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2015 Agenda

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Time Title Speakers/Moderators
Thursday, June 4th
2:00pm-6:00pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Foyer

Registration
2:30pm-3:30pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Governor's Room
Interactive Briefing: The Future of the On-Demand Economy Speakers:
Oisin Hanrahan, CEO, Handy
Nick Rellas, CEO, Drizly  

Moderator:
Rudina Seseri
, Partner, Fairhaven Capital Partners
3:30pm-4:00pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Networking Break

 

4:00pm-5:00pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Governor's Room

Interactive Briefing: What's Changing in Enterprise Tech Speakers:
Marilyn Matz, CEO, Paradigm 4
Ellen Rubin, CEO, ClearSky Data

Moderator:
Tom Erickson
, CEO, Acquia
5:30pm - 7:00pm
White Elephant Deck
Opening Cocktail Reception


7:00pm - 

Dinner Groups on the Town
Friday, June 5th
7:30am-4:00pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Foyer

Registration
7:30am-8:30am
Nantucket Yacht Club
Anchorage Room

Breakfast
8:45am-9:00am
Nantucket Yacht Club
Ballroom

Welcome & First-Timer Introductions
9:00am-9:45am
Nantucket Yacht Club
Ballroom


Fireside Chat, Mark Hurd, CEO, Oracle Speaker:
Mark Hurd, CEO, Oracle; Previously CEO of HP and NCR  

Moderator:
Eric Hellweg
, Editorial Director, Harvard Business Review  


9:45am-10:15am

Networking Break
10:00am-11:30am
Nantucket Yacht Club 
Junior Yacht Club

Children's Activity: Fossil/Volcano Workshop run by Cosmic Creations. Explore the prehistoric time and land of dinosaurs! Targeted for children ages 1.5 to 4 years old. (Children must attend with an adult.)

10:15am-11:00am
Nantucket Yacht Club
Ballroom
What's Next for Mobile, E-Commerce 
& the Consumer Web  



Speakers:
Andy Dunn, Founder and Executive Chairman, Bonobos 
Paul English, CEO, Blade; Previously Co-Founder and CTO, Kayak

Moderator:
Kevin Colleran
, Managing Partner, Slow Ventures

11:00am-11:15am
Networking Break

11:15am-12:15pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Ballroom
Life Lessons from Lifelong Entrepreneurs Speaker:
George Howell, CEO and Founder, George Howell Coffee

Moderator:
Rich Miner
, General Partner, Google Ventures

Speaker:
Dan Wolf, CEO and Founder, Cape Air; Massachusetts State Senator  

Moderator:
John Pepper
, Founder Boloco and EEApp

12:15pm-1:30pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Anchorage Room

Lunch
12:15pm-1:30pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Governor's Room

Lunch Discussion: Big Opportunities and Grand Challenges with The Internet of Things

Hosted by: Foley & Lardner LLP 
Speaker:
Christopher Rezendes, President, INEX Advisors, General Partner, IoT Capital Partners

Moderator:
Chris McKenna
, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

1:30pm-2:30pm

Nantucket Yacht Club
Governor's Room



Nantucket Yacht Club
Anchorage Patio








Nantucket Yacht Club
Ballroom
Afternoon Session I (Multiple choice)

Design Review -- Discuss, debate, and 
work on brand, naming, UX, and other 
design issues with your company


How those Rounds Came Together -- 
Founder Collective supplied seed 
funding to ticket marketplace SeatGeek 
in 2009; since then, the New York 
startup has raised $100 million. Frankel 
and Groetzinger will discuss how the 
rounds came together, and how 
the company has leveraged the capital to create a power player in its space.

A Glimpse of the Future --Discussions of emerging technologies that will create new industry sectors, and demos of forthcoming products from Jibo (social robots) and Nano Dimension (3D printing)





Discussion Leader: 
Tom Hughes, Chief Design Officer, Idealab; Previously Lotus, IBM, Apple, Polaroid

Discussion Leaders:
David Frankel
, Managing Partner, Founder Collective
Jack Groetzinger, CEO, Seatgeek 






Discussion Leaders:
Steve Chambers, CEO, Jibo
Amit Dror, CEO, Nano Dimension
Ajay Royan, Managing General Partner and Founder, Mithril Capital Management
2:30pm-3:00pm Networking Break

3:00pm-4:00pm

Nantucket Yacht Club
Ballroom




Nantucket Yacht Club
Anchorage Patio





Nantucket Yacht Club
Governor's Room
Afternoon Session II (Multiple choice)

Building & Managing the Board





What's Hard About Hardware






Understanding Pinterest -- How big 
brands, individuals, and startups are leveraging the fast-growing "visual discovery" site Pinterest.




Discussion Leaders:
Tom Erickson
, CEO, Acquia
Michael J. Skok, Investor and Board Member, Acquia, Apperian, Demandware, Salsify, Actifio

Discussion Leaders:
Assaf Biderman, CEO, Superpedestrian 
Scott Miller, CEO, Dragon Innovation


Introducer:
Rudina Seseri
, Partner, Fairhaven Capital Partners

Discussion Leader:
Eric Hadley, Head of Partner Marketing, Pinterest

4:15pm-5:30pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Lawn

Attendee and Guest Activity: Drone Flying

4:15pm-5:30pm
Departs from 
Straight Wharf
Attendee and Guest Activity: Sail aboard the Endeavor (Limited space. Sign-up on-site.)

4:45pm-6:15pm
Board Shuttles at White Elephant
Attendee and Guest Activity: "Reserve" Wine Tasting at Cisco Brewers (Limited space. Sign-up on-site.)

6:30pm-9:30pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Governor's Room
Children's Program: Beach Party! Make Sailor's Valentines, create a 3-D island, play fun games and enjoy dinner. Party ends with a movie! (Children under 4 must attend with an adult. Sign-up on-site.)

7:00pm-9:30pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Casino Night: Dinner and Festivities 


Saturday, June 6th
8:00am-12:00pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Foyer

Registration
8:00am-9:00am
Nantucket Yacht Club
Governor's Room




Breakfast 

Breakfast Activity: Coffee tasting. Learn 
about coffees from around the world 
with George Howell and Rebecca 
Fitzgerald
of George Howell Coffee.  
9:00am-9:45am
Nantucket Yacht Club
Ballroom
Getting a Fortune 50 Company to Think Differently about Digital

Speaker:
Brian Tilzer
, Chief Digital Officer, CVS Caremark Corp.; Formerly SVP Global E-Commerce, Staples  

Moderator:
Laura Fitton
, Inbound Marketing Evangelist, Hubspot

9:45am-10:15am Networking Break

10:00am-11:30am
Nantucket Yacht Club 
Junior Yacht Club

Children's Activity: Magnetic Workshop run by Cosmic Creations. Make connections with magnets and explore magnetic fields. Targeted for children ages 4 to 10 years old. 

10:15am-11:00am
Nantucket Yacht Club
Ballroom
ClassPass: Innovation in and around established industries Speaker:
Payal Kadakia
, CEO and Co-Founder, ClassPass

Moderator:
Melissa Withers
, Chief of Staff, Betaspring

 

11:00am-11:30am

Networking Break
11:30am-12:15pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Ballroom
Fireside Chat, Wayne Chang of Twitter  Speakers:
Wayne Chang
, Co-Founder, Crashlytics; Head of Product Marketing, Mobile Platform, Twitter 
12:15pm-1:30pm
Nantucket Yacht Club
Anchorage Room and Patio

Lunch and Lunch Discussions including:

CEO Workshop: The Real Deal. Managing growth in a new industry, funding, and acquisition


Speakers:
Larry Bohn
, Managing Partner, General Catalyst
Reggie Bradford, SVP/Product Development, Oracle Corp.
1:45pm-3:45pm Attendee and Guest Activity: Photo Scavenger Hunt by Bicycle led by Nantucket Bike Tours (Sign-up on-site.)

*Agenda subject to change