March 8, 2006, Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, 6-9 PM
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Software CEO of the Year

Mitch Lasky, EA Mobile (2006) (Acquired by JAMDAT Mobile)
George Kurtz, Foundstone Corporation (2005), (Acquired by McAfee)

George Klaus of Epicor Software (2004)
Aubrey Chernick, Candle Corporation (2003), (Acquired by IBM)

Frank Perna, MSC.Software Corporation (2002)

Michael Bell, Encore Software (2000), (Acquired by Navarre Corporation)
Lee Roberts, FileNET Corp (2000)

Ed Gavaldon, Peerless Systems (1999)

David Hanna, Sage Software, Inc. (1998), (Formerly State of the Art/Best Software)

Robert Kotick, Activision (1997)

Bob Davidson, Davidson & Associates (1996), (Acquired by Knowledge Adventure)
Dennis Morin, Wonderware (1995)
Ted Smith, FileNet (1994)

Software Entrepreneur of the Year

Matt Coffin, (2006)
Chris Capdevila, Logical Apps (2005)
Gene Wang of Bitfone Corporation (2004)
George Kurtz, CEO, Foundstone Inc. (2003)
Sanjeev Kuwadekar, CEO, Hey Anita Inc. (2002)
Marina Kotsianas, CEO, Agribuys (2000), (Merged with Foodconnex Worldwide)
Jim Jonassen, CEO, PeopleMover (1999), (Merged with Opus360)
Adexa, Inc. (1998), (Formerly Paragon Management Systems)
CitySearch (1997)
CyberMedia (1996), (Acquired by Network Associates - now known as McAfee)
Syncronys Softcorp (1995)

Software Company of the Year

Epicor Software Corporation (2006)
Epicor Software Corporation
SYSPRO (2004)
FileNet Corporation (2003)

Software Developer of the Year

Accruent, Inc. (2006)
Integrien Corporation
Intelligent Systems Technology, Inc. (2004)
Telelogic North America, Inc. (2003)

Sage Software, Inc. (2002), (formerly Best Software)
Intelligent Systems Technology, Inc. (2000) (1999) (Acquired by ADP, Inc.)
Advanced Recognition Technologies (1998)
FrontRange Solutions (1997), (Formerly GoldMine Software)

Gryphon Software (1996), (Acquired by Knowledge Adventure)
Interplay (1995)
Davidson & Associates (1994), (Acquired by Knowledge Adventure)

Software as a Service Company of the Year

Make It Work, Inc. (2006)
Citrix Online (2004), (Acquired by Expertcity, Inc.)

Multimedia Company of the Year

Activision (2002)
LeadingWay Corp. (2000)
Blizzard Entertainment & Knowledge Adventure (1999)
THQ (1998)
Digital Domain (1997)
Disney Interactive (1996)

Internet Company of the Year (2006)
Starbase Corp. (2000), (Acquired by Borland) (1999) (1998)
GeoCities (1997), (Acquired by Yahoo)
Earthlink (1996)

Lifetime Achievement Award

Lee Roberts, CEO of FileNet Corporation (2005)
David Hanna, Venture Capitals and high-tech visionary (2004)


Finalist - Software CEO of the Year

2006 Lee Roberts, FileNet Corp. and Richard Rosenblatt, Intermix Media
2005 Ken Kalb, Continuous Computing and Ron Verni, Sage Software, Inc.
2004 James Demetriades, SeeBeyond Technology Corporation and Nicolaas Vlok, Vision Solutions
2003 Ann Price, Motek, Inc. and Walter Straub, Rainbow Technologies

Finalist - Software Entrepreneur of the Year

2006 Tim Braheem, LoanToolBox and Adam Miller, Cornerstone OnDemand
2005 Adam Miller, CyberU Inc. and Russell P. Reeder, Rightsline, Inc.
2004 Peter Shaw Akonix Systems, Inc. and Russell P. Reeder RightsLine, Inc
2003 Charles Ames, Oak Grove Systems and Mark Friedman, Accruent, Inc.

Finalist - Software Company of the Year

2006 Quest Software and Telelogic North America, Inc.
2005 QAD Inc.
2004 Envision Financial Systems, Inc. & Telelogic
2003 Sage Software, Inc. and Vision Solutions, Inc.

Finalist - Software Developer of the Year

2006 Incuity Software, Inc. and CrownPeak
2005 Acermed and Citrix Online
2004 Applied Wave Research, Inc. & Bitfone Corporation

2003 Akonix Systems, Inc. and WolfeTech Develoment Corporation

Finalist - Software as a Services Company of the Year

2006 Tryarc LLC
and WebSideStory
2004 ProcessClaims and SiteLite

Previous Keynote Speakers

Bill Reichert, Managing Director of (2006)
William Weyand, CEO, MSC.Software (2005)
Mark R. Goldston, Chairman & CEO, United Online (Formerly (2004)
Keith Ferrazzi, CEO of YaYa LLC (2003)
Larry Magid, Syndicated Columnist and CBS News Technology Consultant (2002)
Hassan Miah, CEO, SLO Media, Inc. (2000)

Hubert Joly, CEO, Havas Interactive, Inc. (Acquired by Vivendi Universal) (1999)

Dr. Jon Goodman, EC2, The Annenberg Incubator Project (1998)

Joel Kotkin, Economist/Author (1997)

Glen Entis, CEO, Dreamworks Interactive (Acquired by Electronic Arts) (1996)

Philippe Kahn, CEO, Borland (1995)
Gordon Eubanks, CEO, Symantec (1994)

Previous Attendees

1776, Inc.
2010 Fund
22nd Century Ventures
24-7-digital, Inc.
5th Gear Advertising
A.G. Edwards
AAC Corporation
Accruent, Inc.
Acero Solutions
Acquired Technology
Activision, Inc.
Adexa, Inc.
Adrenaline Technologies
Advanced Recognition Technologies
AEA Los Angeles/Santa Barbara
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld
Akonix Systems, Inc.
Allegis Capital, LLC
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble & Mallory
Allied Irish Bank
Alpha Star Corporation
Alphaspace Research Corp.
American Business Visions
Ampersand Corporation
AMR Research
Anderson Consulting
Anderson School of Management, UCLA
AON Technology Group
Application Technology Strategy, Inc.
Applied Knowledge, Inc.
Applied Wave Research
Apriso Corporation
Arter & Hadden, LLP
Arthur Chanean
Arvato Services, Inc.
Associates Resource International
Association for Women in Technology
Autobytel, Inc.
B&M Associates
Baker & Hostetler LLP
Barrington Associates
Bay Networks
BDO Seidman, LLP
BEA Systems, Inc.
Benjamin Group
Best Software, Inc.
Binary Pulse
Blizzard Entertainment
Blueprint Solutions
Bolton & Co./InsurePoint
Bowne Financial Printers
Bowne Global Solutions
Brand Champions Group
BrandX Network
Brentwood Media Group
BridgeGate LLC
Bristol Systems, Inc.
Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, LLP
Brown Raysman LLP
Business Life Today
Business Technology Center of Los Angeles County
Business Wire
C&I Architectures, Inc.
California Software Labs (CSWL)
California Training Cooperative
Candle Corporation
Capita Technologies, Inc.
Career Strategies, Inc.
Center for Telecom Management
Centre Palisades Management
CEO Resources LLC
CereBrill Concepts
cFour Partners
Chan Law Group LC
Channel Data Systems
Christian & Timbers
City National Bank
City National Bank-Technology Division
CJ Patrick Company
Clearstone Venture Partners
CMS Bondedge
Coast Business Credit
Cobel Target Marketing, Inc
Comerica Bank
Comforce Information Services
Compusource Corp.
Computer Consulting Group
Computer Currents
Computer Resource Associates
Cooley Godward LLP
Corbin & Wertz
CoreObjects Software
CorpInfo Services
Creative Licensing Corporation
CRESA Partners
Crosspoint Venture Partners
CyberU, Inc.
Danhausen Group
Danish Development Finance Corp.
Data Systems Worldwide
Davidson & Associates, Inc.
Deloitte & Touche
Deputy Secretary for Information Technology
Developmentor, Inc.
Digital Coast Partners
Digital Coast Roundtable
Digital Domain
Digital Island
Dimon Creative Communications
Direct Capital Markets
Disney Interactive
Docufide, Inc.
Dogbyte Development, Inc.
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Dotted Line Communications
Double Click Network
Dreamworks Interactive
e3 Technology
EarthLink Network, Inc.
EastWest Venture Group
Eater Alliance Group
Eiffel Software
eMed Data
Encore, Inc.
Endeavors Technology Inc.
Enfish Corporation
English Xchange Inc.
Enterprise Partners
Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
Envenergy, Inc.
Environetics Group
Environmental Software
Ernst & Young
ESI Techtrans, Inc.
Evolution Robotics
Experian Consumer Direct
EZ Nexus
FasTurn, Inc.
FileNet Corporation
Financial Valuation Group
First Boston
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
Focus Creative
Foley & Lardner
Forum for Women Enterpreneurs
Forward Funding LLC
Frederick John Fisher Insurance
FrontRange Solutions Inc
Funding Roadmap
Futurenet Consulting
Gaia, LLC
Gamma Enterprise Technologies, Inc.
Garage Tech Ventures
GBL Systems Corporation
Gemstar Systems
Genesis Partners
Genoa Technology
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Gifford Management
Gigatron Software Corp.
GKM Ventures
Global Technology Business Magazine
Go Get 'Em Enterprises
Goldman Sachs
Goren Interactive
Grand Pacific Financing Corp.
Grant Thornton LLP
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Greenberg, Glusker et al.
Grubb & Ellis
Gryphon Software Corp.
Hambrecht & Quist
Hamilton Apex Technology Ventures
Hanna Capital Management
Hanna Family Guest
Hansen Computer Works
Havas Interactive Inc.
Heflin & Associates, LLC
Hennelly & Grossfeld
Hey Anita Inc.
Hogan & Hartson
Holland & Knight
Home Run Software Services, Inc.
Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin
HT SAM Consulting
Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
IDA Ireland
IDB for Northern Ireland
Ignite Capital
Inductus Associates
INDUSA Technical Corp
InfoTech Software Solutions, Inc.
ING Capital
InnoCal Venture Capital
Intelligent Systems Technology, Inc.
InterCorp/Craig Communications
Intermedia Organizer, Inc.
Interneer Inc.
INTRASET Corporation
Intraspect Software
Irvine Technology
IS Power, Inc.
iSpace, Inc.
Ivy Hill/Warner Media Services
Jadtec Computer Group
Jallo & Associates
JETRO Los Angeles
Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue
Journal for Innovation
JP&A Marketing Group LLC
Katten Munchin Zavis Rosenman
Katz Systems, Inc.
Kerlin Capital Group
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Knowledge Adventure
Knowledge Links
Knowledge Quest
Koffler Ventures LLC
KPMG Consulting
L.A. Business Journal
L.G. Betts & Associates
Laserfile International, Inc.
Lassoo Interactive
Law Office of Neal Cohen
Law Offices of Greg Short
LeadingWay Corp.
Lee & Associates
Legacy Interactive, Inc.
Leiberman Research Worldwide
Lieberman Research
LJR Computer Services Inc.
Logic Team, Inc.
Logistiques, Inc.
Los Angeles Business Journal
Los Angeles Times
Luce Forward
M & S Solutions, Inc.
M.I.B. Chock
Magisoft, Inc.
MAI Systems Corporation
Main Course Technologies Corp.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
Marsh & McLennan Companies
Marsh Advantage America
Marshall School of Business, USC
Mattel, Inc.
MC TecInvest
McCaffery & Associates
McDermott & Bull
MCI Systemhouse
MCRB Service Bureau
Media One
Mellon Private Asset Management
Mellon Ventures
Mentat Inc.
Merchant & Gould
Meritage Concepts
Micro General Corporation
Mike Harris & Associates
Miller & Associates
Mindlin And Tigerman
Mindshare International
Mindshare Media
MineShare, Inc.
Mission Ventures
Mitratech, Inc.
Montgomery & Co.
Moore Marketing Associates Communications
Morgan Stanley
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Motek, Inc.
MSC.Software Corporation
NCC Corporation
Neff Law Group
Net Data Systems
NetCount, LLC
NetGiro, Inc.
NetGUI, Inc.
NETouch Communications, Inc.
Netwood Communications
New Regency Productions
NewMedia Magazine
Night Diamonds Software
NMC Partners
noHold, Inc.
Oak Grove Systems, Inc.
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
On Display Software Apparel Software, Inc.
OnLine Systems Group, Inc.
Onvoi Business Solutions
Opus360 Corporation
Oracle Corporation
Orange County Business Journal
Orange County Register
Orion Meeting & Events, Inc.
O'Shea, Divine & Rivers, Inc.
Pacific AdMail, Inc.
PacifiQ Systems
Palomar Ventures
Panoram Technology
Paragon Management Systems
ParaSoft Corporation
PATH Communications
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, LLP
PC Week
PC World
Pebble, Inc.
Peerless Systems Corporation
Penn Lithographers
Pentafour Software
PeopleWare Technical Resources, Inc.
Performigence Corporation
Petillon & Hansen
Pittiglio Rabin Todd & McGrath
PowerPlan Corporation
PR & Marcom
PR Newswire
Premiere Conferencing
Pretty, Schroeder & Poplawski
Primal Solutions, Inc.
Princeton Softech
Prolific, Inc.
ProximityFile, Inc.
Quarterdeck Corp./Symantec
Quebec Delegation
Raimondo Pettit Group
Rainbow Technologies, Inc.
RBI Communications
Reality Radio
Realwise, Inc.
RedFlag, Inc.
RegNet-The Registration Network
RESOURCES Connection
RFID Technologies
Riordan & McKinzie
Rock-Asia Capital Group
Rockwell Technologies
Royal Danish Consulate General
RR Donnelley Financial
RSM McGladrey
Rthunder, Inc.
Russell Reynolds Associates
RWS Group
SAFER Systems, LLC.
Salem Partners, LLP
Samsung Entertainment
Sandpiper Networks, Inc.
sbasoft, Inc.
SCE - Corp. HR Staffing/GO4,
Schaeffer Automated Simulation
Schraff Group
Schulz Marketing Group
Scorpion Computer Services
Scott Harrell & Associates
SCS, Inc.
Sedgwick, Inc.
SeeBeyond Technology Corporation
Select Software Tools
Select University Technologies, Inc.
Seventh Wave Technologies
Shaw Pittman
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Sidewalk Studio
Sidley & Austin
Sierra Systems
Sierra Ventures
Silicon Valley Bank
Simulex Corporation
SLO Media, Inc.
Smart Technology Ventures
SmartSound Software
Smith Barney
SMS Companies
Snap Ventures
SoCal IP Law Group
Society for Internet Advancement
Softstream Corporation
Software Association of Oregon
Software Council
Software Technologies Corp.
Southern California Edison
Southern California Training Council
Spencer Communications
Spencer Stuart
Spin! Web Design
Stallman Marketing
Stanton Crenshaw Communications
Starbase Corporation
Stellar Soft International
Stephen Taylor & Company
Storactive, Inc.
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth
Strait Line Management
Straitegy Solutions, Inc.
Strategic Law Partners, LLP
Strategic Services Network
Streamline Business Solutions, Inc.
Stuart F. Cooper Co.
Sunburst Software
Supply Solution, Inc.
Sutro & Co.
Symantec Corporation
Symbionautics Corporation
Syncronys Softcorp.
Syndicated Columnist & CBS News Technology Consultant
Syspro Group
Taramar Venture Capital
Tata Consultancy Services
Tatum Partners
Tavlin & Associates
Tavve Software Company
TBD Weekly
Tech Coast Angels
Tech Coast Equity Group
Tech Coast Venture Network
TechEmpower, Inc.
Technical Renaissance Solutions, Inc.
Techtrix Fitness Equipment
Telelogic North America, Inc.
The Bergman Group
The Bohle Company
The Cambrix Group, Inc.
The Canaveral Group
The Daily News
The Excel Group
The Freedman Group
The Luminosa Group
The Phelps Group
The Professional Voice
The Spartan Group
The Terpin Group
The Venture Group
Thinque Systems Corporation
ThirdWave Corporation
Thomas Brothers Maps
THQ, Inc.
TiGi Corp
Tila PR
Timothy Everingham Consulting
TMCT Ventures, LP
TouchStone Software Corp.
TradeBot Exchange Inc., Inc.
Trammel Crow Company
Transamerica Technology Finance
Trilogy Technology International
TwinBridge Software Corporation
UBICS Enterprise Solutions
Ulead Systems, Inc.
Ultra Venn Ltd.
University Access, Inc.
University Netcasting
University of California, Irvine
Urban Art Designworks
Vectant, Inc.
Venture Point-Tech Coast SBDC
Venture Services LLC
Veric Software
Verio Southern California
Verix Software
Vinclair Corporation
Visible Limit
Vision Solutions, Inc.
Vivendi Universal
Vizional Technologies Inc.
Waddell & Reed
Walt Disney Company
Waterstone Capital Partners, LLC
Watson Consulting, LLC
Wedbush Morgan Securities
Wertz & Company
Windward Ventures
Wireframes Etc. by Porter
WolfeTech Development Corporation
World Library, Inc.
Worldfree Corporation
Worldwide Magic Net
Xionics, Inc.
Yahoo Inc.
Yellow Shirt
Yocca Patch & Yocca
ZennComm Communications
Zone Communications
Zone Ventures


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