Schedule: Keynote sessions

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(3.51, 35 ratings)
Tuesday's opening remarks by the Web 2.0 Expo SF program chairs Sarah Milstein and Brady Forrest. Read more.
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Ben Huh (I Can Has Cheezburger)
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(3.43, 61 ratings)
The last century created sitcoms and TV shows. This generation is searching for our own, and the Internet is ready to give it to them. Read more.
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Lili Cheng (Microsoft)
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(2.82, 57 ratings)
Keynote by Lili Cheng, Microsoft. Read more.
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Paul Buchheit (Facebook)
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(2.80, 56 ratings)
Paul Buchheit of Facebook in conversation with Web 2.0 Expo SF program chair, Sarah Milstein. Read more.
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June Cohen (TED Conferences)
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(4.57, 77 ratings)
In 2006-- after 22 years as an exclusive, expensive event --TED began releasing talks from the conference online, for free. Rather than sinking TED's business model, this strategy of radical openness grew its audience from 1000 attendees to 150 million users worldwide, evolving the organization from an event to a global platform for spreading ideas. Read more.
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Eric Ries (Lessons Learned)
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(4.28, 65 ratings)
Keynote by Eric Ries, of The Lean Startup. Read more.
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Ge Wang (Stanford University, Smule)
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(4.64, 67 ratings)
Keynote by Ge Wang, Assistant Professor, Stanford University and Co-founder, CTO, Chief Creative Officer, Smule. Read more.
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(3.16, 19 ratings)
Wednesday's opening remarks by the Web 2.0 Expo SF program chairs Sarah Milstein and Brady Forrest. Read more.
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Christian Coly (Parrot)
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(3.52, 54 ratings)
The days of multiple gadgets, devices and laptops are numbered. Today’s consumers are looking for technology that works across any platform and can control multiple devices. Parrot North America executive, Christian Coly will address how video gaming convergence will get American families off of the couch and even outside to reinvigorate play. Read more.
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Erin McKean (Google | Wordnik)
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(2.23, 31 ratings)
Keynote by Erin McKean, Wordnik. Read more.
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Clara Shih (Hearsay Labs)
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(2.75, 52 ratings)
Keynote by Clara Shih, The Facebook Era. Read more.
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Kevin Lynch (Adobe)
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(3.84, 55 ratings)
Kevin Lynch of Adobe Systems Inc. in conversation with Web 2.0 Expo SF program chair, Brady Forrest. Read more.
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Charlie Kim (Next Jump, Inc. ), Jen Bekman (20x200 | Jen Bekman Projects, Inc.), Rebecca Thorman (Alice.com)
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(3.84, 57 ratings)
eCommerce is a term you heard bandied around in 1997 to describe a then-hot segment of the web. Today, well over a decade later, you might assume that eCommerce is stable--even boring. Think again. A new crop of start-ups is reexamining what the web can do for commerce, invigorating the sector with smart analyses and compelling business models. Read more.
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Rashmi Sinha (SlideShare, Inc.)
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(3.00, 42 ratings)
Keynote by Rashmi Sinha, Slideshare, Inc. Read more.
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Danny Sullivan (Search Engine Land) Moderated by: https://www.youtube.com/v/ZmbnwAqh6qI
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(3.22, 50 ratings)
Are search engines content "vampires" that should be feared, sucking content owners dry and providing little value in return? Or do they operate well within "fair use" and provide far more reward to content owners than traditional media outlets do? Read more.
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(3.20, 25 ratings)
Thursday's opening remarks by the Web 2.0 Expo SF program chairs Sarah Milstein and Brady Forrest. Read more.
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Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
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(4.05, 59 ratings)
Keynote by Tim O'Reilly, founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media. Read more.
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(3.13, 52 ratings)
When you get used to deploying code to production servers whenever the fancy strikes, it's hard to go back. And those nine-, six- or even three-month release cycles typical for MMOs start to look a little like giant bank or government IT projects. Read more.
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Hilary Mason (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs)
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(3.43, 54 ratings)
A vibrant ecosystem has grown up around streaming content. What does this content look like? Do people consume it differently? How does it spread? How is it being exploited? We've taken a deep look at the mechanisms of content sharing through the facets of social streams and the ways that content and behavior are evolving in this new environment. Read more.
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Jeff Pierce (IBM Research - Almaden )
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(3.33, 51 ratings)
Keynote by Jeff Pierce, IBM Research - Almaden. Read more.
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Jared Friedman (Scribd)
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(3.48, 42 ratings)
Keynote by Jared Friedman, Scribd. Read more.
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steve blank (Stanford/Berkeley/Columbia)
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(4.43, 53 ratings)
Keynote by Steve Blank, author of "Four Steps to the Epiphany." Read more.
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