CTIA Open Innovation Summit

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Date:  9/9/2015
Time:  8:00 AM–4:30 PM
Location:  Sands Showroom


Innovating From the Outside In

This exclusive invite-only event is designed specifically for Fortune 500 CIOs, Chief Innovation Officers, startup CEOs and VCs to discuss innovation and collaboration.


Summit Host: Microsoft Corporation, Bryan Biniak, General Manager, Developer Experience


Continental Breakfast | 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Introduction & Welcome | 8:45 AM – 9:00 AM

     Speaker: Microsoft Corporation, Steven Guggenheimer, Corporate VP and Chief Evangelist

The CIO Perspective | 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

     Speaker: Microsoft Corporation, Jim DuBois, CIO

Fireside Chat—The Wide Lens: What Successful Innovators See That Others Miss | 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

     Moderator: Microsoft Corporation, Jeff Mendenhall, Global Managing Director, Enterprise Innovation
     Speaker: Dartmouth College, Ron AdnerProfessor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Tuck School of Business and Author, The Wide Lens

Chief Innovation Officer Panel | 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

     Moderator: Tweney Media, Dylan Tweney, Founder and former Editor-In-Chief, VentureBeat
     Speakers: AT&T, Igal Elbaz, VP, Ecosystem & Innovation
    Coca-Cola, Doug Busk, Global Group Director, Digital Communications & Social Media
  Delta Airlines, Matt Muta, VP, Innovation and Commercial Technology
  NASA, Jason Crusan, Director, Advanced Exploration Systems Division
  Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., Ned Curic, CTO

Lunch | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Sports CIO Panel | 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM

     Moderator: ScoreStream, John Smelzer, President & COO
     Speakers: NASCAR, Steven Worling, Managing Director, Information Technology
  NBC Sports Group, Eric Black, VP, Technology
  PGA Tour, Steven Evans, SVP, Information Systems
  Real Madrid, Enrique Uriel Arias, CIO, Real Madrid Club de Futbol, Madrid
  Seattle Seahawks, Chip Suttles, VP, Technology

Startup CEO Perspectives | 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

     Moderator: National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), Bobby Franklin, President & CEO
     Speakers: Cloudera, Mike Olson, Chairman, Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
  Club W, Xander Oxman, CEO & Co-Founder
  Filament, Eric Jennings, CEO
  Pluto TV, Tom Ryan, Founder & CEO
  Sphero, Paul Berberian, CEO

Break | 2:00 PM – 2:15 PM

The VC Perspective | 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

     Speaker: Techstars, David Cohen, Founder & Managing Partner

Case Study 1: Techstars Barclays Accelerator | 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM

     Speaker: Techstars Barclays Accelerator, Jenny Fielding, Managing Director

Case Study 2: Techstars Disney Accelerator | 3:20 PM – 3:40 PM

     Speaker: Techstars Disney Accelerator, Cody Simms, Managing Director

Fireside Chat—The Future View | 3:40 PM – 4:20 PM

     Moderator: Accenture, Elizabeth Tinkham, Senior Managing Director and Global Account Lead
     Speakers: Microsoft Corporation, Peggy Johnson, EVP, Business Development
  Verizon, Marni Walden, EVP & President of Product Innovation & New Businesses

Closing | 4:20 PM – 4:30 PM

     Speaker: Microsoft Corporation, Steven Guggenheimer, Corporate VP and Chief Evangelist

Reception: Startup Alley | 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
In partnership with BlackBerry, Club W and IEEE Communications Society

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