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Thursday, February 16 • 9:00am - 9:20am
Keynote: Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble - Dan Lyons, Fortune Columnist & Author

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For twenty-five years Dan Lyons was a magazine writer at the top of his profession -- until one Friday morning he received a phone call and learned that his job no longer existed. Then an idea hit: Dan had long reported on Silicon Valley and the tech explosion. Why not join it? HubSpot, a hot startup in Boston, offered Dan a pile of stock options and the chance to pursue his start-up dream. What could go wrong? In a word, everything. In this talk Dan tells the uproarious tale of his less-than-triumphant attempt to start a new career in his fifties -- and shares a few thoughts about what's gone wrong with the tech industry during the second dotcom bubble.


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Dan Lyons

Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Startup Bubble, Fortune Columnist
Dan Lyons’s latest book, Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Startup Bubble, became an instant New York Timesbest-seller when it was published in April 2016. The Los Angeles Times called it “the best book about Silicon Valley today.”Dan writes a monthly column for Fortune magazine about technology and transformation. Previously he was technology editor at Newsweek and a technology reporter at Forbes. In 2006, Dan created The Secret Diary of... Read More →


Thursday February 16, 2017 9:00am - 9:20am
Grand Sierra Ballroom

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