CEO pay is certainly in the news. Do those headlines matter to you and relate to your world? If you sell to CEO’s or they approve your sales, do you know how to think like a top executive – and communicate in their sphere?
Jack Byrne, Principal of Ascend Consulting, will take us inside the real world of executive pay practices to help you “think like a CEO”. Jack will draw on his 20+ years as CEO/COO of NW companies and startups, as well as Ascend’s exec comp consulting practice. You’ll learn what’s really behind the headlines, what matters to you, and how exec pay functions.
Jack Byrne is Principal with Ascend Consulting, a trusted advisor on executive and board compensation since 1999 to over 80 of the Northwest’s top mid-small cap firms. CEO’s and boards benefit from Ascend’s unique combination of Jack's 20+ years as CEO-COO of high growth companies with partner David Lough’s 30+ years at the forefront of executive pay consulting.
Jack led multiple companies to double-digit growth including IMI Titanium, Inc. as founding CEO, where he directed the startup to become a significant supplier to the world’s largest aerospace firms. He was honored with the Oregon Governor's Award for Emerging Business and served on boards in technology, chemical manufacturing, wine & healthcare. He holds an MBA from the University of Oregon, a BS in Materials Engineering from Drexel University, and was appointed professor of operations strategy for the University of Oregon Executive MBA program. Jack is also the creator of the Supply Chain Targeting Matrix©, helping many companies build enterprise value through supply chain transformation. Jack and his wife Pam live in Bothell, and he is deeply committed to community and church activities.