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Mike Cassidy
Xfire
http://www.xfire.com

Mike Cassidy has been the co-founder and CEO of three start-ups: Xfire, Direct Hit, and Stylus Innovation. Xfire helps gamers play with their friends much more easily. Xfire is also an IM designed just for gamers and has reached over 1.5 million gamers in over 100 countries. Direct Hit was a revolutionary internet search engine whose customers included MSN, Lycos, AOL, and dozens of others. Ask Jeeves acquired Direct Hit for $500 million. Stylus Innovation's flagship product was the award winning computer telephony software Visual Voice. Cassidy studied jazz piano at the Berklee College of Music. He has a B.S. (1985) and M.S. (1986) in Aerospace Engineering from MIT and graduated from Harvard Business School in 1991.
  Mike Cassidy

Sponsors.

BunchBall
Zimbra
Orb
Rollyo
Laszlo Systems
Ask Jeeves Inc.
MSN Search
Joyent, Inc.
Socialtext
Yahoo!
PubSub
Fenwick & West LLP
Morfik
RealTravel
AT&T - The world's networking  company
KnowNow
Flock
Wink
Sxip Networks
Zvents
Akamai
Google
NewsGator
Outcast
Allpeers


Media Sponsors

NYTimes.com
I Want Media
Feedster
BlogHer
Online Publishers Association
boing boing
Topix
Open Source Technology Group (OSTG)
Fast Company


Spnsor Opportunities

Web 2.0 Sponsor Opportunities--Reach business leaders and technology influencers at the Web 2.0 conference. Call Amber Rattu at 415-905-2647, email or click here for more info.

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Due to the overwhelming number of requests for press passes for the Web 2.0 Conference, press credentials for the conference are no longer available.

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