Larraine D. Segil is a partner at Vantage Partners, a consulting firm with expertise in building corporate relationship management capabilities. Prior to joining Vantage, Segil was cofounder of The Lared Group, an international consulting firm that specializes in helping companies develop and maintain successful domestic and global business alliances. Segil conducts programs and provides consulting on alliances, on-line alliances, and developing global competency for over 3,000 corporations through Caltech, Stanford’s CEO Series, and in Europe, China, Singapore, Argentina, and Chile. Clients include HP/Compaq, Praxair, Synopsys, Sun Microsystems and Washington Mutual, as well as multiple associations and global companies. Read More >
Segil was formerly CEO of an advanced materials company that provides products and services to aerospace and electronics manufacturers worldwide. She has co-founded and run companies in mortgage banking and medical services, and previously practiced international corporate law.
Segil is a senior research fellow at the IC2 Institute at the University of Texas, Austin; serves on the Entrepreneurs Board of Advisors for the UCLA Anderson School of Management; the board of the Los Angeles Technology Alliance; California Consortium on Transportation Research; and on the board of D.A.R.E. She is recognized by Business Week and The Corporate Strategy Board as an expert in alliances, and makes regular appearances as a commentator for CNN and CNBC.
Segil is author of the business books, Intelligent Business Alliances; Fast Alliances.com: Power your E-Business; Dynamic Leader, Adaptive Organization: Ten Essential Traits for Managers; and Partnering - The New Face of Leadership. Her newest book due in January 2004 is: Measuring the Value of Partnering – How to use metrics to plan, develop and implement successful alliances.
She is a monthly columnist for various magazines including Solutions Magazine and IT Malaysia. Additionally, she is an advisor to, and board member of, a number of businesses, and has been featured in Business Week, Fast Company, Forbes, CIO, CFO and CEO magazines. Read Less ^