In May, we are bringing together a small, hand-selected group of Canada's top growth-stage tech CEOs with some of the Silicon Valley's most successful CEOs, CTOs and CFOs, late-stage investors and C100 Charter Members.
The C100 CEO Summit will create a high-value, intimate opportunity for participants to engage in discussions such as building a high performance team, generating triple digit annual revenue, achieving global market/product dominance, capitalizing growth etc. See the agenda below, and follow #C100CEOS on twitter for updates.
**Please note the CEO Summit is by invitation only**
Lunch with Don Mattrick, President, Interactive Entertainment Business, Microsoft
As president of the Interactive Entertainment Business, Don Mattrick is responsible for the businesses that develop key entertainment experiences that span gaming, music and video across multiple screens. Mattrick's team drives development and marketing of Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, the controller-free Kinect for Xbox 360, music and video services, TV and Mediaroom partners, and PC and mobile interactive entertainment, as well as manufacturing and supply chain management. Fortune Magazine in August 2011 named Mattrick one of the “Smartest People in Tech 2011” highlighting his leadership growing the Xbox business, including driving new consumer innovations such as Kinect. In May 2012, Mattrick was named one of CNN Money’s top 10 brilliant technology visionaries. Read more....
Going Global: Approaches to Global market/product dominance
Why Sukhinder? From 2003 to 2009, Sukhinder was a senior executive at Google, Inc; as President of Asia Pacific and Latin America, she was responsible for all of Google’s commercial operations in both regions built the company’s physical presence from inception to a multi-billion dollar business across 40 domains and 103 different countries throughout APAC and Latin America.
Driving Growth in the Face of Big Competitors
Why Gary? Gary Kovacs is the CEO of Mozilla Corporation with the responsibility for leading the overall direction of the organization and the Firefox Web browser. Prior to joining Mozilla, Gary held senior leadership roles as Senior VP of Markets, Solutions & Products at Sybase (through its acquisition by SAP earlier this year), as General Manager and VP of Mobile & Devices at Adobe and as VP of Product Marketing at Macromedia (through its acquisition by Adobe). Previously, he led the successful creation and growth of Zi Corporation, a company specializing in embedded software and services for mobile and consumer devices. Prior to Zi Corporation, Gary spent 10 years at IBM in leadership positions in product management, sales, marketing and operations within the global software division.
High Performance Teams: how to build, keep and grow yours
Why Shawn? Before joining SuccessFactors, Shawn was the President of Zuora, Inc. where he helped build one of the fastest growing SaaS companies in the industry. Prior to this, Shawn worked with growth companies in the enterprise tech, SaaS, Cloud and consumer industries as an entrepreneur in residence at Battery Ventures. He also served as CEO, president and chairman of the board at Savvion and senior vice president and general manager of Vitria Technologies, where he guided the company to one of the most successful IPOs of 1999, achieving a $10 billion market cap. (He is also a race car driver - enough said.)
May 3rd: Breakfast with Ajay Royan
Ajay Royan is founder and managing general partner of Mithril, and serves on its Investment Committee with Peter Thiel. Mithril is a premier international growth capital firm based in San Francisco. He leads the firm’s investment team and advises companies on strategies for growth by combining insights from technology, macroeconomics, and finance. Mithril prioritizes technology investments around the world with the greatest long-term growth potential, including opportunities outside the traditional Silicon Valley zeitgeist. It also supports tech-enabled growth in traditional industries, and offers its portfolio companies guidance and access to its valuable network of tech industry trailblazers.
Before forming Mithril, Ajay was a managing director at Clarium Capital Management. Previously, he specialized in corporate strategy and innovation at Braxton Associates, a unit of Deloitte. He was born in India, raised in Abu Dhabi and Canada, and educated at Yale.
This event is brought to you by The C100 and it's Funding Partners, including our Premier Partners: