A full-day of interactive programming beginning with breakfast at 8:30AM. You’ll enjoy each of the sessions outlined below as well as opportunities to network with speakers, editors, and other guests throughout the day. Discuss the day’s events over cocktails beginning at 5PM.
Mayor Ed Lee instituted San Francisco Innovation Month in 2012 to highlight and appreciate the entrepreneurs and startups driving job growth in the Bay Area. A welcome, and a window on what keeps San Francisco on the cutting edge.
What does Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann have in store for his wildly passionate pinners? An uncensored conversation about creativity, community, and new directions.
You no longer have to work on Sand Hill Road to make a bet on a startup. Big brands are investing in entrepreneurs – at a heated pace – and spawning new micro-industries.
After a school shooting devastated their community, a group of parents vowed to find a new way to decrease gun violence. Here’s what happened when they crossed paths with like-minded entrepreneurs, tech execs, and VCs.
What does it take to reimagine an industry? Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp, and Max Levchin, co-founder of Paypal, share their hard-won insights.
Acclaimed production designer Jeff Mann (“Terminator 3” “Transformers”) shares his secrets for capturing an audience’s visual imagination.
An unprecedented live oral history from the men and women behind the products that changed your world. FEATURING: Abigail Sarah Brody, Robert Brunner, Hartmut Esslinger, Nitin Ganatra, Andy Grignon, Tim Kobe, Dave Morin, and Jeff Zwerner.
Roman Mars is one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People 2013, and the creator of 99% Invisible, the award-winning, Kickstarter-funded podcast about places, spaces, and design. Here he presents a multimedia masterclass about the creative sources of innovation.
You feel like your startup is under siege? As it prepares to leave Afghanistan, the U.S. military takes stock of what it’s learned about leadership, organization, and teamwork – and tries to impart these lessons to its Afghan replacements.
A talk about breaking technology down into its tiniest elements, and bringing the inventive power of basic analog electronics into everyone’s hands.
23andMe’s Anne Wojcicki is upending the medical world—and changing lives. An intimate chat with the boldest of CEOs.
An unfiltered conversation with Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger and trail-blazing chef April Bloomfield on how to manage explosive growth while staying true to your creative vision.
MIT Media Lab guru Joi Ito on unlocking the Golden Rule for making innovation happen.
What do the customers of tomorrow really want? The relationship between brands and consumers has never been more complex—or more fluid. A candid feedback loop is both an asset and a peril. Opportunities are entwined with risks. Managing this ecosystem is art and data-backed science. Our closing panel of innovators reveals their secrets—and takes open-mic questions—about inventing the future while collaborating with the crowd. FEATURING: Airbnb, Quirky, Polyvore, OUYA, and Kleiner Perkins.