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Technology's Top Investors and Executives Gather in Vail, Colorado, for the 15th Annual Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum
Aug 11, 2013 (04:08 AM EDT)

VAIL, Colo., Aug. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Crest Securities, the premier investment bank for technology, is hosting its Fifteenth Annual Global Technology Leadership Forum in Vail, Colorado, August 11 – 13. The firm is expecting more than 800 participants, including executives from over 250 public and private Technology companies and over 400 investment professionals from the globe's most notable Venture, Private Equity, Mutual and Hedge Funds. The formal program kicks off the evening of Sunday, August 11, and will include 4 keynotes events, nearly 90 public company presentations, more than 30 topical panels, 5 sector and transactional focused workshops as well as the bank's concurrent Mosaic Summit. Themes explored at the 2013 edition of the Global Technology Leadership Forum and the customized, private topical sessions of the Mosaic Summit will center on the disruption and value creation resulting from global connectivity and include the application of technology in mobile, advertising, entertainment, retail and enterprise IT systems. The intensely interactive format of the event and the relaxed atmosphere of Vail combine to result in unique, high-value insights and discussions that frequently catalyze commercial, financial and strategic partnerships between many of the annual gathering's attendees. Global Technology Leadership Forum participants began arriving at the venerable Rocky Mountain resort community on Friday, August 9, to enjoy a weekend of outdoor recreation.

Select details of the invitation-only Pacific Crest's 2013 Global Technology Leadership Forum:

  • Keynotes Addresses by
    • Rich Templeton, Chairman, President & CEO of Texas Instruments,
    • David Goulden, President & COO, EMC, and
    • Kevin Mandia, CEO of Mandiant
  • Keynote Presentation: CEO Tech Talk – the View from 10,000 Feet with
    • Frank Slootman, CEO ServiceNow,
    • Peter Van Camp, Executive Chairman, Equinix,
    • Dan Yates, CEO, Opower, and
    • Lars Bjork, CEO, Qlik Technologies
  • Workshops focused on
    • The disruption of Internet & Digital Media
    • Current performance benchmarks in Software-as-a-Service
    • Best practices in Infrastructure Management Software
    • Corporate Development Opportunities in Evolving Cleantech Market
    • The State of the Art in Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 30 Topical Panels including
    • The Next Revolution in Cloud - Click to Compute
    • ARMing the Data Center
    • Power Shift: What the Rising CMO Influence Means to IT?
    • Vertical Software
    • Security Next: Beyond the Refresh Cycle
    • E-commerce: 2013 Update & 2014 Key Drivers
  • Mosaic Summit private sessions evaluating
    • Commerce & Payments
    • 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing
    • Media Devices & Platforms
    • Integrated Advertising
    • Communication & Networks
    • Virtualization & Datacenter Infrastructure
    • Databases & Analytics

About Pacific Crest Securities
Pacific Crest is the premier investment bank for technology, operating at the leading edge, where global connectivity is fueling an unprecedented expansion cycle. The firm applies its knowledge of the drivers of value creation and global network of relationships to technology's high-growth sectors, such as global internet, mobility, SaaS, cloud and big data, next gen infrastructure and alternative energy. As a result, Pacific Crest's clients — technology's foremost institutional investors and market leading companies — rely on it to achieve superior returns and gain competitive advantage from the seismic shifts occurring in technology.

Pacific Crest has 200 employees and is headquartered in the United States, with offices in Boston, New York, Portland, San Francisco, Stamford, along with our Representative Office in Beijing, as well as its Pacific Epoch office in Shanghai. The firm was founded in 1990.

Media Contact:
Jen McBee
Pacific Crest Securities

SOURCE Pacific Crest Securities