CCA teamed up with Stage Venture Partners for our second LA Tech Summit at Brookfield's California Market Center. Approximately 300 CCA members, startups and other tech entrepreneurs joined our event for a panel discussion, startup pitch session and demo showcase. Councilmember Joe Buscaino made welcoming remarks. Jonathan Shieber, Senior Editor of TechCrunch, moderated a panel with the city's top industry leaders: Ann Kono, Founder of Leda Advisory Group; Bill Martin, CIO of AEG; Nir Rachmel, VP of Product, Digital & Technology, CBRE; Naya Resnick, VP of Technology, 21st Century Fox and Kenny Seeton, Chief Engineer, California State University. After the panel, 16 startups pitched their products, showcasing the innovation coming out of our city. Thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible - Innovation Sponsors: Brookfield Properties and California Market Center; Startup Sponsors: Boston Private, Greenberg Glusker, Square 1 Bank, Stradling, and Stubbs Alderton & Markiles; and Media Sponsor: The Los Angeles Times.
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