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FIRESIDE CHAT WITH MG SIEGLER, MEGAN QUINN & MATTHEW BRIMER

Event Description


All the way from the Golden Gate Bridge right to the front step of the Brandenburger Tor, we have 3 influential people from the tech industry joining us to share their knowledge and expertise.

Fuel your business for the year ahead and learn from the best!

Refreshments and snacks provided compliments of General Assembly. 

Please register via Eventbrite

SPEAKERS 

MG Siegler is a general partner at CrunchFund and a columnist for TechCrunch, where he has been writing since 2009. Prior to TechCrunch, MG covered various technology beats for VentureBeat. Originally from Ohio, MG attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. He’s previously lived in Los Angeles where he worked in Hollywood and in San Diego where he was a web developer. He also writes at his own blogs, ParisLemon and Massive Greatness, and tweets a lot. He now lives in San Francisco.

Megan Quinn is a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers where she focuses on consumer Internet investments. She specializes in designing, building and scaling transformative consumer products and companies. Megan joined KPCB from Square, the company revolutionizing payments for buyers and sellers. As Square’s director of products she led strategy and development of the company’s products across merchant and consumer audiences. Prior to that, Megan spent seven years at Google where she held various leadership positions in communications, business development and product management. She oversaw the development and marketing of some of the company’s most successful products, including Google Maps. Her team’s work continues to serve as the foundation for Google’s location-based consumer and advertising products. Megan also previously worked at Genentech. She received her degree in political science and history from Stanford University.

MODERATOR

Matthew Brimer co-founded General Assembly and leads global partnerships and business development. He is responsible for many of the key partnerships General Assembly has created with Fortune 500 companies, including American Express, General Electric, PepsiCo, Viacom, JP Morgan, Facebook, Amazon, and McKinsey. His passion for online + offline education and community-building has helped thousands of talented students develop the mindsets and skills in technology, business, and design needed to succeed in an increasingly digital environment. Brimer was most recently named to Vanity Fair’s “The Next Establishment”, Inc Magazine’s “30 Under 30″, and Business Insider’s “Silicon Alley 100″. Prior to General Assembly, Brimer founded and managed several startups, including PickTeams.com and Aloysius Properties. Brimer holds a BA in Sociology from Yale University and currently lives in New York City.

*Later in the evening, we will be co-hosting a cocktail party with HY Berlin + The Kernel. More details to be announced soon. 

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Event Details


Jan

17

3:30pm

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5:30pm

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