TechCrunch Disrupt is a conference based around start-ups and the start-up economy.
Join us to watch the live stream of all the venture capitalist big players talking about their tech start-up experiences.
Schedule in PT:
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm Privacy and the Public with Alex Stamos (Stanford University) Facebook's now-former chief security officer Alex Stamos will join us to chat about his tenure in the top security role for the world's biggest social network, and how it feels to have weathered some of the biggest security and privacy scandals to ever hit the tech industry.
1:20 pm - 1:40 pm Taking on Silicon Valley with Marty Chavez (Goldman Sachs) Goldman Sachs is taking over the tech world through engineering (and not the financial kind); we'll talk with its CFO (and former CIO) about the banking giant's road map through Silicon Valley.
1:40 pm - 2:00 pm Fireside Chat with Baiju Bhatt (Robinhood) Hear how Robinhood figured out how to woo a younger audience into investing. But the startup, now worth $5.6 billion, can't just remain a free stock trading app if it wants to become a next-generation financial institution — and it's now looking to take over the whole notion of an investment portfolio including with cryptocurrency.
2:00 pm - 3:05 pm Startup Battlefield Competition - Flight #3 TechCrunch’s iconic startup competition is back, as entrepreneurs from around the world pitch expert judges and vie for the Battlefield Cup and $100,000.
3:05 pm - 3:30 pm Connecting the Blocks with Sam Cassatt, Amanda Gutterman and Joseph Lubin (ConsenSys) ConsenSys has emerged as an investing engine and powerful force shaping the commercial future of Ethereum-powered startups. Just how is the Ethereum blockchain altering the startup landscape?
3:30 pm - 3:40 pm BREAK
3:40 pm - 4:00 pm Driving Self-Driving Cars with Kyle Vogt (Cruise) Fresh off a $2 billion dollar investment from Softbank, hear a discussion with the CEO and co-founder of Cruise on building a self-driving startup, working through regulations and working as a startup within a massive company like General Motor.
4:00 pm - 4:20 pm Building A Successful Made-On-The-Internet Brand with Warby Parker’s Dave Gilboa Warby Parker’s co-founder and co-CEO Dave Gilboa launched and scaled Warby Parker to become an iconic eyewear brand. He’ll fill us in on what it took to build the company, from launching with e-commerce to opening over 75 retail locations in the age of Amazon.
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm Even Harder Things with Ben Horowitz (Andreessen Horowitz) The renowned A16Z investor and startup whisperer will sit down to discuss the hard things facing founders right now and how he feels they should overcome them).
4:40 pm - 4:55 pm Launch and Demo with Brynn Putnam (Mirror) Watch the unveiling of Mirror, which aims to redefine personal fitness.
4:55 pm - 6:00 pm Startup Battlefield Competition - Flight #4 TechCrunch’s iconic startup competition is back, as entrepreneurs from around the world pitch expert judges and vie for the Battlefield Cup and $100,000.