"The SAO has encouraged, promoted, and fostered the growth of the Oregon software and technology industry for over 20 years. The relationships built over this time have served our business in countless ways."
- Dan Frye, Vice President, Linux and Open Software Development IBM
The SAO Leadership Exchange Groups provide peer discussion for Oregon's leading technology professionals. Eligibility and participation is based on professional criteria by role or responsibility, and may vary by industry type. Use the left-hand menu navigation to learn more about each group.
Who qualifies to participate?
|Restricted to |
|CEO LEX||CEO or top area executive||●|
|Finance LEX||CFO or top finance executive||●|
|Sales & Marketing LEX||President or top sales, marketing, or BD executive||●|
|Startup LEX||Technology entrepreneurs and executives||●|
|IT LEX||CIO or top IT executive|
|Support & Services LEX||COO or top support or technical services executive|
|Technology LEX||CTO or top technology executive|
|HR LEX||HR Director or top Human Resources executive|
» Group participation is a benefit of SAO membershipMeeting Details
» Non-member guests may attend up to 2 meetings
» Participation at meetings is currently invite-only, at the discretion of the group manager
» Meeting participation is limited to 20 attendees to encourage active participation
» Meetings are hosted by LX group member companies
» Topics and meeting agendas are loosely organized
» Meetings are 90% role-specific peer discussion focused
» We strictly enforce a No-Sales Zone policy at meetings
» Meetings are held monthly