Complete video at: http://fora.tv/conference/igniting_innovation
Are tech investors ignoring women? Business columnist and UC Berkeley visiting scholar Vivek Wadhwa thinks so. Wadhwa slams Silicon Valley venture capitalists for showing an inherent bias for startups created by "boys from Stanford" -- and possibly limiting innovation as a result.
ACT 2: THERE
Innovation in America and Around the World
Conversations about the evolution of innovation in other parts of the nation and world.
Russ Conser, Head of Game Changer Program, Shell
Vivek Wadhwa, Visiting Scholar, UC-Berkeley and Columnist, Washington Post and BusinessWeek
Eric Young, Co-founder & General Partner, Canaan Partners
Curt Carlson, CEO, SRI (moderator).
As the finale event of its 25 Anniversary Celebration year, Churchill Club proudly presents Igniting Innovation & Mastering Change: A Day-long Conversation in Three Acts, a series of discussions presenting new perspectives and examining opportunities for advancing information locally, nationally, and around the world. Speakers and audience members will engage in discussions and focus on takeaways and insights throughout the day in three segments: 1) Here: Innovation in Silicon Valley; 2) There: Innovation in America and Around the World; 3) ...& Then: Inventing the Future
Churchill Club is Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum. The 25 year old, 7,000 member, nonprofit organization has built a reputation for dynamic, in-the-news programs featuring Silicon Valley CEOs, up-and-coming executives and national leaders. Members of the Churchill Club represent a range of industries, companies, and expertise. Individual and corporate members include influential leaders from Silicon Valley's top companies, managers of both technical and non-technical groups, entrepreneurs, and executives from the service sector.
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