GLOBAL INNOVATION LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

October 26, 2017 | 8am - 8pm | Silicon Valley

H2O GLOBAL SUMMIT OVERVIEW

H2’s annual Global Innovation Leadership Summit brings together executives, entrepreneurs and investors from leading digital companies and innovation hubs around the world. Designed as a senior level, invitation only event for H2 Members, Partners and invited guests, the Summit offers participants a unique platform to engage in dynamic and open discussions covering leading technology trends and global insights.

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PROGRAM

Breakfast
Welcome
AM Sessions
» Fireside Chat
» Messaging
Break
» Fireside Chat
» Global Markets
» H2 Partners
Lunch + Networking
PM Sessions
» Fireside Chat
» Virtual Reality
» Talent
Break
» Fireside Chat
» On-Demand Services
» Funding
Closing
Summit Reception


Venue:
St. Francis Yacht Club
(San Francisco)

SESSIONS & SPEAKERS 

Fireside Chat
» Speaker: Nirav Tolia - Co-Founder & CEO @ Nextdoor
» Host: Nayan Patel - Co-Founder & CEO @ H2
On-Demand Services
» Speakers: Varsha Rao - Head of Global Operations @ Airbnb, Celia Francis - CEO @ Rated People, Holger Luedorf - SVP Business @ Postmates
» Host: Dilawar Syed - President @ Freshdesk
Virtual Reality
» Speakers: David Anderman - Chief Business Officer @ Jaunt, Ash Jhaveri - Senior Director, Global Partnerships @ Oculus, Shanna Tellerman - Co-Founder & CEO @ Modsy
» Host: Josh Elman - Partner @ Greylock Partners
Messaging
» Speakers: Beerud Sheth - Co-Founder & CEO @ Gupshup | Teamchat, Simon Davies - Founder & CEO @ Yakatak, Jassim Latif - Partnerships @ Slack
» Host: Tom Clayton - VP of International Operations @ Houzz
Fireside Chat
» Speaker: Jeff Karras - Managing Director @ SingTel Innov8 Ventures
» Host: Gerald Brady - Managing Director, SVB Network @ Silicon Valley Bank

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Fireside Chat
» Speaker: Cotter Cunningham - Founder & CEO @ RetailMeNot
» Host: Gokul Rajaram - Product Engineering Lead @ Square
Talent
» Speakers: Peter Clarke - Talent Partner @ Accel Partners, Jeff Markowitz - Talent Partner @ Greylock Partners, Kristin Richards - Vice President @ TPG Growth
» Host: Jeff Merkel - Co-Founder & Board Director @ H2
Global Markets
» Speakers: William Bao Bean - Investment Partner @ SOSV / China, Neeraj Roy - Managing Director & CEO @ Hungama Digital Media / India, Razmig Hovaghimian - Founder & CEO @ Ripple News / SE Asia
» Host: David Corbin - Director of Content Strategy @ Tech in Asia
Funding
» Speakers: Dave McClure - Founding Partner @ 500 Startups, Reshma Sohoni - Founding Partner @ Seedcamp, Jean-Francois Marcoux - General Partner @ White Star Capital
» Host: Charles Hudson - Managing Partner @ Precursor Ventures
Fireside Chat
» Speaker: Gil Penchina - Angel Investor
» Host: Nayan Patel - Co-Founder & CEO @ H2

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. Its membership consists of senior executives, entrepreneurs, and domain experts from leading startups and top global firms in major technology markets worldwide. Through its unique global network, programs and content, H2 creates valuable opportunities throughout the year for industry connections, learning and support towards achieving its mission.