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2013 Liquidity Summit

(Palo Alto, California – February 2013) Pillsbury, Nasdaq, E & Y, Connor Group, RR Donnelley and Woodruff Sawyer invite you to attend the 2013 Liquidity Summit, an event designed for companies considering a public offering, in the near or longer term.

The summit will feature investors, prominent public company executives and investment bankers discussing IPO market conditions, the choice between M&A and IPO opportunities, and the transition to public company status, including obligations for financial reporting, corporate governance, systems and reporting requirements, and investor relations.

To register, please click the link below and reference “Connor Group.”

https://info.pillsburylaw.com/spring-2013-liquidity-summit/

7:15 – 8:00am Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:00 – 8:10am Welcome and Introduction
Jorge del Calvo, Partner, Pillsbury
8:10 – 9:00am Panel 1: IPO Market Conditions and Trends
Moderator: Jorge del Calvo, Partner, Pillsbury
Lev Finkelstein, Managing Director, Technology, Media and Telecom Investment Banking, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Andy Fisher, Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Bob Marino, CEO, Director, Cafepress Inc.
Scott Sandell, General Partner, Technology Investing, New Enterprise Associates, Inc.
9:10 – 10:00am Panel 2: State of the Market for Mergers and Acquisitions
Moderator: Allison Leopold Tilley, Partner, Pillsbury
Steve Mullaney, SVP, General Manager, Networking & Security Business Unit, VMware
Andy Oberst, Senior VP, QCT Strategy and Corporate Development, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies
Colin Ryan, Managing Director, Technology Group, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Jim Reinhart, Managing Director, Ernst & Young
Charles Welch, Managing Director, Technology Investment Banking, Pagemill Partners, a Duff & Phelps Business
10:00 – 10:15am Networking Break
10:15 – 11:05am Panel 3: Preparing to Launch: A plan of action and how to avoid bumps in the road on your path
to an IPO or M&A
Moderator: Lise Buyer, Principal, Class V Group
Denise Amantea, Partner, Senior Vice President, Directors & Officers, Woodruff-Sawyer & Co
Robin Graham, Managing Director, Internet & Digital Media Banking, Needham & Company
Gabriella Lombardi, Partner, Pillsbury
Jeff Pickett, Managing Partner, Connor Group
11:15 – 12:00pm Executive Fireside Chat
Dan Atler, CFO, Meraki
Jack Lazar, SVP Corporate Development, General Manager, Qualcomm Atheros