Jerry Rebel, CFO of Jack in the Box, spoke on the business model transformation of how to stay relevant & grow. He described the key decision points along the way including some difficult choices regarding restructuring and an early retirement offering to reduce overhead costs, while at the same time continuing to invest in the brand for the long-term during the recession. You can see his full presentation here – Jack in the Box Presentation
John Reilly, President of SeaWorld San Diego, presented a brief history and exciting plans to continue to introduce visitors to the beauty and life cycle of marine animals, how they are cared for and the importance of studying their behaviors. Click here to learn more – SeaWorld Presentation.
Mark shared the story of PIRCH, a San Diego-based company exploring the intersection of joy, empathy and appliances as it expands nationally into luxury retail centers.
The talk focused on scaling the unique culture of PIRCH that serves as a catalyst for memorable human experiences.
You can explore more on PIRCH here – http://www.pirch.com/
If you missed Garry at the May dinner, learn more about the key ingredients to the WD-40 success…and it has nothing to do with the “formula.” Click on “Belonging to a Tribe 5-1-15.”
If you happened to miss Gary Rayner in September, you can view his slide deck here. Its not as good as hearing his story live, but its something.
For those of you that missed the “State of the Copuncil” meeting prior to the September 11th dinner meeting, you can review the attached slide deck. Members should reach out to Pete Tentler with any questions. BEC State of the Council 09112014