March 31, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
This event is for Work In Progress members. However, non-members can purchase a $25 Day Pass which allows access to the event as well as to work in the worklounge for the day.
Carl Helgesson is a Swedish entrepreneur who lives by the motto “nothing is impossible”.
Carl has over 16 years experience in sales, where he succeeded in industries such as finance, insurance, IT, media and consulting. He has done business with small companies to multi-million dollar businesses including companies such as Sony, Ericsson, Sandvik, GE, Philips, and others. His biggest success was with the event agency Occasion, where he was one of two majority shareholders and took the company from a startup to over 15 million dollars in revenue. Occasion quickly became the leading corporate event agency and conducted some of the largest and most coveted events in the country for some of the largest multinational corporations. Helgesson has also received several awards within the event industry.
The last few years he has worked as a Growth Manager Strategist for one of Sweden’s densest business regions with the mission to create both growths in business and in the population. The goals include getting more people to become entrepreneurs, getting more companies to establish within the region, creating opportunities for growth for the existing industries and making the region more attractive for the living. Carl also acts as a mentor for several incubator companies in Sweden and holds a couple of directorships. He is a personal coach and mentor to a number of career-oriented people. He is also a personal trainer and nutritionist with a strong passion for fitness. Carl has spent the past 6 months starting a business in the US with a focus on e-health and dietary supplements with a genuine focus on weight loss. For those looking for a mentor who knows what it’s like to start from scratch to be successful, and who constantly see opportunities where others see problems, Carl Helgesson is the mentor for you.
Some of Carl’s focus areas:
- Company growth strategies
- Successful Entrepreneurship
- Goal orientation and goal setting
- Time management
- Personal development