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Brian Magierski Discusses Lessons Learned From Failure of Second Startup

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  • Date Added : 9/28/2006
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Brian Magierski

  • Founder and CEO, Kalivo, Inc.
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1971 (Age: 51 years old)
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
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Brian Magierski is an experienced entrepreneur and start-up executive in the area of software and web services targeted at enterprises. Currently Brian is the Co-Founder, President & CEO of Kalivo, Inc., a leading provider of web software that enables companies to engage directly with their customers across the Web.

Magierski has co-founded two companies and served as an interim CEO and angel investor in another. He was the co-founder and CEO of Phiware, a venture-backed enterprise demand planning software company, and iMark.com, a business-to-business web marketplace for trading surplus goods that was sold to FreeMarkets in March 2000 for $340 million. Magierski also served as interim CEO and investor in ioLogics, an enterprise email security software provider, and provided consulting services to the chairman and board of directors at ROME Corporation. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Magierski was a business unit director at Trilogy Software in Austin, TX.

Brian Magierski holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Engineering from Cornell University.

Several takeaways from Phiware failing. One is, it was an awful name that we knew about it right from the beginning. I still to this day even talking about it I do not like the name but that had nothing to do with the failure. We had several companies interested. Their interests was expressed in...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 22 Brian Magierski Discusses Academic and Early Professional Background
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 1 min. 6 sec.
Video 2 of 22 Brian Magierski Discusses Start At Procter and Gamble and Decision To Go To Business School
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 1 min. 17 sec.
Video 3 of 22 Brian Magierski Discusses Work At Trilogy After Completing HBS
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 2 min. 40 sec.
Video 4 of 22 Brian Magierski Discusses Creating First Two Startup Companies
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 1 min. 9 sec.
Video 5 of 22 Brian Magierski Discusses Take-Away From Engineering Undergradaute Education
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 1 min. 37 sec.
Video 6 of 22 Brian Magierski States Challenge of Learning To Deal With Emotional Side Of Business
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 1 min. 33 sec.
Video 7 of 22 Brian Magierski Shares Thoughts on His Job Hunting Experience
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 0 min. 51 sec.
Video 8 of 22 Brian Magierski Discusses Decision To Pursue MBA Prior To Becoming An Entrepreneur
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 2 min. 57 sec.
Video 9 of 22 Brian Magierski States Importance of Having Business Experience Before Pursuing an MBA
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 2 min. 25 sec.
Video 10 of 22 Brian Magierski Discusses Importance of Having Cash In The Company
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 3 min. 12 sec.
Video 11 of 22 Brian Magierski States Lack of Revenue Caused Second Startup To Be A Failure
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 1 min. 59 sec.
Video 12 of 22 Brian Magierski States Idea Is Easy But Execution Is The Challenge
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 1 min. 25 sec.
Video 13 of 22 Brian Magierski Discusses Lessons Learned From Failure of Second Startup
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 2 min. 9 sec.
Video 14 of 22 Brian Magierski States Entrepreneurship Is About Controlling Your Own Destiny
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 0 min. 46 sec.
Video 15 of 22 Brian Magierski Discusses Vision of Third Startup Company, Kalivo
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 1 min. 48 sec.
Video 16 of 22 Brian Magierski States Misconceptions About Easy Publicity On The Web
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 1 min. 54 sec.
Video 17 of 22 Brian Magierski Discusses Different Methods of Developing a Business Plan
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 2 min. 7 sec.
Video 18 of 22 Brian Magierski Discusses Importance of Having A Strong Management Team
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 2 min. 8 sec.
Video 19 of 22 Brian Magierski States Importance of Working Through Financials During Business Planning Process
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 1 min. 9 sec.
Video 20 of 22 Brian Magierski Shares Examples Of How To Build Family Time In Around A Busy Work Schedule
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 3 min. 25 sec.
Video 21 of 22 Brian Magierski States Surprise of Early Success
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 1 min. 37 sec.
Video 22 of 22 Brian Magierski States Funding Is Much Easier When You Have Personal Contacts and Referrals
  • Brian Magierski - Interview - Kalivo, Inc.
  • 9/28/2006
  • Brian Magierski
  • 1 min. 54 sec.

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