TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION FORUM
2017

1 – 2 June 2017   /  ORANGE COUNTY, CA   /   Newport Beach Marriott

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Everything you need to know about TIF 2017:

  • Two-days
  • Over 850 attendees
  • Over 150+ CEOs
  • Over 700 companies
  • Over 75+ speakers
  • Over 60 exhibitors
  • Entrepreneurs, industry executives, strategic partners, qualified investors, and academicians in attendance
  • The Largest technology innovation and investment conference in Southern California

Key Topics:

  • AI
  • Orange County Ecosystem
  • AR/VR
  • Cybersecurity/Data Privacy
  • eSports/ Interactive Entertainment
  • Disruptive Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Digital Transformation
  • Foreign Investment
  • State of the Industry
  • Entrepreneurial Success Stories
  • The Future of Tech

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Program

This conference runs for two days from 1-2 June 2017.
Day 1
01 Jun 2017

The Tech Powerhouse: Southern California Closes the Gap as a Leading Technology Innovation Ecosystem

8:30-8:50- Part 1: Bill Carpou, CEO, OCTANe 8:50-9:35- Part II: Paul Pickle, President, Microsemi (Moderator) Murdoch Fitzgerald, Vice President – Semiconductor Marketing, Arrow Electronics Rick Lisa, Director – IoT Sales...
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Rick Lisa
Ray Grainger
Rob Murray
David Van Dorselaer
Rob Risany
Jeff Kearl
Murdoch Fitzgerald
Richard Sudek
Paul Pickle
Bill Carpou
10:15 am - 10:45 am

Networking & Exhibits

Industry Track: Business Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Concurrent Panels: Industry Track: Business Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Bruce Hallett, Managing Director, Miramar Venture Partners Jeff Margolis, CEO, Welltok
Bruce Hallett
Jeff Margolis

Operational Track: Using Technology to Drive Sales & Growth Acceleration

Concurrent Panels: Operational Track: Using Technology to Drive Sales & Growth Acceleration Carey Ransom, Chief Product Officer, Experian Sean Ellis, CEO, GrowthHackers.com Nick Hedges, President & CEO, Velocity Santi Pierini,...
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Michael Smith
Santi Pierini
Nick Hedges
Sean Ellis
Carey Ransom
11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Networking & Exhibits

Keynote Luncheon: Sequoia Capital & GE Ventures

Keynote Luncheon: Sequoia Capital & GE Ventures Steve Litchfield, EVP- Chief Strategy Officer, Microsemi Omar Hamoui, Partner, Sequoia Capital Kiva Allgood, Managing Director, GE Ventures John Ruffolo, CEO, OMERS Ventures
Kiva Allgood
John Ruffolo
Omar Hamoui
Steve Litchfield

Industry Track: On the Move- Disruptive Transportation & Infrastructure

Concurrent Panels: Industry Track: On the Move- Disruptive Transportation & Infrastructure Newth Morris, President, Telogis (Moderator) Henry Bzeih, Director of Connected Car, Kia Motors Axel Radermacher, Senior Manager Business &...
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Stephen Martinko
Newth Morris
Mike Simmons
Wayne Rapp
Axel Radermacher
Henry Bzeih

Operational Track: eSports- Interactive Entertainment

Concurrent Panel: Operational Track: eSports- Interactive Entertainment Andrew Lloyd, Patent Attorney, Knobbe Martens (Moderator) Mark Deppe- Director, UCI eSports Arena Michael William, CEO, Oomba Steve Arhancet, Co-CEO, Team Liquid Eric...
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Eric Tam
Andrew Lloyd
Steve Arhancet
Michael Williams
Mark Deppe

Panel: Investors Unplugged- Investing Resources & Capital in Southern California

Bill Carpou, CEO, OCTANe (Moderator) Mike Fassula, Accounting/Finance Manager, Arrow Finance Solutions Steve Litchfield, EVP – Chief Strategy Officer, Microsemi Murray Rudin, General Partner, Riodan, Lewis & Haden John Ruffolo,CEO,...
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Rachel Oborny
Adam Fingersh
John Ruffolo
Murray Rudin
Mike Fassula
Steve Litchfield
Bill Carpou
Day 2
02 Jun 2017

Getting Smarter About Cybersecurity & Data Privacy (Keynote & Panel)

8:00 – 8:30 – Keynote: Protecting the Consumer •Gary Sorrentino, CTO, JP Morgan   8:30 – 9:30 – Panel: Protecting Industry •Liz Limjuco, Vice President E&O & Cyber Advisor, Marsh...
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Robert Block
Liz Limjuco
Daimon Geopfert
Shaun Walsh
Jim Aralis
Gary Sorrentino

Using AR/VR to Transform Business & Entertainment

Using AR/VR to Transform Business & Entertainment Mark Skaist, Shareholder, Stradling (Moderator) Robert Brown, CEO, Meridian AR Pete Fiacco, COO, Monster VR Paul Shockley, Chief Creative Guru, Guru David Cramer...
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Pete Fiacco
Paul Shockley
Robert Brown
Mark Skaist
10:45 am - 11:15 am

Networking & Exhibit Break

Operational Track: Technologies That Are Changing the Way We Manage the Customer Lifecycle

Concurrent Panels: Operational Track: Technologies That Are Changing the Way We Manage the Customer Lifecycle Pete Deutschman,CEO, The Buddy Group (Moderator) Kevin Rusin, CFO, McKinley Equipment Des Cahill, VP –...
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Keith Strier
Scott Hamilton
Joe Jacobsen
Kevin Rusin
Pete Deutschman

Industry Track: Keynote- Enabling a Culture of Innovation

Concurrent Panel: Industry Track: Keynote- Enabling a Culture of Innovation Peter Coffee, VP for Strategic Research, Salesforce
Peter Coffee

Keynote: A Million Great Ideas- Taking Yours to Market

Keynote: A Million Great Ideas David Meltzer, CEO, Sports 1 Marketing     *Special Celebrity Guest Appearances by: • Warren Moon, 17-year NFL Quarterback, Hall of Fame 2006 • Andre...
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David Meltzer

speakers

Here are the speakers for TIF 2017.