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Creating the Center for Edge Innovation - Teresa Briggs (Deloitte)
Date: 1/28/2009
Length: 3 minutes
Speaker(s): Teresa Briggs
Sources: Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Description: Teresa Briggs, partner at Deloitte Silicon Valley, talks about the Center for Edge Innovation, an in-house think tank that seeks to shape, rather than follow, broad market thinking with some of the brightest minds in technology.
Here, Briggs outlines some of the goals and accomplishments of this cutting edge organization of study, and talks about how it allows VC's to vet potential business and technology opportunities with experienced industry leaders.

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Summary: An on-hand help desk, administrative assistance, and a valuable tap into global resources are just a few examples of the benefits of working for a global enterprise. But Teresa Briggs, Partner at Deloitte Silicon Valley, has found
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Creating the Center for Edge Innovation - Teresa Briggs (Deloitte)
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Summary: Teresa Briggs, partner at Deloitte Silicon Valley, talks about the Center for Edge Innovation, an in-house think tank that seeks to shape, rather than follow, broad market thinking with some of the brightest minds in technology.
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Deloitte Services in a Down Economy - Teresa Briggs (Deloitte)
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Summary: Consulting clients are down, but tax work is on the rise, and auditing services are just tailing off. Teresa Briggs, partner at Deloitte Silicon Valley, discusses how one of the largest names in finance is responding to the
economic crisis of 2008/2009. Briggs also reports that reorganization services and mergers, bankruptcy filings, and fraud investigations are escalating. Watch More
Exploring Career Customization - Teresa Briggs (Deloitte)
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1/28/2009
Summary: In pursuit of retaining the best industry talent longer, Deloitte Silicon Valley has adopted a flexible career customization program that allows its workers to match their career plans to their life stage. For example, team
members may be willing to travel and work long hours at the dawn of their career, but prefer to maintain a more standard 40-hour week while pursuing a family or personal projects. Teresa Briggs, partner at the firm, outlines this new program's
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Sourcing Clientele - Teresa Briggs (Deloitte)
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Summary: Teresa Briggs, Partner at Deloitte in Silicon Valley, discusses why and when an entrepreneur would first seek the financial services of a company like Deloitte. She walks us through the global organization's local client-hunting
process. The region's most prominent venture capitalists, bankers, and law firms are tapped for referrals, and they lead the way to about 200 companies from their portfolios. Deloitte loses money on audits on pre-public companies with the
hopes of getting a return on their investment when the company goes public. The financial firm also self-refers clients through interior channels as well. Watch More
Who is Deloitte Hiring? - Teresa Briggs (Deloitte)
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Summary: When seeking new recruits, Deloitte Silicon Valley's HR team seeks leaders with an open aperture. With the help of her colleague in the audience, Teresa Briggs, Partner at Deloitte, describes the candidates that are most
successful. This includes those who have interpersonal and client management skills, shrewd intellect and judgement, multiple and divergent academic pursuits, and, more often than not, the ability to speak multiple languages. Watch More

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