Agenda: XSITE 2013 — Boston’s Tech Revival

XSITE 2013: Boston's Tech Revival
7:30 - 8:45 Registration and Continental Breakfast, Sorenson Center for the Arts
8:45 – 8:50 Welcome and About the Day
Bob Buderi, Founder and Editor in Chief, Xconomy
8:50 – 9:00 Opening Remarks
Len Schlesinger, President, Babson College
9:00 – 9:30 Keynote Talk: Growing a Tech Company in Boston
Tom Leighton, CEO, Akamai
9:30 – 10:05 Panel: New Paths to World Dominance
Dave Balter, CEO, BzzAgent
Bob Brennan, CEO, Veracode
Jean Hammond, Co-Founder, LearnLaunch
Scott Savitz, Managing Partner, Data Point Capital
Greg Huang, Deputy Editor, Xconomy (moderator)
10:05 – 10:20 Talk: Opportunity + Preparation = Innovation
Bob Frankston, Member, CommonAngels
10:20 – 10:50 Networking Break
10:50 – 11:20 Chat: The New Face of Software
Wayne Chang, Co-Founder, Crashlytics
Miguel de Icaza, Co-Founder, Xamarin
Izhar Armony, General Partner, Charles River Ventures (moderator)
11:20 – 12:00 Panel: Serial Entrepreneurs Club
David Berry, Partner, Flagship Ventures
David Chang, Co-founder, Actifio
Meredith Flynn-Ripley, CEO, HeyWire
Roy Rodenstein, CEO, TrueLens
Rick Miller, President, Olin College (moderator)
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch and Networking, Knight Auditorium at Malloy Hall
1:30 – 2:40 Breakout Sessions , Olin Hall
IT/Software Track: Founders’ Stories
Mike Baker, CEO, DataXu
Diane Hessan, CEO, Communispace
Jeremy Hitchcock, CEO, Dyn
Jason Jacobs, CEO, FitnessKeeper
Curt Woodward, Senior Editor, Xconomy (moderator)
Healthtech Track: Clinics, Corporations, and the Cloud
Chris Boyce, CEO, Virgin HealthMiles
Naomi Fried, Chief Innovation Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital
Ed Park, Executive Vice President & COO, athenahealth
John Walsh, CTO, CareCloud
David Steinberg, Partner, PureTech Ventures (moderator)
Hardware/Manufacturing Track: New Era of Design
Martin Buehler, Vice President & General Manager, Vecna Technologies
Ben Einstein, Managing Director, Bolt
John McEleney, CEO, Belmont Technology
Scott Miller, CEO, Dragon Innovation
Axel Bichara, Co-Founder, Bolt, Belmont Technology (moderator)
2:40 – 3:00 Networking Break (return to plenary session), Sorenson Center for the Arts
3:00 – 3:10 Talk: The State of Startup Education
Aaron O’Hearn, CEO, Startup Institute
3:10 – 3:55 MIT Blackjack Reunion Panel
Neelan Choksi, President, Tasktop Technologies
Semyon Dukach, Angel Investor
Jon Hirschtick, Founder, SolidWorks
Bill Kaplan, CEO, FreshAddress
Bill Aulet, Managing Director, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship (moderator)
3:55 – 4:45 XSITE Xpo: Pitches from early-stage startups
Emcee: Meredith McPherron, Director, Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, Harvard Business School
Andrew Bennett, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Olin College (Snot Bot)
Patrick Campbell, CEO, Price Intelligently
Matt Cutler, CEO, Kibits
Max Faingezicht, CEO, ThriveHive
Dan Foody, Co-founder, Cloze
Shana Hoffman, Co-Founder, CareSolver
Eric Kelsic, Co-founder, Flume
Polina Raygorodskaya, CEO, Wanderu
Judd Rosenblatt, CEO, Crunchbutton
Aron Schwarzkopf, CEO, Leaf
4:45 – 6:00 Networking Reception
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