Senior Vice President and General Manager, Palm Global Business Unit, Hewlett-Packard Co.
Jon Rubinstein has helped launch some of the nation’s most influential computing products. He served as
Palm’s chairman and CEO before its acquisition by HP and was the driving force behind the company’s return
to innovation with its award-winning webOS software and innovative smartphone devices. As head of the
Palm global business unit, Mr. Rubinstein is leading HP’s efforts in the mobility space, responsible for webOS
software development and webOS-based hardware products. Previously, as a member of Apple’s senior
executive staff, Mr. Rubinstein was instrumental in conceiving the iPod and, as head of hardware engineering,
led the rapid rollout of the iMac, a product that revitalized Apple and revolutionized personal computer design.
Before joining Apple, Mr. Rubinstein built his career at computer companies, including Hewlett-Packard and
NeXT, and founded his own company, Firepower Systems Inc. He is a member of the National Academy of
Engineering and a senior member of the IEEE.
Managing Director, Media and Platforms, Americas, Google Inc.
Barry Salzman joined Google early this year. Part of his mandate includes Google’s DoubleClick businesses; Mr.
Salzman was a member of DoubleClick’s first executive team from 1997 to 2002. He currently leads Google’s
display advertising business for the Americas, including You Tube, the Google Display Network, monetization
partnerships with leading publishers, and DoubleClick’s publisher, advertiser, and ad exchange technology
platforms. Mr. Salzman, who has an MBA from Harvard Business School, started his career with McKinsey &
Company. In early 1997 he joined DoubleClick as president of its global media business. He led the initiative to
turn the U.S. online advertising business into a global leader, launching the company’s international operations
in 23 countries. After leaving DoubleClick in 2002, he spent several years pursuing his passion for photography,
professionally shooting for Vanity Fair magazine before returning to the world of digital media.
SCOT T SANDELL
General Partner, New Enterprise Associates (NEA)
Scott Sandell joined NEA in 1996 as an associate, became a partner in 1999, and a general partner in 2000. He
focuses on investments in information technology and alternative energy, and is responsible for NEA’s activities
in China. Present board memberships include Bloom Energy, DreamFactory, Fusion-io, HelioVolt, Lianlian Pay,
Playdom, SolFocus, Spreadtrum Communications, SugarCRM, Tableau Software, Telegent Systems, Teneros,
and Workday. He has sponsored investments in 3ware (acquired by Applied Micro Circuits Corp.), Amplitude
Software (acquired by Critical Path), Data Domain (acquired by EMC), Fineground Networks (acquired by Cisco),
Neoteris (acquired by Juniper Networks), NetIQ, Salesforce.com, and WebEx. Mr. Sandell started his career at the
Boston Consulting Group and later joined C-ATS Software as the company’s first salesman. He founded and ran
the European subsidiary before attending Stanford Business School. During and after business school, he was a
product manager at Microsoft, where he worked on Windows 95. In addition to an MBA from Stanford, he holds
an AB in engineering sciences from Dartmouth College.
Chief Executive Officer, Mobile Roadie
Michael Schneider is the CEO of Mobile Roadie ( mobileroadie.com), the leading self-service platform to create
an iPhone or Android app in minutes. Using Mobile Roadie anyone can create an app that includes audio,
video, news, Twitter, photos, events, and more, all managed from a content management system that instantly
makes updates to the app. Clients include Ashton Kutcher, Madonna, Taylor Swift, Live Nation, Universal Music,
Sony Music, EMI, Random House, and HarperCollins.