XSITE 2009 Agenda

The Xconomy Summit on Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship
8:10 – 8:15
Welcome
Bob Brown, President, Boston University
8:15 – 8:20 Opening Remarks
Bob Buderi, Founder and Editor in Chief, Xconomy
8:20 – 8:50
Keynote Talk
Juan Enriquez, Managing Director, Excel Medical Ventures
8:50 – 9:45 Executive Chat: Investing in Innovation
Louis E. Lataif, Dean, Boston University School of Management (moderator)
Mohamad Ali, Massachusetts Senior State Executive, IBM
John Maraganore, CEO, Alnylam
Jeff Nick, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, EMC
Christoph Westphal, CEO, Sirtris, SVP, Centre of Excellence for External Drug Discovery, GlaxoSmithKline
9:45 – 9:55
Stealth Company No. 1
9:55 – 10:00
Special Announcement
Vinit Nijhawan, Lecturer and Executive-in-Residence at Boston University’s Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC)
10:00 – 10:30 Networking Break
10:30 – 11:00 Keynote Talk
Dean Kamen, Founder, FIRST, President, DEKA Research & Development
11:00 – 12:00 Meet the Innovators: New Ideas and Ventures That Will Power New England’s Growth
Bill Taylor, Co-founder, Fast Company (moderator)
Yet-Ming Chiang, Professor of Ceramics, MIT, Co-founder A123Systems
Tillman Gerngross, Co-founder, GlycoFi, Co-founder and CEO, Adimab, Professor of Engineering, Dartmouth
Christina Lampe-Onnerud, CEO, Boston Power
Mick Mountz, CEO and Founder, Kiva Systems
Reed Sturtevant, Managing Director, Microsoft Startup Labs
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 2:40
Breakout Sessions
The Health 2.0 Hub
Jeff Fagnan, Partner, Atlas Venture (moderator)
John D. Halamka, Chief Information Officer, CareGroup Health System, Chief Information Officer and Dean for Technology, Harvard Medical School
Joseph Kvedar, Director, Center for Connected Health
Bruno Nardone, National Segment Leader for State and Local Government Healthcare, IBM
Nitzan Sneh, CEO, CliniWorks
Getting Energy Innovations to Market
Rob Day, President, Renewable Energy Business Network (moderator)
Jay Fiske, Vice President of Operations, Wakonda Technologies
Roger Freeman, President, Solventerra Energy
Gerald M. Haines II, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Verenium
Daniel Goldman, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, GreatPoint Energy
The Digital Entertainment Cluster: Boston’s Best-Kept Secret
Wade Roush, Chief Correspondent, Xconomy (moderator)
Brett Close, President and CEO, 38 Studios
Chris Gardner, Chief Marketing Officer, ExtendMedia
Kyle Morton, Vice President of Product, EveryZing
Jason Schupbach, Industry Director, Creative Economy, Massachusetts Office of Business Development
Brian Shin, Founder and CEO, Visible Measures
2:40 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 3:10 Special Presentation: New England’s Pioneering Roadable Aircraft
Carl Dietrich, CEO, Terrafugia

3:10 - 3:20 Stealth Company No. 2
3:20 – 4:15 Investor Chat: Innovating Early Stage Venture
Michael Greeley, General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners, Chairman, New England Venture Capital Association (moderator)
Noubar Afeyan, Managing Partner and CEO, Flagship Ventures
Joel Cutler, Co-founder, Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners
Bob Higgins, Co-Founder, General Partner, Highland Capital Partners
Eric Paley, Co-founder and General Partner, Founder Collective
Jo Tango, Founder and Partner, Kepha Partners
4:15 – 5:15 XSITE Xpo: Twelve startups poised to transform their industries tell their stories in lightning-speed presentations; the audience picks its favorites in energy, life sciences, and information technology. Confirmed participants include:
1366 Technologies
CloudSwitch
FloDesign Wind Turbine
IST Energy
Pulmatrix
Satori
Seventh Sense
SiOnyx
Skyhook Wireless
StyleFeeder
WiTricity
Zafgen
5:15 – 7:00 Networking reception
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