Innovation in Silicon Valley
Leaders and innovators in Silicon Valley/the West Coast share
perspectives, examine opportunities and debate challenges for ratcheting
up innovation and growth.
Takeaway session about what can be learned from companies who have reinvented themselves or pivoted.
Richard Dickson, Partner, Fenwick and West Sudhakar Ramakrishna, EVP of Unified Communications Solutions, Polycom Randy Komisar, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Will Price, CEO, Flite Ujjal Kohli, CEO, Rhythm NewMedia Inc.
As the finale event of its 25 Anniversary Celebration year, Churchill
Club proudly presents Igniting Innovation & Mastering Change: A
Day-long Conversation in Three Acts, a series of discussions presenting
new perspectives and examining opportunities for advancing information
locally, nationally, and around the world. Speakers and audience members
will engage in discussions and focus on takeaways and insights
throughout the day in three segments: 1) Here: Innovation in Silicon
Valley; 2) There: Innovation in America and Around the World; 3) …&
Then: Inventing the Future
Churchill Club is Silicon Valley’s premier business and technology
forum. The 25 year old, 7,000 member, nonprofit organization has built a
reputation for dynamic, in-the-news programs featuring Silicon Valley
CEOs, up-and-coming executives and national leaders. Members of the
Churchill Club represent a range of industries, companies, and
expertise. Individual and corporate members include influential leaders
from Silicon Valley’s top companies, managers of both technical and
non-technical groups, entrepreneurs, and executives from the service
Richard Dickson is a partner at Fenwick and West.
Ujjal Kohli is CEO of Rhythm NewMedia Inc.
Komisar is a partner at Kleiner Perkins.
Will Price is CEO of Flite.
Sudhakar Ramakrishna is EVP of Unified Communications Solutions, Polycom.
Randy Komisar, partner at Kleiner
Perkins, discusses the importance of intellectual honesty in creating a culture
of innovation. He explains that being
honest means admitting what you don’t know, and admitting what you don’t know
allows you to ask the right questions.