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Buffalo Business First – Preparing your business for new directions and growth

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


It’s impossible to ignore the long-lasting effects Covid-19 will have on your business. Small- to mid-sized businesses are working twice as hard to adapt for the rest of 2020 and the unforeseeable future. But you don’t have to do it alone. Understanding the difference between temporary disruptions and fundamental changes is key to planning for what’s next.

Panel of experts

David WoltzeManaging Director, Propeller Consulting, Silicon Valley

Sara KaurCFO, Codex Beauty Corp.

Ranga Bodla, VP of Field and Industry GTM, Oracle NetSuite


Mary Johnson, Business Writer & Editor


David Woltze

David is the Managing Director of Propeller Consulting’s Silicon Valley office. He leads strategy and transformation initiatives for a range of clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, in multiple industries, including Technology, Retail, Utilities, and more. His expertise is in driving organizational alignment to achieve business goals — partnering with leaders to formulate and articulate a clear strategy, guiding functional leaders as they cascade those strategies to their teams, and establishing effective ways of working to ensure leadership goals are translated into business results.


Sara Kaur

Sara is the CFO for Codex Beauty Corp, headquartered in the Silicon Valley, CA.  Codex is focused on the next generation of standards in the organic beauty space and is committed to the complete visibility of ingredients, methodologies, and testing results within its products.  Sara has spent more than two decades leading global finance within technology driven companies and directs all aspects of the finance function for Codex.

Ranga Bodla

Ranga has over 20 years of combined product management and marketing experience in the software technology industry. As the VP of Field and Industry GTM for Oracle NetSuite, Ranga Bodla is chartered with driving the overall strategy and go-to-market for success across all of NetSuite’s industries including Wholesale Distribution, Manufacturing, Retail Software, Services, Non-Profit, Advertising, Media and Publishing.