Episode 02: Industry / Competitive Analysis


Episode #2 on the Language of Business has now been completed! Enjoy, and thanks for your support. We’re now being broadcast on over 10 stations!

Please have prospective entrepreneurs check out the Business Plan course web site and contact me directly.



Our first guest, John Francis, is a strategy consultant and multi-time entrepreneur. He has consulted for tech leaders like Red Hat and CA as well as a variety of early stage start-up firms. He guest lectures at both the Graduate School of Business at BC and Babson College and assists in the UCONN Innovation Quest program. John blogs at www.platformconsulting.com and www.ontios.com.

Patricia Gray provides on-call general counsel legal services to move companies forward through all stages of growth and transition. Leveraging over 15 years as an executive and general counsel and 30 years of corporate law experience, she delivers business-focused legal advice, tailored to the business strategy, bottom line and risk mitigation goals of her clients.
Leo Brea is our Entrepreneur on Episode #2 of the Show. His company, Veconinter, was established in Venezuela in 1988 with the purpose of serving Shipping Lines and NVOCCs (freight forwarders) as a Billing and Collection Agent for Container Demurrage and Damage caused to intermodal equipment. Its goal is to optimize profitability and minimize the turn-around time of containers.


About Author

Gregory Stoller

Greg Stoller is actively involved in building entrepreneurship and international business programs at Boston University in the Questrom School of Business. He teaches courses in entrepreneurship, global strategy and management and runs the Asian International Management Experience Program, and the Asian International Consulting Project.

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