Ceo2Ceos.com is a non-commercial venue for CEOs and top executives to share their experience and best practices with their peers. The objective is to develop creative and effective solutions to common business challenges and opportunities.
The articles in this blog come from interviews with CEOs and from discussions which occurred in Sandy McMahon’s CEO Forums in Silicon Valley, California. Certain details of the situations and advice presented have been altered to protect the confidentiality of the Forum members. Otherwise, the situations and advice are real.
As a CEO, you know how difficult it is to receive unbiased advice. It is lonely at the top. Ceo2Ceos.com is a venue where you can ask advice and share your experience with others like you.
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In addition to publishing Ceo2Ceos.com, Sandy is the past-President an Owner of Executive Forums of Silicon Valley and was an instructor in the Entrepreneurship Program at UC Berkeley Extension. He has been a senior manager and executive in both large and small companies in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.
While holding marketing positions increasing to senior management responsibility at American Hospital Supply Corporation, Baxter Worldwide, 3M and Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sandy focused on high growth projects including inter-division collaborations. Between his positions in these Fortune 500 companies, he held the position of Vice President with responsibilities for marketing, sales and business development in start-up to medium-sized public companies. In addition, Sandy has organized and facilitated professional advisory boards since the mid-1980s.
Sandy holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Brown University, an EdM from Harvard University, and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Sandy and his wife, Ellen, live in Placitas, New Mexico. He is an instructor in the Business Education Department at the Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute (www.sipi.edu) in Albuquerque where he teaches Economics and Leadership, and has taught additional courses in Entrepreneurship and Social Media Marketing. He has secured several significant grants for SIPI, served as Director of SIPI’s Board of Regents Office, and as Principal Investigator of two NASA STEM Education Grants overseen by the Board of Regents Office on behalf of SIPI.