Future of the Internet [Event]

Presenting two of the seminal figures in defining the communications and culture of our time: AOL creator and visionary Steve Case; and “Father of the Internet” and Google Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf.

As critical as they have been to the development and centrality of the Internet, their focus in this stunning program will not be the past, or even the present, but what the next era holds. For you, for our businesses, for our society. Vint will be joined on stage by Accenture CTO Don Rippert and other major figures still to be announced. Moderators will include Arent Fox partner Tony Lupo and Bisnow publisher Mark Bisnow.

When: November 4, 2010


7:00 AM – 8:00 AM       Breakfast & Schmooze
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM       Vint Cerf & Other Legends
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM       Steve Case Interviewed by Mark Bisnow
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM      More Networking

Where: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Boulevard
McLean, VA 22102



Steve Case, Co-Founder, AOL

Steve co-founded America Online and served as its CEO and Chairman, later serving as Chairman of AOL Time Warner. He now leads Revolution, a principal investment firm dealing primarily in health, financial, resort, wellness, and digital sectors. Revolution has invested in several well-known ventures, including Living Social and Zipcar.

Vint Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

Vint is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies and applications on the Internet and other platforms for Google. He’s known as a “Father of the Internet” and is the co-designer of TCP/IP protocols and basic architecture of the Internet. He has received the US National Medal of Technology and the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his work with the Internet.

Don Rippert, CTO & Managing Director-Technology, Accenture

Don is responsible for leading Accenture’s technology vision and strategy, including identifying and incubating emerging technologies and technology-related businesses. He oversees Accenture Technology Labs, the company’s R&D organization; and Accenture Information Management Services. Don has been with the company since 1981.


Tony Lupo, Partner, Arent Fox

Tony co-chairs the firm’s entertainment/intellectual property group and had been called the “go to” IP lawyer on the East Coast for television and movie studios by Chambers USA. His practice also focuses on privacy, data security, e-commerce and online gaming. He has counseled a number of foreign governments in rewriting as well as implementing laws to handle e-commerce and privacy issues.

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