Steve Case with Eric Ries: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future
Steve Case, Co-founder, AOL; Author, The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future; Twitter @SteveCase
Eric Ries, Entrepreneur; Author, The Lean Startup; Twitter @ericries—Moderator
Throughout his career as an entrepreneur and investor, Case has seen rapid change in how people and companies utilize the Internet.
First AOL and other companies laid the foundation for consumers to connect to the Internet. Then we saw companies such as Google and Facebook build on top of the Internet to create search and social networking capabilities, while apps like Snapchat and Instagram leveraged the smartphone revolution.
According to Case, we are now entering a new paradigm called the “Third Wave,” one where entrepreneurs will have the power to vastly transform “real world” sectors such as health, education, transportation, energy and food, and to change the way we live and work.
So who are these third wave leaders? Case shares his vision and offers personal advice for entrepreneurs in this changing digital age.
Location: Santa Clara Convention Center Theatre, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara
Time: 6:15 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program, 8 p.m. book signing
Cost: $25 nonmembers, $15 members, $8 students (with valid ID); Premium (includes priority seating and a copy of the book): $55 nonmembers, $45 members