October 9-10, 2013

Cavallo Point Lodge

Sausalito, CA

Software is eating the world, one industry at a time. From healthcare to hospitality, consumer products to communications, no industry is exempt from the sweeping changes brought about by software.

How do you harness these changes to transform your business? This exclusive event gathers today's top industry leaders and forward-thinking entrepreneurs for an intimate discussion on how disruptive technologies are redefining businesses and how you can succeed in the race to innovate.

  • Hear from visionary leaders, including GE CEO Jeff Immelt, HP CEO Meg Whitman, Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann, GitHub CEO Tom Preston-Werner, and a16z’s Marc Andreessen.
  • Network with your CIO and CMO peers from Capital One, Gap, Goldman Sachs, Intel, Oracle, Salesforce, Crate & Barrel, Qualcomm, Williams-Sonoma, and many more.
  • Stay ahead of current trends in areas such as Cloud Computing, Infrastructure, Big Data, Security, Social, Commerce, Mobile, and Big Data.

Andreessen Horowitz backs bold entrepreneurs who move fast, think big and are committed to building the next major franchises in technology. Founded by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, we provide entrepreneurs with access to our deep expertise and insights in innovation, business development, market intelligence, executive and technical talent, and marketing and brand building. Find us in Menlo Park, Calif., and at a16z.com.

Agenda

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Mission Blue Room

5:00p

Cocktail Reception & Dinner

7:30p

Fireside Chat

An informal discussion between Ari Emanuel, William Morris Endeavor + Marc Andreessen, Andreessen Horowitz

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Callippe Room

8:30a

Learning to Innovate

Speaker

Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz

9:00a

Innovator Pairings

Perspectives on innovation from leaders of companies both large and small.

Moderator

Michael Copeland, Andreessen Horowitz

Speakers

Jeffrey Immelt, GE + Tom Preston-Werner, GitHub

Ben Silbermann, Pinterest + Rob Master, Unilever

9:45a

Keynote

Speaker

Danny Hillis, Applied Minds

10:00a

Break, Foyer

CMOs, kindly make your way to the Tidewater Room.

CIO Track

Callippe Room

10:30a

The Departmentalization of IT

Keynote

Peter Levine, Andreessen Horowitz

10:45a

Security Steps Out From the Shadows

Security has gone from the domain of a vocal few to an issue that is at the center of business and society. It is the battle of our time. How do we face the increasing threats and the growing consequences?

Keynote

Michael Chertoff, The Chertoff Group

Panel

John Jack, Andreessen Horowitz

Caleb Sima, Bluebox

Pravin Kothari, CipherCloud

Kevin Mahaffey, Lookout

Simon Crosby, Bromium

11:15a

The Cloud Won. Here's What's Next.

If the recent past has been about building technologies to provision the Cloud, the future will be about reimagining the buying and selling of enterprise computing.

Keynote

Ross Meyercord, Salesforce

Panel

Peter Levine, Andreessen Horowitz

Todd McKinnon, Okta

Yuval Scarlat, Capriza

Christian Gheorghe, Tidemark

Alex Solomon, PagerDuty

11:45a

The Hyperscale Age

The first step was the virtualization of the compute layer. What happens when the network, the storage and the whole data center become software-defined? Welcome to the data center in the hyperscale age.

Keynote

Adrian Cockcroft, Netflix

Panel

Peter Levine, Andreessen Horowitz

Ramana Jonnala, COHO Data

Tom Gillis, Bracket Computing

Andrew Rubin, Illumio

CMO Track

Tidewater Room

10:30a

Keynote

Keynote

William Lynch, Former CEO, Barnes & Noble Inc.

10:45a

A Social Complex

You hear it’s a part of every business, but what does “social” really mean? And in the end, what should you get for all your effort? The right elements and realistic results of a valuable social strategy.

Keynote

Adam Bain, Twitter

Panel

Jeff Jordan, Andreessen Horowitz

Jim Gilliam, NationBuilder

James Beshara, Crowdtilt

Dalton Caldwell, App.net

11:30a

The Changing Face of Commerce

Between mass-customization, crowd-funding and 24/7 access, you can develop deeper relationships, online and off, with customers than ever before. And yet customers swan off to some new crush with a wink from a special offer. What engenders loyalty? What builds a lasting brand? Can you have a long-term customer relationship in today’s (and tomorrow’s) commerce environment?

Keynote

Julie Bornstein, Sephora

Panel

Jeff Jordan, Andreessen Horowitz

Jane Park, Julep

Logan LaHive, Belly

Daniel Mattes, Jumio

CIO + CMO Track

Callippe Room

12:15p

Lunch, Verbena Room

Topic tables are available for deeper conversation in key innovation areas.

1:45p

My friend. My foe.

Are the CIO and the CMO partners or rivals in the race to innovate?

Speakers

Peter Horst, Capital One

Rob Alexander, Capital One

Peter Levine, Andreessen Horowitz

Jeremy Skule, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

Brad Peterson, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

2:15p

Awash In a Sea of Data

You can track everything in your company. You can know (almost) everything about your customers. But do you? Should you? What Big Data means within different industries. How to wade through the morass of information, get answers to pivotal questions, and create new things with your most important asset: your data.

Speakers

Don Duet, Goldman Sachs + Anthony Delvecchio, eBay Inc.

Panel

Peter Levine, Andreessen Horowitz

Suhail Doshi, Mixpanel

John Joseph, DataGravity

Ben Werther, Platfora

Roman Stanek, GoodData

3:15p

Break, Foyer

3:45p

It's Mobile First...And Second...And Last.

Sure, there are still things to hammer out. All those gadgets everyone wants to bring to work for starters. But mobile is not some exotic technology form. It is computing. It is how we all work. It’s how we all play.

Keynote

Kim Stevenson, Intel

Speakers

Manav Mital, Instart Logic

Alfred Chuang, Magnet Systems

Georg Petschnigg, FiftyThree

4:30p

A Conversation with Meg Whitman + Marc Andreessen

5:00p

Innovators Pavilion, Mission Blue Room

Meet the entrepreneurs creating the next wave of innovation and see live demos. Join us for cocktails and appetizers.

7:00p

Dinner & Fireside Chat

An interview with Marissa Mayer, Yahoo! + Marc Andreessen, Andreessen Horowitz, led by Adam Lashinsky, Fortune

Participating Companies

  • App.net
  • bluebox
  • bluebox
  • bracket
  • bromium
  • capriza
  • ciphercloud
  • COHO
  • cowdtilt
  • Cumulus
  • Cumulus
  • Fifty Three
  • github
  • gooddata
  • illumio
  • instart
  • itson
  • jawbone
  • itson
  • itson
  • lookout
  • Magnet
  • MIxpanel
  • Nation Builder
  • okta
  • pagerduty
  • pinterest
  • pinterest
  • quantifind
  • quantifind

Speakers

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    Rob Alexander

    CIO, Capital One

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    Marc Andreessen

    Co-Founder and Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

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    Adam Bain

    President, Global Revenue, Twitter

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    Julie Bornstein

    CMO, Sephora

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    Michael Chertoff

    Former U.S. Secretary, Homeland Security, Managing Principal, The Chertoff Group

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    Adrian Cockcroft

    Architect, Netflix

  • Lars Dalgaard

    Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

  • Anthony Delvecchio

    VP, Business Mgmt, Planning & Strategy, eBay Inc.

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    Don Duet

    CIO, Co-head of the Technology Division, Goldman Sachs

  • Ari Emanuel

    Co-CEO, William Morris Endeavor

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    Danny Hillis

    CTO, Applied Minds

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    Peter Horst

    CMO, Capital One

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    Jeffrey Immelt

    CEO, GE

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    John Jack

    Former CEO, Fortify

  • jeff

    Jeff Jordan

    Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

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    Adam Lashinsky

    Senior Editor at Large, Fortune

  • peter

    Peter Levine

    Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

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    William Lynch

    Former CEO, Barnes & Noble Inc.

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    Rob Master

    Vice President, Media Americas & Europe Unilever

  • peter

    Marissa Mayer

    President + CEO, Yahoo!

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    Brad Peterson

    CIO and Executive VP, Global Technology

  • tom

    Tom Preston-Werner

    CEO and co-founder, GitHub

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    Jeremy Skule

    CMO, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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    Kim Stevenson

    CIO, Intel

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    Ben Silbermann

    CEO, Pinterest

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    Meg Whitman

    CEO, HP

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    Kevin Weil

    Senior Director of Product for Revenue, Twitter

Venue

Cavallo Point Lodge

601 Murray Circle
Sausalito, CA 94965

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