So You Want to Be Acquired- Stories from Two Recent Tech Buy-Outs
Exiting your start-up via a buyout is one of the biggest dreams of a Founder. But what is it really like? Rally Software, with offices in Boulder and LODO was bought out in Q4 of 2015 by CA Technologies, and Denver-based Ping Identity was acquired in April 2016 by Vista Equity Partners. Hear this panel discussion about their experiences, pros and cons of being part of a larger corporation, and what they might have done differently.
Amy Hoffman- Workplace Leader, DLR Group
Beau Christensen- Director of Infrastructure Operations, Ping Identity
Tarun Reddy – VP of Engineering, CA Technologies-Agile Central
Steven Demchuk - VP of Product, CA Technologies-Agile Central
Stacie Ward – Customer Relationship Manager, CA Technologies – Agile Business Unit
Candice Bowen – HR Leader & Executive Business Partner, CA Technologies