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Tuesday, June 14 • 11:30am - 11:50pm
Big Bets on Big Ideas
What motivates leaders to bank on blue sky ideas?

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Emily Chang

Anchor, “Bloomberg West”, Bloomberg Television
Emily Chang is the San Francisco-based anchor of "Bloomberg West," Bloomberg Television's weekday technology program airing at 6pm ET/3pm PT from the network's San Francisco studio.  Chang reports on global technology and media companies and the startups that may become them. She regularly speaks to top tech executives, investors and entrepreneurs, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg... Read More →

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Roelof Botha

Partner, Sequoia Capital
Roelof F. Botha focuses on Internet, services and software investments. He is a Director of Eventbrite, Evernote, Inside.com, MongoDB, Natera (NTRA), Plain Vanilla, Square (SQ), Unity Technologies, Weebly, and Whisper. He is also involved with Sequoia Capital portfolio companies including AssureRX and Mapillary. Previously, he was a Director of YouTube.com (GOOG), Insider Pages (IACI), Meebo (GOOG), TokBox (Telefonica Digital), Nimbula (ORCL... Read More →
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Jennifer Fonstad

Co-founder, Aspect Ventures
Jennifer Fonstad co- founded Aspect Ventures in 2014 after almost two decades in the venture business with Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Aspect Ventures is an early stage, mobile-focused firm with $150MM under management. Prior to Aspect and while a Managing Director at DFJ, Jennifer co-founded Broadway Angels, a respected Angel network of women executives in the Bay Area. She had led seed investments in NanoString (NSTG), athenahealth (ATHN... Read More →
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Young Sohn

President and Chief Strategy Officer, Samsung Electronics
Young Sohn is president and chief strategy officer for Samsung Electronics. He leads development and implementation of the strategy behind the global innovation and future business agenda for Samsung. In this role, he is responsible for accelerating open innovation and investment in new and emerging businesses and technologies being developed worldwide. Young previously served as CEO of Oak Technologies, Agilent Semiconductor, Inphi Corporation... Read More →

Tuesday June 14, 2016 11:30am - 11:50pm
The St. Regis San Francisco 125 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103