The 2011 Annual Corporate Venturing and Innovation Partnering Conference
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from Wednesday, February 16, 2011 8:00 AM
to Friday, February 18, 2011 7:00 PM
Organizer International Business Forum
Place Newport Beach, CA USA
ABOUT THE 2011 CONFERENCE
The annual Corporate Venturing and Innovation Partnering Conference offers corporate investors new strategies to gain a competitive advantage through corporate venturing and innovation initiatives. Capturing innovation is at the top of the corporate agenda for global growth and an important lever to increase profitability and market share. Corporate venturing is a vehicle used by corporations to capture innovation, provide a window for acquisitions and an opportunity for strategic partnerships.
Advisory Board Members include:
Robert Ackerman, Founder, Allegis Capital
Heidi Mason, Co-Founder, The Bell-Mason Group
Rob Rosenberg, Partner, New Venture Partners
Reese Schroeder, Managing Director, Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Phil Giesler, Director of Innovation, Physic Ventures
James Mawson, Editor, Global Corporate Venturing Report
Brad McManus, Director of Investments, Panasonic Ventures
Jennifer Jones, Founder, Jennifer Jones & Partners
Uniting corporate investors, new business development executives, venture capitalists, private equity investors, mergers & acquisition executives, institutional investors, technology transfer experts, licensing executives, investment bankers, corporate counsel, CTOs, CIOs, CEOs and CFOs of emerging growth companies.
About this conference:
Our Corporate Venturing and Innovation Partnering Conference provides corporate executives, innovation officers and corporate investors with strategies to gain a competitive advantage through corporate venturing and innovation initiatives. Over two days, attendees will have an opportunity to share B2B alliance models, investment approaches, strategies to capture technology innovation from external sources, and insights on ways to enhance their corporate venturing initiatives.
Topics are influenced by the advisory board of corporate investors and business
CONFERENCE TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Reinventing America In The Innovation Economy (Keynote Presentation)
- Mobile Mania: Weaving The Threads of Disruptive Innovation (Keynote Presentation)
- Global Innovation at Work (Keynote Presentation)
- Reinventing The Dinosaur Industry: The Automotive Innovation Landscape (Keynote
- Innovation Engines At Work: Case Histories Examined
- Fostering A Culture of Global Innovation: Emerging Markets Examined
- Performance Storytelling: Special Initiatives To Accelerate Growth
- Corporate Venturing 2012: Imperatives Driving Reengagement
- Considerations in Rebalancing a Portfolio
- Developing an Internal - External Innovation Road Map
- The Winning Formula: Strategic Mergers and Acquisitions
- Leveraging a Full IP Portfolio
- Special Award Presentation: The Corporate Innovation Awards
- Government Profile: Industry Collaboration at Work
- Working with Strategic Corporate Partners: The CEO Perspective
- The Corporate Venture Capital Imperative (Academic Presentation)
- Building a Sustainable Corporate Venture Capital Program (Interactive Workshop)
- Considerations in Structuring Strategic Corporate Investments (Interactive Workshop)
- Lessons Learned: Success and Failures In Corporate Venturing (Case Study Illustrations)
- Business Models, Industry Sectors, and Investment Approaches (Group Workshops)
2011 CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
Bob Ackerman is the Managing Director and Founder of Allegis Capital. Prior to forming Allegis Capital in 1995, Mr. Ackerman had more than fifteen years of general management, venture capital, and strategic mergers and acquisition advisory experience working with information technology start-up companies and multinational corporations.
Laurence G. Allen serves as the Managing Member of NYPPEX, LLC, a global securities firm specializing in providing access to the private equity secondary markets. Since 1998, Mr. Allen has pioneered the development of trading systems, research and price data for interests in private partnerships (e.g. buyout, venture, real estate, hedge funds etc.), restricted equity and debt securities in private companies and their respective derivative instruments.
Michael Annes is corporate vice president, business development and ventures for Motorola Solutions. He is responsible for directing mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and Motorola Solutions’ global venture strategy. He recently was responsible for leading the process to separate Motorola into two independent publicly-traded companies.
Farshid Arman has a diverse background in energy storage, in logistics, and in enterprise-scale software systems. He has been part of the founding team of three startup companies. In addition to his experiences in the startups, Farshid has worked as a system architect for CNN and as Executive Director of Engineering at Informix Software.
David leads a team that is responsible for developing new growth investment opportunities for SoCalGas. David’s business development activities are largely based on new and emerging technologies which can help the company, and its customers, achieve a sustainable energy future/vision.
Gerald Brady is a managing director within SVB’s Venture Capital Group, hired to lead two important initiatives for the company. He is responsible for leading SVB’s Entrepreneur Services Group as well as the company’s work with corporate venture and corporate development groups.
Patty Burke is a Partner with Bell Mason Group. A veteran Silicon Valley executive, Patty is an expert in venture business strategy and venture development for both business-to-consumer and business-to-business focused companies, across a wide range of industries and geographies. She has consulted with more than 100 ventures, both corporate and venture capital-funded, in developing and executing successful business plans.
SPOTLIGHT KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Aneesh Chopra is the United States Chief Technology Officer and in this role serves as an Assistant to the President and Associate Director for Technology within the Office of Science & Technology Policy. He works to advance the President’s technology agenda by fostering new ideas and encouraging government-wide coordination to help the country meet its goals from job creation, to reducing health care costs, to protecting the homeland.
Issam Dairanieh heads up the US BP Alternative Energy Venture team. Alternative Energy Ventures is a strategic investment group within BP’s Alternative Energy business. Issam invests in renewable power generation, energy storage, energy efficiency and Carbon Management.
Paul has been responsible for driving Innovation in a broad range of contexts in the Telecoms, Consumer Electronics and IT industries over the past 15 years. He has pioneered corporate venturing programs to “spin out” and “spin in” disruptive innovation to deliver measured business growth, stimulate change and re-ignite an excitement and hunger for new products and services in large corporates including Vodafone, Sony, Tandem Computers and Digital Equipment.
Doug has founded and managed many successful technology ventures over the last 20 years. Most recently, he served as a Board Director and General Manager of Strategos, Inc., an innovation commercialization and strategy development firm serving the Fortune 100, whose clients include IBM, Nokia, Applied Materials, Royal Dutch Shell, Roche and Whirlpool. Prior to Strategos, Doug was founder and CEO of Pensare, Inc., the provider of the first international, accredited MBA program based on offerings from 4 of the top 10 U.S. business schools.
Claudia Fan Munce
Claudia Fan Munce has been the Managing Director of the IBM Venture Capital Group. In addition to this role, she is also Vice President of IBM Corporate Strategy. Claudia joined IBM Research Division in 1985 and held many technical and business leadership positions. Prior to assuming her current position, Claudia was responsible for IBM Research overseeing technology transfer and licensing activities as well as defining new business opportunities with top IBM partners.
Andrew Gaule is the founder of the H-I Network and leader of the network for Innovation and Strategic Growth. The H-I Network helps enterprises generate, validate and develop new ventures in established organisations. Andrew facilitates a CV Senior Executive Forum which includes BP, McLaren, HP, IBM, Procter & Gamble, Philips, Unilever etc.
Phil Giesler is the Director of Innovation for Unilever Corporate Ventures. He is based in San Francisco as a full-time member of the Physic operating team. Phil is responsible for leveraging Unilever’s technical and marketing resources to the full advantage of the Physic team and its portfolio companies, including access to more than 5,000 scientists and engineers involved in new product development, access to deal flow, market research, scientific data, marketing and distribution expertise, due diligence capabilities and a broad network of contacts.
As president of the Cleantech Group, Sheeraz Haji is one of the world’s most influential cleantech thought-leaders and trusted advisors to global companies and executives. Prior to joining the company, Sheeraz served for eight years as co-founder and CEO of GetActive, a venture-backed software-as-a-service, customer relationship management company. He led GetActive’s merger with Convio, then as Convio’s president built a company with 1,200 clients and 300 employees.
Suzanne Harrison is the CEO and Founder of Gathering2.0, the first online peer community for IP Professionals. Gathering2.0 is working with Fortune 500 Patent Buyers to increase information transparency and efficiency in the patent transaction market, while pricing legal risk.
A recognized thought leader, Mr. Jaruzelski is frequently quoted in publications like The Wall Street Journal, the Economist, the Financial Times, and The New York Times on the technology industry and the challenges of innovation. He often appears as an expert commentator on ABC News, CNBC, NPR and the BBC.
As Managing Director and Head of Citi’s global corporate ventures unit, Chris Kay and his colleagues work with Citi business leaders and external partners to identify emerging market growth spaces, develop new venture concepts in these spaces and launch new corporate ventures in pilot geographies globally. The new ventures span existing business units within Citi and also shape new-to-market and new-to Citi lines of business.
Larry Keeley is a strategist who has worked for thirty years to develop more effective innovation methods. Larry is President and co-founder of Doblin Inc, an innovation strategy firm known for pioneering comprehensive innovation systems that materially improve innovation success rates. Doblin is now a member of Monitor Group, Cambridge MA, where Keeley is a Group Leader.
Corina Kuiper is the Senior Director New Business Development / Venturing for Philips, responsible for designing and implementing the corporate new business development/venturing policy and standards, business processes, governance, infrastructure, training and support for Philips worldwide.
Ron Laurie has worked in Silicon Valley for over four decades, initially as a computer programmer and systems engineer, and then as an intellectual property lawyer. In 2004, he co-founded Inflexion Point,Strategy, LLC, an intellectual property investment bank engaged in brokering patent portfolios having significant strategic value and engineering IP-intensive M&A transactions.
Jacqueline LeSage Krause
Jacqueline LeSage Krause is Vice President of Innovation & Corporate Venture Capital at The Hartford, where she leads White Stag: Innovation at The Hartford and Hartford Ventures. White Stag and Hartford Ventures help The Hartford get to the future faster by
pursuing innovation through both investing venture capital in start-ups broadly related to the insurance and wealth management sectors, and incubating new offerings and business models.
Dan’l Lewin is responsible for leading Microsoft's global engagement with startups, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists and business relationships with strategic industry partners. In addition, Lewin has executive, site, and citizenship responsibility for the company's operations in the Silicon Valley, based in Mountain View, California, which currently employ 2,500 people and supports business relationships with industry partners in Silicon Valley.
James Lewis, MD
Dr. James Lewis is a practicing ObGyn physician and past Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Kaiser Permanente medical center in San Francisco, CA. He has served on numerous administrative and oversight groups including The Permanente Medical Group Regional Board of Directors.
Luis is a Managing Director at Robert Bosch LLC, coordinating venture capital activities for Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC) in the USA. He joined Bosch in 2008 and is based in Palo Alto, California. Luis is on the board of eIQ and Nextreme, portfolio companies of RBVC. Prior to Bosch, Luis was an Investment Partner for 7 years at Siemens Venture Capital.
Heidi Mason is co-founder and Managing Partner of The Bell Mason Group, providing corporate venturing methodologies, tools, techniques and support to help corporations accelerate development of best practice corporate innovation and venturing programs, with the goal of sustaining innovation and reducing risk through economic down cycles, management changes and strategic redirection.
James was editor of Private Equity News, part of Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal in London, for nearly four years until May, 2010 when he launched Global Corporate Venturing as an independent title from his own publishing company.
Phil McKinney is vice president and chief technology officer in the Personal Systems Group at HP. He is responsible for long-range strategic planning and research and development (R&D) for all of the company’s PC product lines, including displays, mobile devices, notebooks, desktops and workstations.
Jim O’Shaughnessy is a co-founder and principal of Percipience, LLC, a board-level advisory firm focused on intellectual property strategy and management, quantifying and mitigating IP risk, increasing IP value capture and focused innovation. He is a seasoned IP executive with thirty-five years of varied experience, having been a senior partner in the international law firm of Foley & Lardner and an officer of Rockwell International, where he was responsible for the entire intellectual asset portfolio of that multinational corporation.
Jeremiah Owyang is a Partner focused on customer strategy at Altimeter Group and author of the popular blog “Web Strategy,” which focuses on how corporations connect with their customers using web technologies. The Web Strategy blog is read by 70,000 unique visitors per month, and is rated as the Top Industry Analyst blog by Technobabble of Edelman.
Russell B. Pyne
Russell B. Pyne is the Managing Partner of Atrium Capital, a venture capital firm formed in 1991 to manage strategic venture capital programs on an outsourced basis. Atrium executes its investment activities through partnerships with major corporations seeking
strategic and financial objectives. Atrium has managed venture capital programs for RR Donnelley, Experian, W.W. Grainger, Hallmark, Honda, Kensington and Moore.
Mark F. Radcliffe concentrates in strategic intellectual property advice, private financing, corporate partnering, software licensing, open source licensing, cloud computing, and copyright and trademark.
Robert Rosenberg, Partner, was a founder of New Venture Partners and has been a member of the core team since 1998. His work involves identifying technology which could form the basis for a successful entrepreneurial venture, shaping the business model, developing the business plan, structuring the new entity, managing the transfer of technology and human resources, recruiting senior executives, launching the venture, raising outside capital, building value in the company, and ultimately exiting the investment. Rob focuses on software and systems startups.
William B. Rosenzweig has spent more than twenty years integrating the practices and perspectives of an entrepreneur, venture investor and educator. Will is co‐founder and Managing Director of Physic Ventures, LP, the first venture capital firm dedicated to investing in keeping people healthy by providing capital and expertise to science‐based, consumer driven health and sustainable living companies.
Mr. Rutten is currently Senior Investment Manager for DSM Venturing B.V., subsidiary of Royal DSM N.V., a Netherlands-based specialty performance materials and life sciences company.
Mr. Rutten joined DSM in 1985. He started in the Corporate Research organization heading a small explorative research department working in creating new products and new business in
Robert Shelton is a co-author of the book, Making Innovation Work (2006). This book challenges the prevalent misconceptions about innovation and lays out the tools and processes necessary for an organization to harness and execute innovation. The book is one of the top selling innovation books on amazon.com and has been translated into 8 languages.
Jaidev is Founder and CEO of Bundle.com, a socially informed money management company backed my Citi, Microsoft and Morningstar. Bundle.com allows users to compare their spending and saving habits to other people like them (filtering age group, income range, household status and zip code) and manage their money by connecting to all their financial accounts. Further, Bundle.com allows people to share their insights, savings tips, and other comments on Facebook, Twitter and the Bundle.com site.
Mr. Srinivasan, a senior member of the Board at Frost & Sullivan, has been with the company for nearly twenty years. Over the years, he has held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility, culminating in the role of President in the year 2000.
Lisa Suennen is a co-founder and Managing Member of Psilos Group, a healthcare-focused venture capital firm with over $577 million under management. Lisa has headed Psilos' West Coast office since the firm's founding in 1998 and focuses on the medical device, healthcare information technology and healthcare services sectors. She serves as a Director on the Board of several Psilos portfolio companies, including AngioScore, Inc. (chairman), PatientSafe Solutions, OmniGuideand VeraLight, Inc. (chairman).
Dr. Tao is currently responsible for Early Business /Venture Development, Licensing (in and out), Technology Partnering, and Intellectual Asset Management. Weyerhaeuser is a $6 billion integrated Forest Products Company.
Bill Taranto joins Merck as Managing Director, Global Health Innovation Fund LLC and Executive Director, Global Health Innovation Group (GHI). Bill will be responsible for building the GHI capability for Merck. His job responsibilities will be to work across the Strategy Office, other Divisional and employee groups, and with external input to scout out new business opportunities outside traditional pharmaceutical and vaccine projects.
Fred Van Ommen
Dr. Fred van Ommen is Senior Vice President Innovation and reports to the Philips board of management member responsible for Innovation and Markets. In addition he is a member of the management team of Philips Corporate Technologies, responsible for strategy.
Question: If multiple people from my company register, can we receive a discount?
Answer: Group Discounts of 25% off are available for 3 or more representatives from the same organization who register at the same time (offer not to be combined with early birds or other promotional discounts).
Question: What is your cancellation policy?
Answer: Cancellations received in writing by IBF before January 20, 2012 will receive a refund, less an administration charge equal to 20% of the registration fee paid. Thereafter, refunds are not available.
Question: How do I obtain a copy of the attendee list?
Answer: A list of attending companies will be available pre and post conference on the event website.
Question: How do I obtain a copy of the Power Point Presentations?
Answer: PowerPoint presentations and/or Video of the presentation can be found on the conference website post-event.
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Question: What is the Dress Code?
Answer: Business Casual