CEO Pain Points; Working with the CTO
Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PST)
Santa Monica, CA
LA CEOs in coordination with the LA CTO Forum presents: CEO Pain Points; Working with the CTO. Please join us in a frank, open, and honest discussion with our panel of some of LA’s top CEOs & CTOs. Discover what keeps each other up at night with worry about their key partner in their technology business. How they address these issues and more, resulting in maximum productivity. Be our guest for this roundtable salon with some of the top players in the industry.
Bill Sewell, CEO, Wiredrive, an online media sharing service for uploading, managing, and presenting work. Bill manages business development, sales and product vision. Prior to Wiredrive, he ran IOWA Interactive, a website development team that built over 200 web projects and Intranet Studio Ltd., which built the first promotions extranet for the TV industry in 1995.
Chris Swain, CEO of Cred.fm, a venture-funded game developer creating social games that deliver content discovery. At USC Chris was co-founder of the Electronic Arts Game Innovation Lab and currently directs the USC Games Institute. Chris is co-author of the book "Game Design Workshop" which is used at many of the over 700 college game programs around the world.
David Subar, CTO, Break Media, leads an international team based in LA & Shanghai, and is responsible for the company’s multi-platform technology strategy across mobile and internet-connected CE devices, and oversees Break’s in-house advertising technology server, Apex. Subar has over 18 years of experience and has held numerous technology leadership positions. Previous posts include CTO of Oversee.net, CTO of PeopleLink, an idealab! company, and CIO of Interthinx. Subar has a BSEE from Ohio State University.
Ben Widhelm, CTO, leads the Burstly engineering organization. Ben has led numerous engineering and product design teams across a wide range of applications – from operating systems at Sun to game development at Vivendi. Before joining Burstly, Ben cofounded ElephantDrive, a company that provides web-scale cloud storage solutions to consumers and enterprises. Ben holds a BS in Computer Science and Engineering from UCLA.
For your convenience LA CEOs will be held the first Thursday of the month at 8am at this location, Confirmed RSVP is required. This is not a networking event. It is for CEOs only. Service providers will be asked to leave. Please only provide business cards upon request.