Steps to Prepare Your Company for an Acquisition with Scott Millwood

Steps to Prepare Your Company for an Acquisition with Scott Millwood

Scott Millwood


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https://podcast.nz365guy.com/280

  • A discussion about with Scott as the CEO and co-founder of Customer Effective. 
  • Scott’s role and responsibilities 
  • Acquisition of Customer Effective by Hitachi in 2014 
  • A conversation about how Scott handled the acquisition. 
  • Discussions on how Scott prepared for the acquisition. 
  • With new products available in the market, how did they stay focused on what they do as an organization? 
  • Key things and lessons learned during the acquisition of Customer Effective 
  • The process involved during the acquisition of Customer Effective 
  • Discusses how Scott creates an effective culture within a team in an organization 
  • Talks about the development of skills leadership and talents within Customer effective. 
  • The importance of hiring people in an organization 
  • Scott talks about what Scott is working on right now. 
  • Talks about how they attract customers  
  • How they make sure their product fits what their customers want or need? 
  • Opportunities for ISVs, SI Partners, IV in relationship to Microsoft. 
  • How they offer services and engage in big projects. 

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Scott Millwood

Scott Millwood is the CEO and co-founder of Yesflow, a business process automation company specializing in conversational AI. Scott is the former CEO and co-founder of Customer Effective which was acquired in 2014 by Hitachi, the 38th largest company in the world. Prior to co-founding Customer Effective, Scott held senior leadership positions and was an Executive Officer of Datastream Systems (NASDAQ: DSTM), a publicly traded enterprise software company. Scott is the current chairman of NEXT, an entrepreneurial support organization he co-founded in 2005. He enjoys golf, skiing, mountain biking, off-road triathlons, travel and college football.