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Celebrate our one-year birthday, as we feature tech luminaries such as Ray Ozzie (Co-Founder, Cocomo), Richard Tom (CTO of Hulu), Cole Brodman (CMO of T-Mobile), Mike McSherry (CEO of Swype), Jon Irwin (President of Rhapsody), Facebook's Jocelyn Goldfein, Lili Cheng (Microsoft Research FUSE), Seattle's own Oren Etzioni, Hadi Partovi, and more.

GeekWire Summit

GeekWire

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)

Seattle, WA

GeekWire Summit

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General Admission   more info Ended $179.00 $10.84
Developers, developers, developers!   more info Ended $139.00 $8.64
Students and Startups   more info Ended $139.00 $8.64
Reception Only:General Admission:   more info Ended $50.00 $3.74
Reception Only: Developers, Students, Startups   more info Ended $35.00 $2.92

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Wednesday, March 7

WSCC Conference Center - 3rd Floor, Downtown Seattle

(Conference Center is across the street from the Convention Center)


  Wednesday, March 7 is GeekWire’s One Year Anniversary, and we can think of no better way to celebrate than to bring together thought leaders from our region and beyond to discuss the future of innovation. We’ll engage our speakers in lively, fireside chat discussions and invite our audience into the conversation in this world-class tech conference.  Get an inside look at how successful tech companies are grown from the ground up, from the inspiring technologists who built them. And because you'd expect nothing less of GeekWire, we'll have an after-party in signature style.  Scroll down for the full agenda. 

 Featured speakers include: 

  

 

David Bluhm

President and CEO, Z2Live

 

  

Cole Brodman

Chief Marketing Officer, T-Mobile

  

 

Oren Etzioni

Co-Founder and CTO, Decide

Founder, Farecast

Director of the Turing Center, University of Washington

  

Lili Cheng

General Manager, Microsoft FUSE Labs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jocelyn Goldfein

Engineering Director, Facebook

Jon Irwin

Chief Executive Officer, Rhapsody

Ed Lazowska

Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering

Director, University of Washington eScience Institute

  

Mike McSherry

Chief Executive Officer, Swype

  

Ray Ozzie

Co-Founder, Cocomo

Former Chief Software Architect, Microsoft

  

Hadi Partovi

Startup Investor / Advisor

 

Richard Tom

Chief Technology Officer, Hulu

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Amazon Web Services, Comcast Business Class, Microsoft Hotmail, Microsoft User Research


Cocktail Sponsor:

 InfoSpace

Afternoon Break Sponsor: McAdams Wright Ragen

Registration Sponsor: Protingent

Lanyard Sponsor: Christensen O'Connor Johnson Kindness

Memorabilia Sponsor: Pixmob

Parting Gift Sponsor: Bader Martin


Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

 

 Contact Rebecca Lovell at Rebecca@GeekWire.com or call at (206) 714-6341!

 


Summit Agenda

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm  Registration and Networking

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm  Opening Keynote: Fireside Chat with Ray Ozzie, Todd Bishop and John Cook

The online collaboration pioneer and former Microsoft software chief shares his insights into the future of technology and lesson from his entrepreneurial experience as he makes the transition back to the startup world with a new technology venture of his own.

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm  Mobile Meeting of the Minds

From texting to gaming, sharing information to consuming entertainment, mobile technology has changed the way we interact with our increasingly digital world. Todd Bishop moderates this diverse panel, touching on how these technologies impact our businesses and our lives.

  • David Bluhm, President and CEO Z2Live
  • Cole Brodman, CMO, T-Mobile
  • Jon Irwin, President, Rhapsody
  • Mike McSherry, CEO, Swype

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm  Break

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm  Keynote: Fireside Chat with Richard Tom, Todd Bishop and John Cook

Continuing on the mobile theme, we’ll learn about the Hulu CTO’s “roll your own” philosophy of building a successful technology company. Glean Richard Tom’s insights on how we can overcome the challenges of device fragmentation and improve the situation for app developers and users alike.

 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm  Closing Panel: Creating and Sustaining Innovation

Get inside tips on innovative ideas, teams, companies, and cultures from the technologists who helped build successful companies from the ground up. Push the boundaries of your thinking and get insights into the imagination of these luminaries, moderated by the University of Washington’s Ed Lazowska.

  • Lili Cheng, GM, Microsoft’s FUSE
  • Oren Etzioni, Co-Founder, Farecast and Bing
  • Jocelyn Goldfein, Engineering Director, Facebook
  • Hadi Partovi, Startup Investor and Advisor

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm Reception: GeekWire’s One Year Birthday Party

Join us in raising our glasses and celebrating the innovation in our region, as well as GeekWire’s first birthday.  From signature cocktails to cupcakes, expect an evening of festivity and conversation in signature GeekWire style.

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WSCC Conference Center
Northeast Corner of 8th & Pike
3rd floor,kitty corner from the Convention Center
Seattle, WA 98101

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)


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GeekWire is an independent technology news site and online community based in Seattle, Wash. — covering the people, companies and innovations emerging from the Pacific Northwest and impacting the world.

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