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Monday, November 10
 

9:15am

The Art of Meat
Head to Belcampo’s San Francisco restaurant/butchery and learn how the sustainable meat company is not only attempting to restore a foregone appreciation for truly good meat, but also how they’ve reconsidered their business practices in the face of California’s drought and continued to expand.

Speakers
avatar for Bronwen Hanna-Korpi

Bronwen Hanna-Korpi

President, Belcampo Meat Co.
A California native, Bronwen received her master’s degree from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Parma, Italy, which kicked off her career in quality food. After stints in Italy working at Slow Food’s Salone del Gusto and Tenuta di Spannocchia, Bronwen honed her skills... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 9:15am - 10:30am
Belcampo Meat Co. 1998 Polk St, San Francisco, CA

9:45am

A Few Hints on Building A Following
Since its launch in 2005, all-natural Hint Water has become a recognized leader in the beverage industry, triumphantly changing the notion that drinks must contain sugar or diet sweeteners to have market appeal, while collecting numerous industry and consumer accolades and expecting a cool $50 million in revenue this year alone. On this visit to Hint Inc.’s headquarters, you'll get to see where some of today's most refreshing innovation goes down, and along the way pick up a few tried-and-true secrets on how to build a following and successfully market directly to your consumers.

Speakers
avatar for Kara Goldin

Kara Goldin

Founder and CEO, Hint Inc.
Kara Goldin is the founder and CEO of Hint Inc., which produces all-natural fruit-essence waters with zero calories, zero diet sweeteners, zero sugar, and zero preservatives. Since its launch in 2005, Hint has become a recognized leader in the beverage industry, collecting numerous... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 9:45am - 11:30am
Hint Inc. 2124 Union Street, Suite D, San Francisco, CA

9:45am

Designing the Next Generation of Devices at Samsung
Go behind-the-scenes at Samsung’s San Francisco design studio and learn more about creating and innovating devices of the future.

Speakers
avatar for Dennis Miloseski

Dennis Miloseski

Vice President Samsung Design Studio, Samsung
It takes both creativity and design savvy to turn an idea of something that doesn’t exist into reality and, as vice president of Samsung’s Design Studio, Dennis Miloseski is doing just that. Since joining Samsung in 2012, Dennis has led the company’s foray into mobile wearables... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 9:45am - 11:30am
Samsung 100 California Street, Suite 500 (5th Floor), San Francisco, CA

9:45am

Yes You Can Draw: How to Inspire Creative Thinking in Your Teams at Adobe
Michael Gough believes everyone was born creative but that it has been trained out of us – which has resulted in holding back an entire generation who could be tackling the next big idea to tomorrow’s complex problems.
During this visit to Adobe's San Francisco offices, learn exclusive insights on how today’s leaders can unlock creative thinking in their teams and why drawing is a critical building block for the future of innovation and design thinking

Speakers
avatar for Michael Gough

Michael Gough

Vice President of Experience Design, Adobe
Michael is vice president of Adobe’s experience design team. His global XD team spans architects, academics, sculptors, DJs, writers, designers, and engineers who are chartered with creating smart, sophisticated applications and powerful tools for creatives and users around the... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 9:45am - 11:30am
Adobe 601 Townsend Street, San Francisco, CA

10:45am

The Incredible, Edible World Behind Hampton Creek’s Food Innovation Kitchen
Plants have the power to change how we eat, and one start up is demonstrating how. Step inside the R&D kitchen at Hampton Creek for a behind-the-scenes conversation and cooking demonstration about the science of taste and how food will continue to evolve.

Speakers
avatar for Lee Chae

Lee Chae

Director of Bioinformatics, Hampton Creek
Understanding how and why plants produce such a diversity of compounds has been the focus of Lee Chae’s research as a plant scientist. To answer these questions, Chae fuses genome-scale data, computation, and statistics with a deep knowledge of plant biology. He has presented his... Read More →
avatar for Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Director of Culinary Innovation, Hampton Creek
Chris Jones is the director of culinary innovation at Hampton Creek, a food company known for its mission to make food healthier and affordable for everyone, everywhere. He is the driving creator behind the company’s revolutionary premier product, Just Mayo, known for its creamy... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 10:45am - 12:30pm
Hampton Creek 371 10th Street, San Francisco, CA

12:45pm

Game Changer: A Look Inside Ubisoft’s Immersive Game Experiences
Thanks to compelling narratives, innovative gameplay, and breakthrough technology, video games these days are true entertainment experiences. At the forefront of this charge, Ubisoft has inspired communities around the world to play, connect, rock out, and Just Dance. During this visit to Ubisoft’s San Francisco office, get hands-on with some of its top video-game franchises and learn about the technology that powers its innovation.

Speakers
avatar for Jason Altman

Jason Altman

Executive Producer, Just Dance Now
Jason Altman is the executive producer ‎of Just Dance Now, the all-new mobile experience that allows users to play Just Dance tracks with their smartphones and any Internet-connected screen. He joined Ubisoft in 2011 as head of production for Ubisoft’s casual games before moving... Read More →
avatar for Paul Cross

Paul Cross

Creative Director, Ubisoft
Paul Cross is the creative director of the Rocksmith franchise at Ubisoft, which he has led since 2007 alongside Nao Higo. Rocksmith, the first video game that teaches people to play a real guitar plugged into their console or PC, released its highly anticipated sequel, Rocksmith... Read More →
avatar for Tony Key

Tony Key

Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Ubisoft
avatar for Lesley Phord-Toy

Lesley Phord-Toy

Producer, Ubisoft
Lesley is a producer at Ubisoft Toronto working on Assassin’s Creed Unity with 12 years of experience in the video game industry. She is also president of the International Game Developers’ Association Toronto chapter. An engineering graduate from the University of Waterloo... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 12:45pm - 2:30pm
Ubisoft 625 Third Street, San Francisco, CA

12:45pm

Listen Up! The Future of Entertainment Sound
On this site visit to Dolby Laboratories, members of the company's product and executive teams will make your ears perk up with a look at the history and science behind sound, exclusive demos of their current most innovative technologies— which are bringing cinema-quality surround sound to your home, mobile devices, headphones, and beyond—and visionary thoughts on what we can expect to hear in the future.

Speakers
avatar for John Couling

John Couling

Senior Vice President, Dolby Laboratories
As senior vice president of Dolby’s E-Media Business Group, John Couling is responsible for the expansion of Dolby technology into the broadband and mobile Internet-delivered entertainment ecosystem, working to redefine the audio experience on connected and mobile devices. Couling’s... Read More →
avatar for Brett Crockett

Brett Crockett

Senior Director, Sound Technology Research, Dolby Laboratories
As Senior Director of Sound Technology Research, Brett Crockett facilitates research and development of the breakthrough and next-generation audio and surround sound technologies for which Dolby is widely recognized. He leads Dolby’s San Francisco and Sydney research groups, and... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 12:45pm - 2:30pm
Dolby Laboratories 100 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA

1:45pm

Innovation You Can Live In
Last year, timeless denim makers Levi Strauss & Co. quietly opened a new space in San Francisco: the Eureka Innovation Lab. Through a combination of tech, science and fashion, the lab team creates apparel prototypes for the cutting-edge designs that will end up on retail floors around the world. On this exclusive visit to the lab, the head of Global Product Innovation, Paul Dillinger, will take you through the team’s R&D process, offering a behind-the-scenes look at how denim is being redefined.

Speakers
avatar for Paul Dillinger

Paul Dillinger

Vice President of Global Product Innovation, Levi Strauss & Co.
Paul Dillinger is the vice president of global product innovation at Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) Following his passion for sustainability, Dillinger has been an integral partner with the company’s Social and Environmental Sustainability group to develop front-end methods for applied... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 1:45pm - 3:30pm
Eureka Innovation Lab 140 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA

1:45pm

Peek Into the Mobile Future at Qualcomm
What will the next generation of mobile devices look like? Qualcomm Technologies can show you. Step into the future of mobile on this site visit to their San Francisco office and try out some of their most innovative new technologies for yourself, including computer chips designed to work and learn like the human brain, Ultra HD 4K video streaming in your pocket, DSLR-quality photo processing (read: #nofilter necessary), and more.

Speakers
avatar for Raj Talluri

Raj Talluri

Senior Vice President of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
Raj Talluri serves as senior vice president of product management for Qualcomm Technologies Inc., where he manages the company’s applications processor technologies. Before joining Qualcomm, Raj worked for Texas Instruments, where his major accomplishments included starting multiple... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 1:45pm - 3:30pm
Qualcomm 260 Townsend Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA

1:45pm

Yes You Can Draw: How to Inspire Creative Thinking in Your Teams at Adobe
Michael Gough believes everyone was born creative but that it has been trained out of us – which has resulted in holding back an entire generation who could be tackling the next big idea to tomorrow’s complex problems.
During this visit to Adobe's San Francisco offices, learn exclusive insights on how today’s leaders can unlock creative thinking in their teams and why drawing is a critical building block for the future of innovation and design thinking

Speakers
avatar for Michael Gough

Michael Gough

Vice President of Experience Design, Adobe
Michael is vice president of Adobe’s experience design team. His global XD team spans architects, academics, sculptors, DJs, writers, designers, and engineers who are chartered with creating smart, sophisticated applications and powerful tools for creatives and users around the... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 1:45pm - 3:30pm
Adobe 601 Townsend Street, San Francisco, CA

2:45pm

Innovating While “Doing Good”
Step inside the world of “Do Good” entrepreneur Ido Leffler, founder of the global beauty brand Yes To and school supply company Yoobi. Ido will share the story of how he’s launched brands that are on the shelves of some of the biggest retailers — like Target, Walgreens, and others — and along the way, how he identified philanthropy, trust, and passion as the core for how to do business.

Speakers
avatar for Ido leffler

Ido leffler

CEO, Yoobi
After building one of the biggest brands in natural beauty products, Leffler is focused on a different sort of makeover, this time in education. Ido, the co-founder of San Francisco based Yes To Inc. (the makers of Yes To Carrots, Yes To Cucumbers, and the other Yes To shampoos, moisturizers... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Yes To 655 4th Street, San Francisco, CA

2:45pm

Inside Counsyl’s Robotic-Powered Lab
Walk inside Counsyl’s 24-hour, machine-powered, clinical lab – the only one of its kind – and join the conversation on the power of preventative health.

Speakers
avatar for Kyle Lapham

Kyle Lapham

Principal Engineer and Designer, Counsyl
Kyle Lapham is the principal engineer and designer of the robotics and automation in Counsyl’s clinical lab. He joined Counsyl in 2011 to automate the complex screening process that gives people vital information about their health. Prior to Counsyl, Kyle designed and built custom... Read More →
avatar for Ramji Srinivasan

Ramji Srinivasan

Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer, Counsyl
Ramji Srinivasan dropped out of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business in 2007 and cofounded Counsyl with the belief that preventative medicine is achievable. Counsyl’s mission is to create the opportunity for outcome-improving choices by providing both doctors and their patients... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Counsyl, Inc. 180 Kimball Way, South San Francisco, CA

2:45pm

How Thumbtack Gets It Done
Local commerce marketplace Thumbtack recently announced $100 million in series D funding, and it’s still just getting started. Head over to the web startup’s San Francisco headquarters to discover how the once couch-crashing, closet-dwelling cofounders Marco Zappacosta and Jonathan Swanson successfully navigated revenue-model shifts and funding rejection in the early days of their business to develop a service that aims to make all of our lives a little bit easier. 

Speakers
avatar for Marco Zappacosta

Marco Zappacosta

CEO, Thumbtack
Marco Zappacosta is cofounder and CEO of Thumbtack, a marketplace that connects consumers with local service professionals such as floor remodelers, treadmill repairmen, and bartenders. Founded in 2008, Zappacosta and his team at Thumbtack have recently announced a massive $100 million... Read More →


Monday November 10, 2014 2:45pm - 5:00pm
Thumbtack 360 9th Street, San Francisco, CA

6:00pm

BarrelHouse Happy Hour
Monday November 10, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm
BarrelHouse 80 Tehama Street, San Francisco, CA
 
Tuesday, November 11
 

7:45am

Registration
Tuesday November 11, 2014 7:45am - 5:00pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

8:30am

Welcome Remarks
Tuesday November 11, 2014 8:30am - 8:40am
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

8:40am

The Business of Altruism
Vivienne Harr, a 10-year-old entrepreneur, wants to help end child slavery. Twitter co-founder Biz Stone wants to make supporting social causes easier through the power of technology. Hear about the unlikely partnership that launched a new mobile platform designed to spur social change.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Harr

Eric Harr

CEO, Stand
Eric Harr is the CEO of Stand, reporting to a 10-year-old boss.  | Stand was inspired by his then 8-year-old daughter Vivienne, who “made a stand” against child slavery for 365 days in a row at her lemonade stand. The moment became a moment, featured on CBS News, ABC News, NBC... Read More →
avatar for Vivienne Harr

Vivienne Harr

Founder, Stand
With the power of social media, ten-year-old Vivienne Harr launched one lemonade stand into a global movement to combat child slavery. “Stand,” a socially innovative lemonade company, is a leading example of a new wave of hybrid “benefit” corporations dedicated to making charity... Read More →
avatar for Biz Stone

Biz Stone

Cofounder, CEO, Jelly Inc.
Biz Stone is an American entrepreneur and cofounder of Twitter. Today, Stone is cofounder and CEO of the startup Jelly. A progenitor of social media, Stone has been developing large-scale systems that facilitate the open exchange of information for more than 15 years. Having started... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 8:40am - 9:10am
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

9:10am

Successfully Sustainable: Inside Patagonia’s Mission-Driven Business
Patagonia, the outdoor clothing company, is the poster child for doing business to help the planet. From launching a venture fund to developing and producing a feature-length environmental documentary to adopting an open-source approach to sustainable product development, Patagonia’s team is crossing more innovative terrain than ever before.

Speakers
avatar for Rose Marcario

Rose Marcario

President and CEO, Patagonia
Rose Marcario is the president and CEO of Patagonia. After joining the company in 2008, Marcario quickly embarked on transforming Patagonia’s infrastructure, broadening business throughout Europe, Japan, and Australia, and helping the company focus on innovation and the development... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 9:10am - 9:40am
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

9:40am

Up Close: Designing the Next-Generation Sub
The Navy is rethinking its massively complex submarines with some of the most common products in consumer technology: an Xbox, iPad, and a smartphone. Step inside the process that’s rapidly changing how subs perform their missions.
JOSH SMITH, TANG Director, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab

Speakers
avatar for Josh Smith

Josh Smith

Director, Johns Hopkins University
Josh Smith is the director of Tactical Advancements for the Next Generation (TANG) program, a design-thinking initiative at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory that has brought together the United States Navy, Ideo, Microsoft, Lockheed Martin, and other companies... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 9:40am - 9:50am
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

9:50am

Lessons for Leading Creatively
How do you inject creativity into a corporate culture? Learn the secrets of how to manage creatives, develop the best creative ideas from your team, and build an office environment where every voice is heard.


Speakers
avatar for Ed Catmull

Ed Catmull

President, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios
Ed Catmull, Ph.D, is cofounder of Pixar Animation Studios and President of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios. Previously, he was Vice President of the computer division of Lucasfilm, where he managed development in the areas of computer graphics, video editing, video games... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 9:50am - 10:20am
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

10:20am

Networking Break
Creativity, Inc. book signing with Ed Catmull.

Tuesday November 11, 2014 10:20am - 10:40am
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

10:40am

Redefining the Regulators
Learn how Lyft, the popular ride-sharing startup, navigates one of the most difficult barriers to entry in a new city: local regulators. With a mission to redefine how we use transportation around the country, find out how the company plans to disrupt the status quo city by city.

Speakers
avatar for John Zimmer

John Zimmer

Co-Founder & President, Lyft
John Zimmer’s interest in peer-to-peer transportation began at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration. Upon learning that only 20% of seats in cars on highways are occupied, he began working on ways to use existing information infrastructures to solve the problem of unused... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 10:40am - 11:00am
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

11:00am

Diversity Matters: How Tristan Walker is Changing the Valley
Meet the entrepreneur who wants to not only transform health and beauty products for people of color, but also the ethos of who works (and succeeds) in Silicon Valley.

Speakers
avatar for Tristan Walker

Tristan Walker

Founder, CEO, Walker & Co.
Before founding Walker & Co., Tristan Walker—a former entrepreneur-in-residence at Andreessen Horowitz—was the director of business development for Foursquare, where he oversaw strategic partnerships and monetization. In this role, Walker managed integrations with large brands... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 11:00am - 11:25am
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

11:25am

The Reinvention of Milk
In this unique storytelling format—“performance journalism” narrated by Fast Companysenior writer Chuck Salter—you embark on the surprising journey to a healthier glass of milk and a dairy farm like no other.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Jones

Steve Jones

CEO, Fairlife, LLC.
Steve Jones is the CEO of Fairlife, LLC, a health and wellness company that markets great-tasting, effective nutrition that starts with the highest-quality milk and gives people the vitality they need to live life to the fullest. Jones spent 18 years at the Coca-Cola Co. where his... Read More →
avatar for Michael J. McCloskey

Michael J. McCloskey

Cofounder of Fairlife, LLC; Cofounder and CEO of Select Milk Producers, Fairlife, LLC./Select Milk Producers
Mike McCloskey is cofounder and CEO of Select Milk Producers, the fifth largest milk cooperative in the country. He is also chairman of the board for Fair Oaks Farms, a highly rated and visited agritourism destination in Northwest Indiana that also brands and processes its own bottled... Read More →
avatar for Sue McCloskey

Sue McCloskey

Cofounder and Owner, Fair Oaks Farms
Sue McCloskey, born and raised in New Jersey, was an art and art history student before being swept up in the world of dairy cows upon meeting her husband, Mike. Together they ran a successful dairy veterinary consulting practice in Southern California before moving to New Mexico... Read More →
avatar for Mike Ohmstede

Mike Ohmstede

Vice President, Coca-Cola Co.
Mike Ohmstede is the vice president of investments and ventures for the Coca-Cola Co.’s North American Venturing and Emerging Brands Business unit, a position he assumed in June 2007. In this capacity, he leverages his strategic finance and general business capabilities in helping... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 11:25am - 11:55am
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

11:55am

Up Close: The Future of Light
A skilled team of inventors has developed the world’s thinnest LED light technology, called Lightpaper. Experience the invention for yourself, and step into the future as the company’s CEO illuminates its many possible applications. 

Speakers
avatar for Cody Peterson

Cody Peterson

CEO, Rohinni
Cody Peterson is an avid inventor and the CEO of Rohinni. He began exploring what has become an obsession: rethinking light. Now working with the world’s thinnest light, he and his team are exploring a future where anyone will be able to design and create their own light. Prior... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 11:55am - 12:00pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

12:00pm

Lunch
Tuesday November 11, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

1:00pm

So Funny I Forgot I Was Being Manipulated
There’s more to comedy than laughter alone. It has the power to raise awareness, communicate empathy, and bring a dose of humanity to innately inhuman interfaces. Our host Baratunde Thurston and his Cultivated Wit co-founder Brian Janosch will share examples that they promise will make you laugh more than this description does.

Speakers
avatar for Baratunde Thurston

Baratunde Thurston

Writer, CEO, Cultivated Wit
Baratunde Thurston is the CEO, co-founder, and hashtagger-in-chief of Cultivated Wit. He wrote the New York Times bestseller How To Be Black and served for five years as director of digital for the satirical news outlet, The Onion.


Tuesday November 11, 2014 1:00pm - 1:10pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

1:10pm

Creating New Mobile Categories
Listen in as Samsung’s head of design paints a picture of the wearable future.

Speakers
avatar for Dennis Miloseski

Dennis Miloseski

Vice President Samsung Design Studio, Samsung
It takes both creativity and design savvy to turn an idea of something that doesn’t exist into reality and, as vice president of Samsung’s Design Studio, Dennis Miloseski is doing just that. Since joining Samsung in 2012, Dennis has led the company’s foray into mobile wearables... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 1:10pm - 1:20pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

1:20pm

Our Phones in 2020
Top designers predict the next phase of the world’s most transformative device.

Speakers
avatar for Matias Duarte

Matias Duarte

VP Design, Android, Google
Matías Duarte leads the Android Design team at Google. He is responsible for all aspects of the software and visual experience across the Android platform, core applications services, and the design of Nexus tablets and phones. Recently, his team designed the critically acclaimed... Read More →
avatar for Gentry Underwood

Gentry Underwood

CEO, Dropbox
Gentry Underwood is the head of design at Dropbox and a cofounder of Mailbox (now a part of Dropbox), the mobile email experience for a world on the go. Previously, he cofounded Orchestra, the Apple App Store’s 2011 Productivity App of the Year, and led Ideo’s Knowledge Sharing... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 1:20pm - 1:40pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

1:40pm

What’s Next for Google Ventures?
Hear from the founder of the VC firm that has placed bets on the hottest household names in tech such as Uber and Nest. What trends and companies are next?

Speakers
avatar for Bill Maris

Bill Maris

Managing Partner, Google Ventures
Bill Maris is the managing partner at Google Ventures, which he launched in the spring of 2009 to invest some of Google's prodigious cash hoard in startups. Bill's formula includes an unusual emphasis on data--and a team of researchers to quantify elements that lead to successful... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 1:40pm - 2:10pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

2:10pm

How to Own YouTube
Meet the next generation of celebrity: the stars from YouTube who have used the platform to launch careers, create products, and even sell out concerts.

Speakers
avatar for Grace Helbig

Grace Helbig

Comedian, it’sGrace
Grace Helbig is a comedian, actress, and YouTube personality. In early 2014, Helbig created her YouTube channel, it’sGrace, which has more than 1.8 million subscribers and 150 million views to date. Prior to establishing her own channel, Helbig hosted the video blog series DailyGrace... Read More →
avatar for Alejandro Manzano

Alejandro Manzano

Lead Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Boyce Avenue
Brothers Alejandro, Fabian, and Daniel Manzano make up the band Boyce Avenue. In 2007, three years after coming together, the Manzano brothers began filming themselves performing their own songs and favorite covers, and posting the videos to YouTube. The videos instantly resonated... Read More →
avatar for Daniel Manzano

Daniel Manzano

Bass, Percussion, Vocals, Boyce Avenue
Brothers Alejandro, Fabian, and Daniel Manzano make up the band Boyce Avenue. In 2007, three years after coming together, the Manzano brothers began filming themselves performing their own songs and favorite covers, and posting the videos to YouTube. The videos instantly resonated... Read More →
avatar for Fabian Manzano

Fabian Manzano

Guitar, Vocals, Boyce Avenue
Brothers Alejandro, Fabian, and Daniel Manzano make up the band Boyce Avenue. In 2007, three years after coming together, the Manzano brothers began filming themselves performing their own songs and favorite covers, and posting the videos to YouTube. The videos instantly resonated... Read More →
avatar for Ingrid Nilsen

Ingrid Nilsen

YouTube Personality, MissGlamorazzi
Ingrid Nilsen (aka MissGlamorazzi) started out on YouTube in 2009, making videos around beauty, fashion, and healthy food how-tos. Since then, she has amassed 209 million video views from 2.9 million subscribers who can’t get enough of her refreshing sense of wit and humor bound... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 2:10pm - 2:50pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

2:50pm

Networking Break
Grace's Guide: The Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-up book signing with Grace Helbig.

Tuesday November 11, 2014 2:50pm - 3:10pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

3:10pm

Comedy for the Digital Age
Learn how Comedy Central, a network that targets the tech-savvy demographic of 18- to 34-year-olds, is keeping up with the digital age of cross-platform content consumption. One of the network’s newest breakout stars, Nathan Fielder, will also join the conversation to weigh in on creating a comedy series for multiple screens.

Speakers
avatar for Kent Alterman

Kent Alterman

President of Content Development, Comedy Central
Kent Alterman is the president of content development and original programming at Comedy Central. Since rejoining Comedy Central in January 2010, Alterman and his development team have undertaken an ambitious launch of original programming, more than doubling the amount of original... Read More →
avatar for Michele Ganeless

Michele Ganeless

President, Comedy Central
Having led Comedy Central since 2004, president Michele Ganeless has seen the prominence of the network grow as many of the network’s most popular series have permeated the zeitgeist. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, South Park and The Colbert Report, and more recent series... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 3:10pm - 3:40pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

3:40pm

The Salon Renaissance
Beauty brand Julep focuses on translating the social atmosphere of founder and CEO Jane Park’s Seattle-based brick-and-mortar salons for the online community. Learn how the company has leveraged grassroots outreach and social media marketing to create this new consumer experience—one that continues to drive the company’s rapid product development, consumer brand loyalty, and staggering success.

Speakers
avatar for Jane Park

Jane Park

Founder and CEO, Julep
Jane Park's parents cried when the founder and CEO of Julep took her two Ivy League degrees and her executive experience at Starbucks and channeled it into owning and operating a nail parlor. With $56 million in venture capital, Jane has taken her passion for girl time and transformed... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 3:40pm - 4:00pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

4:00pm

A Founder’s Next Chapter
The founder and former CEO of Groupon opens up about Detour, his startup designed to share the untold stories of cities. 

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason

Co-founder and CEO, Detour
Andrew Mason is cofounder and CEO of Detour, a location-based audio tours app. He formerly founded Groupon in 2008 and as CEO grew the company into a global brand with 12,000 employees. In 2013, Andrew relocated from Chicago to San Francisco to record a music album, Hardly Workin... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 4:00pm - 4:20pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

4:20pm

The Secrets of Generation Flux: Find Your Mission
Meet the new breed of business leaders who are driven by not only money, but also the pursuit of societal purpose, and hear their tips for achieving success in business and life.

Speakers
avatar for Casey Gerald

Casey Gerald

Co-Founder and CEO, MBAs Across America
Casey Gerald is the co-founder and CEO of MBAs Across America, a national movement of MBAs and entrepreneurs working together to revitalize America. He began his career in economic policy & government innovation at the Center for American Progress, and has worked as a strategist with... Read More →
avatar for Aaron Levie

Aaron Levie

Cofounder and CEO, Box
Aaron Levie is Cofounder and CEO of Box, which he launched in 2005 with cofounder and CFO Dylan Smith. Levie is the visionary behind Box’s product and platform strategy, which is focused on incorporating the best of traditional content management with an easy to use user experience suited to the way people collaborat... Read More →
avatar for DJ Patil

DJ Patil

VP of Product, RelateIQ
Dr. DJ Patil is the VP of Product at RelateIQ, which focuses on helping making better decisions through your relationships. This summer, Salesforce acquired RelateIQ for $400M. Dr. Patil has held a variety of roles in academia, industry, and government, including positions as the... Read More →
avatar for Padmasree Warrior

Padmasree Warrior

CTO, Cisco
Cisco Chief Technology & Strategy Officer Padmasree Warrior is charged with aligning technology development and corporate strategy to enable Cisco to anticipate, shape, and lead major market transitions. She helps direct technology and operational innovation across the company and... Read More →


Tuesday November 11, 2014 4:20pm - 4:50pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

4:50pm

Wrap-Up
Tuesday November 11, 2014 4:50pm - 5:00pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA

5:00pm

Cocktail Reception
Tuesday November 11, 2014 5:00pm - 8:00pm
City View at Metreon 135 4th St., San Francisco, CA