Description: The panel on Demystifying Corp Dev for Startups featured speakers from corporate development teams at Cisco, F5 Networks, and CA Technologies. The discussion provided insights into startup M&A including when and how to engage with corp dev teams, what large tech companies look for in acquisition targets, common mistakes you should avoid, and the importance of transparency (from both sides) during the process.
- Andrew Stern, VP Corporate Development, F5 Networks
- Debra Danielson - SVP, M&A Strategy & Distinguished Engineer, CA Technologies
- Helder Antunes – Sr. Director, Corporate Technology Group, Cisco
- Moderator: Jonathan Lehr, Managing Director, Work-Bench Ventures
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Video by David Raviv