Summit at Stanford Co-Presented by AlwaysOn and Stanford Technology Ventures Program

July 28th-30th, 2009,
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

What's New with Summit at Stanford on 6/1:

The Era of Banner Ads may be fading, but the Gold Rush to online
advertising is far from over. New winners in this race emerge daily,
and we're thrilled to welcome innovators to our stage at Summit at Stanford 2009 for the conversation: "Is the Internet optimizing Madison Avenue out of business—or enabling a revolution?"

Founding chairman of the Interactive Advertising Bureau and Archer
advisory-group founder Rich LeFurgy will moderate. Quantcast CEO Konrad
Feldman, the Rubicon Project CEO Frank Addante, Omniture CEO Josh
James, and OMD's Chief Digital Officer Jon Raj will offer high-level

How are ad buyers of Madison Avenue transforming their patterns for the
online audience? Which digital tools will enable massive returns?

This is a debate entrepreneurs and investors won't want to miss. Forget soundbytes and get ready for real ROI-driven debate.

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Summit at Stanford 2009 Program and Invited Speakers

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Opening Remarks
•  Tony Perkins, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, AlwaysOn
•  Tina Seelig, Executive Director, Stanford Technology Ventures Program
•  Arden Pennell, Program Director, Summit at Stanford, AlwaysOn

Introducing the AO Global 250
•  Tony Perkins, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, AlwaysOn
•  Packy Kelly, Partner, KPMG

Fireside Chat: How High-Tech Can Save CA

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Technology Thought Leader Keynote
•  Bill Gurley, General Partner, Benchmark Capital

OnDemand Video Has Arrived; Who Profits?

Keynote: The Global Mobile Race–When Will the U.S. Catch Up? How Can
Investors Cash In?

•  Paul Jacobs, CEO, Qualcomm

Who's Making Money in Mobile?
With the increasing
sophistication and stickiness of mobile devices, big money has been
predicted for years. Which business models are working and how?
•  Bart Decrem, CEO, Tapulous
•  Simon Khalaf, CEO, Flurry
•  Matt Murphy, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Top Women in Technology: Success Stories and Hard-Nosed Advice

The Rainmakers in Cloud Computing
What opportunities are enabled by "the cloud" and will tech giants or
startups leverage them best? Who's creating the most value for
•  Monica Lam, Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, MokaFive
•  Chip Hazard, General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners

Where's the Short-Term Green in Green?
Which investments avoid long-term reliance on technology and marketplace evolution to be capital-efficient now?
Moderator: Awais Khan, Director, Venture Capital Practice, KPMG
•  Jennifer Fonstad, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Bioterrorism and Defense: A View of the Future in Technology
•  Dr. George Poste, Director, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University; Fellow,
   Hoover Institution and Member, Council for Foreign Relations

SaaS Goes Open Source
Moderator: Matt Asay, VP Business Development, Alfresco & Blogger, CNET
•  Ron Yekutiel, CEO, Kaltura
•  Satish Dharmaraj, Partner, Redpoint Ventures, Founder & Former CEO, Zimbra

The New Sages of Sand Hill Road
Venture capitalists who understand social media consumption and the
millenial generation talk about top opportunities going forward.
Moderator: Packy Kelly, Partner, KPMG
•  Josh Hannah, General Partner, Matrix Partners
•  Jeremy Liew, Managing Director, Lightspeed Venture Partners
•  James Slavet, Partner, Greylock Partners
•  Tim Chang, Principal, Norwest Venture Partners

The Reporter's Demise Has Been Greatly Exaggerated
What will emerge from the ashes as big media transforms itself?
Cross-platform, local, and social have been touted as saviors—where's
the opportunity?
Moderator: Jason Pontin, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Technology Review
•  David Smith, Founder & CEO, Mediasmith

Thursday, July 30, 2009

VC Survey results and VC Video
•  Packy Kelly, Partner, KPMG

Angel Investing Success Stories
•  Ron Conway, Founder, Angel Investors LP
•  Rob Hayes, Partner, First Round Capital

Liquidity in the Innovation Economy in 2009 and Beyond
Are IPOs set for an uptick? What will the technology investment bank look like post-meltdown?
•  Jason Hutchinson, Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey

VC in DC
How can government policy help the private-company
ecosystem? Can VCs and entrepreneurs tap into Obama's stimulus dollars?
Should DC be playing VC?
•  Nancy Pfund, Managing Partner, DBL Investors
•  Joe Kennedy, CEO, Pandora

Is the Internet Optimizing Madison Avenue Out of Business?
As online advertising continues to ramp up, who will grab consumer
eyeballs going forward, and how will the behavior of media buyers
Moderator: Rich LeFurgy, Founding Chairman, IAB & General Partner, Archer
•  Konrad Feldman, CEO, Quantcast
•  Frank Addante, CEO, the Rubicon Project
•  Josh James, Co-founder & CEO, Omniture
•  Jon Raj, Chief Digital Officer, OMD

Silicon Valley in the New Millennium
Geek chiefs of the old guard lay out the new software and computing agenda.
•  Tom Malloy, Chief Software Architect, Adobe

Is Education Finally a High-Growth Opportunity for Entrepreneurs?
How can high-tech enhance .edu? Is the innovation ecosystem ripe for edtech profits?
Moderator: Deborah Quazzo, Co-founder, NeXtGlobal Advisors
•  Mark Atkinson, CEO, Teachscape
•  Ntiedo Etuk, CEO, Tabula Digita
•  Bruce Kingma, Associate Provost for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Syracuse University
•  James Shelton, Advisor to US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Former
   Program Director, Gates Foundation

Beyond Facebook and Twitter: The Social-Media Future
As social-media functions spread beyond dedicated platforms to a
variety of digital services, how will they impact lives, businesses,
and Web browsing?
•  Max Ventilla, Co-founder and CEO, Aardvark

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