Web 2.0 Summit Adds New Speakers to 2010 Lineup

Confirmed Headliners Now Include Peter Chernin, John Doerr, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Vinod Khosla, Michael Rubin and Mark Zuckerberg

Jul 15, 2010

Today Web 2.0 Summit, co-produced by O'Reilly Media and UBM TechWeb, releases six new additions to the lineup at this year's event. Web 2.0 Summit - which has sold out year after year -- brings together a powerful assembly of senior executives and entrepreneurial innovators, as well as technologists, financiers, analysts and pundits to discuss this year's theme: "Points of Control: The Battle for the Network Economy." Program Chair, John Battelle of Federated Media, and O'Reilly CEO and founder, Tim O'Reilly, will be moderating this year's event November 15-17 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. For more information and to request an invitation visit http://www.web2summit.com/web2010.

The list of industry leaders speaking at Web 2.0 Summit will grow as the event nears. New additions include:

  --  Peter Chernin, Chernin Entertainment and The Chernin Group
  --  John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
  --  Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Nokia Corporation
  --  Vinod Khosla, Khosla Ventures
  --  Michael Rubin, GSI Commerce
  --  Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

They join an impressive list of news makers taking the Web 2.0 Summit stage including will.i.am, Musician/Producer: Black Eyed Peas; Carol Bartz CEO: Yahoo!; Ari Emanuel, Co-CEO: William Morris Endeavor Entertainment; Reed Hastings, CEO, President, and Chair, Netflix, Inc.; Robin Li Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO: Baidu, Inc.; and Susan Lyne, CEO, Gilt Groupe LLC; Yuri Milner, CEO, Digital Sky Technologies and Frank Quattrone, Founder and head of Merchant Banking, Qatalyst Partners.

"We have such an amazing lineup this year," said John Battelle, Web 2.0 Summit program chair. "With the program we've orchestrated, Web 2.0 Summit promises to be the front row seat to the heated battle for dominance of the Internet Economy."

In its seventh year, the event will investigate a new dynamic based on shifting points of control in a corporate battle to rule the Internet Economy. The Web 2.0 Summit program will feature companies and speakers who are creating the shift and moving into new fields of battle, mapping strategic inflection points and identifying key players who are fighting to control the services and infrastructure of a Web Squared world.

Attendance at Web 2.0 Summit is limited to maintain an intimate setting and foster dialog among participants. General attendee registration is by invitation only; interested parties may request an invitation at http://web2summit.com/. Media credentials are also extended by invitation only.

Web 2.0 Summit sponsors include Silver Sponsors Canaan Partners and Quova; Supporting Sponsor Aperture.

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