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America Online, Inc.
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PLATINUM SPONSORS
Fast Search
IBM
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GOLD SPONSORS
About.com
Adobe Systems, Inc.
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Etelos
Fenwick & West LLP
Level 3 Communications
Microsoft Windows Live
SILVER SPONSORS
Accenture
Cambrian House
Foldera
Fox Interactive Media
Genius
Google
HCL Technologies
Laszlo Systems
Nokia
Radialpoint
Six Apart Ltd.
Sun Microsystems
Yoono
LAUNCH PAD SPONSORS
Mayfield Venture
Norwest Venture Partners
Polaris Venture Partners
BRONZE SPONSORS
Amazon Web Services
Answerbag.com
eSnips
Intel
Intel Capital
Intel Software Partner Program
InternetRealEstate.com
MyDecide
Omniture
ThinkFree
MEDIA SPONSORS
Fast Company
Federated Media
Information Week
Online Publishers Association
Red Herring
Topix.net
Wired Magazine

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Jason Calacanis
Jason McCabe Calacanis is CEO and co-founder of Weblogs Inc., a network of close to 50 widely read blogs including Engadget – ranked # 1 by Technorati - Joystiq, Autoblog, and Blogging Baby. Founded in January of 2004, Weblogs, Inc. became a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL in November of 2005. Calacanis, who was appointed a senior vice president of AOL, maintains editorial supervision over Weblogs, Inc. In June of 2006, Calacanis and relaunched Netscape, the iconic browser owned by AOL and was named its general manager.

Prior to forming Weblogs Inc., Calacanis was CEO and founder of Rising Tide Studios, a media company that published print and online publications including the Silicon Alley Reporter, a must-read monthly that chronicled New York’s internet and new media industries. The company also produced of high-profile industry specific conferences in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. After the industry consolidated, the company’s flagship publication changed its focus and became Venture Reporter, which was purchased by Dow Jones.

Calacanis was born and grew up in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn. He received a B.A. in psychology from Fordham University in Manhattan. He is a 5th Degree in Tae Kwon Do and has run in eleven consecutive New York City Marathons. He served as a script consultant on Wayne Wang’s film “Center of the World” about the life of a “cyber-surfer” and appears in a supporting role. He serves on the board of directors of Bay Ridge Preparatory School.

Jason is known for his insight into the media industry and he is quoted widely in trade and consumer media outlets. He also keynotes industry conferences worldwide. His views can be read daily on his own blog, www.calacanis.com.

  • Session: The Alumni Report - Web 2.0 Launches Revisited
  Jason Calcanis