Virginia International Business Council


Critical Response to Global Disruptions

  • November 18, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom Meeting


  • Non-member Event Price
  • Student rate for event
  • VAIBC Member Event Price

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Critical Response to Global Disruptions:

Preparation meets Technology

Please join the VAIBC online via Zoom platform for a discussion with Ms. Doreen Jacobi, founder and President of Derdack Corporation. Derdack is an international technology company enabling businesses in multiple sectors (such as: healthcare, banking, manufacturing, and government) to invoke super-fast incident response and resolution through technology.  This is a great opportunity to glean insights on preparing your business for disruptive events and the impact of planning on long-term operations. Additionally, Doreen will speak about the challenges and benefits of leading a remote team. If time allows, there will be Q+A at the end of the discussion. 


Guest Speaker:   Doreen Jacobi, Founder and President of Derdack Corporation

Details for the November VAIBC Event: 

When:                                Wednesday, November 18th, 2020  


12:00pm -1:00pm:             Live Discussion via Webinar


Venue:  Online via Zoom platform – log-in credentials will be issued once paid registration is complete. If time allows, there will be Q+A with Ms. Jacobi. Recorded session will be available and shared post-event with registered attendees.


  Cost:   Online registration:     

                $15.00 for VAIBC members, $20.00 for non-members



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About the speaker:

Doreen is an experienced female executive with over 20 years of experience in IT, sales, marketing, strategic management and business development. With her two partners she founded Derdack in 1999 and has since been actively involved in growing the company to a market leader in automating critical incident communication. Building and managing successful partner programs, growing a strong and determined team, creating new market entry strategies, building long term customer relationships, managing events and event marketing, introducing, lecturing and executing various Design Thinking initiatives to discover future product requirements and define new product releases as well as growing and managing an existing customer base are some of the core traits she brings to the table. She has an abundance of international experience and deep insights into a variety of markets including North America, Latin America, Western Europe, and the Middle East.






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