Web 2.0 Summit 2010 Announces Initial Lineup; More Than 30 Additional Speakers Will be Announced in Coming Months
Ari Emanuel, Susan Lyne, Evan Williams, Robin Li and More Take the Stage
May 25, 2010
Today Web 2.0 Summit, co produced by O'Reilly Media and UBM TechWeb, present the initial list of speakers headlining this year's event. Program Chair, John Battelle of Federated Media and O'Reilly CEO and founder, Tim O'Reilly zero in on the theme 'Points of Control: The Battle for the Network Economy,' and have confirmed an unprecedented initial lineup of industry leaders to join them on stage. Web 2.0 Summit takes place November 15-17, 2010 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. For more information visit http://www.web2summit.com/web2010.
The event welcomes the following list of speakers that will grow as the event nears and currently includes:
Nikesh Arora, President Sales, Google Carol Bartz, CEO, Yahoo! Suhkinder Singh Cassidy, CEO, Polyvore Ron Conway, Founder, Managing Partner, Angel Investors Jack Dorsey, Creator, Chairman and co-founder, Twitter Ari Emanuel, Co-CEO, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment Matt Galligan, CEO, SimpleGeo Omar Hamoui, CEO, AdMob Reed Hastings, CEO, President, and Chair, Netflix, Inc. Steven Berlin Johnson, Author, Outside.in Robin Li, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, Baidu Susan Lyne, CEO, Gilt Groupe LLC Paul Maritz, CEO, VMware, Inc. Andrew Mason, CEO, Groupon Mary Meeker, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Yuri Milner, CEO, Digital Sky Technologies Mark Pincus, CEO, Zynga Brian Pokorny, CEO, DailyBooth Frank Quattrone, Founder and head of Merchant Banking, Qatalyst Partners Richard Rosenblatt, CEO, Demand Media Inc. Toni Schneider, CEO, Automattic Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO, Yelp Scott Thompson, President, Paypal, Inc. will.i.am, Black Eyed Peas Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn Evan Williams, CEO, Twitter, Inc. Fred Wilson, Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures Susan Wojcicki , Vice President, Ads Product Management, Google
John Battelle, Web 2.0 Summit program chair said, "We're proud of the role that the Web 2.0 Summit plays each year in gathering leaders of the Internet Economy to debate and determine business strategy. This first round of speakers includes many unexpected new players, including some of the fastest growing startups in the history of the business as well as more than a few curveballs."
Battelle continued, "Fifteen years and two recessions into the commercial Internet, it's clear that our industry has moved into a new competitive phase - a 'middlegame' in the battle to dominate the Internet Economy. To understand this shift, the Web 2.0 Summit program will focus on the chess game in which all of these companies are now engaged, a battle to gain the upper hand."
In its seventh year, the event investigates a new dynamic based on shifting points of control in a corporate battle to dominate 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.
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