Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Perkins Coie – Palo Alto
Herb Stephens, CEO of NueHealth: Herb is founder and CEO of NueHealth, his fifth startup company. His third startup eventually grew to have a $10 billion market cap. All five of his startups involved technology applications to support emerging industries. Herb started his career at General Electric, and he left to join Intershop where he was instrumental in taking the company public.
Thomas Huot, Managing Director of VantagePoint Capital Partners: Thomas focuses on biopharmaceutical and medical device investments, with an emphasis in biofuels and biomaterials. Thomas joined VantagePoint in 2004, and he holds a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from University of College London.
Jennifer Jones, Founder of Jennifer Jones & Partners (JJ&P): Jennifer is a renowned marketing veteran who has been providing strategic marketing and communications counsel to venture capital firms and companies for more than two decades. Before founding JJ&P, Jennifer was an Executive VP and General Manager of Regis McKenna, Inc. advising Apple Computer, and Intel. Jennifer is a graduate of Stanford University’s SEP Executive Management/Masters of Business Administration program.
Yuri Rabinovich, CEO of Start-up Monthly: Yuri is an entrepreneur who works with startups around the world to help them apply Lean Startup principles and best practices. He has built a global network of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and partners that under his leadership provide coaching to startup founders (including, roadmap for success building).
Daphne Higgs, Senior Counsel at Perkins Coie: Daphne leads the firm’s Technology Transactions and Privacy practice in Silicon Valley and plays an integral role within in the firm’s Emerging Companies & Venture Capital practice. Daphne counsels companies on complex technology transactions, with a particular focus on digital media, entertainment, intellectual property, privacy and open source.
Additional panelists may be added
Lowell Ness, Partner at Perkins Coie: Lowell is a corporate attorney who has been in Silicon Valley since 1994. He focuses on representing high growth emerging companies in venture capital financings, mergers, acquisitions, public offerings and private placements. His clients range from startup companies in the earliest stages to well-established public companies, as well as private equity and venture capital funds.
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