Time

Event

8:00-8:45 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45-9:45 am

Opening Keynote
Diane Greene – Co-Founder & CEO, VMware

9:45-10:15 am

Networking Break

10:15-11:15 am

Disrupting the Enterprise: From Early Adopters to a Repeatable Business Model


Peter Bell (Moderator)
Venture Partner, Highland Capital Partners

Vivek Khuller
Co-Founder & CEO, Divitas

Peter Lane
CIO, Goodwin Procter

Steve Papa
Founder & CEO, Endeca

Brian Zanghi
President and CEO, Kadient.com

Mobile: Open Wireless Networks, Software and Devices

James Goldstein (Moderator)
Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners

Vanu Bose
President & CEO of Vanu, Inc.

Andy Miller
Founder & CEO, Quattro Wireless

Matt Newton
Partner, Columbia Capital

Rich Wong
Partner, Accel

VC or Not? Early Stage - Where to Raise Initial Funds?

Howard Anderson (Moderator)
Distinguished Lecturer, MIT Entrepreneurship Center

Mukesh Chatter
Founder & CEO, Neosaej

David Fialkow
Partner, General Catalyst

James Geshwiler
Managing Director, Common Angels

Faraz Syed
CEO & Co-Founder, Mobile Complete

Student Panel Leads
Yishai Knobel | Chunyu Li
Student Panel Leads
Steve Marcus
Student Panel Leads
Saad Fazil | Isaac de la Peña

11:15-11:45 am

Networking Break

11:45-12:45 pm

Lunch Fireside Chat with Frank Moss – Director, MIT Media Lab
Carl Stjernfeldt
– Partner, Castile Ventures (moderator)

12:45-1:00 pm

Networking Break

1:00-2:00 pm

Virtual Drug Development: The Evolution or Demise of the Traditional Life Sciences Company

Timothy Coleman (Moderator)
Healthcare Advisory, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Alan Crane
Venture Partner, Polaris & CEO, Tempo Pharmaceuticals

John Clarke
Managing General Partner, Cardinal Partners

Jean George
General Partner, Advanced Technology Ventures

Paul Rubin
President & CEO, Resolvyx Pharmaceuticals

Media, Technology, and the Consumer: Growth Strategies and Market Power in Web 2.0

Scott Kirsner (Moderator)
Columnist, Boston Globe

Jeffrey Bussgang
General Partner, IDG Ventures

Todd Dagres
General Partner, Spark Capital

Evan Schumacher
CEO, Going.com

Anu Shukla
Founder & CEO, myOfferpal.com

IPO Strategies: Is the Market Really Back?

Paul Deninger (Moderator)
Vice Chairman, Jefferies & Company

William B. Asher
Partner, Choate Hall & Stewart

Ashraf Dahod
Co-Founder & CEO, Starent Networks

Dave Lemont
Former CEO of AppIQ (acq by HP)

Alan Spoon
Managing General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners

Student Panel Leads
Susan Zawaski | Sameer Sabir
Student Panel Leads
Dan Hsiao | Eric Silverberg
Student Panel Leads
William Martin | Bob Meese

2:00-2:30 pm

Networking Break

2:30-3:30 pm

The Real Deal in Emerging Markets

Shari Loessberg (Moderator)
Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management

Jonatan Altszul
Founder, Aconcagua Ventures, Argentina

Umair Khan
Venture Partner, The Entrepreneurs' Fund III

Henry Nguyen
Managing Partner, IDG Vietnam

Simon Olson
Partner, Fir Capital/ DFJ Brazil

Cleantech - IRR or Social Cause: Does VC Investing in Clean Energy Make Sense?


William Aulet (Moderator)
Senior Lecturer,
MIT Entrepreneurship Center

Travis Bradford
Founder and President, Prometheus Institute for Sustainable Development

David Marcus
CEO and Co-Founder, General Compression

Dirk McDermott
Founder & Managing Partner, Altira Group LLC

Greg McRae
Hoyt C Hottel Professor of Chemical Engineering, MIT

Corporate Venture: Strategic vs. Financial Investing


John Egan (Moderator)
Partner, Goodwin Procter

Lucy McQuilken
Investment Manager, Intel Capital

Jennifer Scholze
Partner, SAP Ventures

Reese Schroeder
Managing Director, Motorola Ventures

Deepak Sindwani
Principal, Comcast Interactive Capital

Student Panel Leads
Irina Starikova | Chris Chuang
Student Panel Leads
Uri Mariash | Akbar Thobhani
Student Panel Leads
Safwan Zaheer | Sim Blaustein
3:30-3:45 pm

Networking Break

3:45-4:45 pm

Fireside Chat with Chris Sacca – Head of Special Initiatives at Google
Scott Kirsner – Columnist, Boston Globe (moderator)
4:45-6:00 pm

Cocktail Reception

  10th Annual MIT Venture Capital Conference: Enabling the Entrepreneur. Nov 30th, 2007 | organizers@mitvcconference.com