Wednesday Feb 13, 2019
From Zero to $10 Billion: Asurion's journey from Startup to one of the largest private companies in the world
Join us for this unique evening with Kevin Taweel
Chairman and co-founder of Asurion, the world's largest provider of technology protection and support services
You will hear about how Kevin & his co-founder leveraged Stanford University’s search fund model to acquire a $6m roadside assistance company with 40 employees that they built into today’s Asurion with more than 17,000 employees and $8B in revenue. Kevin will also share his views on the future of mobility end point servicing in the IoT era.
To help us distill Mr. Taweel’s wealth of experience and great success story, Abdo George Kadifa, LebNet Chairman and Managing Director of Sumeru Equity Partners will moderate this fireside chat with Kevin.
Wednesday Feb 13, 2019 @ 7:00-9:30 pm PST
140 Scott Dr, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Room: Bay 5-6
Admission (includes snacks and drinks)
Student fee: $10, All others: $30/ person
Register here – Hurry, places are limited!
BIO: Kevin Taweel — Chairman Asurion
Kevin has previously been the CEO and Chairman of Asurion. Since co-founding Asurion in 1994, the company has grown from 40 to 17,000 employees, becoming the world’s largest provider of technology protection services, partnering with the world’s top companies and brands and serving over 280 million customers. Previously, Kevin was chairman and president of investment firm Mill River Corporation and worked in mergers and acquisitions for Salomon Brothers. Kevin and his Asurion co-founder received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2001. Kevin is a faculty member at the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he teaches entrepreneurship courses in the MBA program, from which he graduated in 1992. He is also a member of the school’s advisory council and has served on its management board. Kevin received a Bachelor`s degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University. He serves on the board of directors for ResponseLink and East West Institute (EWI). He is also on the board of trustees for the California Institute of Technology
Looking forward to seeing you all there!