Speaking Engagements:  2010-2007


Business and Investment Opportunities In Energy, Transportation, Materials, and Storage

September 22, 2010

UCLA Anderson School of Management Alumni Network

Fenwick and West LLP

Mountain View, CA

“Mobile Markets: New Opportunities”

September 14, 2010

WITI Technology Summit

Doubletree Hotel Conference Center

San Jose, CA

“From Innovation to Market Validation and Commercialization”

June 29, 2010

Green Technology Entrepreneurship Academy

Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences

Incline Village, NV

“The Innovative CEO: Sustainable Earnings Growth - Pipedream or Reality?”

June 25, 2010

Merrill Lynch Seminar

The Center Club

Costa Mesa, CA 

“Matching Innovative Solutions to Investors and Corporate Partners… Cleantech Efficiency, Grid and Transportation”

June 24, 2010

TechConnect Summit 2010 for Nanotechnologies, Biotechnologies, and Clean Tech

Anaheim Convention Center

Anaheim, CA 

“Opportunities and Challenges: Smart Grid Technologies and Applications”

June 23, 2010

Clean Technology Conference and Expo 2010

Anaheim Convention Center

Anaheim, CA 

“Smart Grid: Efficiency, Reliability, and Security… Executive Perspectives from Cisco, Peritus Partners, Intel, and Lockheed”

June 22, 2010

Clean Technology Conference and Expo 2010

Anaheim Convention Center

Anaheim, CA 

“Maximizing the Value of Products and Services”

June 10, 2010

Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building

Stanford University

Stanford, CA

“Bioenergy: Follow the Money”

March 18, 2010

Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit 2010

London, UK

Investment Climate for Startups”  

January 20-22, 2010

TMC SmartGrid Conference 

Miami Beach Conference Center  

Miami, FL 


Valley CEOs Speak

“Best Innovative Business Models for Robust Profitable Growth” October 8, 2009

Fremont Hills Country Club

Los Altos, CA

“Green Tech and Sustainability: The Global Highway to Sustainable Business and Economic Development”

October 7, 2009

Speakers: CEO, Peritus Partners with Group President of Symantec, SVP of EMC Corp., and SVP of Cisco

Annual GreenTech Conference

United Nations Headquarters

New York, NY

“Smart  Grid: Understanding the Current Landscape and What Lies Ahead”

September 22, 2009

Pillsbury Law LLP Office

Palo Alto, CA

“Marketing Green: When is Green Green?”

September 16, 2009

Always On Global Going Green Conference

Cavallo Point

Sausalito, CA

“Sustainability Equals Prosperity Under Market Restrictions and Economic Uncertainty”

August 20, 2009

COO Forum

Reno, NV

Low Carbon Ethanol for California

August 4, 2009

Green Tech Conference and S. California Air Quality Management District

Pasadena Convention Center

Pasadena, CA

“France’s Clean Tech Industry and Collaborative Best Practices for

Trade and Growth”

June 9, 2009

French Trade Office Tech Tour

French Consulate

San Francisco, CA

“Becoming Global Leaders…Platform for Industry Growth and Innovation” Conference Keynote

May 22, 2009

VSVN (Vietnamese Strategic Ventures) Global Technology and Business Conference 2009

Cabana Crowne Plaza

Palo Alto, CA

“Economic Stimulus and Business Renewals”

May 22-23, 2009

VSVN Global Technology and Business Conference 2009

Cabana Crowne Plaza

Palo Alto, CA

“Renewable Fuels Infrastructure: Getting Shovel Ready… Incentives and Sustainability”

May 13, 2009

Sixth Annual Forum: California Biomass Collaborative

California Environmental Protection Agency Building

Sacramento, CA

“Considerations and Implications of Waxman-Markley—American Clean Energy and Security ‘ACES’ ACT (Cap and Trade Legislation) on Information Technology”

May 8-13, 2009

Capitol Hill

Washington, DC

“Getting the Bang - Green Agile Solutions Designed for Eco-Environmental Impact!”

May 8, 2009

IEEE Green Reliability Seminar

De Anza College

Cupertino, CA

“Mergers and Acquisitions and Alliances...Driving Value Creation and Building Brand Equity”

May 5, 2009

Mergers and Acquisitions Seminar

DLA Piper LLP Office

Palo Alto, CA

“The New Stimulus Package: What Does it Mean for the Valley?”

April 21, 2009

Stanford University

Stanford, CA

Testimony: “California Ethanol Distribution Infrastructure Challenges and Development”

April 14, 2009

California Energy Commission Fueling Infrastructure Committee

Sacramento, CA

“Data Center Monitoring, Measurement, Simulation, and Control Technologies”

February 6, 2009

Critical Facilities Roundtable

SYBASE, One Sybase Drive

Dublin, CA

“Clean Tech  Venture Funding -What’s Ahead for 2009”

January 13, 2009

DLA Piper LLP Office

Palo Alto, CA



“Trends and Innovations in Energy Efficiency”

December 11, 2008

Singapore Entrepreneur Association RainMakers Fall 2008

Advanced Micro Devices

Sunnyvale, CA

“Commercialization of Clean Tech:  Payback for Corporate America”

November 13, 2008

Panel: CEO, Peritus Partners with CEO of Sunpower Corp., CEO of Silicon Valley Group, American River Ventures, and Sequoia Capital

Fremont Hills Country Club

Los Altos, CA

“Clean Tech Solutions for the Data Center”

November 11, 2008

The United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development (UN-GAID) GreenTech Conference

Polytechnic Institute of NYU

New York, NY   

“Market Innovation and Social Enterprise..Next Gen Renewable”

October 24, 2008

Columbia University Social Enterprise Conference

New York, NY   

“Clean Tech, THE Robust Global Growth Engine... Perspectives from the Top Women in Clean Tech” (Conference Keynote)

October 15, 2008

Panel: CEO, Peritus Partners with SVP of GE Commercial, MDV Ventures, GrowthPoint Technology Partners, and Goodwin Procter LLP

WITI International Technology Conference

Santa Clara Convention Center

Santa Clara, CA

“Championing Entrepreneurial Ventures within Your Company”

October 14, 2008

WITI International Technology Conference

Hyatt Regency Hotel

Santa Clara, CA

“The Next Wave: Alternative Fuels Technology and Infrastructure”

September 27, 2008

World Economic Forum

Tianjin, China

“Lessons from Entrepreneurs”

September 19, 2008

Panel: CEO, Peritus Partners with  Fmr. President and CEO, VMware

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Stanford, CA

“Top Tech Security Trends: Implications, Game Plan or Variations of a Theme”

June 2, 2008

Hacker’s Halted and Techno Security International Conference

Marriott Resort Hotel

Myrtle Beach, SC

“Excellence in Corporate IT Leadership”

May 1, 2008

Panel: CEO, Peritus Partners with the VP/CIO of Motorola, and CIO of Baxter

Technical Symposium

UBS Investment Conference Center

Chicago, IL

“Web 2.0 – from Consumer to Enterprise Opportunities and Business Models”

April 14, 2008

Pillsbury Law LLP Office

Palo Alto, CA

“Capitalizing on Global Growth” 

January 24, 2008 

NACUBO Endowment Management Forum

New York, NY

“Technology Innovation in Consumer Electronics”

January 7-10, 2008

International Consumer Electronics Show

Las Vegas Convention Center

Las Vegas, NV




“Fund of Funds”  

December 2, 2007  

Annual Alternative Investing Summit

Ritz Carlton Hotel

Laguna Niguel, CA

“Bringing Innovation to Market”

September 28, 2007

WITI International Conference

Hyatt Regency Hotel

Santa Clara, CA

“Capital Raising…Empirical Analysis of Asia’s Private Equity Capital Formation”  

November 5, 2007 

1st IAEE Asian Conference

Taipei, Taiwan