PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - April 04, 2016) -

  • Panel featured during Silicon Valley Global Awards luncheon this past St. Patrick's Day.
  • Discussion focused on "Growing and scaling the right way."

Last month, an esteemed group of business and tech leaders converged on stage at the 9 th Annual Silicon Valley Global Awards to examine what it takes for a company to develop their global reach. arvato Bertelsmann and SVG partners assembled top executives to explore the theme of "Growing and scaling the right way."

Patrick Manders, VP of Global Solution Design weighs in on arvato's approach to global expansion, "Experience tells us scaling from the USA to a region like Europe is complex, at arvato we support companies to master these challenges, expand their global footprint and realize their ambitions in new markets."

The panel was comprised of executives from; arvato, Andreessen Horowitz, Fitbit, WhiteHat Security, and Flextronics. Each executive articulated their perspective on the afternoon's topic and addressed making the decision to expand, what regions to expand to, and how a company's internal culture influences the big picture of the growth.

"I am excited to have brought together this particular group of Silicon Valley's finest to talk about common pitfalls, how to scale with a global supply chain and how to build up your organization for global expansion." John Hartnett, Founder and CEO of SVG Partners.

About SVG

Silicon Valley Global Partners (SVG Partners) is a management consulting firm founded by experienced technology executives that drive competitive advantage across organizations, from strategy to implementation.

About arvato

arvato is an international service provider. Nearly 70,000 employees design and produce innovative solutions for business customers from all over the world, covering a wide range of business processes along integrated service chains. These include Digital Marketing, Financial, CRM, SCM and IT solutions. arvato is a division of Bertelsmann.

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arvato USA

Katya Allison-Alfaro
Business Communications Manager, North America
Phone: 916-690-2659