Aertv to live stream ITLG Innovation summit

7 Mar 2012

Magnet’s Aertv live streaming service will broadcast the Irish Technology Leadership Group’s (ITLG) Innovation Summit that takes place next week in Silicon Valley.

This year’s Innovation Summit, including the Silicon Valley 50 and the ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Awards, will take place in Silicon Valley on 12 and 13 March.

The ITLG Innovation Summit will be broadcast on Aertv at from 7pm GMT/11am PST.

Viewers will have the opportunity to learn from top investors, entrepreneurs and venture capital investors.

The schedule includes a Boot Camp with former Intel Chairman Craig Barrett as well as panel debates with speakers from influential companies including Goldman Sachs, Intel Capital, Disney, AT&T, Dreamworks and Facebook.

The second day of the event will see 20 Irish companies compete in the ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Awards.

Ken Peterson of Colombia Venture Capital (CVC), the investment company behind Magnet Networks, will speak on behalf of Hibernia Atlantic at the event’s Cloud and Big Data seminar on 13 March.

“With cloud services a hot topic at this event what better way to demonstrate Ireland’s capabilities in this space to a worldwide audience than through an innovative cloud service like,” Magnet CEO Mark Kellett said.

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years