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Partner Event: How to Manage Your Board with Carter Cast & Dave Habiger, Pritzker Group

August 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Carter and Dave, two former CEOs and board members of multiple $1B+ businesses (both venture backed and public) as they discuss how to craft and manage your board.

Monday, August 14, 2017
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Central Standard Time (Ends on Monday, July 10, 2017)
Room 2.03
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Carter and Dave bring a wide range of experiences to bear on this topic across many sectors, eCommerce (Blue Nile, eBay, Hayneedle, Walmart.com), SaaS (Textura), Marketplaces (SMS Assist), Video / Infrastructure (Sonic, NDS), and many other high growth technology companies.

– Learn board management best practices and key dos / don’ts
– Opportunity to ask any questions you have about boards and how to work with them
– Walk away with actionable, practical advice on how to get the most out of your board members


Dave Habiger
Dave Habiger is a Venture Partner at Pritzker Group Venture Capital, and a successful serial entrepreneur and company leader. Over his career, Dave has served as CEO of Sonic Solutions (sold to Rovi for ~$1B), NDS (acquired by Cisco for $5B), and Textura (sold to Oracle for $663M). In 2008, Habiger was chosen as one of Corporate Leader Magazine’s 40 under 40 business leaders and regularly appears as an industry expert on media outlets including CNBC, CNN, Fox, The Street.Com and Bloomberg TV. Hollywood Reporter chose him as one of 2010’s Digital Power 50 and in 2011 Habiger was chosen as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Mr. Habiger is a director on numerous public and private boards.

Carter Cast
Carter Cast is a Venture Partner at Pritzker Group Venture Capital, and played a pivotal role in building multiple iconic consumer internet brands. Carter started his career in marketing for Frito Lay, then became the founding CMO of Blue Nile, the CMO of eBay, the CMO of Electronic Arts, the CEO of Walmart.com, and the CEO of Hayneedle. In 2011, Carter joined the faculty of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, where he is a clinical professor teaching entrepreneurship and marketing. Carter sits on the board of SMS Assist and is also a member of the advisory board of Northwestern University’s Kellogg Innovation Network.

Carter: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carter-cast-704188b/
Dave: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davehabiger/


This is a member only event host by 1871, DePaul is part of 1871! That means you have access to our office (at Merchandise Mart) and to their events. Students from every college across the university are welcome to apply to reserve workspace in the 1871 DePaul office. Recent DePaul alumni also have access to 1871 up to 6 months after their graduation date. Apply for access to the 1871 DePaul office through this link. Once we approve your application, you will receive instructions on how to reserve the DePaul 1.18 Space and register for workshops.


August 14, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am




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