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RARE EVENT: Fireside chat with Dave Mendlen, General Manager at Microsoft a...

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1117 California Ave.

Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Join us for a RARE occassion to meet and listen to Dave Mendlen, General Manager at Microsoft, as he is being interviewed fire-side chat style by Dea Wilson, Founder of Lifograph - the Wiki of People.


Dave will fly in from Seattle just to share his stories with our Lifograph community. This is a RARE event and we expect to sell out. Reserve your tickets early.


Drinks and Chinese food dinner will be provided.


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SPEAKER

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DAVE MENDLEN


Dave Mendlen is General Manager at Microsoft and he is one of those gifted speakers who have the magic to capture entire audiences and inspire everyone with his vision and stories.





Due to his great ability for engaging communication, David was chosen as a speechwriter for Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, composing landmark speeches featured in the media, including Bill Gates’ last speech and Steve Ballmer first speech as CEO of Microsoft.





He is also an Executive Producer and Creative Director of the DECODED Show, the documentary web series led by Microsoft Chief Geek, John Shewchuk - CTO for the Microsoft Developer Platform.


Dave has built and managed multi-billion dollar software businesses and is a sought-after speaker and commentator on TV and media, as well as a contributor to various startup accelerators and publications, including TheNextWeb.

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DEA WILSON


Dea is the Founder of Lifograph - The Wiki of People - https://www.lifograph.com - a free people search engine with 500K profiles and 1.2M connections, matching people and companies based on their needs, skills, interests and real-life relationships.


Dea is a serial entrepreneur and Managing Director at Silicon Valley Incubator. She is also an Angel Investor at the Wharton Alumni Angels and Tech Angels, her investment interest being in consumer, mobile and SaaS startups.


Dea is a big supporter of female founders and investors and currently leads a community of almost 1,000 women leaders and entrepreneurs.


Dubbed "Ms. Silicon Valley", Dea is what people call a "super-connector", her expansive network including the "Who's Who" in startups, venture capital, technology, entertainment, etc.


She is a big car racing fan and is currently serving as a Director in the Board of Directors of the Ferrari Club of America, Pacific Region.


Dea has been a guest speaker at numerous events and conferences and she has also been featured and interviewed in many media publications, including Entrepreneur Media, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Yahoo Finance, Investor Business Daily, Startups.co, Sociable, 150sec, Repatriot, Startup Grind, TheNextWeb, ProTV, NationalTV, etc.


As an Executive Director at The VC Network and LifographTV, Dea interviews many prominent VCs, angels, executives and founders in Silicon Valley and tech.


Earlier in her career Dea worked at two Fortune 100 companies, Microsoft and PricewaterhouseCoopers.


She earned a Master's degree from University of Washington on a full scholarship and she also graduated with an MBA degree from the Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania), majoring in entrepreneurship.


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AGENDA:

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5:45pm - 6:30pm – Networking reception

6:30pm - 7:45pm – Speaker program

7:45pm - 8:15pm – General networking


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DEMO/SPONSOR TABLES

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Buy a demo or sponsor table and get great exposure.

Demo/sponsor table includes:

- 2 (two) general admission tickets

- 1/2 sponsor table

- promotion before and during the event

- logo displayed on the event description

- promotion in front of all attendees and speakers

- business cards of the attendees (if available)


Limited availability.


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EVENT ORGANIZER:

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LIFOGRAPH - The Wiki of People - https://www.lifograph.com

Discover 500,000 profiles and 1.2M connections for FREE

As seen in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Investor Business Daily, Inc., Yahoo News, TheNextWeb, etc.


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VENUE SPONSOR:

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PROCOPIO - http://www.procopio.com

Law firm specializing in tech startups.


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PREMIER SPONSORS:

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CROWDFUNDUS - http://crowdfundus.com

Free and discounted perks for the Lifograph community


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REFUND POLICY

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We are happy to refund your ticket if refund is requested 24 hours before the event.

Unfortunately, any refunds requested less than 24h in advance cannot be honored.

However, you can sell or transfer your ticket to someone else before the event starts.

Thank you for your understanding. :-)


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BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT AND IN ANY OTHER LIFOGRAPH EVENTS YOU AGREE TO THIS LIABILITY DISCLAIMER:


No liability insurance is provided for the protection of individuals, groups, organizations, businesses, attendees, speakers, sponsors or others who may participate, in any capacity, in events organized, co-organized, promoted and/or sponsored by Lifograph ("Lifograph Events"), whether free or paid events.


In consideration for your participation in Lifograph Events, you do hereby release and forever discharge Lifograph, Inc., and its officers, board, employees, and agents (collectively, "Lifograph"), as well as its event organizers, co-organizers, promoters, speakers and sponsors, jointly and severally, from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims and demands for, upon or by reason of any damage, loss or injury, which hereafter may be sustained by participating in Lifograph Events.


This release extends and applies to, and also covers and includes, all unknown, unforeseen, unanticipated and unsuspected injuries, damages, loss and liability and the consequences thereof, as well as those now disclosed and known to exist. The provisions of any state, federal, local or territorial law or statute providing that releases shall not extend to claims, demands, injuries, or damages which are known or unsuspected to exist at this time, to the person executing such release, are hereby expressly waived.


By participating in Lifograph Events, you hereby agree on behalf of your heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, to indemnify Lifograph and its event organizers, co-organizers, promoters, sponsors, speakers, and any other people or companies involved in Lifograph Events from any and all actions, and causes of actions, claims and demands for, upon or by reason of any damage, loss or injury, which hereafter may be sustained by participating in Lifograph Events in any capacity.


By allowing you to participate in Lifograph Events, Lifograph and its organizers, co-organizers, promoters, speakers and sponsors, do not assume any risk or admit any liability in connection with these events. You expressly assume all risk of any injuries or damages caused by any person or entity for any reason during the Lifograph Events or related activities, including, but not limited to, the negligence of Lifograph, its organizers, co-organizers, promoters, speakers and sponsors, or any other person.


You understand that at Lifograph Events or related activities you may be photographed or videotaped. You agree to allow your photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the event hosts, producers, sponsors, organizers, assigns, and/or by anyone involved in the event in any capacity.


You agree that at Lifograph Events where alcohol is served you must be 21 years or older in order to consume such beverages.


This Disclaimer shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under the applicable law.


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