Home > Press > Lux executive summit announces 2007 speakers
Diverse group of technology and innovation leaders to speak at third annual Lux Executive Summit on October 15-16
Lux executive summit announces 2007 speakers
New York, NY | Posted on July 16th, 2007
Corporations are changing how they innovate, relying on external technologies sourced from start-ups, research institutions, and even competitors. How will these players interact to bring science-driven innovation to market? This critical question will be answered by eminent speakers at the third annual Lux Executive Summit: Connecting Business with Science for Innovation, held on October 15-16, 2007 at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Lux Executive Summit features exclusive presentations from Lux Research's world-renowned analyst team as well as from the corporate, start-up, financial, and academic fields. The event focuses on science-driven innovation in three key areas: nanotechnology, clean technology, and post-silicon electronics. Confirmed keynote speakers for 2007 Lux Executive Summit include:
Desh Deshpande - Chairman, A123 Systems; Co-founder and Chairman, Sycamore Networks; Founder, MIT Deshpande Center For Technological Innovation
Bill Joy - Partner, Kleiner Perkins; former co-founder and Chief Scientist of Sun Microsystems
Ray Johnson - Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Lockheed Martin
Robert B. Laughlin - Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Physics at Stanford University; Nobel Laureate in Physics
"The Lux Executive Summit has always provided an open forum for the world's elite innovators to discuss the future of science and business," said Lux Research President Matthew Nordan. "This year's Summit will be the premier event for the commercialization of emerging technologies across nanotech, cleantech, and post-silicon electronics."
More than 25 top-tier speakers from corporations, start-ups, and academic institutions have been confirmed for the 2007 Lux Executive Summit. Highlights from the speaker list include:
Calvin Chow - CEO, Nanosys
Ira Ehrenpreis - General Partner, Technology Partners
Bill Reinisch - VP Corporate Strategy and New Initiatives, Motorola
Gwen Ruta - Director of Corporate Partnerships, Environmental Defense
Bill Sahlman - Professor; Senior Associate Dean for External Relations, Harvard Business School
Peter Saling - Chemist and Analyst, BASF Eco-Efficiency Center
Dr. Murali Sastry - Chief Scientist, Tata Chemicals Innovation Centre
Greg Schmergel - Co-founder, President & CEO, Nantero
Larry Thomas - Director of Advanced Materials, Air Products and Chemicals
The 2007 Lux Executive Summit agenda has been posted to the event's website. For early registration and additional event details, please visit
http://www.luxexecutivesummit.com . For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Steven McDermott at (646) 723-0158 or
The Lux Executive Summit is the only event designed to provide corporate executives and investment managers with exclusive knowledge and insights required for making critical business decisions on emerging technologies. The event is grounded in the proprietary data and analysis from Lux Research's prominent analyst team who are joined onstage by more than 50 additional speakers. Capacity is limited at this premier event; full details are available online at http://www.luxexecutivesummit.com
About Lux Research, Inc.
Lux Research provides strategic advice and on-going intelligence about emerging technologies. Leaders in business, finance, and government rely on us to help them make informed strategic decisions. Through our unique research approach and extensive global network, we deliver insight, connections, and competitive advantage to our clients.
For more information, visit http://www.luxresearchinc.com . For Lux Executive Summit registration and additional event details, please visit
For more information, please click here
Lux Research, Inc.
Copyright © Lux Research, Inc.
If you have a comment, please Contact
Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
CEA-Leti Signs Agreement with Qualcomm To Assess Sequential 3D Technology December 9th, 2013
Leica SR GSD 3D Super-Resolution Microscope Voted Among Top 10 Innovations 2013 for Laboratories and Research: The Scientist Magazine Chooses Super-Resolution Microscope from Leica Microsystems as one of the Year's Best Innovations for the Second Time December 9th, 2013
Scientists scale terahertz peaks in nanotubes: Rice U. researchers find plasmonic root of terahertz signals in some carbon nanotubes December 9th, 2013
Squeezing transistors really hard generates energy savings December 9th, 2013
Leti Presentation at IEDM 2013 Will Report Phase-Change Memory Developments for Microcontroller Embedded Applications December 7th, 2013
Bangalore INDIA NANO puts India on the forefront of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Highlights of 6th Bangalore India Nano 2013 December 6th, 2013
Conference speakers: International think tank needed to identify techno-social turning points December 6th, 2013
6th Bangalore INDIA NANO Awards Presented December 5th, 2013