2004 to 2014 he was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Remedy Informatics, a leading provider of registries for Life Sciences Research and Healthcare Delivery organizations. He served as the first investor, President, and Chief Executive Officer of TenFold Corporation a public software company focused on developing enterprise-scale software applications. From 1993 to 1996 Mr. Kennedy served as Mission President for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Prior to his missionary service Mr. Kennedy was President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Litton/PRC, Inc., a public systems integration company. Prior to joining Litton/PRC, Mr. Kennedy held various management and executive positions at Oracle Corporation from 1982 until 1990. His positions included National Sales Manager, Senior Vice-President Oracle Corporation and President of Oracle USA. He was one of the first handful of employees of Oracle. Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Kennedy began his career in 1980 as a Marketing Manager for Intel Corporation. Mr. Kennedy holds a B.A. in finance from the University of Utah and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.


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