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The Placemakers


A Conversation about the Entrepreneurs Shaping our Cities

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The Placemakers


A Conversation about the Entrepreneurs Shaping our Cities

Tumml and the Blackstone Charitable Foundation present The Placemakers: A Conversation about the Entrepreneurs Shaping our Cities on November 4, 2015 in downtown San Francisco (560 Mission Street, 23rd floor). The event will involve a full day of intimate, closed-door roundtables on topics important to the future of urban innovation (startups & regulation, the future of urban transportation, etc). Each roundtable will be attended by a different and highly-curated group of entrepreneurs, investors, policy leaders, and political figures who are issue-area experts.


THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM: SOCIAL

ESTHER DYSON
Chairman
EDventure Holdings

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KIRSTEN TOBEY
Co-Founder
Revolution Foods

VISHAL VASISHTH
Co-Founder
Obvious Ventures

JEN DULSKI
President & COO
Change.org

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ALISA CORDESIUS
Manager of Social Innovation & Design Indiegogo

MEGAN ROSE DICKEY
Journalist
TechCrunch

ERIC NEE
Managing Editor
Stanford Social Innovation Review

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ISABELLE HAU
Senior Director
Omidyar Network

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KAI STINCHCOMBE
Co-Founder
True Link Financial

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ROSE BROOME
Co-Founder
HandUp

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BEN HECHT
President & CEO
Living Cities

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MOLLY TURNER
Global Head of Civic Partnerships
Airbnb

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LISA HAGERMAN
Director of Programs
DBL Investors

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LESLIE KEIL
Partner
Hanson Bridgett

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FREDERICK HUTSON
Founder
Pigeon.ly

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SHANNA NASIRI
Director
Nasiri Foundation

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JEFFREY ROBINSON
Associate Professor
Rutgers Business School

KELLY MCKENNA
Co-Founder
ArtLifting

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WILLIAM SHUTKIN
President & CEO
Presidio Graduate School

 

THE FUTURE OF URBAN TRANSPORTATION

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SCOTT WIENER
Supervisor, District 8
SF Board of Supervisors

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KIM-MAI CUTLER
Journalist
TechCrunch

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TOM MAGUIRE
Director of Sustainable Streets
SFMTA

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NICK ALLEN
 Founder
Shuddle

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GILLIAN GILLETT
Director of Transportation Policy City and County of SF

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SHMULIK FISHMAN
Co-Founder
Zirx

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CHARLES HUDSON
Partner
SoftTech VC

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DAN PRESTON
CEO
Metromile

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DARNELL GRISBY
Director, Policy Development & Research
American Public Transportation Association

BEN HECHT
President & CEO
Living Cities

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ALI VAHABZADEH
Founder
Chariot

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WAYNE TING
SF General Manager
Uber

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PHIL CARTER
Associate
Trinity Ventures

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ALEX KAUFMAN
Co-Founder
Night School

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DAN NGUYEN-TAN
Co-Founder
Public Bikes

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WILLIAM SHUTKIN
President & CEO
Presidio Graduate School


STARTUPS & THE CITY

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DAVID CHIU
Assemblymember, 17th District
CA State Assembly

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JANE KIM
Supervisor, District 6
SF Board of Supervisors

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ARUN SUNDARARAJAN
Professor
NYU Stern School of Business

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MIKE MASSERMAN
Director, International Government Relations
Lyft

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TEJAL SHAH
Co-Founder
KidAdmit

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SAM DODGE
Acting Director
SF Mayor’s Office of HOPE

 

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STEVE CALLANDER
Professor
Stanford Graduate School of Business

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SCOTT MAUVAIS
Director, Technology & Civic Innovation
Microsoft

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SAMMIE RAYNER
Co-Founder
HandUp

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ERIC REED
VP, Entertainment & Tech Policy
Verizon

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DAVID CHIPMAN
SVP of Public Safety
Shotspotter

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BEN HECHT
President & CEO
Living Cities

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CHRIS GRUWELL
President
Platinum Advisors

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PATRICK CUSHING
Co-Founder
WorkHands

CAROLYN SAID
Journalist
The San Francisco Chronicle

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KIRAN JAIN
Chief Strategy Officer
Neighborly

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WILLIAM SHUTKIN
President & CEO
Presidio Graduate School

 
 
 

SCALING & EXITS

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JASON CALACANIS
Host
This Week In Startups

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ERIK LISHER
Managing Director
Blackstone

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Sean Aggarwal
CFO
Trulia

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STACY DONOHUE
Investment Partner
Omidyar Network

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ERIC GUNDERSEN
Co-Founder
Mapbox

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ARIEL POLER
Angel Investor

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MATT BREZINA
Angel Investor

CRAIG SHERMAN
Managing Director
Meritech Capital

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JASE WILSON
Co-Founder
Neighborly

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BEN HECHT
President & CEO
Living Cities

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BILL BOBBITT
Co-Founder
Move Loot

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JOHN ORTA
SVP & General Counsel
OpenTable

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KEYA DANNENBAUM
Principal Product Manager
Change.org

JOSH KRAMMES
VP of Business Development
MergerTech

SAMIR KAJI
Managing Director
First Republic Bank

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WILLIAM SHUTKIN
President & CEO
Presidio Graduate School

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A big thank you to our sponsors


A big thank you to our sponsors


PRESENTING SPONSOR:


CONTENT SPONSORS:

 

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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR VENUE SPONSOR:

 
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