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The Financial Times' inaugural Financing Innovation conference, in partnership with Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education, gathered investors and forward-looking corporate leaders to discuss the latest advances, arising investment opportunities, and the impact on business strategies in a rapidly changing landscape. [more]

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Richard Waters
West Coast Managing Editor
Financial Times



Drew Houston
Founder, CEO

Steve Jurvetson

Managing Director
Draper Fisher Jurvetson

John Lilly
Member of the Board of Directors
Mozilla Corporation
Partner, Greylock Partners 

Ian Patrick Sobieski
Managing Director
Band of Angels




Aneel Bhusri, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Workday
Lise Buyer, Principal, Class V Group
Egon Durban, Managing Director, Silver Lake
George Foster, Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Management, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
William R. Hambrecht, Founder, Chairman and CEO, WR Hambrecht + Co.
Howard Hartenbaum, Partner, August Capital
Drew Houston, Founder, CEO, Dropbox
Steve Jurvetson, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Martin Korman, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
John Lilly, Member of the Board of Directors, Mozilla Corporation and Partner, Greylock Partners
Bill Maris, Managing Director, Google Ventures
Brad McManus, Director of Investments, Panasonic Ventures
Claudia Fan Munce, Managing Director, IBM Venture Capital Group
Bill Nguyen, Founder, Color
John O'Farrell, General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Don Reed, Director, PwC
Dan Rose, VP of Partnerships and Platform Marketing, Facebook
Garth Saloner, Philip H. Knight Professor and Dean, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Aydin Senkut, Founder and Managing Director, Felicis Ventures
Ian Patrick Sobieski, Managing Director, Band of Angels
Mike Volpi, Partner, Index Ventures
Maynard Webb, Chairman, LiveOps
Steve Westly, Managing Partner, The Westly Group
Geoff Yang, Founding Partner, Redpoint Ventures
Laurie Yoler, Managing Director, GrowthPoint Technology Partners


General Inquiries: Sponsorship Inquiries:
Chrissy Sexton
+1 212-641-6369

Tim Powell
+1 212-641-6170

Toufique Khan
+44 (0)207 873 3260

Click here to view the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education brochure.