Emerging Tech Podcast Series: Conflict Resolution
In this episode, Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC) and Kevin Douglass, a shareholder in the Firm’s Emerging Technologies Group, discusses the common conflicts faced by owners of emerging technology companies when developing and refining products and services for the marketplace, while managing investor revenue and profit expectations.
Kevin provides insights into how he counsels and mediates disputes between or among business owners, managers, directors, and officers.
They explore the reasons behind the conflicts, such as differences in company vision and impatient investors, and how they can be resolved more quickly through effective communication and the TALK acronym.
PTC and Kevin also discuss how legal counsel can help by providing objective advice and analysis of the documents and issues involved. Tune in to learn how to navigate conflicts and find creative solutions that meet the objectives of all parties involved in closely-held businesses in the tech industry.