EC Monthly Entrepreneurs' Coffee Series
Presented by C3 Consulting
Grab a morning coffee at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center on the 4th Tuesday of each month for the Entrepreneurs' Coffee Series, a panel discussion and Q/A with some of Nashville's most active entrepreneurs.
Discussion is focused on the process and experiences of forming and launching a high-growth business. Topics include experiences with hiring and personnel development, fundraising, pivoting a new enterprise, managing through an exit event, career paths that lead to "entrepreneurship" and balancing personal and professional commitments in a 24/7 lifestyle.
SEPTEMBER DISCUSSION AND MONTHLY LEADER
Tim Ozgener, Owner of OZ/ CEO of CAO Cigars • REGISTER
Tim Ozgener is a native Nashvillian who was born and raised as an entrepreneur. From 1999-2007, he led CAO on a blistering pace of growth -- developing of many of CAO’s most famous brands. Under Tim’s leadership, from 2000-2007, CAO’s revenues increased from $5 million to $25 million. Tim was named President of CAO in 2006. In 2007, a multi-billion dollar European conglomerate, Scandinavian Tobacco Group, acquired CAO for an undisclosed amount. Tim remained as President of CAO through the end of 2010. Tim's new venture is now co-founder and Executive Director of OZ- a contemporary Arts and Special Events center in west Nashville.
Event is FREE to attend. Donations are accepted.