GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM 2019

A SWIFTLY CHANGING WORLD

October 24 2019
GIC - BNY MELLON INNOVATION CENTER,
755 Page Mill Rd, Suit c-100, Palo Alto, CA
GIC RECEPTION - NIA HOTEL, MENLO PARK
October 25 2019
GTS - NIA HOTEL, MENLO PARK
GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM 2019

A SWIFTLY CHANGING WORLD

October 24 2019
GIC - BNY MELLON INNOVATION CENTER, PAGE MILL
GIC RECEPTION - NIA HOTEL, MENLO PARK
October 25 2019
GTS - NIA HOTEL, MENLO PARK

ABOUT GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM

The Global Technology Symposium (GTS) is a Silicon Valley's leading investment conference on global venture capital and entrepreneurship. For more than one and a half decade, GTS has brought business leaders, policymakers, and hot international startups together to explore how to leverage globalization and identify compelling ideas in every corner of the world.
17
years
of Thought Leadership in
Global Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship
30+
countries
Brought their innovations to Silicon Valley
through GTS
170+
entrepreneurs
Pitched their successful companies to the Top Tier VCs and got feedback on the Silicon Valley expansion
2019 YEAR SPEAKERS
The juiciest lessons learned, from smartest people, leading the best companies and top venture capital funds.
More information on the GTS 2019 speakers to come.
Stay tuned!
William H. Draper
Founder: Sutter Hill Ventures, Draper Richards LP, Draper Richards Foundation; Former Chairman of Export-Import Bank & Head of UNDP; Author of The Startup Game
Ira Ehrenpreis
Founder and Man­ag­ing Part­ner
DBL Part­ners
Sabrina Menasria
Head of Data, BI & Master Data Governance @ CHANEL Fragrance & Beauty
Pitch Johnson
Founder
Asset Management Ventures
Gauthier Vasseur
Executive Director
Fisher Center of Data Analytics
Berkeley, Haas School of Business
Laura Moreno
Managing Director
New Listings & Capital Markets
Nasdaq
Jim Van Horne
The A.P. Giannini Professor of Banking and Finance, Emeritus, Graduate School of Business, Stanford
Peter Wendell
Founder and Former Managing Director
Sierra Ventures
Adeo Ressi
CEO
Founder Institute
Shaun Maguire
Partner
Sequoia Capital
Holly Ruxin
Founder and CEO
Montcalm
Michael Terpin
Founder and CEO
Transform Group
Eric Goodbar
Managing Director
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Jennifer Cooper
Managing Director, Media Industry Strategy & Solutions
Microsoft
Norm Fogelsong
Advisory Partner
IVP
Gary Morgenthaler
Partner
Morgenthaler Ventures
Giles Farley
Co-Head
ICU Venture and Tech Investments
Alexandra "Sasha" Johnson
President
Global Technology Symposium
Amit Pradhan
President
Silicon Valley Blockchain Society
Reese Jones
Associate Founder
Singularity University
Deborah Magid
Director, Software Strategy
IBM Ventures
Lara Metcalf
Managing Director
The Social Entrepreneurs' Fund

Lucian Tarnowski
Founding Curator
Civana

Malcolm Goonetileke
Senior Vice President, Global Demand and Supply Management
Levi Strauss & Co

Keith Koo
Managing Partner, Guardian Insight Group / Host "Silicon Valley Insider" Radio Show and Podcast
GTS ALUMNI SPEAKERS
Tim Draper
Founding Partner
DFJ
Steve Jurvetson
Founder
Future Ventures
Esther Wojcicki
Journalist, Educator, Director
Art Design Center, Palo Alto High School
Craig Barrett
CEO
Intel
Don Valentine
Founder
Sequoia Capital
Carly Fiorina
CEO
Hewlett-Packard
Pitch Johnson
Founder
Asset Management Ventures
Brook Byers
Senior Partner
Kleiner Perkins
Vish Mishra
Venture Capitalist,
Managing Director
BlueVine Ventures
Sheryl Sandberg
COO
Facebook
Ira Ehrenpreis
Founder and Man­ag­ing Part­ner
DBL Part­ners
Kate Mitchell
Partner
Scale Venture Partners
The 17th Global Technology Symposium, themed "A Swiftly Changing World," will explore timely issues such as the next 100 years, operating in Greta's world, capital flows, impact investing, and more.
Conference Program
Day I . Global Innovator Competition

Thursday, October 24
BNY Mellon Innovation Center,
755 Page Mill Rd, Suit c-100, Palo Alto, CA
10:00 - 10.30 Opening Remarks by Adeo Ressi, Founder of Founders Institute

10.30 - 13:00 GlC Pitch Session, Part I (BNY Mellon Innovation Center, Page Mill)

13:00 - 16:00 GlC Pitch Session, Part II (BNY Mellon Innovation Center, Page Mill)

17:00 - 19:00 Cocktail Reception (Hotel Nia)
3 Top Finalists will pitch on Global Technology Symposium.
One company will get a Global Innovation Award.
Day 2. Global Technology Symposium
Friday, October 25
NIA Hotel, Menlo Park
09:00 - 10:00 Registration

10:00 - 11:00 Operating in Greta's World
Amit Pradhan, President, Silicon Valley Blockchain Society
Reese Jones, Associate Founder, Singularity University

11:00 - 12:00 The next 100 years (Corporate Innovations by IBM, Chanel, Levi's)
Giles Farley, Co-Head of ICU Venture and Tech Investments
Sabrina Menasria, Head of Data, BI & Master Data Governance @ CHANEL Fragrance & Beauty
Deborah Magid, Director, Software Strategy, IBM Ventures
Malcolm Goonetileke, Senior Vice President, Global Demand and Supply Management
Levi Strauss & Co


12:00 - 14:00
The Influence of Academia on Private Sector and Beyond
Introductory Remarks by Ira Ehrenpreis, Founder and Managing Partner of DBL Partners
Jim Van Horne, The A.P. Giannini Professor of Banking and Finance, Emeritus, Graduate School of Business, Stanford
Peter Wendell, Founder and Former Managing Director, Sierra Ventures
Bill Draper, Founder and General Partner of Draper Richards , LP
Pitch Johnson, Founder and Proprietor of Asset Management Company


14:00 - 15:00 Impact Investments: Lessons Learned and New Trends
Gauthier Vasseur, Executive Director, Fisher Center of Data Analytics, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
Jennifer Cooper, Managing Director, Media Industry Strategy & Solutions, Microsoft
Lara Metcalf, Managing Director, The Social Entrepreneurs' Fund
Lucian Tarnowski, Founding Curator, Civana


15:00 - 16:00 Capital Flows (BNY Mellon, SVB, Softbank)
Laura Moreno, Managing Director, New Listings & Capital Markets, Nasdaq
Michael Terpin, Founder and CEO, Transform Group
Eric Goodbar, Managing Director, BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Holly Ruxin, Founder and CEO of Montcalm
Keith Koo, Managing Partner, Guardian Insight Group / Host "Silicon Valley Insider" Radio Show and Podcast

16:00 - 17:00 State of The Venture Capital Industry (Leading VC Funds)
Norm Fogelsong, Advisory Partner, IVP
Gary Morgenthaler, Partner, Morgenthaler Ventures
Shaun Maguire, Partner, Sequoia Capital
Alexandra "Sasha" Johnson, President, Global Technology Symposium

17:00 - 17:30 Awards Ceremony
Presentation of Global Innovation Award

17:30 - 19:00 Cocktail Reception
Ticket Information
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in advance
Super Early Bird
$500 / person
  • Limited number of tickets available - SOLD OUT.
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Early Bird
$800 / person
  • Price is valid till the end of September - SOLD OUT.
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Regular
$1000 / person
  • Price is valid till end of day October 23.
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At The Door
$1300 / person
  • Price at the door ONLY if tickets are still available.
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"GTS is the original global conference bringing people from all over the world to feel the Silicon Valley magic. I have met some of the most interesting and influential people at this conference. It is a must do!"
- Tim Draper, Venture Capital Investor, Founder of DFJ, Draper University, and Draper Venture Network
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LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN THE HEART OF SILICON VALLEY
NIA Hotel, 200 Independence Dr,
Menlo Park, CA 94025, Menlo Park

Parking at Hotel Nia is $10.00 flat fee for GTS participants.

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Tel.: +1 (510) 821- 0222
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