New Washington (Seattle) Chapter: Strategic Market Analysis, April 30

We are pleased to announce the launch of Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP)’s Washington state chapter!  Chapter co-chairs are Mark Huson and Ashley Rees.  We look forward to being a platform for best practices and shared learning. Whether you’re a current or prospective SCIP member, please join us for our official chapter launch event on Tuesday, April 30, where we’ll provide a glimpse of our plans for the chapter over the coming months and years.

The chapter launch will also feature a presentation by Larry Moores, a former U.S. Army officer and current Vice President of Consumer Mobile Analytics and Reporting at Opera Software. Larry is a trusted expert quoted in trade publications. His presentation will focus on market analysis at both the general and strategic level. He’ll cover topics such as understanding the impact of time, separating fact from fiction, processes and analytical frameworks, ethics, and the importance of focusing on action.

Speaker

Lawrence (Larry) Moores is a marketing and product management executive with an entrepreneurial focus and over 14 years of experience in the mobile communications services market.  Prior to his career in the mobile industry, Larry served as a career U.S. Army officer with over 20 years of experience in a variety of command and staff positions.  Larry is currently Vice President of Consumer Mobile Analytics and Reporting at Opera Software. Prior roles include Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at RealNetworks, Vice President of Wireless Solutions at VeriSign, and Director of Market Planning and Analysis at Illuminet (VeriSign). In addition to a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University, Larry holds Masters Degrees from Husson College and the U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS).

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About SCIP News
The Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP), formerly the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, is a global nonprofit membership organization for everyone involved in creating and managing business knowledge. Our mission is to enhance the success of our members through leadership, education, advocacy, and networking. Specifically, SCIP provides education and networking opportunities for business professionals working in the rapidly growing field of competitive intelligence (the legal and ethical collection and analysis of information regarding the capabilities, vulnerabilities, and intentions of business competitors). Many SCIP members have backgrounds in market research, strategic analysis, or science and technology. Established in 1986, today SCIP has chapters around the world, with individual members in nations around the globe. In addition, SCIP has alliance partnerships with independent affiliate organizations in many countries.

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