Current Venture Summit Silicon Valley 2009 Program

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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

8:30am 
Ballroom 1 
 Opening Remarks 
  Co-Host: Tony Perkins, Founder, AlwaysOn 
  Co-Host: Arden Pennell, Program Director, AlwaysOn
  
8:45am 
Ballroom 1
Keynote: What is Really Happening to the VC Industry? 
Bill Gurley, Partner, Benchmark

9:15am 
Ballroom 1 

The VC Industry in Transition — What's Next for Sand Hill Road?Experienced VCs Discuss The Future of the Asset Class, as LPs, Banks and Markets Undergo Changes   
Moderator: Packy Kelly, Partner, KPMG

Todd Chaffee, General Partner, Institutional Venture Partners
David Cowan, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners 
Dixon Doll, Co-founder & General Partner, DCM
Deepak Kamra, General Partner, Canaan Partners 

10:00am 

Break

10:20amBallroom 1 

Exits: What's the M&A and IPO Outlook for 2010? 
Paul Deninger, Vice Chairman, Jefferies & Co.
George Lee, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

 

10:20amBallroom 2

 

Keynote: The Deal — The Importance of Free-Trade 
Tim Draper, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
10:30amBallroom 2 Bulls in a China Shop — The Local Advantage in Chinese VC 
As the Chinese VC market matures and major American tech firms are bested by Chinese rivals, how do Leading Venture Firms hone their local advantage? 
Moderator: Rebecca Fannin, International Editor, Asian Venture Capital Journal
Tim Draper, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Richard Lim, Managing Director, GSR Ventures 
Glenn Solomon, Managing Partner, GGV Capital

11:00amBallroom 1 
What Funding Crisis? 
Silicon Valley's Leading Early & Angel Investors Discuss What's Whetting Their Appetite and the 2010 Funding Strategy
Moderator: Sam Angus, Partner, Fenwick & West
Ron Conway, Founder, Angel Investors LP
Ram Shriram, Founding Partner, Sherpalo Ventures
Joyce Chung, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures
Esther Dyson, Founder, EDVenture  
 
Aydin Senkut, President & Founder, Felicis Ventures

11:05amBallroom 2

 

CEO Showcase — Digital Media

11:45amBallroom 1

 

Fireside Chat: The VC 100 –Insights & VC Outlook 
Moderator: Tony Perkins, Founder & Editor, AlwaysOn 
Victor Boyajian, National Chair, Venture Capital, Sonnenschein
12:20pmBallroom 1

Announcing the Top 25 Women in Tech, Presented by Accenture

12:30pm  

Lunch

1:30pmBallroom 1 

CEO Showcase Sessions

2:00pmBallroom 1 

Corporate Buyers — Where’s the Action for 2010?
Hear from the most active acquirers of AlwaysOn's top private companies about next year's strategy
Moderator: Doug Cogen, Co-Chair, M&A Group, Fenwick & West
David Lawee, Corporate Vice President, Google
Ken Berryman, SVP, Strategy, Symantec
Hilton Romanski, VP, Corporate Development, Cisco

2:00pmBallroom 2 Addressing Private-Company Liquidity 
Which are the best ways for stakeholders in private equities to buy & sell? After a surge in 2009, what's the secondary-market outlook in 2010 and beyond? 

Joseph Marks, Principal, Coller Capital 


2:45pmBallroom 1

The New-Millenium Strategy for Boutique & Middle-Market Banks 
In the post-Lehman world, the banking sector is open to disruption. What's the 2010 outlook for leading boutiques and middle-market banks? What are alternate strategies to IPO? 
Jamie Montgomery, CEO, Montgomery & Co.
Gary Vollen, Managing Director, Baird & Co.
David Lavallee, Managing Director, Revolution Partners
Jason Hutchinson, Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey

2:45pm Ballroom 2 

CEO Showcase — SaaS & Enterprise
   Lukas Biewald, CEO, CrowdFlower
   Roman Stanek,  CEO, Good Data
  Wences Casares, Meyer Malka, Co-CEOs, Bling Nation



3:30pmBallroom 1

 

Break

3:45pmBallroom 1 

 Fireside Chat  

4:30pmBallroom 1

The IT Outlook for 2010 and Beyond 
The nation's top VCs who have produced exits for LPs and entrepreneurs discuss investing strategy in infrastructure and infotech 

Woody Benson, Partner, Prism VentureWorks
Jim Boettcher, General Partner, Focus Ventures 
Neal Dempsey, Managing General Partner, Bay Partners
Michael Kwatinetz, General Partner, Azure Capital Partners 

5:00pm 

Reception

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

8:30am 
Ballroom 1

Secrets of a Successful IPO 
Despite a trembling bear market, these executives steered companies to enormously successful exits in '09

Moderator: Lise Buyer, Founder & Principal, Class V Group
Paul Kwan, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Mike Rubino, CFO, A123Systems
Brian Helman, CFO, Rosetta Stone
Jim Kelliher, CFO, LogMeIn
Kevin Thompson, CFO & COO, SolarWinds

9:15am 
Ballroom 1

Why I Went Social — And How You Can Too
As the VC Sector Enters a Post-Crisis Shakeout, Will Social Venture Investing Offer an Alternate Risk/Return Model (and help save the world)? 
Moderator: Arden Pennell, VC Editor, AlwaysOn
Kevin Jones, Founding Principal, Good Capital
Nancy Pfund, Managing Partner, Double Bottom Line Investors
R. 
 Paul Herman, CEO, HIP Investor

10:00am 
Ballroom 1

Wireless Devices: Opportunities for the Global Growth Investor
Leading Investors Debate What's Promising in the Major-Growth Mobile Sector, from Healthtech to Smart Cities to Mobile Computing
Reese Schroeder, Managing Director, Motorola Ventures 
Tim Chang, Principal, Norwest Venture Partners
Nagraj Kashyap, VP, Qualcomm Ventures 
Kevin Hamilton, US CEO, IREX

10:00am 
Ballroom 2

CEO Showcase — Greentech
10:45am 

Break & Refreshments

11:05am 
Ballroom 1

Corporate Investors: Outlook 2010
Hear where top corporate venture firms are spending seed to mezzanine capital –which game-changing ideas do they want to fund? 
Sanjiv Parikh, Managing Director, Corporate Ventures, Hewlett-Packard
Bill Maris, Managing Partner, Google Ventures 
Louis Toth, Senior Managing Director, Comcast Interactive Capital
Jai Das, Partner, SAP Ventures 
Rachel Lam, SVP, Time Warner Investments  

11:05am 
Ballroom 2

CEO Showcase — Wireless

11:50am 
Ballroom 1

The Greentech Evolution — What's Next?
A sophisticated analysis of the sector as a whole with top investors. After mini-bubbles, increased govt attention, spiraling public awareness, and huge VC outlays –what's next for greentech investment? Where are we going?
Jennifer Fonstad, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Marianne Wu, Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures 

 

12:35pm 

Closing Remarks