2017 State of Technology Luncheon
On May 5, 2017 Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn and partner at Greylock Partners headlined the annual luncheon.
Reid Hoffman has played an integral role in building many of today’s leading consumer technology businesses, including LinkedIn and Paypal. He possesses a unique understanding of consumer behavior and the dynamics of viral businesses, and has a track record of driving companies from the earliest stages to explosive growth. Hoffman, an accomplished investor and executive, has written two New York Times best-sellers, The Start-up of You and The Alliance. Now, as a partner of Greylock Partners and board member to a variety of companies- Airbnb, Edmodo, Convoy, Hoffman uses his expertise to focus on building products that can reach hundreds of millions of participants and businesses that have network effects.
Thank you to our generous luncheon sponsors.
Madrona Venture Group
McKinsey & Company
Stratos Product Development LLC
Washington Technology Industry Association
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP
Moss Adams LLP
Pacific Northwest Research Institute
Peregrine Law Group PLLC
Perkins Coie LLP
Point B Capital
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
University of Washington: CoMotion
University of Washington School of Medicine
Washington Research Foundation
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati