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Information Technology and Your Business

Jon Elsasser, Retired
Timken Company

November 12, 2014
Canton Regional Chamber
222 Market Ave N, Canton
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Jon Elsasser, former senior vice president and chief information officer of The Timken Company and a lecturer at Ashland and Malone Universities on management information systems and strategy and strategic planning will present “Information Technology and Your Business.” Elsasser will address “The Big Three Questions” you should ask before you create or update your information technology plan. Elsasser has served as a start-up business board member and advisor for the following companies: Arkovi (venture funded), Tiffin Metal Products, Jarrett Logistics Systems and V2 Technology. He is an investor and member of East Central Ohio Tech Angel Fund and the recently created, Impact Angel Fund.

This is the seventh event in a year-long speakers program by the Stark Entrepreneurship Alliance.

Registration Information

The cost is $25. Registration information is available at the Small Business Development Center, Kent State University at Stark. Choose the SEA Speaker Series tab.