Starting a Company—How to Organize Your New Firm

ACS Webinars

Your new company will require an effective team to move your invention from the lab to the marketplace. Your success will depend on the contributions of talented, experienced people in their appropriate roles and positions of responsibility.

Join Entrepreneurial Specialist Jim Skinner of ACS SCHB for our continuing small business and entrepreneurship themed mini-series to guide you through the complicated process of starting a company. Discover how to best organize your company taking into account your team’s synergistic interactions and judicious business and talent management, whether you are in the early, growth or eventual maturity stages.

This ACS Webinar has a special introduction by 2021 ACS President H.N. Cheng, moderated by 2015 ACS President Diane Grob Schmidt, and is co-produced by ACS staff, governance, committees, and technical divisions specializing in serving our industry members.

What You Will Learn

  • How to organize your team during the early stages
  • How to organize the structure of your company during the early stages
  • How your team and organizational structure may evolve in the growth and maturity stages in order to address challenges and opportunities



Jim Skinner
President & CEO, Terregena Inc. &

Diane Grob Schmidt
2015 ACS President

H.N. Cheng
2021 ACS President &
Research Chemist, US Department of Agriculture

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