C-Level forum to scale companies:  Venture Capital, Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Alliances


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  • Provide a Forum for Industry thought Leaders to share the latest real-world insights and best-practices in the implementation of corporate development strategies and initiatives.
  • Career Development and networking opportunities with like-minded business professionals.


  • Enterprise & Startup Executives responsible for: Corporate Development, Strategy & Planning, Partnerships & Alliances and Legal & Regulatory.
  • Professional Services firms: Attorneys, Business Brokers, Investment Bankers, M&A Advisors and Management Consultants.


TAG Corporate Development was created by senior Industry leaders from IBM Corp. and Morris, Manning & Martin LLP, one of the leading technology law firms in the country.

Featured C-Level speakers: Chairman IBM Global Acquisitions Committee (NYSE: IBM); CEO AT&T Intellectual Property (NYSE: T); CEO SecureWorks (NASDAQ: SCWX); CEO Paymetric (NYSE: VNTV); CEO Kabbage (SoftBank); CFO EarthLink (NASDAQ: ELNK); COO The Weather Company (NYSE: IBM); CSO Assurant (NYSE: AIZ); President Sprint (NYSE: S); President Aflac Ventures (NYSE: AFL); MD Intel Capital (NASDAQ: INTC); MD Hewlett Packard Ventures (NYSE: HPQ); MD UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund (NYSE: UPS); Georgia Secretary of State (Georgia); CEO Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC); President Atlanta Technology Angels (ATA).

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Corporate Development Society Board

Ned Hill
Society Board Chair

Signature Bank

Christy Brown
Society Vice Chair


Spencer Boice


Marc Borrelli
Society Past Chair

Kaizen Solutions LLC

Jim Forbes
Society Past Chair

Vizzia Technologies

Greg Gossett


Nancy Halwig


Kyle Schickner

Croft & Bender

Rob Schwarzmann

Cherry Bekaert

Courtney Stough
Society Past Vice-Chair

Parallel Brands, Inc.

Tim Sweeney


Maria Velissaris

Steelsky Ventures

Recent Corporate Development News

Vizzia Technologies Releases Advanced Healthcare RTLS Software Platform

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ITEN WIRED to hold nationwide IT Virtual Career Opportunities Expo

Job Seekers with Cybersecurity, Information Technology and Telecommunications skills from Tampa and across the United States are invited to participate~

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Piedmont Healthcare CIO Joins Vizzia Technologies’ Board of Advisors

Geoffrey B. Brown is a CHIME Fellow and received the 2020 Georgia CIO of the Year ORBIE Award.

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