Xconomy Intersect: Innovating Where Disciplines Collide

The most interesting innovations are found where disciplines, industries, and cultures intersect—where intelligent machines edit human writers, drones plant trees, and cloud computing accelerates the transformation of healthcare. Xconomy Intersect will explore these productive areas through an afternoon of conversations with top investors, company builders, startup leaders, and researchers. These key constituents are remixing the Pacific Northwest’s expertise in software, commerce, mobile, life sciences, and more, competing and collaborating with counterparts around the world to tackle some of today’s biggest challenges and business opportunities.

Join us December 8 for a unique view of the crossroads from which the next big idea may emerge.

Confirmed Speakers:

Hans Tung, Managing Partner, GGV Capital
Rajeev Singh, CEO, Accolade
Xuedong Huang, Distinguished Engineer/Chief Scientist of Speech R&D, Microsoft
Michael McGinn, Former Mayor of Seattle
Nick Huzar, CEO & Co-Founder, OfferUp
Kieran Snyder, CEO & Co-Founder, Textio
Bill Bryant, Partner, DFJ
Matt McIlwain, Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group
Greg Bear, Author
Vikram Jandhyala, Vice President for Innovation Strategy, University of Washington
Margaret O’Mara, Associate Professor, University of Washington
Peter Wilson, VP of Engineering, OfferUp
Kirk Washington, Investment Committee, W Fund
Rosemarie Truman, Director of Innovation Impact, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Paul Levins, Executive Vice President & Global Head of Partnerships, Xinova
Virginia Emery, CEO, Beta Hatch
Lav Khot, Associate Professor, Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State University
David Ferris, Reporter, E&E News
Grant Canary, CEO, DroneSeed

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Registration: 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Program: 1:30 – 5:30 pm
Networking Reception: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
View the full agenda.

Registration Information:

Saver Rate: $125
Regular Registration: $175
Startup Special: $75
Student Registration: $30
At the Door: $200


If you would like to be a sponsor for this event, please contact [email protected]

*Speakers and program schedule are subject to change.