FRAMINGHAM, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/13 -- IDG's DEMO Conference, world-renowned for launching the most innovative technology products, today unveiled an agenda of luminary speakers and expert judges for DEMO Fall 2013. Global technology industry leaders, investors, press, and entrepreneurs will gather on October 15-17, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara to experience launch demonstrations from today's top innovators and to hear commentary on the state of startups and technology today.
Speakers gracing the DEMO Fall 2013 stage include Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman, who will share insights on how founders can out-focus their competition as part of DEMO's increasingly popular startups-lean%2f">Founder School programming; Waze Head of U.S. Operations Di-Ann Eisnor will discuss how to build a billion-dollar company (Waze was recently acquired by Google for $966 million); and Evernote CEO Phil Libin will illustrate how to build an enduring business through the use of his wildly successful note-taking application.
"Hearing, and more importantly learning, from our speakers and expert judges is one of the highpoints of the DEMO conferences," said DEMO executive producer Erick Schonfeld. "We are excited to bring an influential group of veteran entrepreneurs, investors and industry titans together with a stellar class of demonstrators for what promises to be a hugely successful DEMO event."
After every demonstrating company concludes its on-stage presentation, expert judges will take the stage and offer a unique layer of context to DEMO Fall 2013 by providing immediate feedback, thoughts and insights directly to each demonstrating company.
Additional DEMO Fall 2013's speakers and expert judges include:
•Jonathan Abrams, Founder & CEO, Nuzzel •Dr. Michael Chui, Principal, McKinsey Global Institute •Deborah Estrin, Professor, Cornell NYC Tech •Malay Gandhi, Chief Strategy Officer, Rock Health •Jason Lemkin, Co-founder, EchoSign •Mike McClaskey, CIO, DISH Network Corp. •Ayr Muir, CEO, Clover Foods •James Park, CEO & Co-founder, Fitbit •Satya Patel, Partner, Homebrew •Robert Scoble, Blogger, Glass Explorer •Dr. Vishal Sikka, Member of the Executive Board, Products & Innovation, SAP AG •Shanna Tellerman, Partner, Google Ventures •Ingrid Vanerveldt, Entrepreneur-in-Residence/Curator, Dell, Inc. •Angela Yochem, Global CIO, BDP International
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