In Oxford, there’s a building which was the original home of Research Machines. Although Cambridge is more associated with technology than Oxford, the university is making strenuous attempts to fix that perception.
Silicon Valley comes to Oxford, held at the Saïd Business Centre, bang across from the railway station, is in its 13th year and will be held on Sunday and Monday the 24th and 25th of November 2013.
The speaker line up this year includes the following luminaries: Jack Shulman – Global Director of Research and Development, Sony Playstation; Keely Stevenson – CEO, Bamboo Finance; Stacey Chang – Associate Partner and Director, IDEO’s Health and Wellness Practice; Malay Ghandi – Chief Strategy Officer, Rock Health; Paula Dowdy – Senior VC of Cisco Services (Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia); Kim Cerrone – CEO, Tiatros Research; Kim Polese – Chairman, Clearstreet; Joe DiNucci – Founding Partner, Surviving Success LLC; Mike Malone – Co-founder and Director, PatientKey Inc; Tom Hayes – Founder and CEO, Mepedia; Kal Patel – Member Executive Committee, LRN; Gary Lauer – Chairman and CEO, eHealth Inc; Phil Libin – CEO, Evernote; Anthony Wood – Founder, Roku and Renu Bhatia – EVP, Marvell.
There’s also a debate at the Oxford Union between two teams on the subject of technology and healthcare over the weekend.