Steve Blank and Gary Shapiro: Startups, Entrepreneurs and Ninja Innovation


Steve Blank, Serial Entrepreneur; Founder, E.piphany; Professor, UC Berkeley and Stanford Engineering; Author, The Startup Owners Manual
Gary Shapiro, CEO, Consumer Electronics Association; Author, The Comeback and Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World's Most Successful Businesses
Kevin O’Malley, President, TechTalk / Studio – Moderator

How can you become a Ninja Innovator – and follow Steve Blank’s advice to “get out of the building” to create and launch your own successful start-up? This program will introduce and integrate best practices, strategies and tips that have swept the startup world, combined with lessons learned from the front lines of “ninja innovation” in consumer electronics and related fields – and where they meet in the amazing growth and focus on startups at the world’s largest annual innovation event, the International CES.
MLF: Business & Leadership
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Cost: $20 non-members, MEMBERS FREE, students free (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Kevin O'Malley