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GSMA Mobile World Congress 2017

I will be at GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona for the week of February 27th. I will be conducting CEOs and boards of the Fortune 100 companies throughout the show, working with them to address their business and product goals. If you are in town, I hope you will take the opportunity to reach out to me and grab a coffee.

-Mark Robinson

"Productdude"

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Press Interview: Trelleborg & Smart Rail

On Friday, October 7th, 2016, I was interviewed by Bjorn Raunio regarding the groundbreaking  Trelleborg and Smart Rail partnership. During the interview, I highlighted the fact that these types of partnerships provide large companies with the ability to expand their product offerings to customers and small companies with the opportunity to expand their market reach. The article will be published in Q1, 2017

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UCLA's Global Access Program

On December 3rd, 2016, I will be participating as a judge at UCLA’s Global Access Program (GAP) finale.  Several companies will be presenting their business models and plans for review in this event.  The event will be closed to the general public but anyone who is in the area is welcome to reach out to me to grab a cup of coffee.

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UCLA's Global Access Program

On December 12h, 2015, I have the honor of participating as a judge at UCLA’s Global Access Program (GAP) finale.  Several companies will be presenting their business models and plans for review in this event.  The event will be closed to the general public but anyone who is in the area is welcome to reach out to me to grab a cup of coffee.

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TestSnap's First Public Demo on September 1st and 2nd

Hello World,

TestSnap will be providing its first public demo on September 1st and 2nd in Stockholm, Sweden. The event is STHLM Tech Fest and will be held at the Stockholm Waterfront Congress. The event starts at 3pm on September 1st and concludes the following day at 5pm. 

We will have a demo booth at the event and our very own Olle Alvemark will be presenting the product. Come join us, witness and experience the easiest-to-use automated testing tool you will ever see.

-We look forward to seeing you.  

Mark Robinson

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Lean Business Book Kickoff

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Lean Business Book Kickoff

Please join me in kicking off my new book in Oslo Norway on September 17, 2015.  The event will be held at:

Brenneriveien 9, 0182 Oslo, Norway

The party starts at 4pm and goes to 7pm. There will be drinks and great music.

This book outlines how to effectively plan and launch your business by using a far more efficient approach than putting together a complicated business plan. Feel free to reach out to me if you would like an invitation. All are welcome.

-Mark Robinson

You can follow what happened on the Lean Business Twitter feed

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UCLA's Global Access Program

On December 13h, 2014, I have the honor of participating as a judge at UCLA’s Global Access Program (GAP) finale.  Several companies will be presenting their business models and plans for review in this event.  The event will be closed to the general public but anyone who is in the area is welcome to reach out to me to grab a cup of coffee.

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Norwegian Business School - Taking Advantage of Silicon Valley Trends

I will be lecturing entrepreneurs at the Hotel Shatuck Plaza (Berkley) on Silicon Valley Trends at 8:00am.  This will be an exciting lecture and discussion based upon a wide series of interviews and discussions we have conducted with scores of companies, venture capitalists and associations.

Following the presentation, I will be participating on a review panel for investment ideas.

This event is sponsored by the Norwegian Business Council.

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Bootcamp Training

On June 2nd, I will be offering our 2nd annual bootcamp program to the business community of Norway.  This program is designed to give entrepreneurs a crash course on how to run an international business.

This program will be presented in a wide variety of cities throughout Norway:

  • Førde: 2 -3 June (4th 1-1s)

  • Lillehammer/Hamar: 5 – 6 May (10th 1-1s)

Please register with Ingvild von Strand (out of the Oslo Office of Innovation Norway) to attend.

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Innovation Norway & Arena Biotech North

I will be presenting on Silicon Valley Trends, 2014 to a delegation from Innovation Norway and Biotech North at 470 Ramona Street in Palo Alto at 9:00am.  This presentation will outline new trends that we are seeing in technology covering areas such as energy, telecommunication, wearable technology and security.

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Copenhagen Business School

I will be presenting to approximately 50 students from Copenhagen Business School (CBS) on startups in the Silicon Valley.  This will be presented at 470 Ramona Street in Palo Alto at 4:00pm.  Please feel free to join the discussion.

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Tech Incubator Kickoff, Fall 2014

I will be kicking off the Technical Incubator (affectionately known as TINC) for Innovation Norway from August 12-14th in Oslo (Innovation Norway Boardroom).  The program will continue in Silicon Valley at Innovation House where I will be an Executive Advisor to the companies we are working with.

This will be an exciting event because not only will we be bringing over several new Hi-Tech firms but three (3) will be from Sweden.  This program will be heralded as the first cooperative program between both of these Nordic countries.

-Mark Robinson “Productdude”

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