Ralph J. Thomson, president of International Business Catalysts, Palo Alto, Calif., will speak at the Thursday, Feb. 14, meeting of the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum beginning at 11:45 a.m. at Waldon's Cove, 2230 N. University Parkway (Cottontree Plaza).

Members of the forum in good standing can host a guest at the luncheon meeting. Members receive 12 lunches for the $125 membership fee, or each lunch costs $10.50, and non-members pay $15 for lunch.Most recently, Thomson served as senior vice president of public affiars for the American Electronics Association, a group representing 3,700 electronics companies. He also directed the establishment of U.S. industry relations with government and industry groups in Western Europe, Canada, Brazil, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, the Philippines and India.

For more information about the forum, call Lonnie at 225-6248.