2018 Programming

Investing in AI: Picking the Patterns for Success

Sponsored by Salesforce Ventures

Wednesday, March 7, 7:30am – 8:30am
Blue Room

Panelists
Matt Garratt, Managing Partner, Salesforce Ventures
Sumant Mandal, Managing Director, March Capital Partners

Moderator
Quentin Hardy, Head of Editorial, Google Cloud

Fireside Chat with Paul Daugherty (Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI)

Wednesday, March 7, 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Blue Room

Participants
Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Accenture

Moderator
T.M. Ravi, Managing Director and Co-founder, The Hive

Industry 4.0

Wednesday, March 7, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Blue Room

Panelists
Murray Grainger, Managing Director and Head, Honeywell Ventures
Mark Johnson, CEO and Co-Founder, Descartes Labs
Andy Bane, CEO, Element Analytics

Moderator
Drew Oetting, Partner, 8VC

Conceptualizing the Next Generation of Cloud and IoT Infrastructure

Wednesday March 7, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Blue Room

Panelists
Rajan Raghavan, CEO and Co-founder, The Fabric
Sanjay Uppal, VP & GM VeloCloud Business Unit, VMware Inc.
Pankaj Patel, Entrepreneur, Investor, and Board Member

Moderator
Quentin Hardy, Head of Editorial, Google

Fireside Chat: Kathleen Phillips, Zillow Group

Presented by Nasdaq

Wednesday March 7, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Wedgewood

Participants
Kathleen Phillips, CFO, Zillow Group

Moderator
Nelson Griggs, President, Nasdaq Stock Exchange

Fireside Chat with Julie Sweet, Accenture

Wednesday March 7, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Starlight Ballroom

Participants
Julie Sweet, CEO-North America, Accenture

Moderator
Rich Karlgaard, Publisher, Forbes

Keynote Presentation: Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong (Solving Cancer with Artificial Intelligence at Scale)

Wednesday March 7, 10:30 AM – 11:oo AM
Starlight Ballroom

Participants
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Chairman and CEO, NantWorks, LLC

Introduction
Christopher Kai, MC, The Montgomery Summit

Going Digital: Challenges and Opportunities

Wednesday March 7, 11:00 AM – 11:3o AM
Blue Room

Participants
Marc Frons, Chief Technology Officer, News Corp
Ira Rubenstein, Chief Digital and Marketing Officer, PBS
Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Accenture

Moderator
Dave Sanderson, Partner & Director, Bain & Company

The Professional Workforce in the Age of AI

Wednesday March 7, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Blue Room

Participants
Carmine DiSibio, Global Managing Partner – Client Service, EY

Moderator
Michael Milken, Chairman, Milken Institute

Australian Stock Exchange – Providing Growth Capital for Tech Founders

Presented by ASX

Wednesday March 7, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Monty Tent

Participants
Peter Farrell, Chairman and Founder, Resmed 
Chris Heaslip, CEO and Co-Founder, Pushpay
Scott Murcray, CFO/COO, AirXpanders

Moderator
Darren Keogh, Director, Macquarie

Introduction
Max Cunningham, Executive General Manager – Listings, Issuer Services and Investment Products, Australian Securities Exchange

The Next Frontier for Food Technology: Health & Wellness

Powered by Touchdown Ventures

Wednesday March 7, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Monty Tent

Participants
Brita Rosenheim, Partner, Better Food Ventures
Alan Hahn, CEO, MycoTechnology
Katlin Smith, Founder & CEO, Simple Mills
Kyle Ransford, Founder/CEO, Chef’d

Moderator
Simon Burton, Founder & Managing Partner, Eighteen94 Capital

Introduction
Brian Mitchell, Founder & CEO, Bright Greens 
Brett Kadesh, Senior Associate, Touchdown Ventures

State of Digital Marketplaces

Presented by DCS Advisory

Wednesday March 7, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Blue Room

Participants
Dana Settle, Co-Founder & Partner, Greycroft
Peter Garran, Partner, Great Hill Partners, LLC
David Kalt, CEO, Reverb
Andrew Nielsen, President/CEO, Everything But the House (EBTH)

Moderator
Frank Cordek, Director, DCS Advisory

Fireside Chat: Sue Siegel, GE

Wednesday March 7, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Wedgewood

Participants
Sue Siegel, Chief Innovation Officer, GE; CEO, GE Ventures

Moderator
TBD

Fireside Chat with Peggy Johnson, Microsoft

Wednesday March 7, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Starlight Ballroom

Participants
Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President, Business Development, Microsoft

Moderator
Jamie Montgomery, Managing Director, March Capital Partners

Fireside Chat with John Somorjai, Salesforce

Wednesday March 7, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Starlight Ballroom

Participants
John Somorjai, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Salesforce Ventures, Salesforce, Inc.

Moderator
Rich Karlgaard, Publisher, Forbes

Crypto—Bubble or Not?

Wednesday March 7, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Blue Room

Participants
Lou Kerner, Partner, CryptoOracle

Introduction
J. David Harden, PartnerPLC Venture Capital

Insights into Blockchain

Wednesday March 7, 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Blue Room

Participants
Tim Draper, Managing Director, Draper Associates
Paul Brody, Global Innovation Leader for Blockchain Technology, EY
Lou Kerner, Partner, CryptoOracle

Introduction
Hans Morris, Managing Partner, Nyca Partners

Why Do Dyslexics Make Great Entrepreneurs?

Wednesday March 7, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Blue Room

Participants
Patrick Quinlan, CEO & Co-Founder, Convercent
Douglas Merril, Founder & CEO, ZestFinance

Introduction
Dr. Daniele Struppa, Professor, President of Chapman University

Keynote Panel: Private Support for Science and Technology Research

Wednesday March 7, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Blue Room

Participants
Dr. Robert W. Conn, President and CEO, The Kavli Foundation
Allison Keller, Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Keck Foundation
Dr. Thomas F. Rosenbaum, President, California Institute of Technology

Moderator
Michael Milken, Chairman, Milken Institute

Keynote Panel: The Post-Privacy Economy

Wednesday March 7, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Wedgewood

Participants
Gam Dias, CEO, First Retail
Raven Jiang, Product Manager, Ubiquity6
Bobby Lee, Co-founder, BTCC

Moderator
Andreas WeigendAuthor, Data for the People

Late Bloomers with Rich Karlgaard

Wednesday March 7, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Monty Tent

Participants
Rich Karlgaard, Publisher, Forbes

Moderator
Dr. Daniele Struppa, Professor, President of Chapman University

Venture in the Northwest – Why Settle for a Unicorn When You Can Have Bigfoot

Wednesday March 7, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Blue Room

Participants
Matt McIlwain, Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group 
Bill Bryant, Partner, DFJ 
Erik Benson, General Partner, Voyager Capital

Moderator
Sarah McBride, Reporter, Bloomberg

Investing In Australia

Wednesday March 7, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Blue Room

Participants
Melissa Widner, General Partner, NAB Ventures
Jennifer Zanich, Founder, UNSW Business School Accelerator
Damien Mahoney, CEO, Stackla

Moderator
Duncan Davidson, Senior Partner, Bullpen Capital

Fireside Chat with John Chambers, Bobby Franklin & Jamie Montgomery (The Startup Economy/ Innovation Economy)

Wednesday March 7, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Starlight Ballroom

Participants
John Chambers, Founder and CEO, JC2 Ventures 
Bobby Franklin, President & CEO, NVCA

Moderator
Jamie Montgomery, Managing Director, March Capital Partners

Fireside Chat with Sam Walker & Dennis Berman (Leadership & The Captain Class)

Wednesday March 7, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Starlight Ballroom

Participants
Sam Walker, Author, The Captain Class

Moderator
Dennis Berman, Managing Director-Financial Advisory, Lazard

Venture in Southern California

Presented by March Capital Partners

Thursday March 8, 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Blue Room

Participants
Jim Armstrong, Managing Director, March Capital Partners 
Kara Nortman, Partner, Upfront Ventures
Gabe Greenbaum, Partner, Pritzker Group Venture Capital
Brian Lee, Co-Founder, BAM Ventures

Moderator
Serena Saitto, Reporter, The Information

Financing Valuations & Deal Terms

Presented by Fenwick & West

Thursday March 8, 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Blue Room

Participants
Nicole Quinn, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners 
Dana Settle, Co-Founder & Partner, Greycroft
Rory O’Driscoll, Co-Founder & Partner, Scale Venture Partners

Moderator
Kristine Di Bacco, Partner, Fenwick & West

State of the Industry (Venture Capital)

Presented by Fenwick & West

Thursday March 8, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Blue Room

Participants
Bobby Frankline, President & CEO, NVCA

Introduction
Chris Girgenti, Managing Partner – Venture Capital, Pritzker Group Venture Capital

Edge Computing

Presented by Macquarie

Thursday March 8, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Blue Room

Participants
David King, CEO, FogHorn Systems
Dr. Irene Petrick, Director of Business Strategy for the Industrial and Energy Solutions Division, Intel’s Internet of Things Group
Michael Dolbec, Managing Director, Venture Capital and Business Development GE Digital, GE Ventures

Moderator
Sarah Hindlian, Senior Software Analyst, Macquarie

Fireside Chat: Future of Analytics

Presented by Macquarie

Thursday March 8, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Blue Room

Participants
Sheri Bachstein, Global Head of Consumer Business, The Weather Company, an IBM Business

Moderator
Jacki Karsh, Reporter, LA 36

The Growth Premium: An Investor’s Perspective

Thursday March 8, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Starlight Ballroom

Participants
Alan Cline, Co-Founder & Principal, Vista Equity Partners  
Vincent Letteri, Managing Director, Private Equity & TMT Growth, KKR
Paul Barber, Managing General Partner, JMI Equity

Moderator
Brad Weirick, Partner, Gibson Dunn

Fireside Chat: George Kurtz & Jamie Montgomery (Cybersecurity)

Thursday March 8, 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Wedgewood

Participants
George Kurtz, President/CEO & Co-FounderCrowdStrike 

Special Guest
Jon Davis, LtGen USMC (Ret), Redacted

Moderator
Jamie Montgomery, Managing Director, March Capital Partners

Introduction
Sarah HindlianSenior Software AnalystMacquarie

Building a Consumer Brand

Thursday March 8, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Blue Room

Participants
Elle Huerta, CEO and founder of Mend
Lauren Steinberg, Founder, Queen V
Katherine Power, CEO & Co-founder, Clique
Sallie Krawcheck, CEO & Co-Founder, Ellevest

Moderator
Nicole Quinn, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Breaking the Barriers to Hypergrowth

Thursday March 8, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Blue Room

Participants
Monica Enand, CEO & Founder, Zapproved
Jason Maynard, SVP Marketing & Strategy NetSuite Global Business Unit (Oracle), Oracle NetSuite
Jeff Richards, Managing Partner, GGV Capital
Dave Welsh, Member & Head of TMT Growth Equity, KKR

Moderator
TBD

Bermuda – The New Value Equation

Presented by BDA

Thursday March 8, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Blue Room

Participants
The Hon. Wayne Caines, Minister of National Security, Government of Bermuda
Lydia Dickens, Board Member, Bermuda Business Development Agency
Chris Garrod, Director, Conyers
Aron Dutta, Chairman, CEO & Founder, VAPHR Inc.

Moderator
John Narraway, Consultant, Emerging Technologies, Bermuda Business Development Agency

Fireside Chat with Brian N. Sheth, Vista Equity Partners

Thursday March 8, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Starlight Ballroom

Participants
Brian N. Sheth, Co-Founder and President, Vista Equity Partners

Moderator
Michael Milken, Chairman, Milken Institute

Fireside Chat with Tom Siebel, C3 IoT

Presented by BDA

Thursday March 8, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Starlight Ballroom

Participants
Tom Siebel, CEO, C3 IoT

Moderator
Rich Karlgaard, Publisher, Forbes

Diversity and Inclusion in Venture Capital

Thursday March 8, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Blue Room

Participants
Bobby Franklin, President & CEO, NVCA

Moderator
Heather Somerville, Technology Reporter, Reuters

2017 Panels

Interview with Joe Lonsdale, 8VC

Wednesday, March 8, 8:30 am
Wedgewood Ballroom

Participant
Joe Lonsdale, Partner, 8VC and Founder, Palantir and Addepar

Interviewer
Ronald D. Sugar, Former Chairman and CEO, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Introduced by
Drew Oetting, Partner, 8VC

Overview
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Future of Enterprise Technology

Presented by Accenture

Wednesday, March 8, 10:00 am
Starlight Ballroom

Panelists
Paul Fipps, CIO, Under Armour
Paul Daughtery, CTO, Accenture
Pankaj Patel, former EVP and Chief Development Officer, Cisco

Moderator
Sarah Hindlian, Macquarie

Overview
What we see going on in the near term and longer term in enterprise IT and infrastructure and, by extension, the opportunities for the emerging private companies.

 

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The Role of Private Equity in Providing Liquidity

Presented by Macquarie

Wednesday, March 8, 10:00 am
Wedgewood Ballroom

Participants
Alan Cline, Principal, Vista Equity Partners
Peter Chung, Managing Partner & CEO, Summit Partners
Chris Hylen, CEO, GetGo
Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, Global Corporate Client Group, Nasdaq

Moderator
Sarah McBride, Venture Capital and Technology Reporter, Bloomberg News

Introduction and M&A Overview by
David Doorman, Senior Managing Director – Head of US Telecom, Media & Technology, Macquarie

Overview

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``Around The World in 45 Minutes``

Wednesday, March 8, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Starlight Ballroom

Participant
General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus, Member and Chairman, KKR Global Institute; Judge Widney Professor at the University of Southern California

Interviewer
Mike Milken, Chairman, Milken Institute

Overview

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Fireside Chat: Spencer Rascoff, CEO of Zillow

Wednesday, March 8, 3:30 pm
Starlight Ballroom

Participant
Spencer Rascoff, CEO, Zillow Group

Interviewer
James Montgomery, Managing Director, March Capital Partners

Overview

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Fireside Chat: John W. Thompson of Microsoft

Wednesday, March 8, 4:00 pm
Starlight Ballroom

Participant
John W. Thompson, CEO, Virtual Instruments and Chairman, Microsoft

Interviewer
Aled Miles, CEO, TeleSign

Overview

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The Rise of India

Presented by March Capital Partners

Thursday, March 9, 10:00 am
Starlight Ballroom

Participant
Srinivasu MN, Cofounder, Bill Desk
Vinay Sanghi, Founder, CarTrade
Pradeep Khosla, Chancellor, UCSD
Tengu Azmil, Khazanah

Moderator
Sumant Mandal, Managing Director, March Capital Partners

Overview

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LA 2024: The Olympic Bid & The Innovation Economy

Thursday, March 9, 10:00 am
Wedgewood Ballroom

Participant
Gene Sykes, CEO, LA 2024
Adam Miller, President and CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand
Brian Lee, CEO & Co-Founder, The Honest Company

Moderator
David Hill, President, Hilly, Inc. and former President of Fox Sports

Overview

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A Conversation with Pat Gelsinger, VMware

Thursday, March 9, 12:30 pm
Starlight Ballroom

Participant
Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMwarae

Interviewer
To be announced

Overview

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Keynote Panel: Future of Video Content

Thursday, March 9, 4:00 pm
Starlight Ballroom

Participants
Brian Robbins, Co-Founder & Former CEO, AwesomenessTV
Susanne Daniels, Global Head of Content, Youtube
Moderator
Michael Montgomery, Montgomery Advisory LLC

Overview

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2016 Panels

Private Capital Outlook

Sponsored by Macquarie

Tuesday, March 8, 9:30am – 10:15am
Starlight Ballroom

Panelists
Alan Cline, Principal, Vista Equity Partners
Maha Ibrahim, General Partner, Canaan Partners
Rory O’Driscoll, Partner, Scale Venture Partners

Moderator
James Montgomery, Managing Director, March Capital Partners and Founder, Montgomery Summit

Overview
Anand Sanwal, CEO, CB Insights

Introduction
David Dorfman, Head of U.S. Telecom, Media & Technology, Senior Managing Director, Macquarie Capital

Summary
Capital availability is the lifeblood of our high-growth and fast-changing industry. With heightened speculation about inflated valuations in Silicon Valley, can examining recent investment data help us anticipate future trends? Hear what leading experts believe about the future of valuations and liquidity.

Cybersecurity on the Edge: How Many Canaries Need to Die?

Sponsored by Signal Hill

Tuesday, March 8, 9:30am – 10:15am
Wedgewood Ballroom

Speaker
Peter Bloom, Advisory Director, General Atlantic

Panelists
Nate Fick, CEO, Endgame and NY Times Best-Selling Author
Niloo Howe, Chief Strategy Officer, RSA

Introduction
Don More, Managing Director, Signal Hill

Summary
Cybersecurity is a growing concern for governments, corporations, and individuals. Emerging issues range from military vulnerabilities to the infringement of personal freedom. Learn what industry leading executives think about issues ranging from military vulnerabilities to the infringement of personal freedom, and find out how crises can be turned into opportunities.

The Changing Nature of Millennial Consumption

Sponsored by Pritzker Group

Wednesday, March 9, 3:00pm – 3:45pm
Wedgewood Ballroom

Panelists
Nick Green, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Thrive Market
Julie Wainwright, Founder and CEO, The RealReal.com
Annie Kadavy, General Partner, Charles River Ventures

Moderator
Keith Ferrazzi, Ferrazzi Greenlight

Summary
The Millennial Generation is the largest yet and is expected to peak at nearly 100 million in the U.S. alone. This cohort represents a huge market opportunity characterized by unique and evolving patterns of consumption. Millennials embrace the Internet as their primary avenue to connect, buy, learn, and share, while placing a premium on brand authenticity. Learn how leading companies are building loyalty among this increasingly important demographic.

Virtual Reality: Fact vs. Illusion

Wednesday, March 9, 3:00pm – 3:45pm
Starlight Ballroom

Panelists
Cliff Plumer, President, Jaunt Studios
Babak “Bob” Rafei, Co-Founder and CEO, Big Red Button Entertainment, Inc.
Guy Bendov, CEO, Sidekick VR
Maureen Fan, CEO, Baobab Studios

Moderator
Ben Schachter, Senior Analyst, Macquarie

Summary
A picture of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg walking past a room of seated adults with virtual reality headgear on sparked an online sensation last month. Some say VR technology will be ubiquitous in the future; some say it’s a distraction. Is all the excitement warranted, or is this just hype—or even hoax? This discussion about virtual reality with industry leaders moderated by a top Wall Street expert will help you separate reality from illusion.

2015 Panels

Building a Personal Brand

Tuesday, March 10, 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Staright Ballroom

Panelists
Gwyneth Paltrow, Founder, Goop
Scooter Braun, Agent and Businessman

Interviewer
Cristina Alesci, CNN

Summary
As billions of people establish online presences, the distinction between private and public life is dissolving, and instant fame—or infamy—seems within anyone’s reach. How do entrepreneurs create valuable personal brands—and then leverage those brands to drive success in new fields? Hear from media and entertainment titans who have used their accomplished careers in film, music and sports as springboards to launch highly successful entrepreneurial endeavors.

Cybersecurity

Sponsored by Signal Hill

Tuesday, March 10, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Staright Ballroom

Panelists
George Kurtz, President, CEO and Co-Founder, CrowdStrike
Matthew Prince, CEO and Co-Founder, CloudFlare
Florin Talpes, CEO and Co-Founder, Bitdefender
Scott Weiss, General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Moderator
Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times

Summary
Despite spending increases and technology breakthroughs in cybersecurity, breaches continue unabated—impacting individuals, organizations, and nations. The response largely has been to adopt improved security products, while neglecting better security processes. A panel of cybersecurity industry leaders explores how new technologies, hand-in-hand with preventive processes in areas such as behavior management, public-private collaboration, automated compliance, and Big Data analytics, can strengthen security and privacy.

The Next Billion Connected Devices

Tuesday, March 10, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Wedgewood Ballroom

Panelists
Chris Anderson, CEO, 3D Robotics
Ashley Crowder, CEO, VNTANA
Jason Johnson, CEO, August

Moderator
Ben Schachter, Senior Analyst, Macquarie

Summary
Come see and learn about next-generation devices that are blurring the borders between physical and digital worlds. Let the entrepreneurs pioneering this field bring you a preview of a world with drones, virtual reality, holograms, and billions of connected devices. The audience will have opportunities to see and interact with many of the technologies discussed.

The Application of Big Data

Sponsored by Macquarie with The Hive

Wednesday, March 11, 10:00am – 11:00am
Staright Ballroom

Panelists
Rachel Chalmers, Partner, Ignition
Eli Collins, CTO, Cloudera
Al Goldstein, CEO, AvantCredit
Nikhil Raj, VP, Walmart Labs
Wes Nichols, CEO, Marketshare

Moderator
Aaron Schwartz, Research Analyst, Macquarie Securities

Summary
Organizations in every industry are collecting an abundance of data from a multitude of sources, but extracting value from these often-disparate data remains a challenge. As Big Data continues to move beyond the Internet industry and into the mainstream, we are seeing more and more successful use cases and deployments of Big Data in production environments. Our panel includes Big Data customers, technologists, and industry experts who will provide insights on the technology roadmap and adoption path for Big Data applications across industries.

Opportunity and Success In Emerging Markets

Wednesday, March 11, 10:00am – 11:00am
Wedgewood Ballroom

Panelists
Paul Su, Chairman, Macquarie China
Nik Rizal, Khazanah (Sovereign Wealth Fund of Malaysia)
Srinivasu (Vasu) MN, CEO, BillDesk

Moderator
Sumant Mandal, General Partner, March Capital

Summary
Join an insightful discussion on the markets that will shape the technology innovation ecosystem for the next decade as the next billion people come online. Investors and entrepreneurs who have pioneered the technology boom in emerging markets in southeast Asia will share some of what they’ve learned during careers in these exciting new frontiers of internet adoption. Find out what’s really going on in these markets and how these expertsΩ see things developing.