Past Event

Aneesh Chopra: Building a Future for Technological Innovation (SV)

Tue, Aug 17 2010 - 7:00pm

Building a Future for Technological Innovation

Aneesh Chopra, United States CTO

Michael Moritz, Managing Member, Sequoia Capital; Former Board Member, Google, PayPal and Yahoo!; Current Board Member, GameFly and Kayak; Former Correspondent and San Francisco Bureau Chief, Time - Moderator

Chopra was sworn in by President Obama in May 2009 as the nation’s first Chief Technology Officer. Chopra has sought to use information technology to raise public awareness about President Obama’s policies on health care, energy and the environment. Chopra will discuss how investing in technological innovation is a crucial aspect of job creation, reducing health-care costs and protecting the country.

Location: Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View
Time: 6:30 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program
Cost:
$15 members, $25 non-members, $10 students (with valid ID). Premium (first few rows) $30 members, $45 non-members
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