Ramsey Pryor

Founding partner at Port of Entry

Ramsey is currently the founding partner at Port of Entry, a global expansion consultancy. He's a founding member of the International Mastermind operator network and he hosts the International Expansion podcast. Prior to starting Port of Entry, Ramsey led International Expansion and Sales at Branch Metrics 5 years, building the company's international presence and revenue in London, Berlin, Brazil, Bangalore, Singapore, Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing and SydneyBranch is currently the third Fastest-Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2020 Technology Fast 500 list. 

 Prior to Branch, Ramsey has held various leadership roles in Product Management, Marketing and Business Development at companies including IBM, Outblaze, and Register.com. He started his career as a consultant at Accenture and holds an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona and a BA in Economics from Northwestern University. 

    3.00 pm ET

    Thursday 21 October [AMER]

    Track 3: Learn: Beyond the First International Hire: Where to Look for Talent and How to Ensure Compliance at Every Step

    You want to hire international employees, but don’t know where to start? First, you need to establish what you hope to accomplish on the global stage. Do you want to become an international brand? Enter just one or multiple countries? Are you looking to test new markets, or are you ready to set up a permanent footprint? Is international hiring motivated by skills gaps in your market or overhead costs? 

    Join us for expert advice on how to answer all these questions, and more. Here you will hear about: 

    • How to manage the international hiring risks to your company data, intellectual property, and workforce engagement. 
    •  Remote workarounds for teams that are still restricted by the effects of Covid-19, including travel limitations. 
    • Outperforming the competition by increasing diversity and finding the right talent remotely, and in other markets.