Managing Director, D.E. Shaw and Co., L.P.
CEO and Founder, Techstars
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Director, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan
XSITE 2010 is a full day of learning, stimulation, debate, networking, and inspiration of the kind only Xconomy can provide.
Attendees will hear keynote presentations from some of the country’s leading CEOs, entrepreneurs, inventors, and investors as we celebrate the high-tech startups and anchor companies who are inventing the products and services defining the new decade’s leaner, greener, more connected economy. Panel sessions will examine the state of the all-important capital markets, the realities of the startup life cycle, and the obstacles entrepreneurs must overcome to succeed in frontier fields like wireless health services and smart grid technologies.
We’ll cap off the day with the XSITE Xpo, featuring rapid-fire presentations by life sciences, energy, and infotech companies with provocative business ideas.
Keynote Appearances by:
Peter H. Diamandis, Chairman and CEO, X Prize Foundation
Rodney Brooks, Co-founder, Chairman, and Chief Technology Officer, Heartland Robotics
Peter Hecht, CEO, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
Bob Metcalfe, General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners
Richard Pops, Chairman, President, and CEO, Alkermes
Leonard Schlesinger, President, Babson College
Full speaker list and registration information is at http://xsite2010.eventbrite.com