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Ciena is the network specialist. We collaborate with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete.


The Gates Corporation is the world’s leading manufacturer of power transmission belts and a premier global manufacturer of fluid power products.


Xerox the leading enterprise for business process and document management, global services, claims reimbursement, automated toll transaction, customer care centers and HR benefits management.


Visual Marking Systems provides solutions for the original equipment manufacturing (OEM), point of purchase (retail), public transportation, industrial consumables and fleet graphic industries.


Microchip Technology Inc. a leading provider of microcontroller & analog semiconductors, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost & faster time to market for thousands of applications worldwide.

Patheon is a global provider of pharmaceutical development and manufacturing services, which help customers of all sizes satisfy complex development and manufacturing needs at any stage of the pharmaceutical development cycle.


CEB is the world’s leading member-based advisory company. We have a unique view into what matters — and what works — when capitalizing on drivers of business performance. With 30 years of experience working with top companies to share, analyze, and apply proven practices, we begin with great outcomes and reverse engineer to help you unlock your full potential.  Learn more >

AchieveCorp_Logo_NMAchieve Corp is here to ensure that you have the right people, with the right knowledge, skills, work habits and values to accomplish your objectives. We build stronger organizations that accomplish more, through better practices, processes and performance.  Learn more >

Michael Hvisdos & Janet Gerhard

Helping People and Businesses Achieve Their Full Potential

Michael Hvisdos is a proven EVP, COO and VP of Sales & Marketing with global experience that knows how to develop and deliver sustainable revenue and profits on a global basis for Fortune 500 and startup organizations. Full accountability for all corporate, development, marketing, strategic, financial (P&L) and operational aspects of running businesses. Proven track record securing over $100 MM in financing for projects and equity (internal and external) to support startup businesses and new business platforms. Experience partnering with and managing investors, shareholders, and Board of Directors.

Janet Gerhard
has extensive experience transforming the way organizations understand and manage the customer experience. By analyzing and strategically changing how organizations interact with their customers, she helps clients redefine their growth strategy and customer experience ecosystem thereby driving top-line growth and bottom line results.