Forbes 30 Under 30 Panel: Changing Silicon Valley {Sponsored by Microsoft}

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Tech in Motion ( Silicon Valley has a lot to be proud of! In 2012, Forbes reported that “Silicon Valley lured $10.9 billion worth of venture capital for its start-ups.” Tech in Motion is proud and overjoyed to host a Tech Talk with panelists who have been featured in the 2014 Forbes 30 under 30 technology list. Our panelists embody the entrepreneurial, creative and intellectual best of their generation. Don’t miss the chance to hear from these hard working and engaging personalities. These rising individuals are technologies youngest and brightest innovators of the future!

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We are thrilled to have Robert Scoble ( moderating a Tech in Motion event! Robert is an American blogger, technical evangelist, and author. Scoble is best known for his blog, Scobleizer, which came to prominence during his tenure as a technology evangelist at Microsoft.

He is currently a Startup Liaison for Rackspace (, the Open Cloud Computing Company. He's interviewed thousands of executives and technology innovators and reports what he learns in books ("The Age of Context (," a book coauthored with Forbes author Shel Israel)


Morgan Knutson (, Chief Product Designer at Dropbox (

Morgan moved to Dropbox in 2012 after leading the UI redesign of Google+. He spent the majority of his career leading design for two radical politically and socially motivated not-for-profits. After fighting the good fight for years, and feeling very fulfilled, he went to Google for 6 months where he redesigned Google+ desktop. He spends his free time with his wife and daughter, and his free-free time writing music, creating apps for fun, and pushing his design chops into new realms.

Lisa Falzone (, CEO and co-founder of Revel Systems (

Revel Systems is the award-winning leader in iPad point-of-sale (POS) systems for restaurant, retail and grocery. Since starting the company from the ground up in 2010, Lisa has been an entrepreneur in the truest sense of the word. She leads the day-to-day business operations and spearheads new business growth, and has also been instrumental in securing more than $13M in venture capital funding to date and assisting in international expansion of the San Francisco-based startup. Lisa has been recognized as Forbes ’30 Under 30’ ( as well as San Francisco Business Times ’40 Under 40’ ( and ‘Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business. (’ She holds a BA in History from Stanford University.

Steven Eidelman (, Co-founder of Whistle (

Whistle's flagship intelligent monitoring system features a sleek, wireless device that attaches directly to a dog's collar and a mobile app that allows pet owners to know when their dog is walking, playing or resting. As Co-Founder & Head of Product at Whistle, Steven and his team have led the charge in designing the world’s leading intelligent on-collar monitoring system for pets. Steven co-founded Whistle following while at Spectrum Equity, where he focused on investments in consumer Internet and digital media companies. Previously, he drove strategy for Warner Music Group. Steven graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in political science, with a focus on international politics.

AJ Forsythe (, Co-founder & CEO of iCracked (

An entrepreneur at heart, AJ Forsythe's business endeavors have ranged from bee keeping, running a winery, and, most notably, creating iCracked while still a student at Cal Poly-SLO. iCracked was founded in 2010 in AJ's dorm room and has grown to be the world's largest on-demand repair and buyback network with over 500 iTechs nationwide and in 11 countries.


6:00pm - 6:20pm: Light snacks & Networking
6:30pm - 8:30pm: Conversation with Panel, moderated by Robert Scoble
8:30pm - 9:00pm: Q & A and networking
As always we would like to thank our sponsors Workbridge Associates (, Jobspring Partners ( and Microsoft ( for sponsoring this month’s event.
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