October 29th – BABC OC Young Professionals Luncheon with “Gold Medal Athlete in Business”

Young Professionals Business Lunch with Guest Speaker

 Simon Arkell
 Predixion Software
Former Pole Vault Olympian from Australia

Topic- Tenacious Business

Learn tips for Business Networking. Come mingle with young professionals from different businesses and industries in a relaxed atmosphere.
This event is meant to provide young workers a chance to meet and talk about their careers, give tips on starting out in the OC area and help answer each other’s questions.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2015 @ 12:30 PM

Guest Speaker – Simon Arkell is an Olympic pole vaulter from Australia, who competed in two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992. During his career he was Commonwealth Champion, NCAA All-American (5 times), WAC Conference Champion (7 times) and broke 9 Australian and 4 Commonwealth records. He was also Australian (3) and British (2) Champion, was 1993 Australian Athlete of the Year and is in the Athletics Hall of Fame for the State of South Australia. Arkell was the first Australian (and 50th person all time) to break the 19 foot (5.80m) barrier on 26 January 1996.

NOW IN THE BUSINESS WORLD – Arkell is a high technology executive for early stage and middle market software and IT companies. In 1998 he co-founded Versifi Technologies in Newport Beach, California. Versifi created the first 100% java web content management platform and went on to sell to Reef Technologies, SA in Belgium in 2000. Arkell then became a principal with Gramercy Venture Advisors, a boutique, software-focused investment banking firm in San Francisco, with a focus on venture capital and mergers and acquisitions. Arkell is now CEO of Predixion Software, Inc.


This Young Professional Luncheon has very limited seating
Thursday, October 29th, 2015
12:30 pm  Lunch / Networking
1:00 – 2:00 pm Conversation and Q&A with Simon Arkell
To reserve your seat
Call or email Valerie
Location will be provided when you make your reservation

British American Business Council| 949 472-2221 | valerie@babcoc.org