Mladen Kresic

Mladen Kresic,
Keynote Speaker

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Mladen D. Kresic is President and Chief Executive of K&R Negotiations, a consulting firm specializing in structuring and negotiating business transactions in the computer, software, Internet and other industries. Mladen has over 25 years experience negotiating business transactions both as a lawyer and a businessman. He has served as lead negotiator for numerous acquisition and divestitures, strategic alliances, joint development, licensing, strategic sales and outsourcing transactions. Mladen has negotiated, consulted and delivered programs on six continents and in over 40 countries around the world.

K&R recently released a newly revised digital edition of Mladen’s book Negotiate Wisely, a definitive guide to professional negotiations, which reached best-seller status on Amazon in September of 2015. He has developed numerous programs relating to negotiations, contracts, customer engagement strategies and other business subjects. He has been a guest lecturer at a number of distinguished institutions, such as the MIT Enterprise Forum, Yale University School of Business and a keynote speaker with the International Licensing Executives Society.

As a practicing lawyer Mladen also advises clients on legal matters related to their business dealings. His clients include Fortune 500 companies such as IBM and Kodak, as well as smaller companies such as Priceline, MetaRetail and GoClick. Prior to forming K&R he served as counsel to a number of different IBM businesses and as General Counsel and Board member of Bristol Technology.

Mladen graduated with distinction from the State University of New York at Binghamton, and is a graduate of the Fordham University School of Law, where he was articles editor of the Fordham Law Review. He is a member of the state bars of New York, California and Connecticut. Mladen is fluent in a number of Slavic languages and serves as a member or advisor to a number of companies’ Boards of Directors.

Experience the practical wisdom and motivating message from a master negotiator, businessman, lawyer and technology sales expert.

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