November 2-3, 2015Cavallo Point, Sausalito
Join Andreessen Horowitz and a select group of CIOs and CMOs for an intimate look at the technologies that are changing the future of business. Meet with entrepreneurs and experience the future of technology as software continues to define new products, platforms, and even behaviors.
bleeding edge startups
big company leaders
top CIOs and CMOs
2015 speakers will be announced here and include:
Past speakers have included Conan O'Brien, Marc Benioff, Jeffrey Immelt, Marissa Mayer, Meg Whitman, and Ari Emmanuel.
“The difference from past VC events was palpable. Highlights were the Fireside Chats with Meg and Marissa. We were very impressed with many companies and scheduled follow-ups!”
Brad Peterson, CIO: NASDAQ
“Thank you a16z for a great event! Left inspired with ideas for my business.”
Luanne Calvert, VP & CMO: Virgin America
“What an incredible cast of characters. I was able to meet a lot of really interesting people. We had some really good conversations.”
Phillip Shoemaker, Dr. Applications IT: Apple
“Thanks so much to you and your team for a simply fantastic event! The content, attendees, format and location were all top notch…and it was certainly the most valuable program I’ve attended in a long time. So kudos to you and the entire team.”
Malcolm Frank, EVP Strategy & Marketing: Cognizant
Who is responsible for a company’s customer experience + reputation? One answer might be the CMO. Another might be everyone. Today, security means much more than systems accountability — and all CXOs are liable. In a world where software has eaten all our data, what does real-time visibility + control over all endpoints really mean?
Big data: CIOs + CMO’s are talking about it, but is anyone using it well? Learn from the few companies who are.
Mobile is changing everything. What are you doing about it?
Customers aren’t patient. Why should you be? Learn how FAST tools can super-charge your business.
Gain tips + tools to institutionalize a next-generation security approach, from your call center to your firewall — and each device.
Brands have competitors + enemies. What if STRANGERS were your bussiness' biggest competition? Come hear Airbnb talk about how they're building a brand for the 21st century.
In today’s complex cloud infrastructure, the DevOps movement has created incredible opportunity. How can your company own the entire process — while empowering developers + managers to manage it?
Early-stage platforms can become unicorns overnight. So, how do you work with the newest + most exciting startups?
Is your IT organization perceived as a strategic innovator? The software-defined datacenter will soon free IT from manual configuration + maintenance. Former operators, these teams will act with efficiency + agility.
What's the coolest technology that Silicon Valley uses to play, eat + get dressed?
Crunching the largest data sets in the world + getting CAD on a mobile device?! Just because something isn’t likely doesn’t mean it’s impossible.
You need two kinds of friends, says Ben Horowitz: The kind you call when things go well… and when you’re allowed only one call. Learn how CIOs + CMOs can be both for each other — by harnessing new tools that connect users to the enterprise in surprising (and sometimes liberating) ways.
Taking credit risk assessment away from banks. Bringing grocery stores to your door. Inventing peer-to-peer transportation. See the science of innovation in action as these innovators share how they crystalized new business models to capitalize on untapped markets.