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2016 SPEAKERS

Mitch Lasky
General Partner, Benchmark Capital
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Ian Siegel
CEO, ZipRecruiter
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Neville Spiteri
Co-founder & CEO, Wevr
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Chris Davis
CEO & Co-founder, Loot Crate
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Adam Miller
Founder & CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand
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George Boutros
CEO, Qatalyst Partners
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Ethan Kurzweil
Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners
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Brent Weinstein
Partner, Head of Digital Media, UTA
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Jamie Byrne
Director, YouTube Creators
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Jesse Draper
General Partner, Halogen Ventures
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Josh Sackman
President & Co-Founder, AppliedVR
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Kristina Shen
Vice PresidentBessemer Venture Partners
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Greg Bettinelli
Partner, Upfront Ventures
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Paige Craig
Managing Partner, Arena Ventures
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Matt Mazzeo
Managing Partner, Lowercase Capital
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Jason Maynard
EVP & CMO, NetSuite
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Mike Hildebrandt
VP Corp Dev & Strategic Partnership, DAQRI
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Mark Mullen
Managing Partner, Double M Partners
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Justin Wheeler
VP, Product & Innovation , SSI
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Jake Paul
TeamDom CEO, Disney Actor and Social Media Creator
Mike Townsend
Co-Founder & COO, HomeHero
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David Lyman
Founder & CEO, Betterview
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Eric Jaffe
Founder & COO, ChowNow
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Dave Carter
Chief Sales Officer, Cornerstone OnDemand
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Miles Beckett
CEO, Silversheet
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Michael Maylahn
COO, Stasis Labs
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Brendan Wallace
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Fifth Wall
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Matt Kozlov
Managing Director, Techstars
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TX Zhuo
Managing Partner, Fika Ventures
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Adam Markowitz
CEO, Portfolium
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Jerry Jao
CEO, Retention Science
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Lindsay Blakely
LA Bureau Chief, Inc. Magazine
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Nathan Schuett
CEO & Co-Founder, PRENAV
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Perry Wallack
Co-founder, Cornerstone OnDemand
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Jim Andelman
Managing Partner, Rincon Venture Partners
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Annlee Ellingson
Journalist, L.A. Biz
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Ben Marcus
CEO & Co-Founder, Airmap
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Neal Ungerleider
Writer, Fast Company
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D.A. Wallach
Co-Founder, Inevitable Ventures
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Robin Burke
Creative Director, Original Content, Ignition
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Armen Avedissian
Chief of Marketing, Comparably
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Kerry Bennett
Head of Marketing, Upfront Ventures
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Robert Jordan
CEO, Yoi
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Josh Fraser
SVP Sales & Business Development, Rightscale
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Chirag Chotalia
Principal, DFJ
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David Travers
CFO, DFJ
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Brett Bouttier
President, AwesomenessTV
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David Straus
President, Rightsline
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Jason Kirk
Chief Business Officer, Rightsline
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2016 Agenda

8:00 AM

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

9:00 AM

OPENING REMARKS

Speaker: Adam Miller (Cornerstone OnDemand)

9:20 AM

DEFYING HYPERGROWTH - FIRESIDE CHAT WITH LOOT CRATE, #1 COMPANY ON THE INC. 5000

Moderator: Lindsay Blakely (Inc Magazine)

Speakers: Chris Davis (Loot Crate)

10:00 AM

The New Content Kings: Consumers

Moderator: Ethan Kurzweil (Bessemer Venture Partners)

Speakers: Brent Weinstein (UTA), Jake Paul (Independent), Jamie Byrne (YouTube)

10:45 AM

COFFEE BREAK

11:15 AM

BREAKOUTS

11:15 AM

The New Reality of AR & VR

Moderator: Robin Burke (Ignition)

Speakers: Neville Spiteri (Wevr), Mike Hildebrandt (DAQRI), Josh Sackman (AppliedVR)

11:15 AM

RAISING YOUR FIRST ROUND OF OUTSIDE CAPITAL

Moderator: Paige Craig (Arena Ventures)

Speakers: Matt Mazzeo (Lowercase Capital), Jesse Draper (Halogen Ventures), Mark Mullen (Double M Partners)

11:15 AM

THE OPPORTUNITIES AND PITFALLS OF MARKETING IN A STARTUP

Moderator: Kerry Bennett (Upfront Ventures)

Speakers: Jason Maynard (Netsuite), Armen Avedissian (Comparably), Justin Wheeler (SSI)

12:00 PM

LUNCH

1:00 PM

WHAT MAKES SNAPCHAT AND RIOT GAMES SUCCESSFUL?

Moderator: George Boutros (Qatalyst Partners)

Speaker: Mitch Lasky (Benchmark)

1:45 PM

BREAKOUTS

1:45 PM

SCALING AN ENTERPRISE SAAS COMPANY IN LA

Moderator: Kristina Shen (Bessemer Venture Partners)

Speaker: Jerry Jao (Retention Science), Adam Markowitz (Portfolium), Ian Siegel (ZipRecruiter)

1:45 PM

Ringing the Bell: Shepherding Prospects from SQO to Signed Contract

Moderator: Jim Andelman (Rincon Venture Partners)

Speaker: Dave Carter (Cornerstone OnDemand), Josh Fraser (Rightscale), Robert Jordan (Yoi)

1:45 PM

DRONES TAKE OFF IN LA

Moderator: Annlee Ellingson (L.A. Biz)

Speaker: Ben Marcus (Airmap), David Lyman (Betterview), Nathan Schuett (PRENAV)

2:40 PM

BREAKOUTS

2:40 PM

REIMAGINING HEALTHCARE

Moderator: D.A. Wallach (Inevitable Ventures)

Speakers: Miles Beckett (Silversheet), Michael Maylahn (Stasis Labs), Mike Townsend (HomeHero), Matt Kozlov (Techstars)

2:40 PM

AVOIDING THE PITFALLS OF GROWTH

Moderator: Perry Wallack (Cornerstone OnDemand)

Speaker: Eric Jaffe (ChowNow), Chirag Chotalia (DFJ), David Travers (ZipRecruiter)

2:40 PM

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEGOTIATING A TERM SHEET

Moderator: Greg Bettinelli (Upfront Ventures)

Speakers: Brendan Wallace (Fifth Wall), Tx Zhuo (Fika Ventures)

3:25 PM

COFFEE BREAK

3:45 PM

LA & THE GROWING TECH CULTURE

Moderator: Adam Miller (Cornerstone OnDemand)

Speaker: Eric Garcetti (Los Angeles Mayor)

4:30 PM

HOLLYWOOD & TECHNOLOGY

Speaker: Brett Bouttier (AwesomenessTV), David Straus (Rightsline), Jason Kirk (ZEFR)

5:15 PM

AFTER PARTY @ THE BUNGALOW

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