Barry Diller and Reid Hoffman Among Forum’s Business and Tech Leaders
NEW YORK, April 24, 2013 – New York Times Op-Ed columnist Thomas L. Friedman will host a Global Forum in San Francisco for leaders in business and technology to address the challenges and opportunities presented by our transforming, digital world. The forum will be held at City View at Metreon on Thursday, June 20.
The by-invitation-only forum will be comprised of a highly influential, professional audience including executives, tech pioneers, scholars and government officials. In addition to exclusive opportunities to participate in panels featuring business and tech leaders like Barry Diller, chairman and senior executive of IAC and Expedia, Inc., and Reid Hoffman, executive chairman and co-founder of LinkedIn, the forum will include networking breaks throughout the day and wrap with a cocktail reception for speakers and attendees.
New York Times columnist David Carr will join Tom Friedman for “CEO Conversations,” one-on-one talks with C-suite executives navigating the digital revolution, and New York Times science writer John Markoff will moderate a panel of writers for The Times’s popular Bits blog, which covers the business of technology, including lead writer Nick Bilton, plus Quentin Hardy, Claire Cain Miller and Somini Sengupta, to discuss rising, global technologies just around the corner.
An invitation to attend may be requested at www.NYTFriedmanForum.com/Invitations.
Speakers also include:
- Director of M.I.T. Center for Digital Business, Erik Brynjolfsson
- Senior associate of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Moisés Naím
- CEO and co-founder of Indiegogo, Slava Rubin
- CEO and founder of LRN, Dov Seidman
- CEO and founder of ClearStory Data, Sharmila Shahani-Mulligan
The forum’s speaker lineup may be viewed at www.NYTFriedmanForum.com/Speakers.
Audiences around the world are invited to participate via live Webcast, which is free to view, at www.NYTFriedmanForum.com.
City View at Metreon is located at 4th and Mission Streets in San Francisco, CA.
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