2006 Summit & Awards

 
 

WTN 2006 Summit

Summit Speakers

Each year, we at the WTN invite the most knowledgeable and thought-provoking speakers from across the globe to share their ideas with the World Technology Summit delegates.  Here is just a sampling of the incredibly diverse line-up of world-class speakers participating in the 2006 World Technology Summit:


Steve Jurvetson
Founding Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson


Pekka Ala-Pietila
Co-founder, Blyk; recent former President, Nokia


Cynthia Robbins-Roth
Founder, BioVenture Publishing/BioVenture
Consultants


Jim Spoher
Director, Almaden Services Research, Almaden Research
Center, IBM


William McKeen
Chairman, Department of Journalism, University of
Florida


Katherine Roberts
Senior Manager, International Partnerships, Cisco
Systems


Don Peppers
Co-Founder, Peppers & Rogers Group; author, "The One-to- One Future"


Alex Vieux

Publisher, Red Herring


Tom Dinkel

VP, Fat Spaniel ("Visualize Renewable Energy" energy
monitoring)


Miltos Manetas

Artist, Founder "NEEN" art movement


Daniel Sieberg
Host, "Next@CNN" television show, CNN


Adam Lashinsky
Senior Writer, Fortune Magazine


Erik Straser
General Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures


Randy Williams
Founder, Keiretsu Forum


Stephen Nelson
Science and Policy Program, American Association for
the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


Jonathan Hoyt
Heidrick & Struggles


Lou Rubin
Founder, DPrime Consulting (Omnicom Group)


Cynthia Kenyon

Director, Kenyon Lab, University of California/San
Francisco


Sean Murdoch

Executive Director, NanoBusiness Alliance


David Ellis
Publisher, Health Futures Digest


Lawrence T. Papay
CEO & Principal, PQR, LLC.


Ronald E. Stoltz
Manager, California Energy Liaison Office, Sandia National Laboratories


Thomas Kalil
Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Science and Technology, University of California-Berkeley


Reid A. Edwards III
Head of Public Affairs Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


David Ewing Duncan
Contributing Editor, Wired Magazine; Discover magazine
Chief Correspondent, "Tech Nation", National Public Radio (NPR)


Warren Packard
Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson


Michael Laine
CEO, Liftport


Gadi Amit
Principal / Designer, NewDealDesign LLC


Lucille Outhred
CEO, Digislide


Tomás Fernández
DTS Oabe


Roberto Mariani
XID Technologies


Richard Roussel
Deputy CTO, XID Technologies


Hazen Burford
VP / Director, Intelligent Energy


Steve Vogt
Professor of Astronomy, University of California, Lick Observatory


Bill Belsey
iEARN-Canada; President, Inukshuk.com


Tibor Balogh

CEO, Holografika Ltd.


Dewayne Hendricks

CEO, Dandin Group


Yael Maguire
Founder, Thinkcycle


Greg Simon
President, FasterCures


Stuart Wenham
Professor of Photovoltaics, The University of New South Wales


Robert Levin
CEO, Transclick


Sebastian Thrun
Professor, Computer Science, Stanford University- SAIL


Rod Beckstrom
co-author, The Starfish and The Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations (2006) ("A fantastic read. Constantly weaving stories and connections. You'll never see the world the same way again." - Nicholas J. Nicholas Jr., former co-CEO, Time Warner)


Renate Egan

Process Development Group Manager, CSG Solar


Charles Chafer
CEO, Space Services Inc.


Ayan Mukerji
Sr. Vice President, North America, Wipro Technologies


Annette Campbell-White
Managing Partner, MedVenture Associates


Andrew Quintero
Director, Technology Transfer and Commercialization
The Aerospace Corporation


Gregangelo Herrera and Jeffrey Ferns
Gregangelo & Velocity Arts & Entertainment

Plus a selection of 2006 World Technology Award nominees and CTO Showcase exhibitors in an "Innovators Review"