Red Herring Announces Speakers for Red Herring East, June 26-28 in Boston, MA.

    Conference Features CEOs, Authors, Social Media Gurus, Leading VCs

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 7 /CNW/ - Red Herring, Inc. is pleased to announce
the speakers participating in the Red Herring East Conference, June 26-28 in
Boston, MA. This year's conference theme, "Tapping Innovation, Seizing
Opportunity," will focus on innovative companies across the East Coast of the
United States disrupting the business of technology in sectors such as
CleanTech, BioTech and Internet services.

    Scheduled speakers at Red Herring East include CEOs such as Nicholas
Parker, Chairman and Co-Founder, Cleantech Group and Brett Close, CEO, 38
Studios; Authors such as Paul Gillin ("The New Influencers"), Dick
Schmalensee, Dean of Sloan School of Management, and Judith Hurwitz ("SOA for
Dummies"); and Social Media Evangelists such as Marc Davis, Social Media Guru,
Yahoo! Inc.; and Michael Jones, Userplane.

    Red Herring East will also feature leading VCs Alan Spoon, Polaris
Venture Partners, Jim Kollegger, Genesys Partners; Alan Patricof, Greycroft;
Dixon Doll, DCM; Mike Tyrrell, Venrock ; and Danny Schultz, DFJ Gotham
Ventures. Leading Strategists and M/A Specialists from Virgin USA, Microsoft,
EMC and Jefferies Broadview will also speak. The BioTech world will be
represented by Professor Barry Unger from Boston University; Victor Dzau,
President, Duke University Health System; James Heywood from ALS Institute;
and Martin Vogelbaum, Partner, Rho Venture Partners. For a full list of Red
Herring East speakers, visit

    Company speakers invited to participate at Red Herring East have been
rigorously evaluated and selected for their industry expertise, strategic
development initiatives, and excellence in leadership. "We're very excited
about the caliber of speakers who will be presenting at the Red Herring East
Conference," says Alex Vieux, Publisher and Chairman at Red Herring, Inc. "The
speakers we have selected are pioneers and experts in their fields. Conference
participants will benefit from first-rate information, networking, and lively
debates about the future of technology."

    Red Herring East gathers 200 industry leaders and features two days of
keynote presentations and roundtables on such topics as Advertising 3.0; Next
Generation Search; Web 3.0; Life Sciences; Mobile TV, and much more. The event
also fosters high-level networking, partnership and investment opportunities,
and provides a springboard for up and coming technology entrepreneurs. For
more information and to register, visit

    About Red Herring

    Red Herring is a global media company uniting the world's best high
technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a
variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine; an online daily technology
news service; technology newsletters, and major events for technology leaders
around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider's access to the global
innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging
technologies driving the economy. For more information, visit

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For further information: Red Herring, Inc. Kathryn S. Hanson, CMO,

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