Meet the hottest companies in Los Angeles and learn what makes "LA Tech" the most innovative technology ecosystem in the nation.

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(all sessions are in the Diamond Ballroom)


Salon 4


Salon 5
Adam Miller – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Cornerstone OnDemand

Adam Miller founded Cornerstone OnDemand in 1999, and after eight years without any outside funding, was finally able to raise the company’s first institutional round in 2007. Since then, Cornerstone has emerged into one of the fastest growing publicly-traded companies in the world, and is today a symbol for the tremendous opportunity available within the burgeoning technology ecosystem of Los Angeles.

9:15AM There’s Something Going On In LA

Salon 5
Mark Suster – General Partner, Upfront Ventures

While many are aware of the rising buzz around the Los Angeles technology scene in recent years, some of the facts are surprising. Mark Suster from Upfront Ventures discusses why Los Angeles is hitting its stride as one of the fast growing technology hubs in the country.


Salon 5
Jon Erlichman – Journalist (Moderator)
Eric Garcetti – Mayor of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will share insight into how the city is promoting innovation from within its civic centers.

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10:45AM Indicators of Future Success: Identifying the Next Big Idea

 Salon 5

Frank Quattrone – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Qatalyst Partners (Moderator)
Mamoom Hamid – General Partner, The Social + Capital Partnership

Aydin Senkut, Founder & Managing Director, Felicis Ventures

Every investor aims to be the first to identify the next big idea. Hear from some of the world’s leading venture capitalists about the qualities they saw at the earliest stages in some of their biggest winners.

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11:25AM The OnDemand Revolution

 Salon 5

Byron Deeter – Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners

Bessemer Venture Partners’ Byron Deeter delivers a strategic and high energy presentation discussing the continued shift to the subscription economy and the implications of technology permeating all parts of our lives. Byron will also discuss the impact of mobile as the “remote control for your life” in today’s OnDemand world, and the implications for companies and workers in this new environment.

11:50AM Lunch

 Salon 4

12:50PM The Road to IPO: Entering the Public Markets

 Salon 5

George Lee – Chairman of Technology, Media, & Telecom Group, Goldman Sachs
Scott Painter – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, TrueCar

For the world’s leading companies, an initial public offering simply represents the beginning of a new journey towards greater heights. Goldman Sachs’ George Lee, who has helped lead the IPOs of Facebook, eBay, Baidu, Workday, Zendesk, Expedia, and many others, shares his thoughts on the qualities that help companies achieve successful initial public offerings and continue on to become high-performing public companies. Later, George will sit down with Scott Painter, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Los Angeles’ very own Truecar, to discuss the journey to their very successful IPO in May of this year.

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1:35PM How Technology is Changing Entertainment from Creation to Consumption

 Salon 5

Dana Settle – Co-Founder & Partner, Greycroft Partners (Moderator)
Courtney Holt – Chief Operating Officer, Maker Studios
Jesse Jacobs – President, The Chernin Group
Sam Rogoway – Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Victorious

For years Los Angeles has been on the cutting edge of leveraging technology to transform the entertainment world. Hear from industry leaders about how technology is continuing to revolutionize entertainment from creation to consumption.

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2:20PM Built to Last: Growth Stories in Los Angeles

 Salon 5

Michael Carney – West Coast Editor, PandoDaily (Moderator)
Adam Miller – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Cornerstone OnDemand

Changes in technology, the economy, and other tail winds have enabled many success stories we’ve come to enjoy watching develop in our neighborhood. Hear one of our local leaders share how they’ve started the beginnings of a global tech powerhouse while pursuing their passion.

2:55PM Breakout Sessions

Breakout Room #1

2:55PM The Connected Generation: Bringing Together Communities Through Video

 Salon 3

Todd Simon – Managing Director & Head of West Coast Digital Media, Oppenheimer & Co.(Moderator)
Juan Bruce – Chief Executive Officer, Epoxy
Chad Gutstein – Chief Executive Officer, Machinima
Roy Burstin – Chief Executive Officer, Mitu Networks
Oren Katzeff – Head of Studio and Network, Tastemade

Video has become the rallying cry for creators and artists across the world, connecting across language and culture barriers. Learn more about how some of the popular networks have built new communities and revolutionized the media.

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3:30PM Beyond Consumer: The Rise of B2B in Southern California

 Salon 3

Jason Maynard – Equity Research Analyst, Wells Fargo (Moderator)
Jason Spievak – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Invoca
Therese Tucker – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, BlackLine
Jeff Lunsford – Chief Executive Officer, Tealium

LA has been known for great consumer and digital media technology companies, but overlooked are some of the great enterprise businesses in our own backyard. Hear more about this nascent segment from established leaders in the pack.

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4:05PM Analytics: Stories Told Through Data

 Salon 3

Gil Elbaz – Chief Executive Officer, Factual (Moderator)
George Matthew – President & Chief Operating Officer, Alteryx
Iván Markman – Chief Operating Officer, MarketShare
Andy Jolls – Chief Marketing Officer, uSamp
Marshall Nu – Chief Operating Officer, App Annie

“Moneyball” has shown how powerful analytics and data can be for an organization. Hear how leaders in the space are pushing analytics to the forefront of every business.

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Breakout Room #2

2:55PM An Underserved Market: Innovation Within SMB

 Salons 6-8

John Suh – Chief Executive Officer, LegalZoom (Moderator)
Raad Mobrem – Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Lettuce
Reed Shaffner – Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer, Workpop
Joshua Reeves – Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, ZenPayroll

Small and mid-sized companies have often been ignored by companies chasing larger wallets but represent the most majority of employers within the U.S. Learn how some leaders in the space are empowering these businesses with relevant, tailor-made solutions.

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3:30PM The Continued Growth of the Online Marketplace

 Salons 6-8

Greg Bettinelli – General Partner, Upfront Ventures (Moderator)
Jonathan Kessler – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Cargomatic
Chris Webb – Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, ChowNow
Kerry Bennett – SVP of Marketing, DogVacay
Tracy DiNunzio – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Tradesy

Learn how marketplaces are breaking the mold and redefining the way people shop for goods and services.

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4:05PM Extending Trends & Fashion Through Technology

 Salons 6-8

Kobie Fuller – Principal, Accel Partners (Moderator)
Shefali Khanna – Co-Founder & Chief Merchandising Officer, DailyLook
Katherine Power – Co-Founder & CEO, Clique Media, Inc.
Vishaal Melwani – Chief Executive Officer, Combatant Gentleman
Noel Mika Bahamon – SVP of Strategic Partnerships, StyleHaul

Technology has changed how people consume, view and acquire new fashion and trends. Come hear how some LA companies have been transforming the industry.

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4:40PM Break

4:55PM Shark Tank #1: Local University Startups

 Salon 5


Cody Simms – Managing Director, Disney Accelerator (Moderator)
Richard Wolpert – Managing Director, Amplify
Dave Fink – Partner, Science
Erik Rannala – Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Mucker Lab

UCLA may have bested USC on the field a few weeks ago, but the rivalry continues! Watch as two teams face off and present some of the exciting ideas developing at each university to a panel of judges from Los Angeles’ top incubators.

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5:25PM How Far They've Come: Hear From Last Year's Shark Tank Winner

 Salon 5


Chris Rooke – SVP Strategy & Operations, Nativo

Nativo, voted “hottest LA startup” by the judges from last year’s competition, gives an update on how far they’ve come since we last heard from them. Come see their exciting growth in the past year before the next wave of innovative startups present and compete!


 Salon 5


Cody Simms – Managing Director, Disney Accelerator (Moderator)
Dave Travers – Co-Founder, Basepoint Ventures
Brian Garrett – Co-Founder, Cross Cut Ventures
Matt McCall – Partner, Pritzker Group
Eva Ho – Partner, Susa Ventures

Curious about new startups in your backyard? Come see what the next wave of LA tech looks like as several leading venture capitalists provide their feedback and thoughts on some of our most promising local startups.

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6:30PM After Party @ The Conga Room


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Hear from the founders, innovators and CEOs leading the tech revolution in LA

Eric Garcetti
City of Los Angeles
Adam Miller
Founder & CEO
Cornerstone OnDemand
Dana Settle
Co-Founder & Partner
Greycroft Partners
Frank Quattrone
Founder & CEO
Qatalyst Partners
Byron Deeter
General Partner
Bessemer Venture Partners
Gil Elbaz
Founder & CEO
George Lee
Chairman of Technology,
Media, & Telecom Group
Goldman Sachs
Matt McCall
Pritzker Group
Brian Garret
Cross Cut Ventures
Richard Wolpert
Managing Director
Mark Suster
Upfront Ventures
Scott Painter
Founder & CEO
Therese Tucker
Erik Rannala
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Mucker Capital
John Suh
Cody Simms
Managing Director
Todd Simon
Managing Director &
Head of West Coast Digital Media
Oppenheimer & Co.
Chad Gutstein
Mamoon Hamid
General Partner
The Social+Capital Partnership
Aydin Senkut
Felicis Ventures
Tracy Dinunzio
CEO & Founder
Marshall Nu
Chief Operating Officer
App Annie
Iván Markman
Chief Operating Officer
Sam Rogoway
Co-founder & CEO
Jesse Jacobs
The Chernin Group
Courtney Holt
Chief Operating Officer
Maker Studios



Silicon Valley Bank Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati


Blackline Goldman Sachs Microsoft PWC Qatalyst


Bessamer Credit Suisse Pritzger Group Sidley




C-Suite Quarterly

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Cornerstone OnDemand

The LA Tech Summit will take place at the JW Marriott Los Angeles LA Live

JW Marriott Los Angeles LA LIVE 900 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015