2017 Talks & Interviews

Our talks, interviews and panels feature global thought leaders sharing crucial insights about trends in entrepreneurship and innovation.

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

Introduction

Drew Oetting, Partner, 8VC

Future of Enterprise Technology
Wednesday, March 8, 10:00 am, Starlight Ballroom

Presented by Accenture

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.

The Role of Private Equity in Providing Liquidity
Wednesday, March 8, 10:00 am, Wedgewood Ballroom

Presented by Macquarie

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

David Doorman, Senior Managing Director – Head of US Telecom, Media & Technology, Macquarie

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

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

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

The Rise of India
Thursday, March 9, 10:00 am, Starlight Ballroom

Presented by March Capital Partners

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

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

A Conversation with Pat Gelsinger, VMware
Thursday, March 9, 12:30 pm, Starlight Ballroom

Participant

Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMwarae

Interviewer

To be announced

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