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Where Canada's top emerging and established companies connect with Silicon Valley influencers

Each year the C100 invites CEOs to Silicon Valley from Canada’s top growth-stage companies for peer-to-peer networking and the opportunity to meet influencers creating big noise in tech.  This year we are including a select handful of CEOs from Canada’s most established brands to create a networking event that connects Canada’s most influential technology leaders.  This event is by invitation only.

CEO Summit Agenda: September 16-18, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Disruption Symposium Rosewood Hotel, Menlo Park

8:00am ~ Breakfast and Google Glass Demo

8:45am ~ Welcome: C100 Co-Chairs Scott Bonham, Co-Founder, GGV Capital and Katherine Barr, General Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures

9:00am ~ The Internet of Things - Everything is Connected: Porter Gale, Former Vice President Marketing, Virgin America, Author and Startup Advisor, Lane Wood, Chief Marketing Officer, Humin, Paul Asel, Managing Partner, Nokia Growth Partners, Matt Trevithick, Technology Entrepreneur, Advisor and Investor

9:45am ~ Reinventing the Auto Industry - The (Inside) Story of Tesla: Ira Ehrenpreis, General Partner, Technology Partners and Early Investor and Director, Tesla Motors

10:30am ~ Break
11:00am ~ The Citizen Doctor and The Disruption of Medicine: Walter de Brouwer, Co-founder & CEO, Scanadu and Dr. Daniel Kraft, Physician-Scientist 11:45am ~ Lunch

1:15pm ~ Silicon Valley's Legacy of Disruption: Norman Winarsky, Vice President, SRI Ventures, SRI International

2:00pm ~ Rethinking Education - The Classroom of Tomorrow: Bryan Stolle, General Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Kim Fulcher, Senior Vice President, Marketing, HotChalk, Dennis Yang, CEO, Udemy

2:45pm ~ Break
3:15pm ~ Commerce of the Future: Patrick Gauthier, General Manager, PayPal and Tina Hui, CEO and Founder, Follow the Coin

4:00pm ~ The Final Frontier - The Moon Rush: Dr. Bob Richards, Co-founder & CEO, Moon Express 

4:30pm ~ Closing Notes: Scott Bonham and Katherine Barr

6:00pm ~ Reception, Morgan Estate Los Altos Hills, 12335 Stonebrook Ct, Los Altos

Thursday, September 18 2014

IPO Readiness & Growth Capitalization Strategies Google HQ, 1950 Charleston Road, Mountain View Bodega Bay Room

7:00am ~ Bus leaves Rosewood Hotel
8:00am ~ Breakfast
8:30am ~ Keynote: Geoffrey Moore, Author of Crossing the Chasm

9:00am ~ High Impact Perspectives: David Wismer, Managing Director, Head Technology, BMO Capital Markets, Michael Tenta, Corporate Law Partner, Cooley LLP, Michael Kousaie, Head of Business Development, Technology, Toronto Stock Exchange, Patrick Manion, Managing Director, Pagemill Partners

9:30am ~ Break
10:00am ~ CEO Perspective: Fireside Chat with Katherine Barr, Managing Director, Mohr Davidow Ventures & Richard Frankel, President, Rocket Fuel

10:45am ~ CFO Perspective: Fireside Chat with Lars Leckie, Managing Director at Hummer Winblad, & Mike Dinsdale, Chief Financial Officer, DocuSign

11:30am ~ M&A Perspective: Fireside Chat with Yen Lee, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Ebates (soon to be Rakuten) & Gary Johnson, Director of Corporate Development, Facebook

12:15pm ~ Lunch and Roundtable Discussions: Recruiting Senior Executives to Canada led by Laila Tarraf, Company Culture led by Boris Wertz, Global Expansion led by Chris Albinson, Sales led by Lars Leckie, Negotiation led by Katherine Barr

1:30pm ~ Talent Recruitment: Fireside Chat with Margaret Wheeler, Chief People and Culture Officer, Stitch Fix & Laila Tarraf, Talent Management Executive 

Follow @thec100 and #ceosummit and check out our photos on facebook during the event! 

A growth stage company is typically between at least $10 - $50M in revenue with 30% + growth trajectory.  If your company qualifies and would like to be considered for future CEO Summits, please email us at connect@thec100.org 

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