Web 2.0 Summit Dinner with Special Guest: Ariel Emanuel. Sponsored by Dell

Ariel Emanuel (William Morris Endeavor Entertainment), Julia Boorstin (CNBC)
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Join us and entertainment industry mogul, Ariel Emanuel – co-CEO of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment – for this year’s official Web 2.0 Dinner immediately after our Opening Reception, at The Palace Hotel San Francisco. Hosted by Dell, we have planned a sit-down dinner filled with great food, drink and conversations for all Web 2.0 Summit attendees!

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Ariel Emanuel

William Morris Endeavor Entertainment

Ariel Emanuel serves as co-CEO of WME Entertainment. He was a founding partner of the
Endeavor Agency and was instrumental in shaping its June 2009 merger with the William Morris

Emanuel represents such clients as writer / directors Michael Moore (“Sicko”), Martin Scorsese
(“The Departed”), Matthew Vaughn (“Kick Ass”), Peter Berg (“Hancock”), Steve Zaillian
(“American Gangster”), Aaron Sorkin (creator of “The West Wing”) and Larry David (
“Seinfeld” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm”); live event providers such as World Wrestling
Entertainment and Ultimate Fighting Championship; and actors Michael Douglas (“Wall Street
2”), Charlize Theron (“Hancock”),“Mark Wahlberg (“The Departed”) and Sacha Baron Cohen

Emanuel is a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Film Institute and is active in
P.S. Arts, an industry supported non-profit agency working to bring arts education to public
school students all over Southern California. An environmental and political activist, he also
served as the co-chair of the Earth to L.A. biennial fund-raising event for the Natural Resources
Defense Council.

Prior to founding Endeavor, Emanuel was a partner at InterTalent and a senior agent at
International Creative Management. He began his entertainment industry career as an agent
trainee at Creative Artists Agency.

Raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Emanuel graduated from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN.
He lives with his wife Sarah and their three children in Los Angeles.

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Julia Boorstin


Julia Boorstin joined CNBC in May 2006 as a general assignment reporter. In December 2006, Boorstin became CNBC’s media and entertainment reporter working from CNBC’s Los Angeles Bureau. Boorstin covers media with a special focus on the intersection of media and technology.

Julia Boorstin joined CNBC from Fortune magazine where she was a business writer and reporter since 2000, covering a wide range of stories on everything from media companies to retail to business trends. During that time, she was also a contributor to “Street Life,” a live market wrap-up segment on CNN Headline News.

In 2003, 2004 and 2006, The Journalist and Financial Reporting newsletter named Boorstin to the “TJFR 30 under 30” list of the most promising business journalists under 30 years old. She has also worked for the State Department’s delegation to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (O.E.C.D.) and for Vice President Gore’s Domestic Policy office.

She graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in history. She was also an editor on The Daily Princetonian.

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