CONNECT FrameWorks Workshops: Using Employee Stock Ownership to Build the Company You Want

March 5, 2013 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
10905 Road to the Cure
San Diego,CA 92121
Melissa Beyer858-964-1316E-mail

CONNECT FrameWorks Workshops present

Using Employee Stock Ownership to Build the Company You Want

In partnership with the Beyster Institute at the Rady School of Management, UC San Diego

Program Overview:
Explore the idea of employee ownership – it can transform a company, improving performance and accelerating growth. This workshop will focus on key techniques for implementing employee ownership and how a start-up can benefit from it. Learn how actual employee-owned companies operate and thrive in today’s environment.

Benefits of Attending:

  • An overview of employee ownership and how it can help a start-up venture;
  • Techniques for implementing employee ownership;
  • Key considerations in making it work well;
  • Actual examples of employee owned ventures and how they operate.

Who should attend:
Founders, CEOs, and other leaders of growing ventures who want to know how other companies have used employee ownership to grow and thrive on their own terms.


About the Presenters:
Martin Staubus
, Associate Director, the Beyster Institute at the Rady School of Management.

Martin is a nationally recognized expert on the design and operation of arrangements that give employees an equity interest in the company they work for. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in the employee ownership field in several capacities, including practicing lawyer, VP of human resources, and management consultant. Staubus holds a B.A. in economics from UC Berkeley, an M.B.A., and a law degree.

Thad Kahlow, CEO, BusinessOnline.

BusinessOnline is a San Diego firm specializing in performance driven digital marketing.  Founded in 1996, the firm uses a data-driven approach to help companies drive more qualified traffic, convert that traffic to leads and increase revenue.  Thad is a leading authority on online marketing and a visionary leader who believes that in today’s innovation-driven economy, companies that operate as a committed, involved and engaged team of people will be the ones that succeed.

John Yi, Founder and CEO, KES, Inc.

John has over twenty years of leadership experience in high-technology firms, with roles in general management, marketing, sales, business development, and program management. He has founded three high technology companies during that time, driving success through organizational direction, mission focus, creative problem solving and team achievement.  John holds an engineering degree from UC San Diego and an MBA from San Diego State University.



SME CONNECT Member / Springboard Companies $30

Pre-Registration $45

At the Door $65

*Registration will close on or before March 4.

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