1992 - 2007 Event History

Date Topic Speakers Committee
11/8/07 Marketing on a Shoestring

Speakers:

  • Sean Chawla, CEO of Abaris
  • Jeremy Anticouni, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Make It Work
  • Stuart MacFarlane, Managing Director of Momentum Venture Management
  • Robert Sax, CEO of Sax PR/Marketing
  • Phil Becker, Managing Partner of The Venture Group
Los Angeles
10/24/07 Making globalization work for you!

Speakers:

  • Anjay Bajaj - Director, Altos Incorporated
  • Ed Sauve - Senior Advisor, Global Financial Services, Silicon Valley Bank
  • Kevin Parikh - CEO, Stradling Yocca's Global Practice
Orange County
10/18/07 Recruitment and Retention in Technology Companies Now

Speakers:

  • Ed Johnson, Vice President, Human Resources at Newegg.com
  • Brian Lim, CEO at Atomate Corporation
  • Dan Wetzel, Managing Director at Pearl Meyer & Partners
  • Diana Waters, President at Infuse Partners
Los Angeles
10/5/07 VentureNet 2007

Speakers:

  • Scott Painter, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of ZAG
  • Jim Andelman, General Partner at Rincon Venture Partners
  • Frank Foster, Managing Director at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Frontier
  • Kevin Jacques, Partner at Palomar Ventures
  • Neil McCarthy, Tech Coast Angels
  • Michael Song, Partner at Rustic Canyon Partners
  • Mark Sugarman, Managing Partner at MHS Capital
  • Mark Suster, Partner at GRP Partners
  • Stephen Watkins, Managing Director at Arcturus Capital
  • Mark Skaist, Partner of Stradling Yocca Carlson Rauth
  • Kris Kaufmann, Partner of Deloitte & Touche
Orange County
9/11/07 Bottom Line - Sales is the Key

Speakers:

  • Luis B. Curet - Vice President of Sales, 8e6 Technologies
  • Mark Friedman - Partner, Cerius Consulting Group
  • Don Hicks – Director, Sales Practice Group, Quantum Leaders Inc.
  • Patrick McClure - Founder and President of the Connexia Group
Orange County
9/6/07 Back To Work: Overcoming Technology Marketing Challenges

Speakers:

  • Luis B. Curet - Vice President of Sales, 8e6 Technologies
  • Mark Friedman - Partner, Cerius Consulting Group
  • Don Hicks – Director, Sales Practice Group, Quantum Leaders Inc.
  • Patrick McClure - Founder and President of the Connexia Group
Los Angeles
6/27/07 Executive Roundtable for SaaS Executives

Speaker:

  • Mike Jalonen; CEO and Co-founder of OnDemand Solutions (ODS)
Orange County
6/20/07

Channels: Choosing the Right Path for Success

Speakers:

  • Bob Ansari, Senior Sales Director, North America - Sage Software
  • David Cardwell-Manager, US Distribution Channel Sales - Lexmark
  • Blaine Raddon, Western Region Channel Sales Director - Juniper
  • Margaret J. Valentine, Partner Enablement Director, West Region US Partner Group - Microsoft Corporation
  • Carol Kurimsky, VP Marketing, North America, Ingram Micro
Orange County
5/31/07 Mergers & Acquisitions

Speaker:

  • Ken Bender, Software Equity Group
Orange County
5/3/07 IMPROVE YOUR IQ (Innovation Quotient). 10 Techniques for Increasing Innovation within Your Company

Speakers:

  • James Twerdahl
  • Leland D. Shaeffer
Santa Monica
4/24/07  Shaking the MoneyTree(with PricewaterhouseCoopers)

Speakers:

  • Randy Churchill, Director of Business Development, of PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Michael A. Carr, Vice President of American Capital Strategies
  • Matt Lawson,
  • Sid Mohasseb, Tech Coast Angels & Managing Director Venture Farm
Orange County
4/12/07 Bottom Line - Sales is the Key
The Secrets to Successful Technology Sales
 

Speakers:

  • Paulo Barriga - CEO and Founder, BASC Group
  • Sean M. Chawla - Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, Abaris
  • Feyzi Fatehi - CEO, Corent Technology
  • Don McNamara - Founder, Heritage Associates
  • Jens Welling - Founder of GoGoLimit.com
Los Angeles
3/22/07 Software as a Service

Speakers:

  • David R. Fournier, CEO of LoanToolbox
  • Robert Hucik - Vice President, Computer Associates (NYSE "CA")
  • Diana Waterson, Business Partner Marketing Manager - ISV & Developer Relations, IBM
  • Vito Costanzo, Partner of Holland & Knight LLP
Encino
3/7/07 2007 Technology Industry Awards

Speakers:

  • George Klaus of Epicor Software
  • Brett Caine, Citrix Online
  • Lee Perlman, New Age Electronics, Inc.
Los Angeles
2/22/07 Top 10 Things You Must Know to Avoid Sudden Business Death Syndrome

Speakers:

  • Tom Ruffolo, CEO of eSecurityToGo
  • Rick Sharga, President & CEO, CJ Patrick Company
OC Chapter
11/16/06 Crossing the Chasm with Software as a Service (SaaS)

Speakers:

  • Don Best, VP of Marketing and Strategy of Jamcracker
  • Oli Thordarson, CEO of Alvaka Networks
  • Diana Waterson, Business Partner Marketing Manager - ISV & Developer Relations, IBM
  • Feyzi Fatehi, CEO of Corent Technology, Inc.
OC Chapter
11/9/06 Pitch it to me: Connecting with Media Influencers

Speakers:

  • Peter Coffee, Technology Editor, eWeek
  • Dan Cox, Reporter, Los Angeles Business Journal
  • Brian Deagon, Technology Reporter, Investor's Business Daily
  • Kalpana Ettenson, Senior Editor, PCWorld
  • Benjamin F. Kuo, founder and editor, socalTECH.com
  • Jeff Levy, KNX Business Radio
  • Dorothy Pomerantz, Reporter, Forbes
  • Tom Taulli, Technology Freelance Writer

 

Impact! Sales & Marketing SiG
10/26/06 Web 2.0 - Implications for Your Business

Speakers:

  • Rod Smith, VP Internet Emerging Technology of IBM
  • Elizabeth Cholawsky, SVP, Consumer Experience of Move.com (formerly Homestore.com)
  • David Curtis, CTO of Palomar Ventures
  • Paul Ryan, CEO of Done Right
  • Matthew Glotzbach, Head of Products of Google Enterprise
  • Michael Platt, Web Architect, Architecture Strategy Team, Microsoft
  • Mark Goldin, Chief Information Officer & EVP Operations of Green Dot
  • Donald Wong, Vice President, Digital Media of Sony
Tech SiG
10/19/06  50 Ideas to Improve your Marketing and Sales

Panelists:

  • Mark Friedman, President of the Velos Group
  • Judy Key Johnson, former IBMer and CMO for various companies
  • Carol Kurimsky, Vice President Marketing, North America Ingram Micro
  • Pat McClure, founder of the PTM Sales Group
  • James Obermayer, Principal of Sales Leakage Consulting
  • Pam Wasley, CEO/Chair of Cerius Consulting Group
OC Chapter
10/5/06 Shooting for the Goal: Tech Company Strategies for Successful Exits

Panelists:

Los Angeles
Chapter
9/14/06 VentureNet 2006

Speakers:

  • Steve Mitgang, Senior Vice President of Yahoo
  • Venky Ganesan, Managing Director of Globespan Capital Partners
  • Chad Kinzelberg, Director of BA Venture Partners
  • Arvind Purushotam, Managing Director of Menlo Ventures
  • B. Marc Averitt, Managing Director of Okapi Venture Capital, LLC
  • Bill Collins, Managing Director of Starboard Ventures & Tech Coast Angels
  • Steve Dietz, Partner of GRP Partners
  • Jay Houlihan, Managing Director of InnoCal Venture Capital
  • Klaus Koch, Partner of Kline Hawkes & Co.
  • Brian Mesic, Partner of Anthem Venture Partners
  • Tom Siegel, Managing Director of Shepherd Ventures
  • Michael Song, Partner of Rustic Canyon Partner
Newport Beach
8/16/06 Bridging the Funding Gap: Innovative Funding Solutions for Early Stage
Technology Companies

Panelists:

  • David Berkus, Managing partner of Berkus Technology Ventures, LLC & Kodiak Ventures, L.P; and the Chairman Emeritus of the Tech Coast Angels
  • Jeff Carmody, Manager of Agility Capital
  • Luis Villalobos, Founder of Tech Coast Angels and Managing Partner for Angel - led Venture Partners
Costa Mesa
8/10/06 Alternative Funding Returns

Panelists:

  • Lynn Foster, Emerging Technologies Director of Greenberg Traurig
  • Eric Speer, Managing Director of Vencore
  • Jim Taylor, Vice President of Temecula Valley Bank
Valley Chapter
7/27/06 Strategic Alliances

Panelists:

  • Trish Collins, Program Manager of ISV Alliance Management in ISV & Developer Relations at IBM
  • Ketan Kamdar, Vice President & General Manager of Mobile Communications at Broadcom
  • Tom Kuhr, Vice President, Field Marketing of Telelogic
Software Business SiG
6/15/06 Latest Trends in Online Marketing Panelists:
  • James Colburn, Product Manager, MSN AdCenter
  • Harry McCracken, VP & Editor-in-Chief, PC World Magazine
  • Ben Wright, Director, Channel Strategy and Development of Yahoo! Search Marketing
  • Rick Sharga, President and CEO of CJ Patrick Company
OC Chapter
6/17/06 Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Software

Panelists:

  • Peter Coffee, Technology Editor of eWeek
  • Winston Damarillo, Chief Executive Officer of Simula Labs
  • DuWayne Peterson, Chairman of Pasadena Angels
  • Nate Redmond, Senior Associate of Rustic Canyon Partners
  • Warren Jones, CIO of Pillsbury, Winthrop Shaw Pitman, LLP
  • Stan Tomsic, Partner of ACODA Technology & Investments, LLC
Caltech/MIT Forum copartnered Event
4/27/06 Demystifying Open Source – How an Open Source Strategy Can Make and Save Money for Your Business Panelist:
  • Andrew Aitken, Founder & Managing Partner of Olliance Group
  • Feyzi Fatehi, EVP Business Development of Medsphere Systems Corporation
  • Doug Tidwell, Senior Software Engineer, Developer Relations - developerWorks of IBM
  • Paul Neights, CTO of Del Jen
OC Chapter
4/6/06 Valuing Technology Companies: A Guide for Buyers & Sellers

Panelists:

Los Angeles Chapter
3/30/06 Shaking the MoneyTree and Investor Outlook Panelists:
  • Randy Churchill, Director of Business Development, of PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Jay Houlihan, Managing Partner of Innocal Ventures
  • Robert Kibble, Managing Partner of Mission Ventures
  • Mike Stuhley, Vice President of Tech Coast Angels Orange County
Software Business SiG
3/8/06 Software Industry Awards

Keynote Speaker:

Los Angeles
2/2/06 FrontBridge, from start-up to Microsoft acquisition Guest Speakers:
  • Steve Jillings, CEO, FrontBridge
  • Rob Chrone, CFO, FrontBridge
  • Barbara Lewis, Founder of MarQuant Analytics, LLC

 

Valley Chapter
2/16/06 Creating Market Segmentation that Produces Results Panelists:
  • Carol Kurimsky, Vice President of Marketing, North America of Ingram Micro.
  • Leland Shaeffer, Managing Director of PLM Associates
Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
1/18/06 Mergers & Acquisitions Panelists:
  • Thomas Dollhopf, VP & CFO of IndX Software, a Siemens Company
  • David Fournier, COO of LoanToolbox.com
  • Simon M.J. Horsman, VP & General Counsel of Pricegrabber.com
  • Jason Hutchinson, Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions and Head, Technology Group of Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin
OC Chapter
12/1/05 Funding: Who has it? How do you get it? Then what?"

Panelists:

  • Terry Quinn, Triton Pacific Capital Partners
  • John Babcock, Partner of Rustic Canyon Partners
  • James D. Somes, Senior Managing Director of Alexander Dunham Capital Group
  • John Harbison, Managing Director of TechSpin LLC and Tech Coast Angels
Los Angeles Chapter

11/17/05 The Allure of Software as a Service

Panelists:

  • Ms. Jane Kleinberger, Chairman of the Board, Paciolan
  • Mr. Brent Arslaner, Vice President of Strategy, Jamcraker, Inc.
  • Ms. Diana Waterson, Business Partner Marketing Manager - ISV & Developer Relations, IBM
  • Anjay Baja, Co-founder and Director, Altos Incorporate
Software Business SiG
11/15/05 Software Industry CEO Panel
What's Hot and What's Not: Key Issues for 2006

Panelists:

  • Keri DeWitt, Teresis Media
  • Al Eisaian, Integrien
  • Ellyn Luros, CEO of Computrition
  • Bruce Lewolt – Founder and CEO of BrainX
  • Jennifer Beever, CMC
Valley Chapter
11/10/05 2006 Internet Advertising - Predicting the Best ROI Vehicles

Panelists:

  • Brad Davis, VP Advertising Sales, Disney Online
  • Mike Jensen, Southwest Manager, Dow Jones Online (Wall Street Journal Network, Marketwatch)
  • John Kim, Sr. Director Search Marketing, Yahoo!
  • Howard Tong, VP of Marketing, Newegg.com*
  • Michael Terpin, Chairman and CEO, Terpin Communication Group
Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
10/20/05 Software Pricing and Licensing: The New Rules for Success

Panelists

  • Lori Seal - Senior Director of Business Operations, Best Software
  • Cori E. Hartje - Director, License Compliance, Microsoft Corporation
  • Gavin Galimi, Katten Muchin Rosenman
Orange County Chapter
10/13/05 Cash Conservation During Times of Growth

Panelists:

  • Steve Cleland - Partner-in-Charge, Audit & Accounting Services at Bandari, Beach, Lim & Cleland
  • Stephen Gorgey - Founder of Target Logics
  • Anthony Jacobson - CEO at TMIEC
  • Russell P. Reeder - Founder, Chairman and CEO of RightsLine, Inc.
  • Nicholas Seet - Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Auditude
  • Scott Alderton - Founder and partner of Stubbs Alderton & Markiles
  • Barbara Lewis - President of MarQuant Analytics
Los Angeles Chapter
9/29/05 Tools for a Mobile Workforce

Panelists:

  • Surya Jayaweera, CEO of Wolfetech
  • Roly Rogers, Executive Director of ECONZ Wireless
  • Rick Sterger is the Director at Motorola
Software Business SiG
9/20/05 Publicity on a Budget

Panelists:

  • Marc Ladin, 3n (National Notification Network)
  • Rose Maciejewski, Ruder Finn
  • Frank Scavo, Strativa
  • Daniel Gaines, Business and Sections Editor, latimes.com
Valley Chapter
9/15/05 Blogging Your Way to the Top!

Panelists:

  • Chris Barnes, Business Development Manager for ExactTarget
  • Jason Cieslak, Executive Director, Interactive Media for Siegel & Gale
  • Eric Schwartzman: Managing Director, Schwartzman & Associates, Inc.
  • Phil Becker: Managing Partner for The Venture Group
Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
9/8/05 VentureNet 2005 Investment Capital Conference Flagship Event
8/18/05 Strategic Alliances and Corporate Investments: The New World Order

Panelists:

  • Trish Collins, Manager, ISV Alliance Program of IBM
  • Thomas Dollhopf, VP and CFO of IndX Software, a Siemens Company
  • Rick Franz, VP of Strategic planning of Qlogic
  • Himanshu Palsule, VP General Mgr for Mid Market Division of SAGE
  • Rick Sharga, President and CEO of CJ Patrick Company
Orange County Chapter
7/28/05 Positioning Your Product/Service for Success

Panelists:

  • Jeff Wade, Director, Product Management and Marketing, FileNet
  • Judy Key Johnson, President of Key Marketing Group
  • Greg Sikes, Vice President Products of Telelogic
Software Business SiG
6/30/05 Positioning Your Company for Success

Speaker:

  • Rick Sharga is the President and CEO of CJ Patrick Company
Orange County Chapter
6/21/05 “How to Get More Than Just Money from your Investors”

Speaker:

  • David Fournier, COO of LoanToolbox
Executive Roundtable
6/18/05 Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Software

Co-Produced with:
THE CALTECH/MIT ENTERPRISE FORUM

Panelists:

  • Peter Coffee, Technology Editor, eWeek
  • Eric Pulier - Founder & Executive Chairman, SOA Software, Inc.
  • Al Eisaian - CEO & Co-Founder, Integrien Corporation
  • James Armstrong - Managing Director, Clearstone Ventures
  • Arthur Johnson - Director of Strategy and Corporate Development, Hewlett-Packard Company
  • Stan Tomsic - Partner, ACODA Technology & Investments, LLC
Los Angeles Chapter
6/16/05 GOING GLOBAL - WHAT DOES IT TAKE?

Panelists:

  • David van Toor, Vice President and General Manager for the Platinum Division of Best Software
  • Milena Marinova, Product Planning Manager of eMachines/Gateway
  • Emmanuel de Boucaud, Vice President Sales of Mitek Systems
  • Ron Peeters, Senior Director Business Development Worldwide of Vision Solutions
Orange County Chapter
6/2/05 Accessing and Connecting with CIOs and CEOs

Panelists:

  • Dean Bymaster, Senior VP Information Systems of Great American Custom Insurance Services
  • John Byrnes, CIO of CalNational Bank
  • Jim Davis, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Information Technology of UCLA
  • Lelah Jenkins, CIO of Downey Savings
  • Don Olender, EVP and Chief Information Officer of Wells Fargo Foothill
  • Barbara Lewis, Founder of MarQuant Analytics
Los Angeles Chapter
5/25/05 Equity Funding

Panelists:

  • Randy Churchill, Director of Business Development, of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Bob Holmen, Partner of Miramar Ventures
  • Robert Kibble, Managing Partner of Mission Ventures
  • Matt Lawson, Tech Coast Angels
Software Business SiG
5/18/05 Pitch it to Me: Connecting with Top-Level Journalists

Panelists:

  • JD Bowles, Los Angeles Bureau Chief of PRNewswire
  • David Colker, Reporter, Los Angeles Times
  • Brian Deagon, Technology Reporter, Investor's Business Daily
  • Jeff Levy, Host, KNX 1070 radio
  • Tony Mwendi Kinkela, Host, TECHLINK
  • Laurie Sullivan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek Magazine
  • Barbara Lewis, MarQuant Analytics
Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
5/5/05 Competitive Intelligence

Speaker:

  • Carlos Caballeros, CEO of ClearVU
Executive Roundtable
5/3/05 Alternative Funding Find out about little known funding sources.

Panelists:

  • Jeff Carmody - Partner, Agility Capital
  • John Garcia - Chairman, The Venture Alliance
  • Ed Sauve - Senior Vice President, Silicon Valley Bank
  • Lynn E. Foster Jr. - Emerging Technologies Director, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Valley Chapter
4/19/05 Channel Marketing - Leverage Partners for Success

Panelists:

  • Leslie Givens, Program Director for ISV & Developer Relations, IBM
  • Paul Hafen, Executive Director of Channel Sales, 8e6 Technologies
  • Paula Milano, Co-Founder & CEO, Axion Solutions & Ki Solutions
  • Kathleen Connolly, Associate Publisher, West of CRN
Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
4/7/05 ROI

Panelists:

  • Michael J. Nick, President & founder of ROI4Sales, Inc.
  • Steve Heckler, Founder of Steve Heckler Associates
  • Peter Hutto, Co-Founder & VP Business Development & Marketing
Los Angeles Chapter
3/31/05 Software Industry Awards

Keynote Speaker:

  • William Weyand, CEO, MSC.Software
Los Angeles
3/3/05 Driving Revenue through CRM

Panelists:

  • Rebecca DeLaRosa, CRM Project Director of The Trizetto Group Inc.
  • Paul Ulyett, Principal of Windsor Consulting
  • Jack Feeney, Principal of Collectivenergy
Software Business SiG
2/24/05 Computing Security Issues: Is your business protected?

Panelists:

  • James Christiansen, Chief Information Security Officer of Experian North America
  • Debra Shatford, CEO of TRI-D Systems
  • Alex Tosheff, Chief Technology Officer, PivX Solutions, Inc.
  • John Harbison, Managing Director, TechSpin
Orange County Chapter
2/3/05 Product Launch

Panelists:

  • Carlos Caballeros, CEO, ClearVU
  • Martin Milani, President & CEO, Chief Technology Officer, Intersperse
  • J. Patrick Ravenel, Sr. Vice President, Engineering and Operations, Preventsys
  • Robert Smith, Senior Director of Engineering for Symantec
  • Jeff Wade, Director Product Marketing for FileNet Corporation
Los Angeles Chapter
1/26/05 Improve Your Product Lifecycle Management

Panelists:

  • John Slade, Director of Product Management, Overture
  • George Goodrich, Product Manager, Executive Software

Moderator: Leland D. Shaeffer, Managing Director of PLMAssociates

Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
1/18/05 Paradigm Shifts in Business
Learn how to manage change and sell it to organizations

Panelists:

  • Glen Day – Chief Information Privacy Officer for the County
  • Jeremy Thomas - Business Development/Implementation for Ecora Software
  • George Uraguchi – High Tech Consultant
Valley Chapter
12/9/04 2005 Executive Outlook:
The Road Ahead and How to Navigate It Succesfully.

Panelists:

  • George Klaus - CEO of Epicor
  • Jeff Margolis - CEO of Trizetto
  • Thomas E. Rowley - CEO of Preventsys
  • Nicolaas Vlok - CEO of Vision Solutions

Moderator: Richard Riesman - Publisher of OCBJ

Orange County Chapter
12/2/04 Best Practices in Software Pricing and Licensing:
Or How to Avoid the 5 Biggest Mistakes in Pricing

Panelists:

Los Angeles Chapter
11/18/04 Offshore Software Product Development

Panelists:

  • Aloke Nath, CEO and Co-Founder of Syncata
  • Stefano Malnati, Vice President Engineering, HireRight Inc.
  • Darcy Wiborg Weber, Vice President of Development, Telelogic

Moderator: David Raber, General Manager Enterprise Solutions, Blytheco Inc.

 

Software Business SiG
11/16/04 What's It Worth? The Inside Story of Software Company Valuations

Panelists:

  • Jim Rigby, Managing Director, The Financial Valuation Group
  • Davis R. Blaine, The Mentor Group, Inc.
  • Nevin Sanli, Sanli, Pastore & Hill

Moderator: Charles Tigerman, Mindlin and Tigerman

Valley Chapter
11/9/04 Technology Outlook: A Panel of CIOs
Discussing Major Trends, How They're Leveraging New Technologies, & How They're Making their Firms More Competitive

Panelists:

  • Tom English, Vice President/Chief Information Officer, Trader Joes
  • Aldo Moreno, Senior VP/Chief Information Officer, Herbalife International

Moderator: Tony Karrer, CEO & CTO, TechEmpower

Tech SiG
10/27/04 2005 Marketing – A Prediction of the Future
Learn How to Maximize Your 2005 Marketing Budget!

Panelists:

  • Bob Armstrong, Chairman of the Los Angeles Direct Marketing Association's Direct Marketing School, President, Strategic Customer Marketing
  • Nev Grove, Founder of 1-for-All Marketing, Inc.
  • Howard Solomon, Managing Director of Ruder Finn's Los Angeles Office

Moderator: Bob Foster, Professor at The Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA and past president of four different high technology firms.

 

Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
10/19/04 How to Fund Your Business When Venture Capital Has Said No…
Or When You've Said No to Venture Capital

Panelists:

  • Mark J. Breneman, Senior Vice President-Commercial Finance Division, Silicon Valley Bank
  • Terry E. Bibbens, Chairman and CEO, Bibbens & Associates.
  • Sami Morcos, Chief of Finance for the Santa Ana District Office Small Business Administration
  • Horacio "Odie" Munoz, Business Development Officer of JD Factors
  • Rick Gibson, President, Clear Blue Ventures

Moderator: Bill Salesky, Managing Partner of Ventures & Technology Management Group

 

Orange County Chapter
10/7/04 The runaway train of offshore outsourcing – Are you on the train? Where’s it headed?

Panelists:

  • Dimitri Nikouline, President and Co-Founder of Murano Software, Inc.
  • Satish Ramakrishnan, CTO of CoreObjects
  • Dave Schnitt, President of IQ Back Office

Moderator: Göran Eriksson, CEO, esi Techtrans

Los Angeles Chapter
10/12/04 VentureNet 2004 Investment Capital Conference Flagship Event
9/30/04 Valuing Software Companies - a buyer and seller perspective

Panelists:

  • Ken Bender, Managing Director of Software Equity Group, LLC
  • Raymond Rath, Senior Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • James R. Eckstaedt, Executive Vice President & CFO, Best Software, Inc.

Moderator: Anne Marie Vitale, Assurance Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC

Software Business SiG
9/21/04 CEO Roundtable: Challenges, Outlook and Opportunities

Panelists:

  • Chuck Ames – Oak Grove Systems
  • Scott Yara – Metapa Inc.
  • Michael Mann – Encompass
Valley Chapter
8/19/04 Marketing Online
Optimizing Your Company’s Web Presence to Drive Revenue

Panelists:

  • Zach Beimes, Chief Strategy Officer of Infosearch Media (formerly Traffic Logic)
  • Steve Cranston, President of GCA Advertising
  • Patricia Galea, Sr. Director of McElroy.
Orange County Chapter
7/28/04 An Executive’s Guide To Creating Marketing Events That Drive Revenue -- Not Expenses!

Panelists:

  • Henry DeVries, Founder & Group Research Director at New Client Marketing Institute
  • Scott Holmes, Sr. VP Marketing & Business Development at Zentrophy Partners
  • Mike Schonberger at Regal CineMeetings and Events

Moderator: Phil Becker, Managing Partners at The Venture Group

Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
7/22/04 High Impact Marketing for Topline Growth

Panelists:

  • Carol Kurimsky, VP of Marketing, Best Software, Inc.
  • Larry McIntosh, CMO, Foundstone
  • Paul Ulyett, President of Windsor Consulting

Moderator: Phil Nasser, Cerius Consulting Inc.

Software Business SiG
6/16/04 Building Secure Software
What to do, what to avoid, and how to track your progress

Panelists:

  • Robert E. Lee, CTO of Dyad Security, Director of Projects & Resources, ISECOM
  • Joseph Baggio, CEO of iSmart Secure LLP
  • Jack Louis, Security Researcher - Dyad Security
  • Kevin Wagoner, Director IT Architecture, Autobytel, Inc.

Moderator: Anjay Bajaj, President of Straitegy Solutions, Inc.

Tech SiG
6/10/04 Rational Exuberance: The Return of the Public Market

Panelists:

  • Bob Holmen, Partner of Miramar Venture Partners
  • Sumant Mandal Principal of Clearstone Venture Partners
  • James D. Somes, President, Managing Director and co-founder of Alexander Dunham Capital.

Moderator: Ivan A. Gaviria, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

Orange County Chapter
6/3/04 Funding Alternatives for Dummies (and smart executives)!

Panelists:

  • John Isaacson, Director of Pasadena Angels
  • Carlos E. Gutierrez, VP, Business Development, LARTA
  • Gregg Marston, CFO of Foundstone
  • Ed Sauve, Senior Vice President of Silicon Valley Bank

Moderator: Blase Dillingham, Parnter of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

Los Angeles Chapter
5/27/04 Technology Trends:
Future drivers of growth in the software industry

Panelists:

  • Ashwin Rangan, Sr. Vice President and CIO of Conexant Systems, Inc.
  • Eric M. Berg, Analyst, PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Technology Centre

Moderator: Anjay Bajaj, President of StraITegy Solutions, Inc.

Software Business SiG
5/18/04 Hunting vs. Fishing:
Proven Techniques for Capturing That Elusive Prey - The Qualified Lead

Panelists:

  • Diane Mayer – Founder of Mayer Strategies
  • Eileen Ibenhart – President & CEO of OnyxFire
  • Jeff Mahoney – President & CEO of Mahoney Enterprises
  • Jonathan Sherman – Regional Manager for ExactTarget
Valley Chapter
5/13/04 Offshore, Outsourcing, On-site, In-house:
Making Choices and Managing it Effectively

Panelists:

  • Richard Hopfer, Senior VP Information Technology, Sony Pictures
  • Frank Reynolds, international project management consultant
  • Erik Laykin, President, Online Security

Moderator: Roger Lux of Farmers Insurance

Tech SiG
4/28/04 Driving Revenue through Sales and Marketing Alignment

Panelists:

  • Audrey Schmedes, Director of Marketing & Public Relations, SCS, Inc.
  • Elaine Collins, VP Sales & Marketing, Relsys International
  • Steve Stallman, Chief Brander, Stallman Marketing

Moderator: Lee Shaeffer

Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
4/8/04 Good to Great:
Driving Your Company to High-Performance

Panelists:

  • Fred Thiel former CEO of Gamespy and Lantronix
  • Joey Benadretti, Senior Vice President of SYSPRO
  • Richard Sudek of Tech Coast Angels

Moderator: Steve Treibel of Treibel Partners

Orange County Chapter
3/31/04 How Leading Southern California Software Firms Have Succeeded in Growing Revenue From the Current Customer Base

Panelists:

  • David Butler, Executive Vice President, Customer & Channel Operations of Best Software
  • Mitch Cannady, Founder and President of Spinnaker
  • Paul Ulyett, Cerius Consulting, Formerly of Oracle Corporation

Moderator: David Raber, GM of the Enterprise Solutions Group, Blytheco

Software Business SiG
3/25/04 Internal Financing for Rapid Growth

Speaker:

  • Satnam Gambhir, President of Envision Financial Systems
Executive Roundtable
3/16/04 Offshore Outsourcing: Acting Globally, Managing Locally

Panelists:

  • Rick Hopfer, SVP Information Technology, Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Phil Dawley, CIO, HomeStore
  • Deepak Sharma, President, Software Development Center, Inc.
  • Richard Uzelac, President of RealtyTech, Inc.

Moderator: Dimitri Nikouline, President/CEO, Murano Software, Inc.

Valley Chapter
3/9/04 PLAY TO WIN IN THE SOFTWARE BUSINESS
Co-Hosted with LAVA

Panelists:

  • Bryce Benjamin, CEO, Language Weaver Inc.
  • Jim Saake, CEO, Etronica Inc.
  • Russ Reeder, CEO, RightsLine Inc.
  • Doug Burke, Partner, Montgomery Associates

Moderator: Richard Koffler, CEO, Koffler Ventures LLC

Los Angeles Chapter
2/24/04 Guerrilla Strategy:
Evaluating Strategic Alternatives

Panelists:

  • Bob McCandles, President/CEO, Alphalogix
  • Keith Pape, President, Virtual Image Consulting
  • Nicolaas Vlok, Chairman & CEO, Vision Solutions

Moderator: Blaine Ornburg, Member, Software Council and Tech Coast Angels

Orange County Chapter
2/18/04 Negotiating your VC Deal and Managing the Investor Relationship

Panel One

  • Eric Klein Partner of KMZ Rosenman
  • John Babcock, Partner of Rustic Canyon Ventures

Panel Two

  • Gene Wang, Chairman & CEO of Bitfone Corporation
  • Jim Saake CEO of Etronica, Inc.
  • Bill Collins of Tech Coast Angels
  • John Babcock, Partner of Rustic Canyon Ventures

Moderator: Jay Molloy, Special Counsel, KMZ Rosenman

 

Los Angeles Chapter
2/10/04 Bootcamp: Getting the Most from Your Sales Organization

Panelists:

  • Brad Grob, Managing Partner , The Cambrix Group Inc.
  • Rob Edenzon, Partner, The Cambrix Group Inc
Valley Chapter
2/5/04 Software Industry Awards

Keynote Speaker:

  • Mark R. Goldston, Chairman & CEO, United Online
Los Angeles
1/28/04 The Great Debate - Branding vs. Selling

Panelists:

  • Brett Rowley, Indigo Division, Hewlett-Packard
  • Stephen Botte, Principal, Technology Marketing Group
  • Cynthia Clotzman, The Phelps Group
  • Jacki Leigh, Publisher, Adweek Magazines' Technology Marketing.com
  • Susan Nia, Certified Funosopher, Interactive and Relationship Marketing
  • David Yovanno General Manager of ValueClick Media

Moderator: Becky Ebenkamp, Western Regional Editor, Brandweek

Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
12/11/03 2004 Outlook: An Executive Panel

Panelists:

Moderator: Jon Lansner, Business Columnist, OC Register

Orange County Chapter
12/4/03 Meet, Greet & Sweet-talk
Southern California's Venture Capitalists and Angels

Panelists:

Moderator: Richard Koffler, CEO, Koffler Ventures

Los Angeles Chapter
11/27/03 International Distribution Strategies Panelists:
  • Dan Gutierrez, Founder and CEO of eCriteria
  • · John Strosahl, Managing Partner, Access International LLC,
  • Terry Sullivan, Sr. Director of Consumer Marketing, North America, Symantec Corporation
  • Fred Tinker, Director - Corporate Business Development & Global Partner Management, Intuit Inc.,

Moderator: Simon M.J. Horsman, Partner of Neff Law Group LLP

International Business SiG
11/20/03 Protecting your business from today’s online threats: Risk vs. Protection

 

Panelist:

  • Bernie Cowens, Vice President of Worldwide IS and Vice President of Security Services, Rainbow Technologies
  • Powell Hamilton - West Coast security specialist, Global Risk Management Services group, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • George Kurtz, CEO of Foundstone. He also co-authored the best selling Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions as well as Hacking Linux Exposed and regularly contributes to leading industry publications

Moderator: Gabrielle Wirth, Partner of Dorsey & Whitney

Software Business SiG
11/18/03 Nothing Succeeds Like Success: Making It in a Down Economy

Panelists:

  • Suresh Srinivasan, CEO, BroadSpire
  • Siamak Farah, CEO, InfoStreet, Inc.
  • Kevin Klinger, CEO, Smartsound Software, Inc.
  • Mike Muench, CEO, Line 6, Inc.

Moderator: Chad Olsen, RIS, Inc.

 

Valley Chapter
11/06/03 Information Technology Outlook
CIO Panel

 

Panelists:

  • Babak Aghevli, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Candle Corporation
  • Janet Parr, Executive Vice President, IT Services, Countrywide
  • Fred Held, Partner, Tatum Partners

Moderator: Tony Karrer, CEO, TechEmpower

 

Tech SiG
10/29/03 2004 - A Vision Into Tomorrow's Marketing Methods
Learn from a panel of experts on what will work best for your
2004 marketing budget!
Panelists:
  • Chris Dobbrow - Publisher of eWeek, a Ziff-Davis publication
  • Jack Feuer - Nation News Editor of Adweek
  • Scott Holmes, SVP Sales & Marketing of Zentropy Partners
  • Hal Muchnick, COO of LowerMyBills.com
  • Josh Newman, Dir., Marketing & Strategic Relations of Real Networks

Moderator: Steve Stallman - Stallman Marketing

Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
10/21/03 Open Source Movement in the Real World
(and it's implications on Software Business)

Panelists:
  • Mark Vincent, Founder and CTO of MindCentric
  • Matt Asay, Chair of the Open Source Review Board at Novell, Inc.
  • Steve Shreeve, Co-founder and CEO of Medsphere, Inc.
  • Winston Damarillo, Founder and CEO of GlueCode, Inc.

Moderator: Bernie Cowens, Vice President of Worldwide IS and of Security Services at Rainbow Technologies.

Tech SiG
10/16/03 MANAGING THE INS AND OUTS OF HYPER-GROWTH

Panelists:

Moderator: Goran Eriksson, President, ESI Techtrans, Inc.

Los Angeles Chapter
10/9/03 Guerrilla Marketing:
Structuring Strategic Partnerships and Corporate Investments

Panelists:

  • Gary Augusta, Vice President New Ventures/M&A, Fluor Corporation
  • Alex Polack, Management Consultant and former Founder/CEO of ATA Software

Moderator: Blaine Ornburg, Member, Tech Coast Angels

 

Orange County Chapter
9/25/03 Wireless Technology: Looking to the Future

Panelists:

  • Anu Murty, Product Manager, BREW™ Developer Relations, QUALCOMM Internet Services of QUALCOMM Incorporated
  • Mitch Beaumont, Principal of PRTM
  • Hans Wichary, Sr. Manager, Kyocera Wireless Corp of Kyocera

Moderator: Anjay Bajaj, CEO, Straitegy

Software Business SiG
9/25/03 The Most Cost Effective Resources to be Found Anywhere in the World… INTERNATIONAL OUTSOURCING
Can Benefit Your Business Today!

 

Panelists:
  • Sameer Kishore, Regional General Manager of Wipro Technologies
  • Paul Wu, Chief Operating Officer of The One
  • Lance Rosenzweig, Chairman & Founder, PeopleSupport.com

Moderator: Richard E. Neff, Partner of Neff Law Group LLP

International Business SiG
9/23/03 Software Development
Technology Trends

 

Panelists:

  • Karen Nocket, Chief Architect, Toyota
  • Thomas Murphy, Senior Program Director, MetaGroup
  • Todd Jerry, Anthem Venture Partners

Moderator: Tony Karrer, CEO & CTO, TechEmpower

 

Tech SiG
9/2 - 9/3/03 VentureNet 2003 Investment Capital Conference Flagship Event
8/21/03 Valuing Software Companies:
A Guide for Buyers and Sellers

Panelists:

Moderator: Jim Rigby, Managing Partner, Financial Valutation Group

Los Angeles Chapter
8/14/03 Got Game?
Home Entertainment and Gaming

Panelists:

Moderator: Stephen Lynch, Business Reporter, New York Post

Orange County Chapter
8/12/03 Getting Off the Pendulum:
Working On the Business Instead of In It.

Speaker:

Executive Roundtable
7/30/03 How To Get Discovered … On A Budget

Panelists:

  • RICK SHARGA, President & CEO, CJ Patrick Compan
  • LIZ GENGL, Vice President of Communications, United Online
  • COREY OLFERT, Vice President, Fleishman-Hillard
  • DAN D. GUTIERREZ , CEO/CTO/Founder, AMULET/eCriteria

Moderator: Phil Becker, Managing Partner, The Venture Group

Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
7/24/03 Is Branding Dead?

Panelists:

  • Rick Sharga, President & CEO, CJ Patrick Company
  • Ray Baird, President of RiechesBaird
  • Larry McIntosh, CMO of Foundstone

Moderator: Carol Kurimsky, VP of Marketing, Best Software, Inc.

Software Business SiG
7/17/03 Unleash your global potential....Does YOUR product speak the local language?

 

Panelists:

  • Margaret Churchill, Vice President, Product Services - Research & Development, FrontRange Solutions
  • Yves Lang, Director of International Sales, RWS Group, LLC
  • Seth Schneider, Executive Director of the
    Language Technology Research Center

Moderator: Göran Eriksson, founder and President of ESI Techtrans, Inc.

International Business SiG
6/19/03 Best Practices in Software Licensing and Pricing

Panelists:

Moderator: Kris Kaufmann, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Los Angeles Chapter
6/12/03 Market Opportunity in Security

Panelists:

Moderator: Dr. Clifford Neuman, Director, University of Southern California (USC)

 

Orange County Chapter
6/10/03 I Successfully Sold My Software Company

Co-Produced with LAVA

Panelists:

Los Angeles Chapter
6/4/03 Executive Roundtable Discussion

Speaker:

  • Aubrey Chernick, CEO, Candle Corporation
Executive Roundtable
5/29/03 Executive Roundtable

 

Panelists:

  • Hoshi Printer, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Autobytel Inc.
  • Bernie Cowans, Vice President Worldwide IS, Rainbow Technologies

Moderator: Rick Shuttleworth, Senior Vice President at Silicon Valley Bank

Software Business SiG
5/22/03 Improving Software Quality (in the Real World)

Panelists:

  • Oded Noy, Path co-founder and CTO
  • Adam Kolawa, Parasoft co-founder and CEO
  • Frode L. Ødegård, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ødegård Labs, Inc.
  • Tony Karrer, CEO & CTO, TechEmpower
Tech SiG
5/20/03 "SAS" Software as a Service
Sea Change in the Market -- or New Age Time-Sharing?

Panelists:

Moderator: John Longwell, Editor - Special Reports, Computer Reseller News

Valley Chapter
4/30/03 Advanced Email Techniques

Panelists:

  • GARY GABRIEL, CEO of Vmatrix
  • NIKKI MALNATI, Western Regional Sales Manager, Web Analytics Division, NetIQ Corp.
  • TIM SKENNION, VP of Sales of NetCreations
  • BART YOUNG, CEO of Young Company

Moderator: JENS WELLING, CEO & Founder of MissionRetail.com. Cutting edge technology in advanced Emailing and streaming video through the Internet.

Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
4/17/03 Free Trade Agreements-
Are They Really "Free"?

Panelists:

  • Mike Thornburg, Manufacturing Manager, FrontRange Solutions, Inc.
  • Rachid Sayouty, Director of the Los Angeles Export Assistance Center
  • Britta Eriksson, President of Euro VAT Refund, a value added tax specialist
  • Steve Jenner, NAFTA exper

Moderator: Frank Ustar, Commercial Officer, Consulate General of Switzerland

International Business SiG
4/11/03 Executive Roundtable Discussion

Speaker:

  • Dennis Bonilla, CEO of MedSN
Executive Roundtable
4/10/03 Startup Success and Evolution

 

Panelists:

Orange County Chapter
4/3/03 Finding Your Best Roadmap for Growth

Panelists:

Moderator: Brad Grob, Managing Partner, The Cambrix Group Inc.

Los Angeles Chapter
3/27/03 What is holding back the ASP revolution?

Panelists:

  • Scott Kerfoot, Technology Specialist, .NET Architect Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation
  • Louis Columbus, Senior Research Analyst, AMR Research, Inc.
  • Michael Christian, senior vice president, WebSideStory

Moderator: Peter Pham - Director, TiGi Group

Software Business SiG
3/18/03 Ventura County Business and Technology Symposium and Reception at CSUCI

 

Panelists:

  • Wayne Davey, VP and CFO, Rockwell Scientific Company and Chairman, CSUCI Business & Technology Partnership
  • Jeffrey M Harris, Chief Relationship Officer, Docufide, Inc. and Committee Chairman, Software Council of Southern California
  • Sundar Sundareswaran, M9/20anager, Human Computer Interaction and Multimedia, Rockwell Scientific Company
  • Ivona Grzegorczyk, Professor of Mathematics, California State University Channel Islands
Valley Chapter
3/15/03 Regional: Scandinavia Panelists:
  • Ulf Eriksson, Vision Capital and Telia Business Innovation VC Fund
  • Michael Stroud, Business Journalist and iHollywood Forum CEO and Founder
  • Kari Laento, Sonera
  • Representative from NOKIA, tba

Moderator:Goran Eriksson, President of ESI Techtrans, Inc.

International Business SiG
2/27/03 Business Intelligence in the Real World

Panelists:

  • William (Bill) Giovinazzo, Director of Business Intelligence, Oracle
  • Eric Hanson, Manager of Architecture and Technology, Conexant Systems

Moderator: Tony Karrer, CEO/CTO, TechEmpower

Tech SiG
2/20/03 Attracting Investors by Bootstrapping

Panelists:

Los Angeles Chapter
2/13/03 Money doesn’t grow on Trees in 2003. We’ll show you how to get it from a VC

Panelists:

Moderator: John Wong, Partner, KPMG LLP

Orange County Chapter
2/5/03 Software Industry Awards

Keynote Speaker:

  • Keith Ferrazzi, CEO of YaYa LLC
Los Angeles
1/30/03 Waiting For a Turnaround?
What is the Business Outlook
And Economic Forecast for 2003?

Panelists:

  • Jonathan Lansner, Columnist, The Orange County Register
  • Kimberly Roush, Partner, Information Risk Management at KPMG

Moderator: Phil Nasser, Cerius Consulting

Software Business SiG
1/29/03 Selling Enterprise Applications

Panelists:

  • Harold Katz, Technology Enabling Manager, Syspro
  • Diane Mayer, President, B2B Web Marketing Solutions

Moderator: Lee Shaeffer - Sissach Technologies

 

Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
1/21/03 Shaping the Future of Interactive Advertising

Speaker:

  • Todd Daum, Vice President of Marketing at Overture
Valley Chapter
12/12/02 Executive Roundtable
"Outwit, Outplay, Outlast: Survivors of 2002"

Panelists:

Moderator: Colin Stewart, Technology Editor, Orange County Register

Orange County Chapter
12/5/02 "MEET, GREET & SWEET-TALK SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S VCs & ANGELS "

Panelists:

Moderator: Richard Koffler, CEO, Koffler Ventures

Los Angeles Chapter
11/21/02 Escalating Privacy & Security Demands on eBusiness

Panelists:

  • Gary Bahadur, co-founder of Foundstone, Inc.
  • Kevin Wagoner, Director of Information Technology at Autobytel, Inc.
  • Matthew Lapple, Internet and E-Commerce Team, Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, LLP

Moderator: Phil Nasser, Cerius Consulting

Software Business SiG
11/19/02 Building a World Class Sales Organization

Panelists:

  • Rick Murphy, Sr. Vice President Americas Operations, MSC.Software
  • Justin Jefferies, VP of Customer Development, of Fieldglass, Inc.
  • Robert Edenzon, President, Edenzon Consulting

Moderator: Chuck Skiko, IBM Territory Executive

Valley Chapter
11/12/02 CFO Roundtable Panelists:
  • Jon Burger, Partner of RSM McGladrey
  • Doug Wride, CFO of Websense
  • Doug Norman, CFO, Starbase Corporation
  • John Vestri, Senior Partner, Saddleback Valley Professional Services, Inc.
CFO Forum
10/29/02 Optimized Marketing
Your Guide To Achieving Rapid ROI on
Web Site Optimization & Targeted Search Engine Traffic

Panelists:

  • Todd Daum, Vice President of Advertiser Marketing, Overture
  • David Hirsch, Director of Business-to-business Vertical Markets Group, Google, Inc.
  • Abe Thomas, Sr. Product Manager, Alta Vista
  • James K. Beriker, President and CEO, Search123

Moderator: Michael Rice, President/CEO, TargetMarketInteractive

Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
10/23/02 Government Sourcing
for Revenue and Funding

Panelists:

Moderator: Gavin Galimi, Shaw Pittman

Orange County Chapter
10/22 - 10/24 7th Annual The Government, Business and Education
Technology Expo 2002
GBet
10/15/02

IMPLEMENTING ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE THE RIGHT WAY

Bootcamp

Panelists:

Los Angeles Chapter
9/26/02 Web Services: Hype vs. Reality

Panelists:

  • Mike Beck, CTO, Koffler Ventures
  • John Grant, CTO, Best Software
  • Dr. Anthony Karrer, CEO/CTO, TechEmpower

Moderator: Anjay Bajaj - President, StraITegy

Software Business SiG
9/17/02 What Marketing Works in a Tough Economy --Rick Jorgenson, Vice President, Integrated Direct Marketing Partners
--Steve Smith, President, Smith Public Relations
--Doug Klein, Director of Web Marketing, Cetric
*Rick Sharga, Executive Vice President, Neobrands
Valley Chapter
9/3 - 9/4/02 VentureNet 2002 Investment Capital Conference Flagship Event
8/14/02 Today's Wireless World

Panelists:

Moderator: Peter Pham, AppSwing

Orange County Chapter
8/8/02

Bootcamp
"HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY OUTSOURCE
TO FOREIGN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT SHOPS"

Panelists:

Moderator: Richard Neff, Neff Law Group

Los Angeles Chapter
7/30/02 Achieve Fast Time-To-Market
An Executive Guide to Making Things Happen Fast

Panelists:

  • Jim Schultz, Senior Director of Product Development at MSC.Software Corporation
  • Brad Grob, Managing Partner of the Cambrix Group

Moderator: Lee Shaeffer, Sissach Technologies

Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
7/25/02 Do I have a Brand?

Panelists:

  • Tony Crisp, CEO, Founder, Crisp Digital Branding
  • Chip Shafer, CEO, neoBrands
  • Ray Baird, President, Riechesbaird

Moderator: Carol Kurimsky, VP of Marketing at Best Software

Software Business SiG
7/16/02 The Future of Electronic Games & Entertainment --Brian Farrell, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, of THQ Valley Chapter
7/9/02 SEC Enforcement Update

Speaker:

  • Sean Prosser, Senior Counsel, Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP
CFO Forum
6/27/02 Riding the Software Industry Rebound

Panelists:

Moderator: Forrest Blake, Vice President of CRESA Partners

Los Angeles Chapter
6/26/02 Key Legislative Issues for Technology Companies

Panelists:

Moderator: Phil Beaudoin, Executive Director, AeA

Orange County Chapter
6/19/02 Developing Mobile Applications - Practical Experience

Panelists:

  • Tim Clark, VP of Engineering, VTTi, Inc.
  • Ray Duncan, Director, Technology & Architecture, Cedars-Sinai Health System

Moderator: Tony Karrer, Ph.D., CEO/CTO, TechEmpower

Tech SiG
6/18/02 Executive Roundtable Discussion

Speaker:

  • Tim Romer, CFO of Adexa
Executive Roundtable
5/23/02 Web Enabling Applications

Panelists:

  • Mark Mindell, CIO and Sr VP of Wonderware
  • Don Ganguly, CEO of Nexgenix
  • Jay McCarthy, VP of Product Strategy at WebSideStory

Moderator: Peter Pham, AppSwing

Software Business SiG
5/12/02 The IPO Process

Speaker:

  • Ellen Bancroft, Partner of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, LLP
CFO Forum
4/30/02 Executive Roundtable Discussion Frank Perna, CEO of MSC.Software Corporation Executive Roundtable
4/23/02 The Hottest Trends In Marketing

Panelists:

  • Shawn Gold, Chief Strategic Officer of eUniverse
  • Diane Mayer - President: B2B Web Marketing Solutions, Inc.

Moderator: Phil Becker - Managing Partner: The Venture Group

Impact!
Sales & Marketing SiG
4/18/02 Opportunities in Gaming

Panelists:

Moderator: Dawn Chmielewski, Digital Entertainment Reporter for the San Jose Mercury News

Orange County Chapter
4/11/02 "Security Strategy Management for the Company Officer"

Panelists:

  • Elena Duarte, Assistant United States Attorney, US Department of Justice
  • Donna Peterson, Special Agent of the FBI
Santa Barbara Chapter
4/9/02

Venture Capital Panel:
Funding Your Software Business"

Panelists:
  • Bruce Hallett from Miramar Ventures
  • Renee LaBran from Rustic Canyon Ventures
  • Randy Lunn from Palomar Ventures
CFO Forum
4/4/02

TURNING YOUR IDEA
INTO A SUCCESSFUL SOFTWARE COMPANY

Bootcamp

Panelists:

Moderator: Richard Koffler, CEO, Koffler Ventures

Panelists:

Moderator: Luis Villalobos, Founder, Tech Coast Angels

 

Los Angeles Chapter
3/28/02 International Outsourcing: The Most Cost Effective Resources to be Found Anywhere in the World

Panelists:

  • Ayan Chaterjee, Regional Manager/Director of Infosys
  • Dmitry Shilov from Novasoft
  • N."Venky" Venkatakrishnan from SIP Technologies

Moderator: Mark Monaghan, The Markus Group

Software Business SiG
3/26/02 WEB SERVICES – HYPE OR REALITY?

Panelists:

  • Mike Toma, CTO, eLabor
  • Steven Ramirez, .net Architect Evangelist, Microsoft
  • Steve West, President, MetaFuse
  • Bob Pasker, CTO, Kenamea (and co-founder of WebLogic)
  • Moderator: Anthony Karrer, CEO, TechEmpower, Inc.

    Tech SiG
    3/12/02 Financing Growth Through Debt

    Speaker:

    • Mike Quain, Senior VP at Imperial Bank/Comerica
    CFO Forum
    3/21/02 Trends in International Business

    Panelists:

    • Dr. Roger Selbert
    • Fred Gluckman, Senior Manager of International Tax Practice, Deloitte & Touche
    • Lyra Spratt-Manning, Chief Executive Officer, RWS Group, LLC
    • Cenmar Fuertes of CoachLink

    Moderator: Goran Eriksson of ESI Techtrans, Inc.

    International Business SiG
    3/19/02 Leveraging Technology to Achieve Major Growth --Roy Poust, CIO, Environmental Industries Valley Chapter
    3/6/02 The Investors' View of Converging Technologies

    Panelists:

    • Gib Hoxie, Tech Coast Angels
    • Peter Cowen, Cowen & Associates
    • Henry Lichstein, Palisades Centre Ventures
    • Richard Koffler, Koffler Ventures
    Repartee SiG
    2/28/02 Successful Product
    Launching Strategies

    Panelists:

    • David Raber - Vice President/General Manager for Best Software "Winner of the Software Developer of the year 2001"Award
    • Eric Finch, PRTM
    • Tom Kuhr - Vice President of Marketing & Product Management for Day Software

    Moderator: Anjay Bajaj - Director for Hartley & Associates

    Software Business SiG
    2/26/02 "Executive Roundtable" Panelists:

  • Surya Jayaweera, CEO, WolfeTech Development Corporation
  • Julie Holland, Director of the NASA Commercialization Center at CalPoly Pomona
  • Jennifer Schlickbernd, JPL
  • Amro Albanna, president of Digital Angel Systems in Riverside
  • Moderator: The Business Press

    Inland Empire
    2/13/02 How to Survive and Thrive in the Software Industry

    Speaker:

    • Michael Edell, CEO of eLabor, Inc.
    Valley Chapter
    2/7/02 Software Industry Awards

    Keynote Speaker:

    • Larry Magid, Syndicated Columnist and CBS News Technology Consultant
    Los Angeles
    1/31/02 Negotiating Successful Financing Downrounds

    Panelists:

    Moderator: Kris Kaufman, Partner, Deloitte & Touche

    Los Angeles Chapter
    1/29/02 Know Thy Customer
    Maximize ROI By Building Effective Communications
    Through Research Driven Marketing
    Impact!
    Sales & Marketing SiG
    1/15/02 The VCs are Still Funding
    Who's Getting the Cash?

    Panelists:

    • Sujit Banerjee, TL Ventures
    • Greg Martin, Redpoint Ventures
    • John Garcia, Founding / Managing Principal, Angel Strategies

    Moderator: Molly Coleman, Partner, Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP

    Valley Chapter
    1/10/02 Current Trends in the Wireless Industry
    The Local Perspective

    Panelists:

    • Olv Grove, VP Sales Engineering, OpenWave Systems
    • Patric Palm Dir. Product Management, Ericsson
    • Pete Sutherland Board Member SkyPipeline, President PGSA Associates
    • Peter Thomas President and CEO, Superconducting Technologies
    • Hank Macchio, President and CEO, Wi-LAN Technologies Inc.
    Santa Barbara Chapter
    1/8/02 Funding Your Company Through
    Strategic Alliance or Merger

    Speaker:

    • David Michaels form Digital Coast Partners
    CFO Forum
    12/13/01 Executive Roundtable

    Panelists:

    Orange County Chapter
    12/9/01 Maximizing Corporate Value Through PR

    Panelists:

    • Hilary Kaye, President
    • Mike Kilroy, Vice President/Client Services
    CFO Forum
    12/6/01 Meet, Greet & Sweet-talk
    Southern California's Venture Capitalists and Angels

    Panelists:

    Moderator: Richard Koffler, CEO, Koffler Ventures

    Los Angeles Chapter
    11/14/01 CEO Roundtable Santa Barbara Chapter
    11/13/01 Cutting Edge Accounting, Reporting and Taxes Discussion CFO Forum
    11/7/01 Winning Marketing Strategies in 2002
    Maximizing Profits in Challenging Econimic Times

    Panelists:

    • Michele Lando, Principal, Skilset Communications
    • Lisa Morita, SVP General Manager, Overature
    • Phil Ressler, EVP, Marketing, Xdrive Technologies
    • Ray Santamaria, Director Business Development, Dead On Marketing, Inc.
    Impact!
    Sales & Marketing SiG
    11/1/01 Solution Selling©…
    A Business Process for Difficult-to-Sell Products and Services

    Speaker:

    • Andrea Edwards, Senior Partner of the Vision Group
    Impact!
    Sales & Marketing SiG
    10/25/01 Disaster Recovery & Contingency Planning

    Panelists:

    • Pete Khanna, VP, Inflow
    • John Chytrause, Senior Manager, KPMG Risk Advisory Services
    • Joe Plascencia, VP, InsureHiTech

    Moderator: Anjay Bajaj, COO, InterTek, Inc.

    Software Business SiG
    10/25/01 Is Anyone Still Funding Content, Community and e-Commerce Dot-Coms? Repartee SiG
    10/23/01 Wireless
    eBusiness Los Angeles
    10/11/01 Wireless and Broadband -- Connecting the Inland Empire's Future Inland Empire
    10/09/01 Venture Capital Panel discussion CFO Forum
    10/4/01 Mergers & Acquisitions Los Angeles Chapter
    9/20/01 Developing Successful Strategic Alliances

    Panelists:

    • Lydia Edwards, Managing Partner, Cambrix Consulting Group
    • Scott Pollack, Director, Asia Global Crossing
    • Andrew Demetriou, Partner, Jones, Day
    • Geoff Halstead, CEO, Intermedia Organizer
    Valley Chapter
    9/14/01 Communicating in the Eye of the Storm - Managing Your Organization in a Downturn CFO Forum
    9/13/01 Meet, Greet and Sweet-Talk Southern California's VCs and Angels Repartee SiG
    9/5/01 Public Relations Santa Barbara Chapter
    8/30/01 Branding on the Internet: The New Rules for Success Software Business SiG
    8/28/01 ASP - State of the Industry eBusiness Los Angeles
    8/22/01 Meet, Greet and Sweet-Talk Southern California's VCs and Angels Repartee SiG
    8/16/01 Unlocking the Value of Your Technology

    Panelists:

    • Debbie Simon, Houlihan, Lokey
    • James R. Eckstaedt, VP & CFO, Sage Software
    • David Hates, Partner, Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP

    Moderator: Peter Pham, Vectant

    Orange County Chapter
    8/14/01 Mergers and Acquisitions CFO Forum
    8/2/01 Acheiving World Class Customer Satisfaction & Retention Los Angeles Chapter
    7/31/01 Meet, Greet and Sweet-Talk Southern California's VCs and Angels Repartee SiG
    7/19/01 Competing AND Winning Against the Big (A 21st Century Version of "David Versus Goliath"

    Speaker:

    • Dr. Anton Anton F. Rhodde, President, Western Data Systems
    Valley Chapter
    7/18/01 Internet Security: Is Your Business Protected?

    Panelists:

    • Jeremy DeVoll, Engineeer, Inflow Inc.
    • Geoff Shively, Chief Hacking Officer, Pivx Solutions
    • Andreas Hohl Managing Director, Comtelligence

    Moderator: Bill Page, General Manager, Inflow Inc.

    Software Business SiG
    7/11/01 Breaking Technology Barriers Santa Barbara Chapter
    7/10/01 Positioning Your Company for Investment CFO Forum
    6/28/01 Future of e-Commerce: What lies Ahead?

    Panelists:

    • Jonathan Davidson, Partner and Managing Director, Digital Coast Parners
    • Jay Turo, Co-Founder, Growthink

    Moderator: Anjay Bajaj, COO, InterTek, Inc.

    Software Business SiG
    6/26/01 Developing The Management Team eBusiness Los Angeles
    6/21/01 Entrepreneir to CEO

    Panelists:

    Moderator: Laura Hunter, Partner, Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison

    Orange County Chapter
    6/19/01 People Strategies: Strengthening The Link Between People and Profit Inland Empire
    6/12/01 Brokerage Firm Technology Sector Analyst – A Discussion Regarding Sector Trends And Outlook CFO Forum
    6/7/01 Cashing Out: Valuations, Exit Strategies, etc. Los Angeles Chapter
    6/6/01 Developing Successful Strategic Alliances

    Panelists:

    • Lydia Edwards, Managing Partner of
      Cambrix Consulting Group
    • Andreas von Blottnitz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Expertcity, Inc.
    • Todd Crawford, Vice President, Strategic Alliances of Commission Junction
    • Dana Warren, Principal of Riordan and McKinzie.
    Santa Barbara Chapter
    5/29 - 5/30/01 VentureNet 2001 Investment Capital Conference Flagship Event
    5/16/01 Successful Advertising in the "dot.gone" Era

    Panelists:

    • Bart Young, President, Young Company
    • James Gold, KPMG LLP
    • Clay Womack, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Direct Stock Market
    • George Abe, Venture Partner, Palomar Ventures

    Moderator: Phil Becker, The Venture Group

    Impact!
    Sales & Marketing SiG
    5/15/01 Peer-to-Peer Computing: The Next Web Revolution

    Speaker:

    • Jay Haynes, CEO, Static Online
    Valley Chapter
    5/9/01 Customers: love them or lose them Santa Barbara Chapter
    5/08/01 Securities and Exchange Commission Enforcement Division CFO Forum
    5/2/01 Meet, Greet and Sweet-Talk Southern California's VCs and Angels Repartee SiG
    4/26/01 How to raise capital. Alternatives to Equity Funding

    Panelists:

    • Rick Shuttleworth, SVP, Silicon Valley Bank
    • John Merhaut, Director of Marketing, Transamerica
    Software Business SiG
    4/24/01 Web-Based Financing Alternatives

    Panelists:

    • Martin T. Gopelt, Comerica Bank
    • Herve Lacorne, CEO of Bizcurrency.com
    eBusiness Los Angeles
    4/19/01 The Word on Wireless -- The State of Unplugged

    Panelists:

    Moderator: Peter Pham, Director, Vectant

    Orange County Chapter
    4/18/01 Meet, Greet and Sweet-Talk Southern California's VCs and Angels Repartee SiG
    4/10/01 The IPO Process CFO Forum
    4/5/01 Outsourcing Software Development:
    Panacea or Pandora?

    Panelists:

    Moderator: Paul Martin, Partner, Hennelly & Grossfeld

    Los Angeles Chapter
    4/3/01

    Developing Successful Strategic Alliances

    Bootcamp

    Panelists:

    • Lydia Edwards, Managing Partner, Cambrix Consulting Group
    • Scott Pollack, Director, Product Alliances & New Product Initiatives, Asia Global Crossing.
    • James Smith, Executive Vice President, Starbase, Inc.
    • Ira Traves, Senior VP and Co-founder, mysmart.com.
    • Allen Sussman, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP.
    • Brad Grob, Managing Partner, Cambrix Consulting Group.
    Orange County Chapter
    3/31/01 Information Technology
    Selecting an Enterprise Wide System
    CFO Forum
    3/29/01 Raising Capital in the New Economy

    Panelists:

    • Hoshi Printer, CFO, Autobytel, Inc.
    • Randy Lunn, Palomar Ventures
    • Jeffrey Starr, General Partner, Mission Ventures

    Moderator: David R. Fournier, Peregrine Advisors

    Software Business SiG
    3/22/01 Smart Steps for Success in 2001

    Panelists:

    • Jeff Anderson, Managing Director, Mellon Ventures
    • Massoud Entekhabi, Managing Director, TL Ventures
    • Doug Croxall, CFO, Load Media Network, Inc.

    Moderator: Allen Sussman, Attorney, Brobeck, Phleger, & Harrison

    Valley Chapter
    3/21/01 Sales - The Care and Feeding of the Channel Monster

    Panelists:

    • Lew Eisaguirre, CEO, Knowledge Links
    • Jim Cordez of Toshiba
    • Michelle Gerber, Director of Business Development, Blue Martini

    Moderator: Mark Monaghan, Markus Group

    Impact!
    Sales & Marketing SiG
    3/15/01 Intellectual Property Inland Empire
    3/14/01 Trends in Technology Santa Barbara Chapter
    2/27/01 Security

    Panelists:

    • Manuel Beltran, CTO OnlineSecurity
    • Keith DeBrunner, Vice President Engineering

     

    eBusiness Los Angeles
    2/22/01 ASP Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    Panelists:

    • John Carrol, Sage Software
    • Jimmy Tam, Vectant

    Moderator: Peter Pham, Director, Vectant

    Software Business SiG
    2/21/01 Meet, Greet and Sweet-Talk Southern California's VCs and Angels Repartee SiG
    2/15/01 Raising Money: Annual Venture Capital Update

    Panelists:

    Moderator: Kimberly Valentine, Managinf Director, Deloitte & Touche

    Orange County Chapter
    2/13/01 Financing Growth – Capital for Technology Companies

    Panelists:

    • Bruce Hallett of Miramar Ventures
    • David Michaels of Digital Coast Partners
    • Mike Quain of Imperial Bank
    • Doug Norman of Starbase
    • John Vestri, CEO of gotajob.com
    CFO Forum
    2/11/01 eOverview: Checklist for an eBusiness Implementation

    Panelists:

    • Dave Thorson, Thorson & Associates, e-Insurance
    • Anjay Bajaj, InfoGain
    • Shad Manavi, InfoGain

    Moderator: Forrest Blake, CRESA Partners

    eBusiness SiG
    Los Angeles
    2/1/01 Back to Fundamentals in the New Economy

    Panelists:

    Moderator: Forrest Blake, CRESA Partners

    Los Angeles Chapter
    1/25/01 Taking Advantage of Wireless Technology

    Panelists:

    • Hans Wichary, Kyocera
    • David C. Maltzer, Director of Sales, Everypath
    • Jonathan Schreiber, CEO, Infinite Mobility

    Moderator: Peter Pham, Desktop Online

    Software Business SiG
    1/23/01

    Going Global:
    Getting Started Without Getting Busted

    Bootcamp

    Panelists:

    • Gerold Libby, Esq. of Holland & Knight's Japan Practice
    • Eric van Ginkel, attorney with Hughes Hubbard & Reedan
    • Mark Shipow, Esq. of Holland & Knight
    • Lee Milligan, CFO of NovaLogic 
    • Vito Costanzo, Attorney of Holland & Knight
    • Scott Marquez, Manager Business Development, Patent & License Exchange
    • Linnea McCord, J.D. is a professor at Pepperdine University
    • Mike Yanez, VP International Operations, Ulead Systems, Inc.
    • Glen Michel, Partner, Consulting Services, Access International
    International SiG
    1/18/01 Strategic Marketing: Are you Wasting Your Marketing Dollars?

    Panelists:

    • James H. Smith, EVP, Starbase Corporation
    • Riggs Eckelberry, NetCatalyst
    • Mike Dalsin, CEO, Knowledge thru Knowledge
    • Mark Skiba, CEO, StorActive

    Moderator: Leland Shaeffer, Sissach Technologies

    Impact!
    Sales & Marketing SiG
    1/16/01 Managing In a Hypergrowth Enviornment

    Panelists:

    • Wayland Jeong, VP, Advanced Products
    • Zane Alsaberry, President & CEO, Alchemy Communications
    Valley Chapter
    12/8/00 Online Customer Support and CRM

    Speaker:

    • Thatcher Wine, CEO and Founder, Cleartop
    eBusiness Los Angeles
    12/6/00 Meet, Greet & Sweet-talk
    Southern California's Venture Capitalists and Angels

    Panelists:

    Moderator: Richard Koffler, CEO, Koffler Ventures

    Los Angeles Chapter
    12/5/00 New Rules for New Times
    A CEO Panel

    Panelists:

    Moderator: Fred Poska, Partner, Deloitte & Touche

    Orange County Chapter
    11/21/00 CRM: Customers of the Internet era: How Companies are Managing their Most Valuable Assets

    Panelists:

    • Cathie Brown, Aston IT Group
    • Mike Valant, Phoenix Group
    • Daryl Mionor, Relatomic.com

    Moderator: Anjay Bajaj, Infogain

    Software Business SiG
    11/14/00 Technology Hurricane: Coming Trends for the 21st Century

    Panelists:

    • Steve Young, President, Digital Ventures
    • Jim Griffin, CEO, Cherry Lane Digital
    Valley Chapter
    11/10/00 Online Sales Models and Revenue Opportunites

    Speaker:

    • Hugh Taylor, COO of Media Hippoo

    Moderator: Robert Benedict, CEO of RedFlag, Inc.

    eBusines
    Los Angeles

    11/09/00 Maximizing Corporate Value Through PR

    Panelist:

    • Hilary Kaye, President of Hilary Kaye Associates
    • Mike Kilroy, VP Client Services, Kaye Associates
    CFO Forum
    11/8/00 Software Industry Awards

    Keynote Speaker:

    • Hassan Miah, CEO, SLO Media, Inc.
    Los Angeles
    11/1/00 Marketing in 2001, It's No Odyssey.

    Panelists:

    • Tom Harter, Wall Street Journal
    • Aasan Eble,. US Interactive
    • Farida Fotouhi, Aotouhi-Alonso
    • Howard Oberstein, The Market Place

    Moderator: Gary Gabriel, Vmail

    Impact!
    Sales & Marketing SiG
    10/26/00 Supply Chain

    Panelists:

    • Robert Rennie, CEO & Founder, theSupplyChain.com
    • Jim Taylor, Director of Strategy, Agribuys
    Software Business SiG
    10/13/00 eFinance: Tax, Finance and Banking Issues

    Panelists:

    • Dan McGregor, Silicon Valley Bank
    • John Sabovich, eMedData

    Moderator: Barry Tavlin, Candle Corporation

    eBusiness
    Los Angeles
    10/12/00 Venture Capital Panel Discussion

    Panelists:

    • Renee LaBran, TMCT Ventures
    • Frank Tota, Founding Partner, Arcturus Capital
    CFO Forum
    10/5/00 Key Legal Issues Affecting Your Software/Internet Company

    Panelists:

    Moderator: David Hayes, O'Melveny & Myers

    Orange County Chapter
    10/4/00 The Surest Way to Protect Your Venture's Jewels

    Panelists:

    Moderator: Doug Kari, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

    Los Angeles Chapter
    9/28/00 BUILD or BUY, Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place

    Panelists:

    • Sangam Pant, General Manager, eCompanies
    • Joon H. Kang, CEO, VPangea
    • Michael Anthony Mercier, President and CEO, Towne, Inc.
    Software Business SiG
    9/20/00 Partners and Alliances: The New Channel Ecosystem

    Speaker:

    • Scott Creighton, Managing Partner, Siebel Multichannel Services
    Impact!
    Sales & Marketing SiG
    9/19/00 Bootstrapping: How to Build a Business When you Haven't Raised Milloins in VC Finanacing

    Panelists:

    • Caesar Berger, President, LinkPoint International
    • Fred Joyal. Chairman, Futuredontics
    • Daniel Styles, SVP, Imperial Bank

    Moderator: Brad Grob, Cambrox Consulting Group

    Valley Chapter
    9/8/00 eLegal: Legal Issues for eBusiness

    Panelists:

    • Richard Bernacchi, Attorney, Irell & Manella
    • Carter Kirkwood, Attorney, Irell & Manella
    • John Schiman, FBI
    eBusiness Los Angeles
    8/24/00 B2B, Hot or Hype?

    Panelists:

    • Humayun Rashid, President and CEO, Xavor Corp.
    • Dr. Vijay Gurbaxani, Professor, UC Irvine
    Software Business SiG
    8/11/00

    eSupply Chain:
    Business-to-Business Intergration of electronic systems

    Speaker:

    • Matt Graczyk, President & CEO of Zubicon, Inc.
    eBusiness Los Angeles
    8/10/00 Mergers & Acquistions

    Panelists:

    • Terry McGovern, BCC Capital Partners
    • TBA, Donaldson Lifkin & Jenrette
    CFO Forum
    8/10/00 Alternative Workforce Solutions

    Panelists:

    • Beccie Dawson, Director of Human Relation, SAGE Software
    • Michael Woronoff, Principal & co-Chief Operating Officer, Shelter Ventures
    • Lynn Greeley, Vice President, Kimstaff Employer Outsourcing Services
    • Michael Hood, Partner, Paul Hastings, Janofsky & Walker

    Moderator: Tony Burnham, Executive Vice President & Employment Counsel, Abbott HR Inc.

    HR SiG
    Los Angeles
    8/9/00 Incubators and the New Economy

    Speaker:

    • Dennis Cagan, Founder, Chairman & CEO of Santa Barbara Technology Incubator
    Santa Barbara Chapter
    8/3/00 Instant Branding in a Virtual World

    Panelists:

    • Bart Young, CEO, Young Company
    • Rick Jorgenson, Director, Young Company
    • David Hayes, O'Melveny & Myers

    Moderator: Dan Chmielewski, Senior PR Manager, Rainbow Technologies

    Orange County Chapter
    8/2/00 Techmology Trends "What's Hot & What's Not"

    Panelists:

    Moderator: Rita M. Herscovici, Klein & Martin LLP

    Los Angeles Chapter
    7/27/00 Formulating E-Business Branding Concepts

    Panelists:

    • Kathryn Campbell, Associate Partner, marchFirst
    • Tony Crisp, President, Crisp Digital Branding
    • Chip Shafer, CEO, neoBrands

    Moderator: David R. Fournier, CEO, NETGUI

    Software Business SiG
    7/19/00 Customer Loyalty and Retention Strategies

    Panelists:

    • Lee Cooper, Chairman and Co-Founder, Strategies Corp.
    • Mary Parrish, VP/GM and Co-Founder of
    Impact!
    Sales & Marketing SiG
    7/18/00 Ready, Set, Global

    Panelist:

    • Marc Holtenhoff, CEO, 1GlobalPlace
    • David Fournier, CEO, NETGUI
    • Max Hoffman, RWS Group
    • Kevin Aisbitt, Vice Consul-General, Invest Britian Agency

    Moderator: Goran Erikkson, President, ESI Techtrans

    International Business SiG
    7/14/00 eIT: Technology Issues in Planning your eBusinessImplementation

    Panelists:

    • Dave Victorson, Allegrix
    • Pete Khana, INFLOW
    • Bill Page

    Moderator: Barry Tavlin, Candle Corporation

    eBusiness
    Los Angeles
    7/13/00 Doing Virtual Business CFO Forum
    7/11/00 Beyond the Banner: Web Marketing that Really Works

    Panelists:

    • Brent Turner, Avenue A
    • Tonya De Gance, VP Marketing, HomePage.com
    Valley Chapter
    6/28/00 Predictng the Nect Hot Internet Business Model

    Panelists:

    • Vijay Gurbaxani, Professor, UC Irvine
    • Kenneth Sethney, President, The Strategy Group
    Software Business SiG
    6/15/00 Customers Really Matter

    Panelists:

    Orange County Chapter
    6/7/00 Valuing Your Venture

    Panelists:

    Moderator: Dan McGregor, SVP, Silicon Valley Bank

    Los Angeles Chapter
    5/30 -5/31/00 VentureNet 2000 Investment Capital Conference Flagship Event
    5/16/00 Turning Bricks Into Clicks.: How you Can Leverage the Internet to Grow, Expand and Revolutionize Your Business

    Speaker:

    • Scott Harvey, SVP Business Development, RightStart.com
    Valley Chapter
    4/5/00 Get WAPped -- The Leading Edge of the Mobile Internet

    Panelists:

    • Fred Thiel, CEO, Lantronix
    • Christoffer Andersson, Eriksson, Inc.
    • Frank Creer, Zone Ventures
    • Geoff Halstead, CEO, Traffic Station
    • Nick Desai, CEO, zKey
    • Anders Larsson, CEO, Netlight Consulting

    Moderator: Goran Eriksson, CEO, ESI Techtrans, Inc.

    Los Angeles Chapter
    3/14/00 The Art of Raising Money

    Panelists:

    • Jeff Scheinrock, CEO, Tornando Development
    • Fred Randall, General Counsel, Netzero
    • John China, SVP, Silicon Valley Bank

    Moderator: David Berkus, Berkus Technology Ventures

    Valley Chapter
    12/1/99 Meet, Greet & Sweet-talk
    Southern California's Venture Capitalists and Angels
    Los Angeles Chapter
    10/29/99 Software Industry Awards

    Keynote Speaker:

    • Hubert Joly, CEO, Havas Interactive, Inc.
    Los Angeles
    7/23/99 Software Packaging

    Bootcamp

    Speaker:

    • BackDoor Graphics
    Long Beach
    6/17/99 "Lessons in Strategic Marketing"

    Speaker:

    • Thomas A. Ruffolo, Vice President, Corporate Development, Peerless Systems
    Valley Chapter

    6/1 - 6/2/99

    VentureNet 1999 Investment Capital Conference Flagship Event
    5/17/99 Spiral Marketing - Maximum Results Through Integrated Strategies

    Panelists:

    • Paolo Consiglio, General Manager and Senior Vice President of Marketing & Commerce at BizBuyer.com.
    • Eric Robi, Chief Strategist at Lassoo Interactive
    • Wendy Pfieffer, Director of the Internet Business Group at Candle Corporation
    • Lee Cooper, CEO and chairman of Strategic Data Corp,
    Impact!
    Sales & Marketing SiG
    4/8/99 The IPO Process CFO Forum
    3/10/99 Insurance

    Speaker:

    • Walt Storch, of Elkin Jones Insurance
    Y2K SiG
    2/24/99 Successful Selling

    Bootcamp
    Long Beach
    2/9/99 Building a World-Wide Business Locally Valley Chapter
    1/12/99 101 Corridor

    Speaker:

    • Brian Farrell, CEO, THQ, Inc.
    Valley Chapter

    11/4 - 11/5/98

    VentureNet 1998 Investment Capital Conference Flagship Event
    10/15/98 Software Industry Awards

    Keynote Speaker:

    • Dr. Jon Goodman, EC2, The Annenberg Incubator Project
    Los Angeles
    10/23/97 Software Industry Awards

    Keynote Speaker:

    • Joel Kotkin, Economist/Author
    Los Angeles
    6/10 - 6/11/97 VentureNet 1997 Investment Capital Conference Flagship Event
    10/17/96 Software Industry Awards

    Keynote Speaker:

    • Glen Entis, CEO, Dreamworks Interactive
    Los Angeles
    7/24 - 7/25/96 VentureNet 1996 Investment Capital Conference Flagship Event
    1/21/96 Toward the Year 2000: Where is Technology Headed?

    Speaker:

    • Richard Brandt, Editor of UPSIDE Magazine
    Los Angeles Chapter
    10/19/95 Software Industry Awards

    Keynote Speaker:

    • Philippe Kahn, CEO, Borland
    Los Angeles
    12/14/94 Financing a Growing Software Company

    Panelist:

    • Coopers & Lybrand
    • Information Technology Association of America
    • Sofware Publishers Association
    Irvine
    12/13/94 Financing a Growing Software Company

    Panelist:

    • Coopers & Lybrand
    • Information Technology Association of America
    • Sofware Publishers Association
    Tarzana
    12/7/94

    Speaker:

    • Audrey Laurson, Oracle
    11/7/94

    Entrepreneurs Transition Points

    co-hosted with AEA

    Panelists:

    • Howard Lewis, Founder & CEO of Archive Corporation
    • Carm Santoro, Vice Chairman of AST
    • Randal Walti, President of Oaktree Consulting Group
    Irvine
    10/19/94 Software Industry Awards

    Keynote Speaker:

    • Gordon Eubanks, President & CEO of Symantec Corporation
    Long Beach
    9/04

    Direct Mail

    Bootcamp

    Valley Chapter
    9/28/94 Software Directions for the 90's

    Speaker:

    • Aubrey Chernick, Chairman & CEO of Candle Corporation
    Long Beach
    8/23/94 Positioning for the Long Term

    Speaker:

    • John Burton, President & CEO of Legent Corporation
    Newport Beach
    5/94

    Direct Mail

    Bootcamp

    Valley Chapter
    7/7/94 Surviving to the Year 2000

    Speaker:

    • Tom Blondi, Author of The Infomation Technology Challenge -- Surviving to the Year 2000
    Valley Chapter
    6/22/94 24 Rules of Thumb for Shipping, Great Software on Time

    Speaker:

    Los Angeles Chapter
    5/94

    Direct Mail

    Bootcamp

    Orange County
    3/30/94 Trends in Multimedia

    Speaker:

    • Craig Moody, EVP, Time Warner Interactive
    Valley Chapter
    3/24/94 Opportuities in Multi-Media

    Speaker:

    • Dr. Philippe Boussou, SVP, Matra Hachette
    Los Angeles Chapter
    2/23/94 Client/Server

    Speaker:

    • Patrick Smith, Senior Vice President and CTO of Systemhouse
    Long Beach
    2/5/94

    Re-Engineering For Success

    Conference

    Keynote Speaker:

    • Bob Metcalfe, Publisher & CEO of InfoWorld Publishing Company
    Irvine
    1/26/94 State of the Industry Address

    Speaker:

    • Bill Laberis, Editior in Chief, Computer World Publishing
    Long Beac
    12/8/93 Customer Service Can be Used as A Competitive Advantage

    Speaker:

    • Kim Cooper, VP of Customer Service for Word Perfect
    Long Beach
    10/27/93 Developing Strategic Alliances..To Do's and Taboos

    Speaker:

    • Frank Galusha, CEO Coach of the Oaktree Consulting Group
    Long Beach
    9/29/93 10 Biggest Mistakes That Software Companies Make

    Speaker:

    • Rod Turner, President & CEO of Knowledge Adventure
    Long Beach
    9/27/93 100 Holes in One Day Golf Marathon - Braemar Country Club Tarazana
    7/28/93

    CD-ROM...Will It Revolutionize the Way You Distribute Software?

     

    Speaker:

    • Laurie Casey, Director of Product Management & Planning of Rainbow Technologies
    Los Angeles
    6/26/93

    Putting It All Together

    Conference

    Keynote Speaker:

    • David Dukes, Co-chairman & COO of Ingram Micro

     

    Irvine
    5/26/93 The Future for Desktop Software

    Speaker:

    • Theresa Myers, President of Quarterdeck Office Systems
    Long Beach
    4/28/93 Imaging

    Speaker:

    • Ted Smith, President of FileNet
    Los Angeles
    3/31/93 SCOR Legislation and Other Recent Developments

    Panelists:

    • Lee Petillon, Gipson, Hoffman & Pancione

    Moderator: Richard Hansen, Partner of Finer, Kim, Clarkson and Sterns

    Costa Mesa
    2/23/93 Client Server Integration Strategies for Software Vendors

    Speaker:

    • Patrick N. Smith, author os Client Server Computing
    Long Beach
    2/24/93 The Software and Information Services Industry & Merger and Acquistion Environment

    Speaker:

    • Christopher Schember, Principal, Broadview Associates
    Long Beach
    1/28/93 What Distribution Can do for You

    Speaker:

    Jackqueline Cochran, President of Soft-Kat

    Woodland Hills
    1/27/93 What Distribution Can do for You

    Speaker:

    Jackqueline Cochran, President of Soft-Kat

    Los Angeles
    12/2/92 The VAR/Reseller Channel

    Panelists:

    • Dave Roberts, President of CompuSource
    • Andy Nester, Consultant of Oaktree Consulting Group
    • Rick Davies, Manager Domestic Customer Service of Pick Systems

    Moderator: Randal Walti, President of Oaktree Consulting Group

    Costa Mesa

    10/28/92

    Conference

    Pen Computing Conference

    Topics:

    PenPoint Operating System

    Windows for Pen Computing

    Application Demonstration

    Development Tool Demostration

    Keynote Speaker: Vern Raburn, Chairman & CEO of Slate Corporation

    • Robert Carr, VP Software Development & Co-founder of GO Corporation
    • Moshe Lichtman, Microsoft Corporation
    • NCR
    • PenUltimate, Inc.
    • Slate Corporation
    Long Beach
    9/23/92 Software Piracy

    Speaker:

    • Ken Wasch, Executive Director of Software Publisher's Group
    Costa Mesa
    7/22/92 Trends in Multimedia

    Speaker:

    • Chuck Cortright, President of Graphix Zone
    Long Beach
    6/24/92 Compensation & Benefits Review

    Speaker:

    • Representatives from Coopers & Lybrands
    Costa Mesa
    5/27/92 The Next Paradigm Shift: When PC Users Take Over Information Systems

    Speaker:

    • Suart Alsop, Infoworld
    Los Angeles
    4/22/92 Funds Are Available for Growing Software Companies

    Panelist:

    • Roger Davisson, General Partner of Brentwood Assocates
    • Jim Forrester, Senior Vice President of Silicon Valley Bank

    Moderator: Richard Hansen, Partner of Finer, Kim, Clarkson and Sterns

    Long Beach
    3/25/92

    Speaker:

    • Rod Turner, General Manager of Symantec-Peter Norton Group

     

    Manhattan Beach
    2/1992 Software Guuerillas Need Plans, Creativity, Guts

    Speaker:

    • Steve Kruse, Vice President & General Manager of Pick Systems
    Orange County

    1/1992

    Inaugural
    Event

    Market Vacuum to Market Domina ce

    Speaker:

    • James C. Anderson, Chairman & CEO of Digitalk
    Long Beach

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