San Francisco Bay Area Regional Event – March 27, 2019

Featuring Million Dollar Consultant® Alan Weiss

How do you take your business to the next level? Can you continue to grow without increasing your labor intensity? Do you have the courage to break through to a higher level of success?

If you’re a consultant, coach, or in a related professional services field, you will not want to miss this conference.  Mark your calendars now and reserve a spot for March 27, 2019 in the San Francisco Bay Area for the SAC Regional Spring Meeting.

This daylong event features Alan Weiss, the founder of SAC and author of Million Dollar Consulting, as well as sessions with these experts sharing best business practices:

  • Take Control of Your Business: How to Have the Courage to Succeed –  Soulaima Gourani, Tradeconductor.Com
  • When Less is More: The Power of Advisory Work vs. Hands-On ConsultingRobbie Kellman Baxter, Peninsula Strategies
  • Ready, Set, Launch! What Clients Expect From ConsultantsJennifer LeBlanc, ThinkResults Marketing, and a panel of clients: Brigitte Alexander of Intel Corporation, Jodi Sievers of Nektar Therapeutics and Kathryn Bowsher of Act One Healthcare

Join us for a day that will show you how to accelerate the growth and success of your business, while you interact with premiere consultants and colleagues from the Bay Area and across the globe.

If you are a consultant, coach, or other professional services provider, this is an event not to miss!

Special rates for members of SAC partner organizations. See below.


          Northern California Chapter

Location and Fees:

The Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport
1177 Airport Boulevard
Burlingame, CA 94010

March 27, 2019
8 AM – 4 PM
Continental breakfast and buffet lunch included

SAC Member – $245
Partners  – $295
Non-members – $345

Special Offer: Join SAC now AND attend the event at the member price:  $449
(email if you choose this option)

Keynote Speaker

Alan Weiss

Million Dollar Consultant Alan Weiss, president of Summit Consulting, has been called the “rock star of consulting.” He’s published over 500 articles and 60 books on consulting, is an inductee into the Professional Speaking Hall of Fame® and the concurrent recipient of the National Speakers Association Council of Peers Award of Excellence. He has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants, one of only two people in history holding both those designations. The founder of SAC, Alan has developed the premiere global community for solo consultants.

Afternoon Speakers

Brigitte Alexander

Brigitte Alexander is managing director of artificial intelligence (AI) partner programs for Intel, where she is responsible for creating a scalable and vibrant global AI partner ecosystem on Intel AI technology by attracting, recruiting, and maintaining relationships with best-of-breed enterprise independent software vendors, system integrators, and original equipment manufacturers. Previously, Brigitte led ecosystem and global marketing for Vuforia, an augmented reality platform owned by Qualcomm and then sold to PTC, and held a variety of positions, including director of partnerships, partner marketing, and product management, at such companies as Yahoo and Infospace. Brigitte holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Robbie Kellman Baxter

Robbie Kellman Baxter has been advising entrepreneurs on business strategy for 20 years. Her clients have included solopreneurs and venture-backed startups as well as industry leaders such as ASICS, Netflix, Electronic Arts, and The Wall Street Journal. She has worked with nearly 100 organizations in over 20 industries on growth initiatives.

She is the author of The Membership Economy: Find Your Superusers, Master the Forever Transaction & Build Recurring Revenue, named a top 5 Marketing Book of the Year by, based on the popular business term “Membership Economy” coined by Robbie. Her expertise with companies in the emerging Membership Economy extends to include SaaS, media, consumer products and community organizations.

Kathryn Bowsher

Kathryn M. Bowsher helps healthcare’s change-makers navigate the increasingly complex environment to achieve adoption at scale of their transformative innovations.  She is the founder and Managing Director of Act One Healthcare, a consulting group that serves provider, product and digital organizations, such as Johnson & Johnson, Stanford Health, Raptor and Health Evolution. Kathryn built Act One on lessons learned from 25 years driving the success of more than 40 new products and initiatives spanning a wide range of therapeutic areas, sites of care, and business models, the world over. She speaks regularly on the growing complexity of change in healthcare and understanding the stakeholder level decision pathways critical to transforming

Soulaima Gourani

Everything Soulaima Gourani does is focused on creating more innovators, critical thinkers and problem solvers – more peace in the world. She received recognition as one of Denmark’s brightest businesswomen when she received the prestigious Rising Star award and the Talent 2004 award. Since then, she has gained valuable management experience with companies such as Hewlett-Packard and A.P. Moller-Maersk.

Today, Soulaima Gourani exploits her vast knowledge and experience as an adviser and speaker for some of the world’s most innovative companies, when they seek inspiration and motivation. She is also the author and contributing author of a number of books about successful business and investing, as well as co-owner of NerdySpeakers and former CEO of the company CetCapitalAid. She and her family have lived in the US since 2016.

Jennifer LeBlanc

As CEO and founder of ThinkResults, Jennifer LeBlanc works with CEOs, CMOs and change agents to drive results. For two decades, Jenn has been launching companies and delivering leads and revenue growth for companies of all sizes including Microsoft, Intel, PeopleSoft, SAP, Taleo, Nektar Therapeutics and numerous life sciences and tech startups. To date, her work has delivered over $1.5B in new revenue to clients. She is the author of the #1 Amazon bestseller Launching for Revenue: How to Launch Your Product, Service or Company for Maximum Growth and the new book Changing Tides: Powerful Strategies for Female Founders, released in fall 2018.

Jodi Sievers

Jodi Sievers joined Nektar in 2010 and is responsible for corporate communications including media relations, corporate branding, digital communications including social media, investor communications, executive communications and employee communications. She has more than 15 years of experience in pharmaceutical and biotech communications in oncology, immunology, pain, rare disease and dermatology. Prior to joining Nektar, she held positions at GSK, Stiefel Laboratories and Connetics Corporation.