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Founders Space San Francisco February 2011 Roundtable

Founders Space San Francisco Roundtable

Thursday, February 24, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM (PST)

San Francisco, CA

Founders Space San Francisco February 2011 Roundtable

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Join us for the Founders Space San Francisco Roundtable, where founders gather around a table to share knowledge and work together to solve problems.  To join a Roundtable, you must be a founder or C-level executive at a growth-oriented startup or emerging company.

Topic: How to Manage Your Board of Directors

Presenters: Tom Kellerman & Scott Karchmer of Morgan Lewis, Marc Galletti of Longitude Capital, and Co-founder & CEO Jad Dunning of DriverSide Inc.

Note: This is not a typical panel discussion--you are welcome and encouraged to participate and ask questions.

Tom Kellerman    Scott Karchmer    Marc Galletti    Jad Dunning

Tom Kellerman & Scott Karchmer of Morgan Lewis, Marc Galletti of Longitude Capital, and Jad Dunning of DriverSide

 

Tom Kellerman is the managing partner of Morgan Lewis' Palo Alto office and is co-chair of the Emerging Business & Technology Practice.  He concentrates his practice on advising companies, venture capitalists and investment banks focused on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters within the technology industry.

Scott Karchmer is a partner in Morgan Lewis' Business Transactions Practice.  He counsels established and emerging companies in a broad spectrum of industries, including clean tech, biotech, medical device, networking and storage, and life sciences.  He advises companies at critical junctures in their life cycles, including formation, raising funds from venture capitalists, IPOs, and mergers and acquisitions.

Marc Galletti is a founder and Managing Director of Longitude Capital.  He focuses on investments in medical devices and specialty pharmaceuticals, including drug-device combinations.  From 2003 to 2006, he was Senior Vice President of Pequot Ventures, where he worked in the life sciences practice.  Prior to Pequot, he worked at Amerindo Investment Advisors and Vector Fund Management.  He has also worked in the Global Healthcare Investment Banking Group at J.P. Morgan & Co.

Jad Dunning brings more than 13 years of experience in start-up environments and well-established growth companies to his role as President and CEO of DriverSide.  Prior to founding DriverSide, Dunning was President of StepUp Commerce, which was acquired by Intuit in 2006.  Earlier, he served as general manager of direct marketing at Peet's Coffee & Tea.  In 1996, he cofounded and launched CompareNet, an online feature comparison site, which was acquired in 1999 by Microsoft. 

Join your peers and subject matter experts to discuss the burning issues facing your business today.  Feel free to bring up issues beyond this topic—we’re here to share and help!

LocationL'Atelier, located in San Francisco’s Dogpatch district (see address on right), detects examples of "disruptive innovations" that bring about concrete changes for companies and their employees.  It communicates these key trends through its various communication channels and helps position companies to catch these ideas early on.  This location was made possible by L'Atelier and the California-Spain Chamber of Commerce.

L'Atelier          CA Spain

 

 

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L'Atelier, Dogpatch District
2325 Third Street, Suite 231
San Francisco, CA 94107

Thursday, February 24, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM (PST)


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Founders Space brings together founders, angels, VCs, advisors & innovators to help startups rock the world.

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