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  • Jul 15

    Transform 2020: Keynote with Chase

    Online Event

    Description
    Wing Partner and Head of Research, Rajeev Chand, will moderate a fireside chat with Sandra Nudelman, Chief Data & Analytics Officer at Chase, at Transform 2020. The discussion will cover AI capabilities and technologies, and how Chase invested early and big in AI and ML to enhance customer experiences. The agenda is available here.

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    July 15, 2020
    9:40am-10:05am
    Online Event

    Online Event

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  • Nov 4

    Wing 2020

    Rosewood Hotel Menlo Park

    Description
    Wing 2020 is an exclusive, invitation-only meeting for senior executives to discuss and debate what's next in business and technology. The summit design principles include: closed-door, off-the-record setting; invitation-only participant base; and highly interactive, peer-level dialogue. The proceedings are under Chatham House Rule. Members of the press are not permitted to attend.

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    November 4-5, 2020
    Rosewood Hotel
    2825 Sand Hill Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025

    Agenda
    November 4, 2020


    3:00pm – 5:00pm Arrival & Networking

    5:00pm – 5:10pm Opening Comments

    5:10pm – 5:35pm CEO Fireside Chat

    5:35pm – 6:00pm CEO Fireside Chat

    6:00pm – 6:30pm Machine Learning & AI Keynote Discussion

    6:30pm – 7:00pm Future of Work Keynote Discussion

    7:00pm – 9:00pm Dinner Reception

    November 5, 2020

    8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast

    9:00am – 9:10am Opening Comments

    9:10am – 9:35am CEO Fireside Chat

    9:35am – 10:10am Tech Engineering Keynote Discussion

    10:10am – 10:45am Privacy & Data Protection Keynote Discussion

    10:45am – 11:00am Break

    11:00am – 12:00pm Board Room Meetings
    Healthcare Executive Roundtable
    Retail & CPG Executive Roundtable
    Telecom Executive Roundtable

    12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch

    1:00pm – 2:00pm Board Room Meetings
    Chief Data Officer Roundtable
    CIO Executive Roundtable
    CISO Executive Roundtable

    2:00pm – 2:15pm Break

    2:15pm – 3:15pm Board Room Meetings
    Fortune 100 Transformation Roundtable
    CTO Executive Roundtable
    Chief Data Scientist Roundtable

    3:15pm – 3:30pm Break

    3:30pm – 4:30pm Board Room Meetings
    CIO Executive Roundtable
    CMO Executive Roundtable
    Chief Digital Officer Roundtable

    4:30pm – 4:45pm Break

    4:45pm – 5:20pm Government CIO Keynote Discussion

    5:20pm – 5:45pm CEO Fireside Chat

    5:45pm – 6:00pm Closing Comments

    6:00pm – 8:00pm Closing Reception

    Rosewood Hotel
    Menlo Park,

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  • Feb 26

    RSA 2020: Keynote on Genomics with Kaiser, 23andMe

    Moscone Center San Francisco

    Description
    Wing Partner and Head of Research, Rajeev Chand, moderated the RSA Keynote on “Genomics: A New Frontier for Security and Privacy” with Patrick Courneya, Chief Medical Officer at Kaiser Permanante, Kathy Hibbs, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer at 23andMe, Mike Wilson, Chief Security Officer at Molina Healthcare, and Sharon Terry, CEO of Genetic Alliance. This session covered the opportunities and challenges in an interactive roundtable discussion with the foremost leaders in the genomics industry. A recording of the session is available here.

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    February 26, 2020
    9:20am – 10:10am
    Moscone Center
    747 Howard Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103

    Moscone Center
    San Francisco,

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  • Feb 26

    Wing Summit: Security 2020

    The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco

    Description
    Wing Summit: Security is by invitation only for CSOs and CISOs to discuss and debate what's next in security, privacy, and trust. The agenda balances networking time with interactive, closed-door, off-the-record dialogue. Members of the press are not permitted to attend.

    Logistics

    February 26, 2020
    5:00pm – 8:00pm
    The Ritz-Carlton
    600 Stockton Street
    San Francisco, CA 94108

    Agenda

    5:00pm – 5:45pm Arrival & Networking

    5:45pm – 6:20pm Fireside Chat with NSA
    Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Manager, NSA
    Phil Venables, Board Director, Goldman Sachs Bank (moderator)

    6:20pm – 7:00pm The Board Perspective on Security
    Mark Templeton, former CEO, Citrix, and Board Director, Equifax
    Kelvin Westbrook, Board Director, T-Mobile and Archer Daniels Midland
    Gary Pfeiffer, Board Director, Quest Diagnostics
    Kevin Mandia, CEO, FireEye
    Rajeev Chand, Partner and Head of Research, Wing (moderator)

    7:00pm – 8:00pm Reception & Networking

    The Ritz-Carlton
    San Francisco,

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  • Jan 27

    Enterprise Tech 30 Ballots & Beers 2020

    Dutch Goose Menlo Park

    Description
    Enterprise Tech 30 Ballots & Beers is an investor only-evening for the research participants to fill out their ballots and network with colleagues. The participants are 96 investment partners at 72 venture capital firms. The partners are all General Partners or Managing Directors at prestigious firms and have a track record for success and a reputation for discernment. Collectively, the 72 firms have funded 153 of the 178 enterprise tech exits and financings valued at $1 billion or greater since 2016.

    Logistics
    January 27, 2020
    5:00pm – 8:00pm
    Dutch Goose
    3567 Alameda de las Pulgas
    Menlo Park, CA 94025

    Dutch Goose
    Menlo Park,

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  • Jan 22

    Wing CISO Roundtable on Board Metrics

    Wing Venture Capital Palo Alto

    Description
    The Wing CISO Discussion is an exclusive, invitation-only meeting for CISOs to share board- and executive management-level security metrics in a collaborative, peer-level setting. The discussion is closed-door and off-the-record. Members of the press are not permitted to attend.

    Logistics
    January 22, 2020
    9:00am – 1:00pm
    Wing Venture Capital
    480 Lytton Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94301

    Agenda
    9:00am – 9:05am | Welcome
    Jake Flomenberg, Partner, Wing Venture Capital

    9:05am – 10:25am | Key Metrics Slides

    10:25am – 10:40am| Break

    10:40am – 12:00pm | Key Metrics Slides

    12:00pm – 1:00pm | Working Lunch & Takeaways
    Rajeev Chand, Partner and Head of Research, Wing Venture Capital (moderator)

    Wing Venture Capital
    Palo Alto,

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  • Jan 7

    CES 2020: SuperSession with Apple, Facebook, FTC

    Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas

    Description
    Wing Partner and Head of Research, Rajeev Chand, moderated the CES SuperSession on privacy to discuss one of the most critical topics in tech. The roundtable featured Jane Horvath, Senior Director of Global Privacy at Apple, Erin Egan, VP and Chief Privacy Officer for Policy at Facebook, Susan Shook, Global Privacy Officer at P&G, and FTC Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter. A recording of the session is available here.

    Logistics
    January 7, 2020
    1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Las Vegas Convention Center
    3150 Paradise Road
    Las Vegas, NV 89109

    Las Vegas Convention Center
    Las Vegas,

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  • Jan 6

    Wing Private Dinner at CES 2020

    Harvest | Bellagio Las Vegas

    Description
    The Wing Private Dinner at CES 2020 is an exclusive, invitation-only meeting for senior executives to discuss and debate what’s next on consumer businesses and technologies. The dinner features a table-wide, moderated discussion based on pre-event participant feedback and on Wing’s research. The setting is closed-door and off-the-record. Members of the press are not permitted to attend.

    Logistics
    January 6, 2020
    7:00pm – 9:00pm
    Harvest | Bellagio
    3600 S. Las Vegas Boulevard
    Las Vegas, NV 89109

    Harvest | Bellagio
    Las Vegas,

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  • Dec 11

    Wing CISO Roundtable on Board Presentations

    Wing Venture Capital Palo Alto

    Description
    The Wing CISO Discussion is an exclusive, invitation-only meeting for CISOs to share board presentations, best practices, and lessons learned in a collaborative, peer-level setting. The discussion is closed-door and off-the-record. Members of the press are not permitted to attend.

    Logistics
    December 11, 2019
    9:00am – 2:00pm
    Wing Venture Capital
    480 Lytton Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94301

    Agenda
    9:00am – 9:05am | Welcome
    Peter Wagner, Founding Partner, Wing Venture Capital

    9:05am – 10:00am | The Board Perspective
    Tim Schaaff, Board Director, Sony
    Christa Quarles, Board Director, Kimberly-Clark and Affirm
    Tayloe Stansbury, Board Director, Coupa and BlueJeans
    Rajeev Chand, Partner and Head of Research, Wing Venture Capital (moderator)

    10:00am – 11:15am | CISO Presentations

    11:15am – 11:30am | Break

    11:30am – 1:30pm | CISO Presentations & Working Lunch

    1:30pm – 2:00pm | Takeaways & Templates

    Wing Venture Capital
    Palo Alto,

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  • Dec 3

    Wing Summit: Cloud 2019

    CUT by Wolfgang Puck | The Venetian Las Vegas

    Description
    Wing Summit: Cloud is an exclusive, invitation-only meeting for CIOs and CTOs to discuss and
    debate what's next in cloud businesses, applications, and technologies. The summit includes
    interactive content discussions and high-quality networking in an intimate, off-the-record setting.
    The proceedings are under Chatham House Rule. Members of the press are not permitted to attend.

    Logistics
    December 3, 2019
    7:00pm – 9:00pm
    CUT by Wolfgang Puck | The Venetian
    3355 S. Las Vegas Boulevard
    Las Vegas, NV 89109

    Agenda
    7:00pm - 7:30pm Cocktails & Networking

    7:30pm - 8:15pm Moderated Dialogue
    Jonathan Roberts, COO, CVS
    Doug Rousso, CITO, MGM
    Rajeev Chand, Partner and Head of Research, Wing (moderator)

    8:15pm - 9:00pm Networking & Closing

    CUT by Wolfgang Puck | The Venetian
    Las Vegas,

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  • Nov 18

    Wing Summit: San Francisco 2019

    The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco

    Description
    Wing Summit: San Francisco is an exclusive, invitation-only meeting for senior corporate executives and prominent entrepreneurs to discuss and debate what’s next in technology. The summit includes interactive content discussions and high-quality networking in an intimate, off-the-record setting. The proceedings are under Chatham House Rule. Members of the press are not permitted to attend.

    Logistics
    Monday, November 18, 2019
    5:00pm – 8:00pm
    The Terrace Room
    The Ritz-Carlton
    600 Stockton Street
    San Francisco, CA 94108

    Agenda
    5:00pm – 5:30pm Welcome Reception

    5:30pm – 6:00pm CEO Fireside Chat
    Nikesh Arora, CEO, Palo Alto Networks
    Gaurav Garg, Founding Partner, Wing (moderator)

    6:00pm – 6:30pm AI & ML Keynote Discussion
    Zoubin Ghahramani, Chief Scientist, Uber
    Richard Socher, Chief Scientist, Salesforce
    Bratin Saha, VP, Machine Learning Services, Amazon
    Rajeev Chand, Partner and Head of Research, Wing (moderator)

    6:30pm – 7:00pm Privacy Keynote Discussion
    Erin Egan, Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook
    Troy Sauro, Director, Privacy Legal, Google
    Rajeev Chand, Partner and Head of Research, Wing (moderator)

    7:00pm – 8:00pm Cocktails & Networking

    The Ritz-Carlton
    San Francisco,

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  • Nov 13

    Wing Academy on Sales

    Four Seasons Silicon Valley East Palo Alto

    Description
    The Wing Academy is an exclusive, invitation-only series for startup founders and CEOs to learn on critical, company-building topics. The academy features curriculum—not speeches or panels—and is delivered through a combination of frameworks, templates, war stories, and interactive dialogue. The instructors include seasoned, successful leaders, and the setting is closed-door and under Chatham House Rule. The academy is “HBS Executive Education” meets “B2B Entrepreneur.”

    The Wing Academy on Sales will help entrepreneurs understand how to drive sales and how to build sales organizations and processes. Importantly, the academy will cover early-stage themes: the first 10 customers, the first $25 million in revenues, the Rev Ops capability, the economics of selling, bottoms-up and open source models, and the sales playbook. Participants will leave the one-day academy with tangible, actionable insights and tactics for their companies.

    Logistics
    November 13, 2019
    10:30am – 8:00pm
    Four Seasons Silicon Valley
    2050 University Avenue
    East Palo Alto, CA 94303

    Agenda
    10:30am – 11:00am Arrival & Networking

    11:00am – 11:10am Opening Comments
    Peter Wagner, Founding Partner, Wing Venture Capital

    11:10am – 11:50am Opening CEO Keynote
    Karthik Rau, Founder and CEO, SignalFx

    11:50am – 12:30pm $1M to $25M: Building Sales Repeatability
    Herb Cunitz, Principal Owner, AccelG2M, and former President, Hortonworks

    12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch

    1:30pm – 2:10pm Sales Playbook
    Jaimie Buss, VP, Sales, North America, Zendesk

    2:10pm – 2:50pm Rev Ops: Sales, Marketing & Customer Success
    Dali Rajic, President, GTM and CRO, Zscaler

    2:50pm – 3:20pm Break

    3:20pm – 4:00pm Economics of Selling
    Lorenzo Montesi, VP, Finance, Cohesity

    4:00pm – 4:40pm Open-Source and Bottoms-Up Models
    Carlos Delatorre, CEO, Vera Security, and former CRO, MongoDB

    4:40pm – 5:20pm $0M to $500M: First SDR to Hyperscale
    Chris Degnan, CRO, Snowflake

    5:20pm – 5:30pm Closing Comments
    Peter Wagner, Founding Partner, Wing Venture Capital

    5:30pm – 6:00pm Break

    6:00pm – 8:00pm Dinner CEO Fireside Chat (Taverna Private Room)
    Godfrey Sullivan, former CEO, Splunk
    Jake Flomenberg, Partner, Wing Venture Capital (moderator)

    Four Seasons Silicon Valley
    East Palo Alto,

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  • Sep 24

    ICON 2019: Dinner & Dialogue

    Wing Venture Capital Palo Alto

    Description
    ICON 2019: Dinner & Dialogue is an exclusive, private dinner for Israeli tech founders and Silicon Valley Investors. The dinner is co-led by Jake Flomenberg at Wing, Oren Yunger at GGVC, and Yoav Samet at StageOne and provides a closed-door, frank and productive discussion on Israeli entrepreneurship. The key theme is how to “cross the Atlantic” for an Israeli company: how to build a U.S. presence, who to move from Israel to U.S. and in what timeframe, how to sell to U.S. enterprises, and how to and when to hire a U.S. sales team including a VP of Sales.

    Logistics
    September 24, 2019
    Wing Venture Capital
    480 Lytton Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94301

    Wing Venture Capital
    Palo Alto,

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  • Aug 7

    Wing Private Dinner at Black Hat 2019

    Aureole | Mandalay Bay Las Vegas

    Description
    The Wing Private Dinner at Black Hat 2019 is an exclusive, invitation-only meeting for senior
    executives to discuss and debate what’s next in security, privacy, and trust. The dinner features a table-wide, moderated discussion based on pre-event participant feedback and on Wing’s research. The setting is closed-door and off-the-record. Members of the press are not permitted to attend.

    Logistics
    August 7, 2019
    7:00pm – 9:00pm
    Aureole | Mandalay Bay
    3950 S. Las Vegas Boulevard
    Las Vegas, NV 89119

    Aureole | Mandalay Bay
    Las Vegas, Las Vegas

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  • Jul 11

    Transform 2019: Keynote with Amazon AI

    Hilton Union Square San Francisco

    Description
    Wing Partner and Head of Research, Rajeev Chand, moderated a fireside chat with Swami Sivasubramanian, VP of Amazon AI at Transform 2019. Swami is one of the foremost leaders in AI industry, has been with Amazon since 2005, and leads a team of “thousands”. The discussion covered a wide range of trends, challenges, and debates on the future of AI. The content of the session was covered in part here.

    Logistics

    July 11, 2019
    1:35pm-2:00pm
    Hilton Union Square
    333 O'Farrell Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102

    Hilton Union Square
    San Francisco,

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  • Apr 23

    Wing Academy on Role of a CFO

    Four Seasons Silicon Valley East Palo Alto

    Description
    The Wing Academy is an exclusive, invitation-only series for startup Founders and CEOs to learn on domain topics of critical importance to company-building. The Academy features a curriculum taught by leading entrepreneurs in Business Tech and delivered through a combination of frameworks, data sets, case studies, and interactive dialogue.

    The Wing Academy on What a CFO Does focuses on the role and value of the CFO as a business partner to Founders and CEOs. In our view, the importance of a CFO is not well understood, and the academy will serve to answer the who, why, and when for a CFO and to provide tangible financial frameworks and metrics for startup success.

    Logistics

    April 23, 2019
    1:00pm – 8:00pm
    Four Seasons Silicon Valley
    2050 University Avenue
    East Palo Alto, CA 94303

    Agenda
    1:00pm – 1:45pm Session I: Why a CFO for a Startup—and Who, When

    1:45pm – 2:20pm CEO Guest Speaker: David Wadhwani, President and CEO, AppDynamics
    Moderator: Gaurav Garg, Founding Partner, Wing

    2:20pm – 2:35pm Break

    2:35pm – 3:10pm Session II: Start with the End in Mind—IPO and M&A Metrics

    3:10pm – 3:45pm Guest Speaker: David Chen, MD and Global Head of Software, Morgan Stanley

    3:45pm – 4:00pm Break

    4:00pm – 4:35pm Session III: Case Studies—Coupa, MobileIron, Rackable

    4:35pm – 5:10pm Session IV: Common Mistakes

    5:10pm – 5:15pm Wrap-up

    5:15pm – 6:00pm Networking

    6:00pm – 8:00pm Private Dinner with CFO Guest Speaker: Mark Hawkins, President and CFO, Salesforce
    Moderator: Rajeev Chand, Partner and Head of Research, Wing

    Four Seasons Silicon Valley
    East Palo Alto,

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  • Mar 4

    Wing Summit: Security 2019

    The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco

    Description
    Wing Summit: Security is by invitation only for CSOs and CISOs to discuss and debate what's next in security, privacy, and trust. The agenda balances networking time with interactive, closed-door, off-the-record dialogue. Members of the press are not permitted to attend.

    Logistics
    March 4, 2019
    5:00pm – 8:00pm
    The Ritz-Carlton
    600 Stockton Street
    San Francisco, CA 94108

    Agenda

    5:00pm – 6:00pm Welcome Reception

    6:00pm – 6:25pm Fireside Chat
    Vince Stewart, Deputy Commander, U.S. Cyber Command
    Rajeev Chand, Partner and Head, Research, Wing (moderator)

    6:25pm – 7:00pm Security Keynote Roundtable
    Window Snyder, Chief Software Security Officer, Intel
    John Stewart, SVP, Chief Security and Trust Officer, Cisco
    Phil Venables, Board Director and Senior Advisor, Goldman Sachs Bank
    Rajeev Chand, Partner and Head, Research, Wing (moderator)

    7:00pm – 8:00pm Cocktails & Networking

    The Ritz-Carlton
    San Francisco,

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  • Jan 14

    CEO Vault 2019

    The Sea by Alexander Steakhouse Palo Alto

    Description
    The Wing CEO Vault is a private dinner specifically designed for tech CEOs and is limited to 6 participants. For the CEO Vault, we ask each CEO to come with 1 key pain point, throw it to the table, and we problem solve. The discussions are closed-door and no-press.Description

    Logistics
    January 14, 2019
    6:00pm – 8:30pm
    The Sea by Alexander Steakhouse
    4269 W. El Camino Real
    Palo Alto, CA 94306

    The Sea by Alexander Steakhouse
    Palo Alto,

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  • Dec 3

    CEO Vault 2018

    The Sea by Alexander Steakhouse Palo Alto

    Description
    The Wing CEO Vault is a private dinner specifically designed for tech CEOs and is limited to 6 participants. For the CEO Vault, we ask each CEO to come with 1 key pain point, throw it to the table, and we problem solve. The discussions are closed-door and no-press.Description

    Logistics
    December 3, 2018
    6:00pm – 8:30pm
    The Sea by Alexander Steakhouse
    4269 W. El Camino Real
    Palo Alto, CA 94306

    The Sea by Alexander Steakhouse
    Palo Alto,

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