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


Frank Quattrone
Founder & CEO, Qatalyst Partners
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J.B. Pritzker
Managing Partner, Pritzker Group
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Tony Pritzker
Managing Partner, Pritzker Group
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Mark Suster
Partner, Upfront Ventures
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Aydin Senkut
Founder & Managing Director, Felicis Ventures
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Sarah Tavel
Partner, Greylock Partners
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Michael Carney
Venture Partner, Upfront Ventures
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Jonathan Bradley
Partner, Accelerator Programs, R/GA Ventures
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Andrew Jarecki
Director & Producer
Baron Davis
Venture Partner, Plus Capital
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Adam Miller
Founder & CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand
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Mark Goldin
CTO, Cornerstone OnDemand
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Jason Corsello
VP Strategy, Cornerstone OnDemand
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Dana Settle
Partner, Greycroft
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Richard Wolpert
CEO, HelloTech
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Dave Cole
Chief Product Officer, Crowdstrike
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Tom Villante
Founder & CEO, YapStone
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Steve Jillings
CEO, TeleSign
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Steve Zahm
President, Procore
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Matt Garratt
Vice President, Salesforce Ventures
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Chris Ovitz
Founder and Co-CEO, Workpop
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Andrew Blackmon
CEO, Black Tux
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Javier Ferreira
COO, Scopely
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Andrew Stalbow
CEO, Seriously
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Tucker Kain
CFO, LA Dodgers
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Nick Green
CEO, Thrive Market
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Paul Spiller
President & COO, Acorns
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Julien Bellanger
CEO, Prevoty
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Jerry Jao
CEO, Retention Science
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Ara Mahdessian
CEO, ServiceTitan
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Juan Dulanto
COO, Washio
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Josh Entman
Co-Founder & Chief Development Officer, Jukin Media
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John Tabis
CEO, The Bouqs Company
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Joanna McFarland
CEO, Hop Skip Drive
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Jason Nazar
Former CEO, Docstoc
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Howard Marks
Managing Partner, StartEngine
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Dave Brody
Founder, XTI Aircraft
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Jim Andelman
Partner, Rincon Venture Partners
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Peter Lee
Partner, Baroda Ventures
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TX Zhuo
Partner, Karlin Ventures
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Chirag Chotalia
Vice President, Pritzker Group
Leena Rao
Senior Writer, Fortune
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Jon Erlichman
Brian Garrett
Managing Director, Crosscut Venures
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Clinton Foy
Managing Director, Crosscut Venures
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George Lee
Partner, Goldman Sachs
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Kristina Shen
Vice President, Bessemer Venture Partners
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Mike Amstrong
President, Zest Finance
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Xander Oxman
CEO, Club W
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Jalal Nasir
CEO, Pixalate
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Josh Yguado
Co-Founder & President, SGN
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Tom Ryan
CEO, Pluto TV
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Corey Brundage
CEO, Honk
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Michael Schneider
CEO, Service
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Pablo Borquez
CEO, ProducePay
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Kai Sato
President & COO, FieldLevel
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Bing Chen
Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Victorious
Cavan Canavan
Founder, FocusMotion
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Lissy L’Amoreaux,
Managing Director, Digital/Social at Ignition

LA Tech Summit is an ideal place to mingle, get new contacts, answer your unresolved questions, and gain more insight into Silicon Beach.

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VP of Growth at Schoolzilla

LA Tech is a place to learn from world-changing thinkers and innovators in the LA Tech community.

Reyhan Jhaver,
Head of Product Innovation. Rallyteam

2015 Agenda At-A-Glance

9:00 - 9:10
Starlight Ballroom


Speaker: Adam Miller

9:15 - 9:50
Starlight Ballroom

Coming to LA: Pritzker Group’s Community Investing Approach

Moderator: Leena Rao

Speakers: Tony Pritzker, J.B. Pritzker

9:55 - 10:15
Starlight Ballroom

Fireside Chat with Andrew Jarecki

Moderator: George Lee

Speaker: Andrew Jarecki

10:15 - 10:35

coffee break

11:00 - 11:50
Starlight Ballroom

Indicators of Future Success: Identifying the Next Big Idea

Moderator: Frank Quattrone

Speakers: Mamoon Hamid, Aydin Senkut, Sarah Tavel

11:55 - 12:25
Starlight Ballroom

Fireside Chat with Mark Suster and mitú

Moderator: Mark Suster

Speaker: Beatriz Acevedo, Mike Su


Lunch Starts

12:45 - 1:35
Starlight Ballroom

Feeding Time: Shark Tank

Moderator: Jason Nazar

Judges: Baron Davis, Scott Marlette, Chris Ovitz

1:40 - 2:05
Starlight Ballroom

Regulation A+: A New Way to Raise

Moderator: Howard Marks

Speaker: Dave Brody


Lunch Ends

2:15 - 2:50

What’s Next for Early Stage Investing in LA?

Moderator: Jason Corsello

Speakers: TX Zhuo, Peter Lee, Jim Andelman, Brian Garrett

2:15 - 2:50

Southern California’s Burgeoning B2B Scene

Moderator: Matt Garratt

Speakers: Steve Zahm, Jerry Jao, Ara Mahdessian

3:00 - 3:35

Pay it Forward: The Future of FinTech

Moderator: Michael Carney

Speakers: Paul Spiller, Tom Villante, Pablo Borquez, Mike Armstrong

3:00 - 3:35

Geeking out on Gaming: the Next Generation of Entertainment

Moderator: Clinton Foy

Speakers: Andrew Stalbow, Josh Yguado, Javier Ferreira

3:00 - 3:35
Starlight Ballroom

The Viral Sensation and Why We Love Online Videos

Moderator: Dana Settle

Speakers: Josh Entman, Tom Ryan, Bing Chen

3:35 - 3:55

coffee break

3:55 - 4:30

Digital Armor: Defending Your Company Against a New Threat Landscape

Moderator: Mark Goldin

Speakers: Steve Jillings, Jalal Nasir, Julien Bellanger, Dave Cole

3:55 - 4:30

Subscribing to a New Way to Buy: the Worry-free Future of eCommerce

Moderator: Chirag Chotalia

Speakers: Xander Oxman, Nick Green, John Tabis, Andrew Blackmon

4:40 - 5:15

Instant Gratification: the Service Economy at your Fingertips

Moderator: Kristina Shen

Speakers: Juan Dulanto, Corey Brundage, Joanna McFarland, Michael Schneider, Richard Wolpert

4:40 - 5:15

When Sports Meet Technology: Introducing the LA Dodgers Accelerator

Moderator: Jon Erlichman

Speakers: Tucker Kain, Jonathan Bradley, Kai Sato, Cavan Canavan

5:15 - CLOSE


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