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Napa Summit 2014: The Xconomy Retreat on Technology, Jobs, and Growth

Napa Summit 2014: The Xconomy Retreat on Technology, Jobs, and Growth


Monday, June 2, 2014 at 5:30 PM - Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Regular Registration (by invitation only)
If you would like to be considered for an invitation, please write to napa14@xconomy.com. Thank you.
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Event Details

Napa Summit 2014 is an intimate and interdisciplinary gathering where passionate tech and life science entrepreneurs, executives, and investors join to talk through today’s biggest challenges and brainstorm about the future. Together we’ll examine the state of the global economic recovery and work through looming challenges in areas like education, energy, aging, healthcare, genomics, food, cybersecurity, R&D, and investing strategy.


Attendance is invitation-only and limited to fewer than 100 guests. Join an extraordinary group of entrepreneurs, CEOs, angel and venture investors, technologists, and other innovators for this unique retreat, featuring:


Candid chats
Entrepreneur and investor stories
Interactive panel discussions
Lots of networking time
Great food and wine

Confirmed speakers include: 

Rick Wagoner, former Chairman and CEO, General Motors 
Leroy Hood, Founder, Institute for Systems Biology 
Trip Hawkins, Founder, Electronic Arts; Founder and CEO, If You Can
Mick Mountz, Founder and CEO, Kiva Systems (Acquired by Amazon) 
Robert Ackerman, Managing Director and Founder, Allegis Capital 
David Berry, Co-founder and CSO, Pronutria; Partner, Flagship Ventures 
Leah Busque, Founder and CEO, TaskRabbit  
Amanda Cashin, SVP, Alexandria Venture Investments
Stephen Ciesinski, VP and General Manager, SRI International
Michael Finney, President and CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corporation 
Andras Forgacs, Co-founder and CEO, Modern Meadow
Ric Fulop, General Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners 
Jon Haveman, Principal, Marin Economic Consulting 
Jody Holtzman, Senior VP, Thought Leadership, AARP
Daniel Imrie-Situnayake, Co-founder, Tiny Farms 
Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist, Canva
Claire Lee, Head of Corporate Venture, Silicon Valley Bank 
Lawrence Lee, Senior Director of Strategy, PARC
David Lindeman, Director, Center for Technology and Aging 
Sean MacLeod, President, Stratos Product Development
Aaron Marcus, President and Principal Designer, Aaron Marcus and Associates
George McLendon, Provost, Rice University 
Jon Medved, Founder and CEO, OurCrowd 
David Merkoski, Partner and Chief Designer, Greenstart 
Ljuba Miljkovic, Chief Product Officer, Automatic 
Ben Nelson, Founder and CEO, Minerva Project 
Jon Oberheide, Co-founder and CTO, Duo Security 
Mok Oh, Co-founder and CEO, Moju Labs
Patrick Pohlen, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Danae Ringelmann, Founder and Chief Development Officer, Indiegogo 
BenjaminSchlatka, Co-founder and VP, Corporate Development, MC10 
Raj Shah, Senior Director, Cybersecurity, Palo Alto Networks 
Lisa Suennen, Managing Partner, Venture Valkyrie  
Aamir Virani, Co-founder and COO, Dropcam 
Brian White, Principal, The Chertoff Group 
Rob White, Chief Innovation Officer at City Manager's Office, City of Davis
Brian Wong, Founder and CEO, Kiip

Full agenda here 

June 2, 2014
Silver Oak Cellars Napa Valley Winery, 915 Oakville Crossroad, Oakville, CA
5:30 PM • Wine reception and vineyard tours commence
7:00 PM • Dinner commences
June 3, 2014
Villagio Inn & Spa, 6481 Washington Street, Yountville, CA
7:00 AM - 8:15 AM • Continental breakfast 
8:15 AM - 3:45 PM • Program 
              4:00 PM • Wine Tasting – Sustainably Produced Wines
                            Chris Hall, Long Meadow Ranch
Registration includes all meals during the event. Hotel is not included, however we have blocked out rooms at the Villagio for this event. Detailed information about accommodations and other logistics will be sent following your registration.
Startup Tickets: We offer a limited number of tickets at a discounted rate for startups (companies that are less than three years old, with 20 or fewer employees). If you would like to apply for a startup ticket, please send details to napa14@xconomy.com.
Registration for this event is not refundable. Your registration may be transferred to an associate with approval of the event organizers, or to someone on our waiting list, if applicable.
*This is an invitation-only event. If you have not received an invitation and would like to request one, please send an inquiry to napa14@xconomy.com.

      Latham & Watkins      

  Silicon Valley Bank

         BSG Team Ventures          CareCloud  

  GE       IDA Ireland        Intel

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When & Where

Villagio Inn and Spa
6481 Washington Street
Yountville, CA 94599

Monday, June 2, 2014 at 5:30 PM - Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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