ATLANTA, Dec. 28, 2010 –The Technology Executives Roundtable (TER), an association that consists of more than 100 CEOs, CFOs and general managers in Georgia’s technology community, announced today that Sami Jajeh, principal of Arketi Group, has been appointed president of TER, replacing James Davis.
Jim Morgan, CFO of nuBridges, will serve as TER’s 2011 vice president and Evan Rogoff, CFO of QuantiSense, will serve as the group’s secretary.
“TER offers thought-provoking forums on relevant, timely topics for executives in the Georgia technology community,” said Sami Jajeh. “As president I look forward to continuing our efforts in bringing the high-tech community together to discuss complex business issues and drive the technology industry forward.”
Jajeh, Morgan and Rogoff were recognized as president, vice president and secretary at the Dec. 14 meeting. The organization holds monthly, invitation-only meetings at the City Club of Buckhead on the third Tuesday of the month. Atlanta technology executives seeking to attend TER events should visit www.ter-atlanta.com.
As principal at Arketi Group, a high-tech PR and digital marketing firm, Jajeh provides the company’s clients with senior-level expertise and marketing advice from a technology businessperson's perspective. Jajeh’s career spans almost every aspect of creating great companies, but the largest portion of his career has been spent in marketing, business development and entrepreneurship - ranging from IBM to co-founding two start-ups. Jajeh serves on the board of the GRA/TAG Business Launch and is also very active in High Tech Ministries.
As CFO for nuBridges, Morgan oversees all aspects of Finance and Administration. Prior to nuBridges, he was the senior director of finance and administration at CMI Marketing. At CMI, Morgan helped develop the financial systems and infrastructure to track and process member transactions with partner companies. Before that he worked at Goldman, Sachs and Co. in the Fixed Income Division, and worked for The Walt Disney Co. in Corporate Operations Planning. Morgan holds an MBA in Finance from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from StanfordUniversity.
Rogoff is CFO of QuantiSense, a leading provider of business intelligence and data warehousing applications for specialty retailers. He has been helping technology executives grow their businesses for over a decade. Rogoff started his career at Arthur Andersen, where he was a manager in the corporate restructuring practice and part of the firm’s audit team. He has been actively involved the local community and serves as vice president of the University of Michigan alumni club and as a speaker at local technology forums. Rogoff graduated from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has been a Certified Turnaround Professional.
“With extensive knowledge of Georgia’s technology community and successful track records in their respected industries, Jajeh, Morgan and Rogoff will continue to strengthen TER’s position as the leading executive technology forum in Georgia,” said James Davis, immediate-past president of TER and founding principal of Buckskull Partners. “Moreover, with the support of the 2011 board, TER will provide invaluable insights for entrepreneurs to network and learn from some of Georgia’s brightest technology executives.”
The other 2011 TER board members are:
Thomas Armstrong of Silicon Valley Bank
Jodie Braner of Pritchard & Jerden
Eric Christ of Zeolite Consulting
Ed Daihl of Surgical Information Systems
Frank Dalton of Fulcrum Ventures
James Davis of Buckskull Partners
Jeff Jarvis of Agentek
Doug Legg of Wm. Leonard & Co.
Bill Leonard of Wm. Leonard & Co.
Seth McDaniel of Frazier & Deeter, LLC
Ann McDonald of Morris Manning, & Martin
David Mims of Sophicity
Phillip Naples of Pritchard & Jerden
Mike Neumeier of Arketi Group
Michael Price of CEO Ventures
Wayne Reid of Frazier & Deeter, LLC
Andy Rico, Silicon Valley Bank
Greg Smith of Xerox Mortgage Services
Randall Tolbert of Preparis, Inc.
Heinz Wegener of Cross Technologies
John Yates of Morris Manning, & Martin
About Technology Executives Roundtable
Technology Executives Roundtable (TER) is an association for Georgia technology executives that provides CEOs, CFOs and general managers with the ability to maximize the value of companies through the exchange of top ideas, candid talk and a forum to share what is working, what is not and best practices to unlock business value. Monthly meetings feature speakers and panels of local and national experts covering topics such as strategic alliances, crisis management, non-conventional financing, M&A, intellectual property protection and other issues of interest to senior executives on company growth. For more information, visit www.ter-atlanta.com.