Startup Series: "I Bought A Startup! The Story of Cox Target Media's Acquisition of Savings.com"
As part of Startup Series, Chris Cate, CIO of Cox Target Media (Valpak / Savings.com), will tell the story of Cox Target Media acquiring Savings.com in June 2012 from the acquiring company perspective. Learn what they looked for in a start-up to acquire and gain valuable insights into the acquisition process.
Chris Cate, Chief Information Officer
Chris is leading the Valpak and Savings.com integration, driving Valpak’s Agile Transformation, and is responsible for the development, implementation and support of all Information Technology & Support Services (ITSS) platforms for our franchises, employees and consumers. He and his ITSS team are responsible for the operation of our company’s core business systems such as VPOffice, SAP, Content Server, InsideValpak.com and Valpak.com. Recently, Chris and his team have been focused on developing and supporting our suite of new digital products. He joined Valpak in 1988 and has held several IT management positions including Director of Information Systems, Director of Data Systems and Systems Manager.
Wednesday, February 27th, 6:30pm
Valpak Manufacturing Center, Community Room, One Valpak Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33716