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Event Date: April 5- 6, 2016

Location: RocketSpace, 180 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104

The Corporate Membership Summit is a 2 day interactive event that immerses attendees in emerging technology trends, introduces them to some of the best startups for potential partnerships and brings peers together with hands-on workshops.

Agenda

Day 1:  April 5, 2016

8:00am         

8:45am

9:15am

9:45am   

10:50am

11:10am

11:30am

11:50pm

12:30pm  

1:30pm

2:10pm

2:55pm

3:15pm

3:55pm

4:20pm

5:05pm

5:35pm

Breakfast

Welcome Speech

Startup to Corporate Assessment

Trend 1: The Future of Consumer Experience (Presentation + Startup Demos)

-- Break --

Trend 1 Continued  

Post Demo Open Discussion

Workshop 1: How to overcome "innovator's dilemma"

-- Lunch --

Workshop 2: Innovation Within Teams

Trend 2: The Future of Communication (Presentation + Startup Demos)

-- Break --

Trend 2 Continued

Post Demo Open Discussion

Keynote Speaker (Bill O'Connor)

Wrap Up Notes

Leave for Dinner

 

Day 2:  April 6, 2016

8:00am         

8:45am

9:05am

9:45am   

10:50am

11:10am

11:30am

11:50pm

12:35pm  

1:35pm

2:15pm

3:20pm

3:40pm

4:00pm

4:30pm

Breakfast

Day 1 Recap

Keynote Speaker (Tim Draper)

Trend 3: The Future of Mobility + Transportation (Presentation + Startup Demos)

-- Break --

Trend 3 Continued  

Post Demo Open Discussion

Workshop 3: Life of an Entrepreneur

-- Lunch --

Keynote Speaker (Andrew Romans)

Trend 4: The Future of Connectivity + IoT (Presentation + Startup Demos)

-- Break --

Trend 4 Continued

Wrap Up Learnings and Questions

Cocktails and Goodbyes

 

16 Startup Demos

DigitalGenius, Eyeris, Voxeet, Meta, Atheer Labs, Blippar, Kiana Analytics, Service, Airmada, Directly, Peloton, Stringify, Helium, and August. 

Guest Speakers

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Tim Draper

Tim Draper founded Draper Associates in July, 1985, which when joined by John Fisher and Steve Jurvetson became the venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson (now DFJ). Investments include Skype, Hotmail, Tesla, Baidu, Theranos, and Overture, and others. With Draper Associates, investments include Twitch.TV, YeePay, Indiegogo, Docusign, Parametric Technology and AngelList. He founded the DFJ/Draper Network, a global network of venture funds who work together to improve service to entrepreneurs, covering 30 cities around the world. He has been listed as #46 of the most outstanding Harvard alumni, #7 on the Forbes Midas List, #1 Most Networked Venture Capitalist by Always On, and #98 on the 2014 Worth Magazine 100 Most Powerful People in Finance.

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Bill O'Connor

Bill O'Connor is an Innovation Strategist at Autodesk, working on the Corporate Strategy + Engagement team in San Francisco. He is the Founder of the Autodesk Innovation Genome, a 10-year project dedicated to studying the 1,000 greatest innovations in human history over the past 2.6 million years. The goal of the project is to identify, develop, and teach powerful yet simple innovation techniques that people can use today in their day-to-day work. Over the past three years Bill has given more than 300 presentations and workshops based on the project, working with Fortune 100 corporations, innovative Silicon Valley startups, and government organizations such as the U.S. Navy and the State Department. Bill¹s other areas of responsibility at Autodesk include editing the company¹s Autodesk POV publication, which explores big ideas in design, technology, and business; and serving as the lead speechwriter for Autodesk¹s CEO, CTO, and VP of Strategy. Bill has 25 years of experience working on projects at the intersection of content, business, technology, design, and culture, and has lived and worked in New York, London, Boston, and San Francisco. He lives just over the Golden Gate Bridge with his wife and their dog Zinzino (one of the world¹s leading canine innovators).

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Andrew Romans

As General Partner of Rubicon Venture Capital in San Francisco, Andrew oversees all aspects of Rubicon’s business. Based in Silicon Valley with 21 years experience as a founder and CEO of VC-backed tech ventures, an investment banker advising startups and VCs on fundraising and M&A and active angel investor. Author of The Entrepreneurial Bible to Venture Capital, Inside Secrets from the Leaders in the Startup Game (McGraw Hill, Machinery Industry Press [Chinese] & Alpina [Russian]) and Masters of Corporate Venture Capital (May 2016). Romans also advises corporates on corporate venturing / CVC programs.

   

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