Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Co-Founder and CEO, Wetpaint
VP of Research and Special Initiatives, Google
Managing director, the Foundry Group
Bruce McFarland, an engineer and lifelong surfer, founded American Wave Machines to develop his concept for a new type of patented wave machine. But his startup company faces a variety of challenges as it tries to break into a market with already-established technologies. A panel of experts review the company as a business case study. Registration and networking begins at 5 p.m. Online information and registration is here.