LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The third annual Silicon Beach Fest kicks off this Wednesday night, June 18 at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica to celebrate the best of LA’s flourishing technology industry. The four-day festival brings together technology leaders, startup CEOs, investors, Hollywood studio executives, entrepreneurs, city officials, university faculty, developers, social media experts and more. For the full Silicon Beach Fest 2014 schedule and registration, please visit: http://siliconbeachfest.com.
Silicon Beach Fest 2014 will feature some of LA’s most prominent entrepreneurs and tech influencers, including:
- Patrick Soon-Shiong, visionary surgeon, scientist, and CEO of NANTHEALTH
- Frank Addante, Founder and CEO of The Rubicon Project, which recently had an IPO
- Chet Pipkin, Founder and CEO of Belkin
- Peter Marx, Chief Innovation Technology Officer, City of Los Angeles
- Julie Uhrman, Founder and CEO of OUYA
Key events include:
-- Keynote Speaker: June 19, 9:30am - 10am - Opening remarks from Silicon Beach Fest Founder, Kevin Winston followed by Keynote address by Patrick Soon-Shiong, M.D.
-- Startup Showcase: June 19, 4-6pm - Featuring 25 new startups pitching their companies in front of top investor judges for a grand prize.
-- Women Track: June 19, 11am - More than 30 women-led VCs, CEOs, developers, the largest collection of entrepreneurial / developer women at a LA event.
-- Gadget Sandbox: June 20, 12-6pm - With "tech you can touch,” live demos of 3D printing, augmented reality, virtual reality, and more.
-- Beach Games: Surfing, volleyball, Malibu bike ride, and a pool party on Saturday, June 21.
For Silicon Beach Fest 2014 schedule and registration, please visit: http://siliconbeachfest.com
In addition, the Silicon Beach Fest agenda is filled with executives from top companies such as 20th Century Fox, AdColony, Awesomeness.TV, BuzzFeed, City National Bank, Cornerstone OnDemand, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Demand Media, Disney ABC TV Group, DocStoc, DogVacay, DreamWorks Animation, Electronic Arts, Facebook, Fandango, Fast Company, FOX, Fullscreen, Gravity, Honda America, HUGE, Machinima, Maker Studios, Media Temple, Omaze, OpenX, Outbrain, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, TaskUs, Technical Connections, The Honest Company, theAudience, United Talent Agency (UTA), Verizon, VEVO, Warner Bros. Media Camp, Weintraub Tobin, Yahoo! and Washio.
Sponsors / Partners
Many companies, people, and initiatives share the mission to make LA a global epicenter for technological innovation and entrepreneurialism. Thanks to sponsors: Demand Media, City National Bank, Business Wire, Richardson & Patel LLC, Sheppard Mullin, Time Warner Cable, Latham & Watkins, Verizon EdgeCast; organizing sponsors Digital LA, Radix Collective, Kluge Interactive, and PromoJam; venue sponsors Cross Campus and General Assembly; media partners PandoDaily, VentureBeat, BuiltinLA, SocalTech, What’s Trending, and TechZulu, as well as dozens of additional sponsors and partners. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.
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