O’Reilly Media and CMP Technology have just announced the official lineup of speakers for the 4th annual Web 2.0 Summit. This year it will be held at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California from October 17 to October 19, 2007.
The 2007 Web 2.0 Summit is being moderated by John Battelle from Federated Media and Tim O’Reilly of O’Reilly Media. According to O’Reilly Medi and CMP Technology, the highlight of the 2007 Web 2.0 Summit will be an evening (dinner) keynote with Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corp, and Chris DeWolfe, CEO and co-founder of MySpace.
Others that are scheduled to be in attendance are Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T, Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, Dr. J. Craig Venter of the J. Craig Venter Institute, Meg Whitman, CEO of eBay, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook.
A lot of other industry insiders will be at the 2007 Web 2.0 Summit, including:
Amy Banse, President, Comcast Interactive Media
James Bilefield, CEO, Openads
Adam Bosworth, VP of Engineering, Google, Inc.
Vyomesh (VJ) Joshi, Exec VP, Imaging/ Printing Group, Hewlett Packard
Bobby Kotick, CEO, Activision
Ted Leonsis, Vice Chairman, AOL
Brain McAndrews, President and CEO, aQuantive, Inc.
Mary Meeker, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Mattias Miksche, Stardoll.com
Eric Nicoli, Chairman, EMI Group
Franck Poisson, CEO and Founder, Webwag
David Recordon, Open Platforms Tech Lead, Six Apart
Dan Schienmann, Senior VP and GM, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Jonathan Schwartz, President and CEO, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Lance Tokuda, CEO and Co-founder, RockYou
The 2007 Web 2.0 Summit is the a great place to network and to learn the latest about Web 2.0, social networking, and social bookmarking. There’s supposed to be a “sponsor gallery” with sponsors like Nokia, Adobe, AOL, Etelos, and HP.
The 2007 Web 2.0 Summit limits the total number of attendees in order to “foster a more intense dialogue among participants”.
If you’d like to request an invitation or find more information, go here to the Web 2.0 Summit site
For a complete list of speakers scheduled for the 2007 Web 2.0 Summit go here.
To read the latest industry buzz and news announcements surrounding Web 2.0 Summit go here.
A list of conference sponsors is here.