GLOBAL INNOVATION LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

October 8 - 9, 2014 | 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.

PROGRAM

DAY ONE / OCT 8
Welcome
AM Sessions
» Delivery Services
» Education
Lunch + Networking
PM Sessions
» Corporate Development
» Talent
Partner Showcase
Summit Reception


DAY TWO / OCT 9
Welcome
AM Sessions
» Marketplaces
» Media & Entertainment
Lunch + Networking
PM Sessions
» Monetization
» Funding
Closing


Venue: Galvanize
(San Francisco)

SESSIONS & SPEAKERS 

Delivery Services
» Speaker Panel: Sara Mauskopf - Chief Product Officer @ Postmates, Stanley Tang - Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer @ DoorDash, Morgan Springer - Co-Founder & Head of Product @ Sprig, Roger Egan III - Co-Founder & CEO @ RedMart
Education
» Speaker Panel: Dennis Yang - CEO @ Udemy, Vish Makhijani - President & Chief Operating Officer @ Udacity, Aaron Skonnard President & CEO @ Pluralsight, Jennifer Carolan - Managing Director @ NewSchools Venture Fund
Corporate Development
» Speaker Panel: Dave Sobota - Director of Corporate Development @ Google, Gary Johnson - Director of Corporate Development @ Facebook, Mark Pols - Head of Corporate Development, Asia @ Amazon
Talent
» Speaker Panel: Peter Clarke - Talent Partner @ Accel Partners, Jeff Diana - Chief People Officer @ Atlassian, Robert Swerling - co-CEO @ The Up Group

2013 | 2014

Marketplaces
» Speaker Panel: Stacy Brown-Philpot - Chief Operating Officer @ TaskRabbit, Adrian Blair - Group Chief Operating Officer @ JUST EAT, Thomas Clayton - VP of International Operations @ Houzz
Media & Entertainment
» Speaker Panel: Nickhil Jakatdar - Co-Founder & CEO @ Vuclip, Norbert Chang - CEO @ Lekan, Fabricio Bloisi - CEO @ Movile
Monetization
» Speaker Panel: Bertrand Schmitt - CEO @ App Annie, Reza Behnam - Founder & CEO @ ADZ
Funding
» Speaker Panel: Satya Patel - Founding Partner @ Homebrew, Reshma Sohoni - Founding Partner @ Seedcamp, Charles Hudson - Partner @ SoftTech VC, Shin Takamiya - General Partner @ Globis Capital

PARTNERS


INVITATION

Formal invitations to participate in and register for this senior level, invitation only event will be sent out starting in June. If you are interesting 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. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Silicon Valley with chapters globally, its membership consists of senior executives, entrepreneurs, and domain experts at leading startups and top global firms situated in key digital hubs worldwide. Through its unique global network, programs, and content, H2 creates invaluable opportunities for knowledge exchange throughout the year in support of its mission to support and develop the next generation of global leaders in the digital domain. For more information, visit us at h2.co.