Past Speakers

Michael Arrington, TechCrunch Founder
Robbie Bach, President of Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices Division
Larry Baer, SF Giants President
Billy Beane, GM, Oakland A’s
Paul Begala, CNN Political Analyst
Eric Benhamou, Chairman, PalmSource
Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, NJ
Mark Boslet, Technology Correspondent, Dow Jones
David Botstein, Professor & Chairman, Stanford University School of Medicine
Bill Bradley, Former US Senator; Managing Director, Allen & Co.
Rebecca Buckman, Reporter, Wall Street Journal
Tucker Carlson, Host, MSNBC’s Tucker
Nicolas Carr, Author, Does It Matter? IT and the Corrosion of Competitive Advantage
Peter Cartwright, CEO, Calpine Corp.
James Carville, Political Consultant
Richard Clark, Special Advisor to the President for Cyberspace Security
John Combs, CEO, ShoreTel Communications
Dave Conte, CFO of Splunk
Jim Davidson, Co-Founder, Silver Lake
Gray Davis, Governor of California
Reid Dennis, Founder of Institutional Venture Partners
Bill Draper, Founder of Sutter Hill Ventures
Martin Eberhard, CEO and Co-Founder, Tesla Motors
Gordon Eubanks, CEO, Oblix; former CEO, Symantec
Gene Frantz, Partner, Texas Pacific Group
Neil Garfinkel, Co-founder and Partner, Francisco Partners
Kevin Genieser, Managing Director of Morgan Stanley
David Girouard, President of Google Enterprise
Phil Gordon, Poker Champion, Author, Host of Celebrity Poker Showdown
Diane Greene, CEO, Google Cloud

Michael Grimes, Managing Director Morgan Stanley
Ammar Hanafi, VP of Corporate Development, Cisco Systems
Quentin Hardy, Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, Forbes
Parker Harris, Co-Founder of Salesforce
Emmanuel T. Hernandez, CFO, SunPower Corp.
Pat House, Co-founder, Siebel Systems
Jen-Hsun Huang, President, Nvidia Co.
Neal Isaacson, CFO, EnerNOC
Greg Jamison, San Jose Sharks CEO
Jeff Jordan, CEO of Open Table
John Kasich, Managing Director, Lehman Brothers
Jeff Kearl, Co-founder of Stance
Andy Kessler, Author, Eat People and Other Unapologetic Rules for Game-Changing Entrepreneurs
Robert Klein II, Klein Financial Corporation
Andreas Kluth, Technology Correspondent, The Economist
Dick Kramlich, Founder of New Enterprise Associates
Scott Kriens, CEO, Juniper Networks
Ray Lane, General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Adam Lashinsky, Senior Writer, Fortune
Aaron Levie, CEO and co-founder of Box
Don Listwin, CEO, OpenWave
Steve Lucas, SVP,
Ray Mabus, Former Secretary of the Navy
Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO, Financial Engines
Michael Marks, CEO, Flextronics
John McAdam, CEO, F5 Network
Kate Mitchell, Managing Director, Scale Venture Partners
Joe Montana, Legendary NFL Quarterback
Michael Moritz, Partner, Sequoia Capital
Joel Moss, FBI
John Muleta, Chief, FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
Deep Nishar, Director, Product Management, Google
Chamath Palihapitiya, Vice President, Product Marketing & Operations, Facebook
Dave Peterschmidt, CEO, Openwave
Frank Quattrone, Founder and CEO of Qatalyst Partners
John Riccitiello, CEO, Electronic Arts
Chuck Reed, Mayor of San Jose, CA
Robert Reich, Professor of Public Policy at the University of California Berkeley
Brian Roberts, CEO, Comcast
Mitt Romney, U.S. Presidential Candidate
Dan Rose, Vice President of Partnerships and Platform Marketing of Facebook
Marcus Ryu, CEO of Guidewire
Garth Saloner, Dean of Stanford University
Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook
Forrest Sawyer, Anchor, NBC News and MSNBC
Eric Schmidt, CEO, Google
George Schultz, Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution
Adam Selpisky, VP,
Tom Siebel, Chairman of First Virtual Group
Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Filmmaker, CEO, Advocate, and Thought Leader
Larry Solomon, Equity Investment Analyst, Capital Research Group
Steve Sordello, CFO of LinkedIn
Eliot Spitzer, New York State Attorney General
Tom Stocky, Product Manager, Google
Larry Summers, White House Chairman, National Economic Council
Robert Thomas, CEO of Infoblox
John Thompson, CEO, Symantec
Don Valentine, Founder of Sequoia Capital
Dr. Craig Venter, CEO, Synthetic Genomics
Dan Warmenhoven, CEO, Network Appliance
Scott Weiss, CEO, IronPort
Thom Wiesel, CEO, Thomas Weisel Partners
Nick Woodman, GoPro CEO
Steve Young, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, HGGC
Philip Zelikow, Former Executive Director, 9/11 Commission
Tony Zingale, CEO, Mercury Interactive
Gillian Zucker, General Manager, Los Angeles Clippers

Marc Andressen, Founder, Netscape
Walter Alessandrini, CEO, Avanex
Robert Arnold, Senior Economist & Co-Founder, Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy
Gil Amelio, Chairman, Apple Computer
Carter Beese, SEC Commissioner
George Bell, CEO, Excite
Eric Benhamou, CEO, 3Com
David Botstein, Professor, Chairman, Dept. of Genetics, Stanford School of Medicine
Kathleen Brown, Treasurer, State of California
Aneel Bhusri, SVP, PeopleSoft
Tom Campbell, California State Senator
William Campbell, CEO, Intuit
Dan Case, Hambrecht & Quist
Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Professor, Stanford University
John Chambers, CEO, Cisco Systems
Pehong Chen, CEO, BroadVision
Scott Cooke, CEO, Intuit
William Delphos, President, Delphos International
Christopher Dodd, US Senator
Joe Feshbach, Feshbach Brothers
Rob Glaser, CEO, Real Networks
Trip Hawkins, President, The 3DO Company
John Hennessy, Professor and Dean of Engineering, Stanford University
Dr. Bruce Herchensoh, Executive Director, The Exploratorium
Mark Hoffman, CEO, Commerce One
Leroy Hood, University of Washington, Dept. of Molecular Biology
David House, CEO, Bay Networks
Jeffrey Hudson, VP, Informix
Tom Huening, Candidate, US House of Representatives
John Garamendi, California State Insurance Commissioner
Dennis Gladwell, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Thomas Jermoluk, Chairman, @Home Networks
Franklin Johnson, Asset Manager
Dennis Jones, CTO, Federal Express
Robert Kavner, Group Executive, AT&T
Tim Koogle, CEO, Yahoo!
Dr. Francois L’Eplatteneir, Chairman, Central Research Committee, Ciba-Geigy
William Lerach, Milberg Weiss
Dr. David Liddle, CEO, Interval Research Corporation
Ronnie Lott & Harris Barton, Champion Ventures, San Francisco 49’ers
Greg Maffie, CFO, Microsoft
Peter Magowan, CEO, SF Giants
Eff Martin, Goldman Sachs
Robert Matsui, US Congressman
Don McKenney, CEO, International Network Services
Roger McNamee, GP, Integral Partners
John McQuillan, CEO, McQuillan Consulting
Sam Miller, US Department of Justice
Geoffrey Moore, Principal, Geoffrey Moore Group
Don Nelson, Coach, Golden State Warriors
Howard Palefsky, President, Collagen Corp.
Misha Petovich, Robertson, Stephens & Co.
Lewis Platt, Chairman, HP
Carmen Policy, President, San Francisco 49’ers
Kirk Raab, Chairman, Shaman Pharmaceuticals
George Rathmann, CEO, Icos
George Roberts, Partner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Michael Rothschild, Author, Bionomics: The Inevitability of Capitalism
George Scangos, CEO, Exelixis
Keith Schaefer, President, Paramount Technology Group
Benno Schmidt, Jr., CEO, The Edison Project
Eric Schmidt, CEO, Novell
Dr. Eric Schmidt, CTO, Sun Microsystems
Dr. Haresh Shah, Chairman, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Stanford University
Dr. William Spencer, CEO, Sematech
Michael Spindler, President, COO, Apple Computer
Clint Smith, Program Officer, The Hewlett Foundation
Leigh Steinberg, Steinberg & Moorad
Roger Staubach, CEO, The Staubach Company
David Tory, President, Open Software Foundation
Les Vadesz and Avram Miller, SVP and VP, Intel
Bruce Vanyo, Wilson Sonsini
Les Vadasz, SVP, Intel
Mike Volpi, VP, Cisco Systems
Meg Whitman, President, eBay
Christian Wignall, Chief Investment Officer, G.T. Global Mutual Funds
John Young, Chairman, Novell

Sam Armacot, CEO, Bank of America NT & SA
Dr. James Bell, Hewlett Packard
Joel Birnbaum, Vice President & General Manager, Hewlett Packard
James Bochnowski, Technology Venture Investors
Dr. Yule Bogue, Treasurer, Cetus
Michael J. Boskin, Professor of Economics, Stanford University
Bert Bowers, President, Syntex
Edmund Brown, Jr., Governor of California
Tom Campbell, Candidate for US Congress
E.A. Carter, CEO, Oak Industries
Wilfred Corrigan, President, LSI Logic
Alan Cranston, US Senator
Frank Currie, Attorney, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Donald Dixon, Paribas Technology
Dr. Dixon Doll, CEO, The DMW Group
Peter Drake, Vector Securities
William Draper, III, Chairman, Export-Import Bank of the US
Esther Dyson, Editor-Publisher, Release 1.0
Otto Eckstein, Chairman, Data Resources
John Garamendi, California State Senator
Peter Giles, CEO, Technology Center of San Jose
Ser Gladwyn Goins, Associate Regional Administrator, SEC
Julian Gresser, Attorney
Fred Gibbons, President, Softward Publishing
James Gibbons, Dean of the School of Engineering, Stanford University
Bob Gunderson, Attorney, Brobeck, Phelger & Harrison
Trip Hawkins, President, Electronic Arts
John Hennessy, Professor, Computer Science, Stanford University
Dr. Donald Hicks, President, Hicks and Associates
Bill Honig, California Superintendent of Public Instruction
John Imlay, President, Management Science America
Franklin Johnson, Jr., Thomas Davis, and Frank Chambers
Dr. Clifford Keene, Retired CEO, Kaiser Foundation
Robert Kirby, Chairman, Capital Guardian Trust
Robert Kirby, Money Manager and Porsche Racer
Floyd Kvamme, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers
Pierre Lamond, Capital Management
James H. Levy, CEO, Activision
Dr. Robert Lucky, Executive Director, AT&T Bell Labs
Carter McClelland, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Edward McCracken, President and CEO, Silicon Graphics
Regis McKenna, Founder, The McKenna Group
Scott McNealy, President, Sun Microsystems
Rene McPherson, Dean, Stanford Business School
Bob Metcalfe, Chairman, 3Com Corp.
Larry Mone, IDA, Ireland
Gordon Moore, Chairman, Intel
Michael Murphy & Jim Mc Camant, Co-Editors, California Technology Stock Letter
Dr. Robert Noyce, Co-Founder, Intel
Edward O’Malley, Asst. Director, FBI
Tom O’Rourke, President, Tymeshare
Terry Opdendyk, President, Visicorp
Ken Oshman, VP, IBM
Dr. Ken Paigen, Professor and Vice Chairman, UC Berkeley
Bill Perry, Hambrecht & Quist
Barry Posner, Ph.D. Director of Graduate Education, Leavey School of Business, University of Santa Clara
Stan Pratt, Editor & Publisher, Venture Capital Journal
Andrew Rappaport, Technology Research Group
C. Woodrow Rea, Jr., New Enterprise Associates
Sandy Robertson, Robertson, Colman and Stephens
T. Gary Rodgers, Chairman and CEO, Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream
T.J. Rodgers, President, Cypress Semiconductor
Adriaan Roosen, Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency
Donald Rowlett, President, Ross Stores
W.J. Sanders, III, Chairman, Advanced Micro Devices
Dick Shaffer, Editor & Publisher, Computer Letter
Robyn Shotwell Metcalfe, Author, KGB: Are the Soviets Stealing Our Technology?
Larry Sonsini, Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati
Larry Sutter, President, Northwest Instrument Systems
Russell Targ, Noted Physicist
Ray Thomasson, President, Spectrum Oil & Gas
Jeff Thorton, Scottish Development Agency
Steven Wheelright, Operations Strategy, Professor, Harvard School of Business
Q. T. Wiles, Chairman of Seven Companies
John Wilkerson, CEO, the Wilkerson Group
James Wilson, Professor of Management and Public Policy, UCLA
Pete Wilson, US Senator
Robert Wilson
Peter Wilson, Mayor of San Diego
Phil Woodward, Chalone Vineyard
Ed Zschau, Chairman, Systems Industries

Fred Adler, Partner, Reavis & McGrath
Luis Alvarez, Professor of Physics, Stanford University
Gene Amdahl, Founder, The Amdahl Corp.
Charles Anderson, President, Stanford Research Institute
Howard Anderson, President, Yankee Group
Thomas Andersen, President, CBS Retail Stores
David Arscott, GM, Citicorp Venture Capital
Anthony Athos, Professor of Organizational Behavior
Jesse Aweida, President, Storage Technology Corp.
Frank Bacci, Principal, Bacci, Bennett & Gould
Robert Baldwin, President, Morgan Stanley
William Ball, General Director, Founder, American Conservatory Theatre
Edward Borcherdt, Founder, Borscherdt & Co.
Lee Boysel, President Four-Phase Systems
Professor Steven Brandt, Stanford University
Nolan Bushnell, President, Atari
Robert Chambers, CEO, Envirotech
Bruce Cleveland, Special Assistant for SBIC Development
Donald Clifford, McKinsey & Co.
Burton Cohn, President, Xynetics
Lester Colbert, President, XIDEX
George Comstock, President, Durango Systems
Gene Conatser, Director of Research, Bank of America
Dan Conlan, Chief Economist, The Capital Group
P. M. Cook, President, Raychem Corp.
Jeremy Davis, VP, Boston Consulting Group
Robert Davis, Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Thomas Davis, Partner, Mayfield Fund
Douglas Dittrick, President, Douglas Communications
Peter Drucker, Professor, Author
David Dunn, Idanta Partners
Herbert Dwight, President, Spectra-Physics
William Edwards, Partner, Bryan & Edwards
Richard Elkus, Chairman, AMPEX Corp.
Robert Feibusch, Chairman, Impell Corp.
Ms. Dianne Feinstein, President, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Don Fisher, President, The Gap
Philip Fisher, Stock Investor and Author
John Freidenrich, Ware & Freidenrich
Robert Frick, VP, Measurex
James Gaither, Cooley, Crowley, Gaither, Godward, Castro & Huddleson
Lawrence Goldberg, Partner, Glicksberg, Kushner & Goldberg
Dr. Bob Glaser, Director, Hewlett Packard, Head of Stanford Medical School
Edward Glassmeyer, General Partner, Sprout Capital
Stewart Greenfield, VP, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette
Philip Greer, Partner, Weiss, Peck & Greer
B. Kipling Hagopian, Partner, Brentwood Associates
William Hambrecht, Partner, Hambrecht & Quist
Dr. Hubert Heffner, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, Stanford University
Ned Heizer, Chairman, Heizer Corp.
Stanley Hiller, Chairman, Reed Tool Company
Stephen Hinchliffe, Chairman, The Leisure Group
Dr. Walter Hoadley, Chief Economist, Bank of America
Michael Hone, VP, Continental Capital
Burgess Jamieson, Partner, WestVen Management Dr. Donald Kennedy, Provost, Stanford University
Robert Kleist, President, Printronix
John Larson, Brobeck, Phlegar & Harrison
Robert Lurie, Owner, SF Giants
Terence Maher, Chairman, Pentos
Paul McCloskey, US Congressman
Dan McGurk, President, Computer Industry Associates
Glen McLaughlin, VP, Four-Phase Systems
Thomas Meade, President, Kremple & Meade
Dr. Jack Melchor, Venture Capitalist
Dr. Solomon Miller, Technical Advisor, Bessemer Securities
Michael Moscarello, President, International Video Corporation
Dr. Robert Noyce, Chairman, Intel
Dr. Bernard Oliver, VP, Hewlett Packard
Leif Olson, Economist, Citibank
Ken Oshman, President, Rolm Corp.
Wayne Prim, Howard, Prim, Smith, Rice & Downs
Leland Prussia, EVP, Bank of America
C. Welsley Pulson, President, Coldwell Banker
George Quist, Partner, Hambrecht & Quist
Peter Redfield, CEO, Intel
George Reppas, Former Chairman, Societe AGM
James Riley, President, Intersil
George Roberts, Partner, Bear, Stearns & Co.
Claude Rosenberg, Senior Partner, Rosenberg Capital Management
Edward Scarff, CEO, rock Island Corp.
Tony Schreiber, Chairman, Specialty Brands
Robert Schroeder, President, Qume
Frank Shallenberger, Professor, Stanford University
Frederick Smith, Chairman, Federal Express
Stewart Smythe, President, International Rubber Industries
Charles Stanley, President, Opportunity Capital Corp.
Bill Steiger, US Congressman
Walter Stults, EVP, National Association of Small Business Investment Companies
Jack Stutman, Partner, Quittner, Stutman, Treister & Glatt
Trude Taylor, Chairman, Electronic Memories and Magnetics
Dr. Thomas Tutko, Father of Sports Psychology
Thomas Unterberg, Partner, Unterberg, Towbin, Co.
John Oliver Wilson, VP, Bank of America
Dr. Alejandro Zaffaroni, President, Alza Corp.
Renn Zaphiropoulos, President, Versatic
Martin Zimmerman, President, Telco Marketing Services