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Antoinette Gonzales Norris is a business professional with over 15 years of exceptional results in sales, support, training, operations and advertising. As a previous entrepreneur, she understands first-hand the fast paced, pressurized environment that you work in. She is known for her hard work, dedication and persistence in supporting clients.
Prior to joining LINK, Antoinette worked in Digital Advertising for YP and Groupon. Antoinette has worked with a multitude of businesses, including restaurants, solar companies, technology, home improvement, and medical offices; she has developed successful marketing and advertising programs for these companies. Antoinette has extensive business development experience with franchisors who are expanding their concept. Previously, Antoinette worked at Apple Computer managing a customer service organization in Campbell, California and Austin, Texas.
After raising money, Antoinette founded a business in Austin, Texas. The business won several awards in Austin and she was recognized as an “Up and Coming Entrepreneur.” Antoinette understands first-hand the challenges of managing payroll, employees, advertising, sales and competition, on a razor thin budget. After 5 years of successful growth, she sold her business for a profit.
Antoinette graduated from Santa Clara University. She is also a Dale Carnegie graduate and a Business Invest in Growth graduate. She has also taken several leadership and management courses.
Business Transaction Advisor
Peter Bygholm is a growth-focused and dynamic leader with comprehensive experience leading, executing, and operating complex real estate transactions, assets, and projects in terms of deal origination, project development, creation of complex and creative funding structures and overseeing the business plan for assets and projects.
Prior to joining LINK, Peter executed multifamily and student housing development projects as owner and key responsible for all aspects, including project preparation and design, financing, construction, and sale.
Peter has spent several years within mergers and acquisition advisory and handled large and complex transactions for institutional clients. Following this role, leading an investment team in a large institutional investment company.
Peter holds a graduate degree in finance from Aarhus School of Business including graduate investment and corporate finance courses from Harvard University.
Peter is an avid golfer, runner, and traveler.
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Sudarsan is an experienced Real Estate Entrepreneur with track record of closing numerous deals up to $3 Million price range. Prior to Entrepreneurship, he was a seasoned executive with experience in the areas of Business Management Consulting in Manufacturing, Operations and IT across 5 continents, often transforming businesses while improving efficiency and adding value.
Sudarsan enjoys creating structured processes and identifying new avenues for growth and guides organizations to reinforce their core competency to be positioned as an attractive Buy. This combined with the extensive deal making experience in understanding the market, assessing buyers, negotiating while maintaining compliance makes Sudarsan a compelling M&A Advisor for your team.
Sudarsan has two engineering degrees in Chemical Engineering and IT. He has an MBA focusing on Marketing and Strategy. Sudarsan loves playing Golf and Cricket.
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Eric Johnson is a successful Thought Leader, Mentor, Business Coach, Speaker, Sales and Marketing Expert with over 30 years experience identifying and monetizing great ideas. As a sales executive and entrepreneur, Eric led teams that created new markets for dozens of products and have generated over $3 billion in revenues. As an investor, Eric has lead teams that secured financing in excess of $365 million for companies in fields like real estate, biofuels, construction materials manufacturing and electric vehicles. He has also lead multiple corporate restructuring projects that achieved year over year revenue increases exceeding 1200%. Eric has extensive experience with lean and virtual organizations that focus on a triple bottom line. (People, Planet, Profit) By focusing on the good of the first two, and executing as a steward, the third grows exponentially. Eric also believes in Socially Responsible Investment (SRI), and endeavors to bring that philosophy to all of his investments, whether or not they start that way.
In addition to his business pursuits, Eric has been a professional recording and live performance musician, professional television and film actor, professional multi-track audio engineer (live and recorded sound), professional on-air radio personality, and professional voice-over talent. Eric has deep and wide contacts in the TV and film industry, from actors, directors, producers to talent agents and production companies. In the music production and performance industry, Eric’s contacts run from tier one performers (recognizable names in Rock, Country, and Alternative genres) to recording engineers and promoters.
Eric enjoys playing golf, driving high-performance vehicles (on land and sea), woodworking, metalworking, robotics, and traveling.
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Murali is the Director, Exit Planning Practice at LINK Silicon Valley. He has extensive experience in strategizing and leading organizations for change and growth. He revels in helping start-ups and mid-market companies uncover opportunities, de-risk the business, identify the right buyers, structure the deal and maximize the sale proceeds.Along this journey he also helps the business owners prepare and transition seamlessly to the next act in their life.
Murali founded a VR gaming company and expanded the franchise network to 18 locations. He has also led many cycles of business transformation initiatives for Silicon Valley companies.
He is an astute observer of wide range of industry trends, economic opportunities and global affairs. He has an Engineering Degree and a Masters in International Relations from Tufts University.He is a CEPA certified Exit Planning advisor.
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