As the successor to our Emerging Technologies Conference, the FOLEYTech Summit continues to offer the top-notch industry insight and compelling speakers you have come to expect from Foley & Lardner LLP, while embracing the broader horizons of technology.
This year’s event focused on the issues and challenges facing technology companies today in Health Care, Big Data, and Next-Generation Manufacturing. Featuring highly interactive panel discussions, our three distinct industry tracks engaged and enlightened entrepreneurs, C-level executives, and technology company investors and advisors about trends, opportunities, and financing alternatives in these three hot markets.
Industry Track Panels and Confirmed Speakers To Date
Dharmesh Shah, CTO and Co-Founder, HubSpot
Scott Savitz, Founder and Managing Partner, Data Point Capital
Opening remarks provided by Jeffrey Mortimer, Director of Investment Strategy, BNY Mellon Wealth Management
CEOs of big data companies will discuss what big data is, the drivers for innovation in the big data field, the hurdles they face as they seek to commercialize big data and how they will remain competitive in the rapidly changing big data marketplace.
James Kalyvas, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
David Kantaros, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Jeff Flowers, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, SageCloud
Doug Levin, CEO, Quant5, Inc.
John Joseph, President and Co-Founder, DataGravity
Mike Skubisz, Vice President Product Management and Strategy, DeepDB
Investors in big data companies will discuss the various areas of the big data market, which ones are poised for investment and why, and the characteristics they look for in identifying those investments they believe will be most successful?
Beth Felder, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Mohamad Ali, Chief Strategy Officer, Hewlett Packard
Liam Donohue, Co-Founder and Managing Director, .406 Ventures
Scott Friend, Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures
Chris Lynch, Partner, Atlas Ventures
Steve Papa, Chairman, Infinio
Leading executives will discuss recent changes in the manufacturing industry, including the role of technology and innovation when facing competitive challenges.
Edouard LeFevre, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Chip Johns, President and COO, Butler Automatic
Benjamin Johnson, Chief Financial Officer, Commonwealth Dairy
Richard Kelly, President, Jay Packaging Group, Inc.
Edward Magee, General Manager, York Vehicle Operations, Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Leading investors and business advisors will discuss recent trends, including hot industry sectors and issues that are particularly relevant to financing manufacturing companies.
Gabor Garai, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Gregory J. Bondick, Managing Partner, Windjammer Capital Investors
Robert Brown, Managing Director and Co-President North America, Lincoln International
Evan Gobdel, Managing Director, Woodlawn Partners
John Simon, Managing Director, Sigma Prime Ventures
Leading customer side providers will discuss the most critical health system needs, opportunities and challenges, including bottlenecks that must be cleared along the road ahead.
Alan Einhorn, Of Counsel, Foley & Lardner LLP
Daniel Moriarty, Chief Information Officer, Atrius Health
Ed Park, Chief Operating Officer, athenahealth, Inc.
Chan Russell, System Architect, Commonwealth Informatics, Inc.
Kevin Tabb, President and CEO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Leading health care investors will assess the current state of the market for HCIT investing, where the opportunities are, where segments are overinvested as well as the correct investment and partnering strategy for roll out and adoption of new technologies.
Christopher Donovan, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Edward Cahill, Partner, HLM Ventures Partners
Daphne Karydas, Director, BNY Mellon
Victor Kats, Investment Director, Ascension Health Ventures
Mark Tomaino, Senior Industry Executive, Welch Carson Anderson & Stowe