Views from Wall Street and Silicon Valley: The Effects of Policy on Investment

Views from Wall Street and Silicon Valley: The Effects of Policy on Investment

Panel to Discuss Tech Investment at TPI Aspen Forum

Contact: Amy Smorodin
(202) 828-4405

August 2, 2010 – Technology and communications industries help drive economic growth, and policy changes can affect investment. Will proposed regulation affect investment in communications infrastructure? How are investors in media and content companies reacting to changes in distribution methods? Do venture capitalists and Wall Street have different opinions on the effects of policy on investment? Analysts and investors will discuss the environment for investment across the Internet ecosystem during the discussion panel “Views from Wall Street and Silicon Valley: The Effects of Policy on Investment,” at the TPI Aspen Forum. The event is scheduled for August 22-24 at the St. Regis Aspen Resort.

Panelists include:

  • Rebecca Arbogast, Principal, Stifel Nicolaus
  • Reid Hoffman, Founder, LinkedIn and Partner, Greylock Partners
  • Christopher Marangi, Associate Portfolio Manager, Gamco Investors, Inc.
  • Laura Martin, Senior Analyst, Entertainment, Cable & Media, Needham & Company LCC

TPI’s Aspen Forum will bring together notable representatives from business, government, and academia in a relaxed, informal setting to discuss and debate the key public policy issues surrounding information and communications technology. Other top leaders from the technology and policy sectors scheduled to speak at the Forum include Paul Otellini of Intel Corporation, Mark McLaughlin of VeriSign, Brad Smith of Intuit, Reid Hoffman of LinkedIn and Greylock Partners, Thomas Tauke of Verizon, Joe Waz of Comcast, and author Andrew Keen. Edward Mueller of Qwest Communications will offer opening remarks at the premier policy event. An updated agenda can be found here.

To register, please visit www.techpolicyinstitute.org/aspen2010. For additional information, please contact Jane Creel at [email protected]. Members of the press can contact Amy Smorodin at [email protected].

The Technology Policy Institute

The Technology Policy Institute is a research and educational organization that focuses on the economics of innovation, technological change, and related regulation in the United States and around the world. More information is available at https://techpolicyinstitute.org/

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