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Assessing the Impact of Changes in the Information Technology Research and Development Ecosystem


 

IT R&D Ecosystem Workshop—Silicon Valley

Eric Benhamou and Randy H. Katz, Co-Chairs

February 23, 2007

Computer History Museum
Noyce Conference Room
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA 94043


 

Open Session Agenda


 

Friday, February 23, 2007

OPEN SESSION

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 Welcome to the Open Session and Workshop

Eric Benhamou and Randy Katz, Committee and Workshop Co-chairs


 

9:15 – 10:45 Panel I: Perspectives on China’s and India’s Roles in the IT R&D Ecosystem

Session Organizer: Martin Kenney, University of California, Davis

Panelists:

Vinod Dham, NewPath Ventures LLC

Dixon Doll, DCM-Doll Capital Management

Martin Haemmig, Consultant

Lenny Mendonca, McKinsey & Co.

Q&A with presenters


 

10:45 – 11:00 Break


 

11:00 – 12:30 p.m. Panel II: Perspectives from Long-Time Observers of the Ecosystem

Session Organizer: Randy Katz, University of California, Berkeley

Panelists:

John Markoff, New York Times and Visiting Lecturer, Stanford University

Geoffrey Moore, TGC Advisors

Kara Swisher, Wall Street Journal

Hal Varian, University of California, Berkeley

Q&A with presenters


 

12:30 – 1:30 Working Lunch


 

1:30 – 3:00 Panel III: Perspectives from Serial Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors

Session Organizer: Arati Prabhakar, US Venture Partners

Panelists:

Ron Conway, Angel Investors

Judy Estrin, Packet Design

Andreas von Bechtolsheim, Sun Microsystems

Q&A with presenters


 

3:00 – 3:30 Break


 

3:30 – 5:00 Panel IV: A Cross-Industry, Global View of the Ecosystem

Session Organizer: Steven Klepper, Carnegie Mellon University

Panelists:

Timothy Bresnahan, Stanford University

Rafiq Dossani, Stanford University

David Mowery, University of California, Berkeley (participating via conference phone)

AnnaLee Saxenian, University of California, Berkeley (participating via conference phone)

Q&A with presenters


 

5:00 – 5:30 Banking Business Models for Working with Innovative Companies

Kenneth Wilcox, Silicon Valley Bank and SVB Financial Group


 

5:30 Closing Remarks for Workshop


 

6:00 Working Dinner for committee, speakers, and invited guests only

Ristorante Don Giovanni

235 Castro Street

Mountain View CA

650-961-9749


 

7:30 Discussion with Carver Mead, Foveon, Inc.

(Time approximate)

Ristorante Don Giovanni

Public is welcome


 

9:00 Adjourn