Lessons & Experiences in Consulting with-Reed Byrum, Business Consultant at Bucknell’s Small Business Development Center
There is nothing SMALL about Reid’s experiences in consulting. During this lunch for a small group of students, Reed will share decades of rich business experiences with companies ranging from Fortune 100 and 500 corporations to Silicon Valley and Austin start-ups. Reed has been a business, professional and non-profit leader from the West Coast to the Southeast and has professional expertise in reputation management, marketing, operations, and governance in such industries as high-tech, financial services, manufacturing and higher education.
While giving a high level overview of consulting and skills involved, Reed will also share stories from his experiences including, but not limited to:
- -Being part of the team that suggested the format for USA Today’s op-ed page and traveler-focused weather page
- -Working for tech companies in the Silicon Valley, before it was cool
- -Starting his own firm, counseling companies on how to translate their corporate identities to the internet
- -Throwing a press event on Y2K night for reporters wanting to monitor computer glitches as the millennium turned
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