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September 11-14, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA
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Tuesday, September 12 • 9:55am - 10:15am
Keynote: Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble - Dan Lyons, Fortune Columnist & Author

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For twenty-five years Dan Lyons was a magazine writer at the top of his profession -- until one Friday morning he received a phone call and learned that his job at Newsweek no longer existed. An idea hit: Dan had long reported on Silicon Valley, but now maybe he should get in on the action. HubSpot, a hot startup in Boston, offered Dan a pile of stock options and the chance to pursue his start-up dream. What could go wrong? In a word, everything. In this talk Dan tells the tale of his less-than-triumphant attempt to start a new career in his fifties -- and shares a few thoughts about what's gone wrong with the tech industry during the second dotcom bubble.


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Dan Lyons

Author, Disrupted
I'm anxious to catch up with old friends and to make new ones. I'm very excited about the summit.


Tuesday September 12, 2017 9:55am - 10:15am
Diamond Ballroom 4-5

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