Schedule: Keynote sessions

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Keynote Room - 3rd Level
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(3.56, 9 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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Kevin Kelly (Wired)
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(4.06, 36 ratings)
Keynote by Kevin Kelly, Senior Maverick, Wired. Read more.
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Hal Varian (Google)
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(3.17, 29 ratings)
Keynote by Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google. Read more.
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Mari Baker (PlayFirst, Inc.)
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(2.39, 23 ratings)
PlayFirst chief executive Mari Baker will highlight how a leading single-player game company effectively transitioned to emerging growth platforms like mobile and social. Read more.
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Jessica Mah (inDinero.com)
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(3.59, 22 ratings)
Keynote by Jessica Mah, Founder, CEO, Architect, inDinero. Read more.
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Christian Crumlish (AOL), Erin Malone (Tangible UX)
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(3.08, 25 ratings)
Keynote by Christian Crumlish and Erin Malone. Read more.
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David Messenger (American Express)
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(2.73, 11 ratings)
Keynote by David Messenger Executive Vice President of Online and Mobile at American Express Read more.
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Rosalind W. Picard (MIT Media Lab and Affectiva, Inc.)
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(4.00, 21 ratings)
Rosalind Picard, an MIT Media Lab professor, never wanted to start a business and for most of her early career, she tried to avoid emotion. She enjoys working on hard scientific problems and has authored several patents and over 200 publications, mostly of the geeky mathematical type. Read more.
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Ann Winblad (Hummer Winblad Venture Partners ), Robert Scoble (Rackspace)
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(3.83, 6 ratings)
Ann Winblad, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners and Robert Scoble, Rackspace will kick-off the Startup Showcase event. Read more.
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(3.00, 5 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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Ben Horowitz (Andreessen Horowitz)
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(3.42, 12 ratings)
There are a lot of opportunities in technology, but where should companies and VCs invest? What are the companies and products that still need to be built, where is there opportunity for new growth? Read more.
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Jennifer Lynn Aaker (Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business)
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(4.14, 28 ratings)
How do you connect meaning to social media to create impact? This keynote draws from psychological insights on happiness, storytelling principles and design-thinking methodology to reveal why some movements and brands take off when they harness social media--and why others don’t. Read more.
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Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn | Greylock Partners), Liz Gannes (All Things D)
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(3.21, 24 ratings)
Reid Hoffman, Founder, Executive Chairman, LinkedIn, joins Liz Gannes in conversation on our main stage. Read more.
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Osama Bedier (Google)
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(3.89, 19 ratings)
Keynote by Osama Bedier, Google. Read more.
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(3.00, 16 ratings)
Every day it's getting easier and easier to contribute to open source software. Knowledge of Unix commands and specialized email programs are no longer a barrier to entry — all you need now is a web browser and text editor. This talk will discuss what's changed in the collaboration process in the past few years, the impact the change has had, and where all this is heading. Read more.
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Jennifer Magnolfi (Herman Miller)
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(2.68, 19 ratings)
A key consideration in the making of future environments is the intrinsic role technology plays in their design and engineering. Certain environments known today as extreme, only accessible to a select number of users, in fact reveal core design principles and approaches relevant to the making of future everyday spaces to work, live and learn. Read more.
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Amy Jo Kim (ShuffleBrain)
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(3.85, 20 ratings)
Games are infiltrating every aspect of daily life. Early-on, "gamification" meant adding simple game mechanics like points, badges and leaderboards to websites and apps. But that's not what makes games truly compelling. Good games take players on a journey, giving them something the learn and master. Read more.
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Jonah Peretti (Buzzfeed)
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(4.23, 22 ratings)
Learn how to spread your content and brand media from the cofounder of BuzzFeed and the Huffington Post. Everyone wants to "go viral" but making it happen requires a combination of art, science, persistance. Read more.
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(2.83, 6 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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Dan Shapiro (Sparkbuy Inc.)
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(3.70, 23 ratings)
There are over a quarter million iphone apps. Fortunes are being made--but not so much in the appstores. So forget the democratic storefronts: this insider's tour of the mobile industry will show you where the real money can be made. Read more.
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Dane Glasgow (eBay, Inc.)
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(3.28, 25 ratings)
Keynote by Dane Glasgow, VP of Global Product Management at eBay, Inc. Read more.
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Susan Gregg Koger (ModCloth.com)
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(3.50, 22 ratings)
As building an engaged community becomes top of mind for many retail brands, Susan Gregg Koger, founder of ModCloth.com, explores how the company has managed to build a strong community via social networks and how the skyrocketing fashion retailer plans to build a social shopping site that continues to empower their customer base and change the fashion industry. Read more.
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Adam Goldstein (Hipmunk)
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(4.00, 26 ratings)
Keynote by Adam Goldstein, co-founder and CEO of the travel search site Hipmunk. Read more.
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Rebekah Cox (Quora)
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(3.38, 24 ratings)
Keynote by Rebekah Cox, Product Design Manager, Quora. Read more.
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Adam Mosseri (Facebook)
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(3.50, 26 ratings)
Keynote by Adam Mosseri, Product Design Manager, Facebook. Read more.
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Spencer Rascoff (Zillow.com)
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(3.18, 28 ratings)
Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff discusses how the Web-based business redefined its business model and overhauled its planning and design process to embrace location-based mobile technologies, enhance user experiences and improve advertiser ROI. Real estate is ripe for mobile and Zillow’s early and aggressive integration of mobile is helping attract new users and open up new revenue streams. Read more.
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Peter Meyers (Citia), Scott Stevens (Tall Chair, Inc.), TJ Zark (955 Dreams)
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(2.59, 27 ratings)
Tablets! Tablets! Tablets! There's a lot of buzz, but which apps really succeed on these devices and why? Peter Meyers, author of "Best iPad Apps," interviews top app creators to help you understand the pitfalls and opportunities. Read more.
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Lisa Katayama (TokyoMango)
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(3.34, 29 ratings)
The Sendai earthquake was a terrible tragedy for Japan, but I'm optimistic that it will jump start innovation and a collective sense of action in a country that needed a little shaking up. How has living in the most active earthquake zone in the world affected engineering and innovation in Japan? And what seeds of creativity do we see spawning from the aftermath, as solutions or coping mechanisms? Read more.
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Elspeth Rountree (.), Kenyatta Cheese (.), Jamie Wilkinson (VHX/Internet Famous), Patrick Davison (WhatWeKnowSoFar/MemeFactory), Mike Rugnetta (What We Know So Far / MemeFactory)
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(1.85, 27 ratings)
n an ecosystem of tweets and retweets, bloggers and re-bloggers the questions of documentation and credit have become tricky. The identity of the singular, original creator of a piece of online culture isn't always immediately clear – even if that instigator WASN'T posting Anonymously. So... a million "like"s and "post-to-tumblr"s later, a question arises: to whom does this culture belong? Read more.
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