GLOBAL INNOVATION LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

October 27 - 28, 2015 | 8am - 8pm | Silicon Valley

H2O GLOBAL SUMMIT OVERVIEW

This October in Silicon Valley, executives, entrepreneurs, and investors from leading digital companies globally will convene for H2's annual global innovation leadership summit, H2O. Designed as a senior level, invitation only event for H2 Members and invited guests, the summit offers participants a unique platform for engaging in dynamic and open discussions on key product and business trends shaping the industry.

H2O utilizes a session-based format for analyzing some of the most dynamic industry sectors and pressing startup playbook themes of the year. Each Session will consist of a panel of leading entrepreneurs and executives, providing top insights and company profiles from across the US, Europe, Asia, and Latin America regions.

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PROGRAM

DAY ONE / OCT 27
Welcome
Fireside Chat / Linda Kozlowski - COO @ Evernote
AM Sessions
Lunch + Networking
PM Sessions
Fireside Chat / Emilie Choi - Head of Corp Dev @ LinkedIn
Summit Reception


DAY TWO / OCT 28
H2 Partners
AM Sessions
Lunch + Networking
PM Sessions
Closing


Venue: Quadrus Conference Center
(Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park)

SESSIONS & SPEAKERS 

Platforms
» Speaker Panel: Ime Archibong - Director of Strategic Partnerships @ Facebook, Prashant Sridharan - Global Director of Developer & Platform Relations @ Twitter, Manuel Bronstein - Head of Product, Consumers @ YouTube
Financial Services
» Speaker Panel: Alison Rosenthal - VP of Strategic Partnerships @ Wealthfront, Dan Macklin - Co-Founder, VP Community & Member Success @ SoFi, Brad Selby - VP Merchant Services @ Affirm
Travel
» Speaker Panel: Ashish Kashyap - CEO @ ibiboGroup, Stephen Taylor - SVP & Managing Director @ Sojern, Tina Shi - VP Mobile @ Qunar
Funding
» Speaker Panel: Aydin Senkut - Founder & Managing Director @ Felicis Ventures, Dave McClure - Founding Partner @ 500 Startups, Dinesh Katiyar - Partner @ Accel, Allen Taylor - Managing Director, Endeavor Catalyst @ Endeavor

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Global Markets
» Speaker Panel: Oliver Jay - Head of APAC & LATAM @ Dropbox, Rajesh Sawhney - Founder & CEO @ GSF India, Marco Perlman - Founder & CEO @ Digipix, Claire Lee - Head of Early Stage Banking @ Silicon Valley Bank
Health & Fitness
» Speaker Panel: Randall Davies - VP of Business & Corporate Development, UA Connected Fitness @ Under Armour, Marco Gomes - Co-Founder @ Mova Mais, Brian Wang - Co-Founder & CEO @ Fitocracy
Business Services
» Speaker Panel: Dilawar Syed - President @ Freshdesk, Rita Garg - Vice President, Business Development @ Zenefits, Greg Jakacki - Founder & CEO @ Codility
Social
» Speaker Panel: Arnie Gullov-Singh - Chief Operating Officer @ Polyvore, Dash Gopinath - Chief Operating Officer @ if(we), Kei Sugawara - Board Director & Chief Financial Officer @ istyle

PARTNERS


INVITATION

Formal invitations to participate in and register for this year's senior level, invitation only event will be sent out starting in June. If you are interested in participating, please complete an invitation request including profile information for consideration.

ABOUT H2

H2 is the premier global leadership network for the digital industry. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with chapters around the world, its mission is to advance education and leadership development in the fields of digital entrepreneurship and innovation. H2's membership consists of senior executives, entrepreneurs, and domain experts from leading startups and top global firms in major technology markets worldwide. Through its global member network, programs, and content, H2 creates uniquely valuable opportunities for knowledge exchange in support of its mission.