Oct 3rd, 2011 |

New Speakers!

What does a Mayor, CEO, Chair(wo)man, game designer and General Counsel have in common? They are ALL speaking at Web 2.0 Summit this October 17-19th at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

Read on.

Learn the breadth of experience in these high level speakers:

Mitchell Baker (Chairman, Mozilla Foundation)

As the leader of the Mozilla Project, Mitchell Baker is responsible for organizing and motivating a massive, worldwide collective of employees and volunteers who are breathing new life into the Internet with the Firefox Web browser and other Mozilla products.

Deanna Brown (CEO, Federated Media Publishing)
Deanna Brown is FM’s chief executive officer and is responsible for overseeing all strategic business goals and day-to-day operations for the company. Prior to joining FM in 2009, she served as President at Scripps Networks Digital, where she led the charge on bringing Scripps more fully into the digital space. In 1995 she co-founded CondeNet, the digital division of publisher CondeNast.

Edwin M. Lee (
Mayor, City & County of San Francisco)
Edwin Lee, is the 43rd Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco. The former City Administrator, Lee was appointed unanimously as successor mayor by the Board of Supervisors on Jan 11, 2011 to fill the remaining year of former Mayor Gavin Newsom’s term, who was sworn in as California’s Lieutenant Governor on Jan 10. Lee is the first Asian-American mayor in SF history.


Alexander Macgillivray (General Counsel, Twitter)
Alexander is also responsible for Public Policy and the Trust & Safety team. Prior to Twitter, he worked for Google for six years and was its Deputy General Counsel for Products when he left. As such, he was the primary attorney for a wide variety of Google products, including Web Search, Gmail, Book Search and Blogger while supervising the team that made strategic legal decisions for its products worldwide.

Jane McGonigal (Director of Games Research & Development, Institute for the Future)
Jane McGonigal takes play seriously. She wrote a book about how games can save the real world (Reality is Broken, Penguin Press, 2010). She is also an award-wining game designer, best known for directing and designing alternate reality games such as The Lost Ring, World Without Oil, and Cruel 2 B Kind.


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