8:00-8:45 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:45-9:45 am

Opening Keynote
Paul Maeder, General Partner, Highland Capital Partners
Michael Goguen, Managing Partner, Sequoia Capital
David Fialkow, Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners
David Skok, General Partner, Matrix Partners
Dan Primack, Journalist, Thomson Reuters (Moderator)

9:45-10:00 am

Networking Break

10:00-11:00 am

Are governments becoming the third wheel in fostering entrepreneurship and venture capital?  How does one navigate?
Evolution of enterprise software - Investing in technology-based collaboration, within and outside the enterprise
Initial Private Offerings and VC Buy-Outs - Tackling exit strategies in the new frontier

Jeff Bussgang (Moderator)
General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners

Paul Afonso
Co-Practice Leader - Government Law & Strategies Group, Brown Rudnick

Phil Giudice
Commissioner - Department of Energy Resources, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Dan O'Connell
Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Ranch Kimball
President and CEO, Joslin Diabetes Center

Imran Sayeed (Moderator)
Senior Vice President, Keane

Maria Cirino
Co-founder and Managing Director, .406 Ventures

Doug Levin
CEO and Founder, Freelodr LLC

Henry Morris
Vice President, IDC Research

Wayne Haubner
Chief Acquisition Architect, SAP

John Gannon
General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners

Bo Fishback (Moderator)
VP of Entrepreneurship, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Steve O'Leary
Entrepreneur-in-Residence, General Catalyst Partners

Ryan Moore
Co-Founder and General Partner, GrandBanks Capital

Reed Sturtevant
Managing Director, Microsoft Startup Labs

Joel Serface
Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Jim Eisenstein
Former Chairman and CEO, Optasite Holding Co.

Student Panel Leads:
Arun Keswani, Eduard Viladesau Franquesa

Student Panel Leads:
Jeff Shi, Onimisi Jacob Ojeba, Anand Paka

Student Panel Leads:
Courtney Skay, Vinay Subramanian

11:00-11:15 am

Networking Break

11:15-12:15 pm

Clean Tech:
Is the VC model still viable for Clean Tech?

Media Technology / Entertainment:
Shifting Content
Global VC:
Can "copy and paste" investing decrease risk outside traditional markets?

William Aulet (Moderator)
Senior Lecturer,
MIT Entrepreneurship Center

Matt Nordan
President, Lux Research

Howard Berke
Senior Advisor, Good Energies

Matthew Trevithick
Partner, Venrock

Eric Emmons
Investment Partner, Siemens Venture Capital

Scott Kirsner (Moderator)
Innovation Economy Columnist, The Boston Globe

John Lanza
IP Practice Group Leader, Choate Hall & Stewart, LLP

Jeremy Allaire
CEO, Brightcove

Lucy McQuilken
Investment Director, Intel Capital

Arun M. Kumar (Moderator)
Partner, KPMG

Umair Khan
CEO, Renaissance 2.0 Media
Venture Partner, The Entrepreneurs' Fund III

Stephen Hurwitz
Partner, Choate, Hall & Stewart

Robert Genieser
Managing Partner, Vertex Venture Capital

Carlos Muñoz
Founder and Director, Vueling

Student Panel Leads:
Mahesh Konduru, Chris Walti
Student Panel Leads:
Allen T. Lamb, Ayusman Sarangi
Student Panel Leads:
Adam Scott Rein, Chizoba Nnaemeka
12:15-12:30 pm Networking Break

12:30-2:00 pm

Lunch Keynote
Dr. Jamshed J. Irani, Director, Tata Sons

2:00-2:15 pm

Networking Break

2:15-3:15 pm

Innovating for the next generation of healthcare consumers - The evolution of Biopharma, Health Services, and Medical Devices

Mobile investment trends and new business models

Friends, Family and Angels:
Alternative sources for raising early-stage capital

David Knott (Moderator)
Senior Vice President, Booz & Company

Jeff Crisan
Partner, Bain Capital Ventures

Michael Greeley
Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners

Steven Dickman
CEO and Founder, CBTadvisors

Charles Cameron
Founder and Managing Director, Hub Angels

Amir Nashat
General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners

Wade Roush (Moderator)
Chief Correspondent, Xconomy

Rich Miner
Group Manager of Mobile Platforms for Google

Jonathan Seelig
Managing Director, Globespan Capital Partners

Matthew Growney
Founder & Managing Director, Rudyard Partners

Ahmet Ozalp
Partner, Atlas Venture

Robert Geiman
General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners

Eric Hjerpe (Moderator)
Partner, Atlas Venture

David Verrill
Managing Director, Hub Angels

Jim Lucchese
CEO, The Echo Nest

Ken Zolot
Senior Lecturer, MIT Entrepreneurship Center

Bob Crowley
President, Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation

Student Panel Leads:
Jonathan Alspaugh, Manny Duenas,
Chase Behringer
Student Panel Leads:
Ravi Inukonda, Rakesh Sahu
Student Panel Leads:
Alex Hsi, Sanghyun Lee
3:15-3:30 pm

Networking Break

3:30-4:00 pm

Closing Keynote
Eran Egozy, Co-Founder & CTO, Harmonix

Scott Kirsner, Columnist, Boston Globe (Moderator)

4:00-7:00 pm

Cocktail Reception and Entrepreneur Showcase

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