XSITE 2011:The Entrepreneurship Era—Agenda

XSITE 2011: The Entrepreneurship Era
Preliminary Agenda—subject to change
7:15 - 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:35
Welcome and About the Day
Bob Buderi, Founder and Editor in Chief, Xconomy
8:35 – 8:45 Opening Remarks
Len Schlesinger , President, Babson College
Rick Miller
, President, Olin College
8:50 – 9:20 Keynote Talk: Entrepreneurship Driven by Technological and Social Innovation
Desh Deshpande, Founder, Sycamore Networks, Chairman, A123Systems
9:20 – 9:45 Keynote Chat: Open Source Biology—A Debate
Luke Timmerman (moderator), National Biotech Editor, Xconomy
Phillip Sharp, MIT
Stephen Friend, Co-founder and President, Sage Bionetworks
9:45 – 10:05 Entrepreneur Chat
Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Co-founder and Chief Merchandising Officer, Gilt Groupe, with Greg Huang, Xconomy
10:05 – 10:35 Networking Break
10:35 – 11:05 Keynote Talk: Innovation at Large Scale
Edward Jung, Co-founder, Intellectual Ventures
11:10 – 11:25 Entrepreneur Story: Next Gen Interfaces
Pattie Maes, Founder and Director, Fluid Interfaces Group, MIT Media Lab
11:25 – 11:45 Entrepreneur Chat: Managing Growth
Stephen Kaufer, Founder and CEO, TripAdvisor, with Wade Roush, Xconomy
11:45 – 12:00 Sound Off
Rants and Recommendations on Entrepreneurship From Some Special Guests
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch and Networking
1:30 – 2:40 Breakout Sessions
Cleantech Track: Energy Transformations
Martin LaMonica (moderator), CNET
Paul Sellew, CEO, Harvest Power
Brian Chemel, Founder and CTO, Digital Lumens
Frank van Mierlo, CEO, 1366 Technologies
Aaron Mandell, CEO, Oasys Water
Troy Campione, Senior Vice President, Joule Unlimited
Healthtech Track: Improving  Health, Lowering Costs
Luke Timmerman (moderator), National Biotech Editor, Xconomy
Bob Fabbio, Founder and CEO, Whiteglove
Veer Gidwaney, CEO, Dailyfeats.com
Michael Martino, Senior VP of Innovation, CareFusion
Norm Wu
, CEO, Qliance Medical Management

Information Technology Track: Founders’ Stories
Wade Roush (moderator), Chief Correspondent, Xconomy
Joe Chung, Redstar Ventures, Art Technology Group, Allurent
Ellen Rubin, CloudSwitch
David Cancel
, Performable
Jules Pieri, Daily Grommet

2:40 – 3:00 Networking Break (return to plenary session)
3:00 – 3:30

Do You Really Need an Incubator?
John Landry (facilitator), Lead Dog Ventures
Jason Jacobs, CEO and founder, FitnessKeeper
Sean Creeley
, Co-founder, Embed.ly
Charlotte Hubbert
, Kaufman Fellow, Accelerator
Ziad Sultan
, Founder and CEO, Marginize

3:30 – 4:00

Investor Chat: Venture Entrepreneurs
Daniel Isenberg (moderator), Babson College
Todd Dagres , Co-founder and General Partner, Spark Capital
Jamie Goldstein
, North Bridge Venture Partners
Lee Hower
, Partner, NextView Ventures
Jeanne Sullivan, General Partner, StarVest Partners

4:00 – 5:00 XSITE Xpo: Fast-paced intros of 12 potentially transformative startups; audience votes on favorites
Emcee: Katie Rae
, managing director, TechStars Boston
OsComp Systems (Pedro Santos)
STELLAService (Jordy Leiser)
PoKos (Timo Platt)
Proper Cloth (Seph Skerritt)
WaySavvy (Michael Raybman)
Ginger.io (Karan Singh)
Strohl Medical (Heather Keith)
Altaeros Energies (Alain Goubau)
Smarterer (Jennifer Fremont-Smith)
CoolChip Technologies (William Sanchez)
REBIScan (Justin Shaka)
greenbean Recycle (Shanker Sahai)


5:00 – 6:30 Networking Reception
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