ACG Silicon Valley Names Philippe Bouissou to Board of Directors, Teams with Blue Dots Partners LLC

Experienced growth specialists join forces with the Valley’s premier business organization to help companies accelerate their top-line performance

CUPERTINO, CALIF. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 – ACG Silicon Valley, a chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, today announced that Philippe Bouissou, Ph.D., managing partner at Blue Dots Partners LLC, has been named to its board of directors. As the Valley’s premier business organization, ACG Silicon Valley (ACGSV) is dedicated to bringing together a group of leaders assembled by invitation only and providing a unique experience with like-minded senior executives.

Bouissou co-founded Palo Alto-based Blue Dots Partners in 2014. With 29 years of experience in Silicon Valley, he has held CEO and executive positions; generated double-digit cash-on-cash internal rate of return as a venture capitalist at Allegis Capital and Ventech, where he was general partner; led dozens of management-consulting projects at the Milestone Group; and served on the board of 20 companies. Bouissou also worked for Apple, where he created and was director of the Worldwide Internet Commerce Group, starting the online Apple Store and growing its revenue to $350 million. Prior to Apple, he was senior vice president at Matra Hachette Multimedia, and he was the founder and CEO of G2i, Inc. a Unix software company that was later acquired by Matra.

As part of its collaboration with Blue Dots Partners, ACGSV has created a new program for growth-stage startups and mid-market companies. The Growth Challenge will be conducted six times per year and is restricted to CEOs of companies with at least $10 million in revenue and who are ACG Silicon Valley members. During a private two-hour session, one CEO will meet with two principals from Blue Dots, including one of its managing partners. The sessions, which will be provided at no charge to members, are designed to foster a constructive discussion and provide thoughts and suggestions that generate revenue acceleration specific to the CEO’s company, situation and growth goals.

“Philippe and his partners at Blue Dots bring a wealth of experience that is directly relevant to the core of our membership,” said Drue Freeman, CEO of ACG Silicon Valley. “Philippe will be a wonderful addition to our board, and I am excited to introduce The Growth Challenge to our platform of world-class programs.”

“I’m honored to be part of the ACG Silicon Valley family and grateful for the opportunity to serve on its board,” said Bouissou. “I have a lot of respect for the organization, its mission and its values. My Partners and I are very much looking forward to working with ACG member CEOs on The Growth Challenge to tackle the complex growth puzzle that often eludes even the most experienced management teams.”

ACGSV is dedicated to providing business professionals with direct and referral access to key business leaders, transformational thought leadership, and practical experiences for career growth and business development.

About ACG

The Association for Corporate Growth ( is a global learning and networking organization specifically for executives driving their company’s growth strategy. Active global membership exceeds 14,500 executives from corporations, private equity, finance, and professional service firms representing Fortune 500, Fortune 1000, FTSE 100, and mid-market companies in 59 chapters in North America, Europe and Asia.

About ACG Silicon Valley

ACG Silicon Valley (ACGSV) is a unique community with a purpose; where CEOs and senior executive leaders connect to conduct business, build new careers, and link together to lead the future of Silicon Valley. The 34-year-old chapter strives to provide an environment where members, over 80 percent of whom are CEOs, gain access to key insight, knowledge, and connections.

ACGSV ( is a forum beyond networking and has earned its credible reputation by consistently providing one of the strongest possible thought leadership platforms available to corporate leaders and executive teams.

About the GROW! Awards

Every year, ACG Silicon Valley and other chapters of the Association for Corporate Growth recognize the Outstanding Growth Company and Top Emerging Growth Company in their geographical area.

About Blue Dots Partners LLC

Blue Dots ( was built on the belief that CEOs who want to grow revenue faster should have a pragmatic, data-driven and actionable playbook, so that they know what to do on Monday morning at 8 o’clock. In 2014, the firm created a top-line acceleration methodology called A4 Precision Alignment™ and combined it with a team of 25 experienced CEOs, C-level executives and VCs. Since then, Blue Dots Partners have successfully helped many businesses ranging from $10 million to $1 billion in revenue, domestic and international, across industries and with a variety of business models, outperform their market in quarterly and annual revenue.


For ACG Silicon Valley
Carol Rellamas, Director of Operations