Xconomy Intersect: New Speakers Added as Discount Rate Ends

Here are three big things to know about Xconomy Intersect, our next Seattle event coming up Dec. 8: Microsoft’s chief speech researcher, Xuedong Huang, whose team just set a new record for accuracy in machine transcription, is one of the new speakers joining our outstanding lineup of entrepreneurs, investors, and thinkers.

Kirk Washington, a longtime cleantech venture capital investor with experience on both sides of the 49th parallel, is another.

And, Thursday is the last day you can save $80 on tickets for what’s shaping up to be a fascinating afternoon of conversations and insights on Seattle’s innovation economy, from new user interfaces to machine learning in healthcare to the future of human writing.

Join us on Dec. 8 at 415 Westlake in the heart of Seattle’s South Lake Union innovation neighborhood for a unique view of the crossroads from which the next big Seattle idea may emerge. Confirmed speakers include:

    • Hans Tung, Managing Partner, GGV Capital
    • Rajeev Singh, CEO, Accolade
    • Xuedong Huang, Distinguished Engineer/Chief Scientist of Speech R&D, Microsoft
    • Nick Huzar, CEO & Co-Founder, OfferUp
    • Kieran Snyder, CEO & Co-Founder, Textio
    • 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
    • Grant Canary, CEO, DroneSeed

Our discounted Early Bird rate ends Thursday, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this great opportunity to save and buy your ticket today!

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